Label: Chrysalis - CHR 1001 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: France • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll
A departure in style from their previous albums, A Space in Time is less 'heavy' than previous albums and includes more acoustic guitar, perhaps influenced by the success of Led Zeppelin who were mixing acoustic songs with heavier numbers [ citation needed ].
It reached number 17 in the Billboard The third track on the album, "I'd Love to Change the World", is also their biggest hit.
By combining a melodic acoustic chorus with challenging electric guitar riffs, they managed to produce a sound that hit number 10 in the charts in Canada [ citation needed ] and number 40 in the USA. Billy Walker gave the album a generally positive review in Sounds.
He particularly praised Alvin Lee's guitar work. However, he complained that a number of the tracks suffered from "lack of strength or projection of Alvin's voice" and concluded "Ten Years After are a far better live band than their albums suggest; they get over much more of their charisma and excitement that has a Spanish Flea - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass - Classics Volume 1 surfacing on their recorded work.
Village Voice critic Robert Christgau said the album is one "in which the rock heavy comes of age with his toughest, fullest, and most coherent album. I like it in a way, but it does lack a certain winning abandon, and I'm not crazy about the heavy's economic theories—fellow seems to believe that if you 'tax the rich to feed the poor' you soon run out of rich, with Here They Come - Ten Years After - A Space In Time consequences.
Churchill, A. Lee, R. Lee and L. Album - Billboard United States. F2as issued by Chrysalis Records in the U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Spacetime or Space and Time. Ten Years After. Chrysalis Columbia. Retrieved May 4, Retrieved March 15, — via robertchristgau. The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved April 14, — via robertchristgau. Spotlight Here They Come - Ten Years After - A Space In Time . Hidden categories: Articles with short description Articles with hAudio microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles with unsourced statements from May Namespaces Article Talk.