Genevieve Waite ‎– Romance Is On The Rise

Project 3 Total Sound ‎– PRS 5088 SD, Festival Records ‎– L 35273
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Love Is Coming Back 2:27
A2 Transient Friends 2:48
A3 Times Of Love 2:21
A4 Trashy Rumours 2:09
A5 Slumming On Park Avenue
Written-By – Irving Berlin
B1 Biting My Nails 2:45
B2 Danny 3:06
B3 White Cadillac 2:59
B4 American Man On The Moon 2:28
B5 Girls 4:13


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February 17, 2013
edited over 3 years ago
A one-line review of this, Genevieve Waite’s 1974 album, ‘Romance Is On The Rise’, in a magazine reeled me in and I was on a mission to find it and own it and be it’s biggest fan. I was successful in every aspect of this mission, and not nearly enough people know about this great slice of pop music. Genevieve Waite was the second wife of John Philips, a Papa (as in, Mamas And The). I’m not a huge fan of theirs but this sole release from his missus is simply divine. Think Olive Oyl meets Betty Boop with a dash of Little Nell. It’s kitsch, camp and comes in a sleeve so deliciously 1940s-pin-up, it’s worth the admission fee alone. A long lost vinyl obscurity for too long, ‘Romance Is On The Rise’ was re-issued on CD by Chrome Dreams in August 2004, with 4 bonus tracks. Please, buy yourself a copy of this album!