Restless Nights is the second album by singer/songwriter Karla Bonoff . Rolling Stone's Don Shewey dismissed Bonoff's work as "sappy, MOR schlock. Though "Trouble Again" and "Baby Don't Go" are "fast, fun and disposable - . everything a pop single should be. The remainder of Restless Nights is insufferable sludge. Karla Bonoff – vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, background vocals.
Karla Bonoff seems to have had some trouble coming up with material for her second album, which may explain why it took two years (a long time in the '70s) and contained covers of "When You Walk in the Room" and "The Water Is Wide," and also why the originals weren't as uniformly excellent as those on her first album. True, leadoff track "Trouble Again" was a gem (as Linda Ronstadt proved when she recorded it on her Cry Like a Rainstorm - Howl Like the Wind album in 1989), but some of the other material was only pedestrian.
Differs from Karla Bonoff - Restless Nights in that it DOES have a bar code. Recorded and mixed at The Sound Factory, Los Angeles Strings recorded at A&M Studios Mastered at A&M Studios. Matrix, Runout (Matrix Side A, On Label): AL 35799. Matrix, Runout (Matrix Side B, On Label): BL 35799.
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Her other albums include Restless Nights (1979), Wild Heart of the Young (1982), New World (1988) and All My Life (a greatest hits collection) in 1999. Bonoff is best known as a songwriter, but she is also noted for her hit recording of "Personally", which became a hit on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as on the Adult Contemporary chart in the summer of 1982. Karla Bonoff is the first album by singer/songwriter Karla Bonoff. It includes several of Bonoff's compositions which had previously been prominently recorded: three by Linda Ronstadt ("Lose Again", "If He's Ever Near", "Someone to Lay Down Beside Me") and one by Bonnie Raitt ("Home"). All songs written by Karla Bonoff, except where noted. Rolling Stone's Stephen Holder called the album an impressive debut marred only by comparisons to Linda Ronstadt.
Born and raised in Southern California, Karla Bonoff was a songwriter by the age of fifteen. She and her sister Lisa were writing songs and playing as a duo titled the Daughters of Chester named after their father, Dr. Paul Bonoff. A 16 song set of brand new recordings of Karla’s classics and new songs by Karla, Kenny Edwards and a vintage Jackson Browne song. Tell Me Why. Rose In the Garden.