“Satisfied With You” by The Dave Clark Five - album review

features in: Album Chart of 1966Album Chart of the Decade: 1960s

TJR says

“Satisfied With You” (Epic LN 24212) was the band’s second album in 1966 - and once again it was Stateside only. On the outright honky-tonking album opener (and lead single), “Satisfied With You”, the Dave Clark Five continue to confound expectations. They proceed to follow it with “Go On”, straight out of the Phil Ochs school of moody songwriter. They follow that with “Do You Still Love Me?” a jumpy little pop number that recalls “Love Me Do”. What were these guys all about it? Who were they really? What on earth did the fans make of it all? Not long after that “Look Before You Leap” has me joyously banging the table - the Tottenham boys are back in town. Yay! They generally decide to settle on a mid 60s Beatles vibe along the lines of “You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away” and “Eight Days A Week” with particularly spooky takes on Lennon / McCartney harmonies and Yardbirds-esque rippers led by the rasp of Mike Smith. What a wonky mixtape…

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A1 [01:58] 3.6.png The Dave Clark Five - Satisfied With You (Dave Clark, Denis Payton) Country
A2 [02:29] 5.5.png The Dave Clark Five - Go On (Dave Clark, Lenny Davidson) Songwriter
A3 [02:03] 4.1.png The Dave Clark Five - Do You Still Love Me? (Dave Clark, Denis Payton) Pop
A4 [02:01] 5.4.png The Dave Clark Five - I Meant You (Dave Clark, Denis Payton) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
A5 [02:20] 7.6.png The Dave Clark Five - Look Before You Leap (Dave Clark, Lenny Davidson) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B1 [01:33] 5.4.png The Dave Clark Five - Please Tell Me Why (Dave Clark, Mike Smith) Pop
B2 [02:16] 6.0.png The Dave Clark Five - You Never Listen (Dave Clark, Denis Payton) Pop
B3 [02:20] 4.4.png The Dave Clark Five - I Still Need You (Dave Clark, Denis Payton) Pop Ballad
B4 [01:45] 6.2.png The Dave Clark Five - It’ll Only Hurt For A Little While (Dave Clark, Mike Smith) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B5 [02:30] 6.9.png The Dave Clark Five - Good Lovin’ (Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
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