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Instead, the Who regrouped in with producer Glyn Johns and reworked the songs written for Lifehouse to produce Who's Next. Named Quadrophenia , it was released in to critical acclaim, and spawned another hit with the ballad "Love, Reign O'er Me". During the supporting tour, which proved less impressive than the Tommy tour due to an increased reliance on then-primitive synthesizers and backing tapes, a famous incident occurred on 20 November in San Francisco, when Keith Moon passed out twice during the performance due to tranquilizers the put to sleep large animals kind of tranquilizers , the first time returning after a half-hour delay, and the second time he was carried off.
I mean someone good! When interviewed by Rolling Stone , he noted: "I only played three numbers and I was dead". The Who began faltering after this period, as a result of Keith Moon's addiction to drugs and alcohol and Townshend's depression, which resulted in 's bleak The Who by Numbers , full of songs about self-loathing, alcoholism, middle-age, and fear of irrelevance, lightened by the Top 10 hit "Squeeze Box".
The same year a movie version of "Tommy" was released with an all-star cast under Ken Russell 's direction. The move away from concept albums and epic rock operas continued with the stripped-down Who Are You , released in , which again climbed up the charts higher in the US than the UK and spawned a hit single, "Who Are You".
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Problems playing this file? See media help. The backwards guitar solo from "I'm Only Sleeping" "I'm Only Sleeping" features a backwards , Indian-style guitar solo that Harrison played in reverse order during the recording. Sample from "Tomorrow Never Knows" According to author Colin Larkin , Lennon's drug-inspired song "has been described as the most effective evocation of a LSD experience ever recorded".
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