The House Of Love ‎– A Spy In The House Of Love

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Safe 5:44
Marble 3:23
D Song '89 3:15
Scratched Inside 3:04
Phone 2:52
Cut The Fool Down 3:11
Ray 3:37
Love II 4:43
Baby Teen 4:39
Love III 2:21
Soft As Fire 4:03
Love IV 3:06
No Fire 4:04
Love V 3:26

Versions (19)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
846978-2, 846 978-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-2, 846 978-2 UK & Europe 1990 Sell This Version
846978-2, 846 978-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-2, 846 978-2 UK 1990 Sell This Version
846978-2, 846 978-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-2, 846 978-2 UK & Europe 1990 Sell This Version
846 978-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana 846 978-2 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
848 671-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana, Mercury 848 671-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
846978-2, 846 978-2 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-2, 846 978-2 France 1990 Sell This Version
846978-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp) Fontana 846978-4 UK 1990 Sell This Version
846978-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp) Fontana 846978-4 Greece 1990 Sell This Version
846 978-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp) Fontana 846 978-4 France 1990 Sell This Version
846978-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp) Fontana 846978-4 Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
848 671-4, 422 848 671-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp, Dol) Fontana, Mercury 848 671-4, 422 848 671-4 US 1990 Sell This Version
846978-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp, Dol) Fontana 846978-4 Canada 1990 Sell This Version
848-671-4 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(Cass, Comp, Promo) Fontana 848-671-4 US 1990 Sell This Version
846978-1, 846 978-1 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(LP, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-1, 846 978-1 Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
846978-1 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(LP, Comp) Fontana 846978-1 Greece 1990 Sell This Version
846978-1, 846 978-1 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(LP, Comp) Fontana, Fontana 846978-1, 846 978-1 UK 1990 Sell This Version
846978-1 The House Of Love A Spy In The House Of Love(LP, Comp, TP, W/Lbl) Fontana 846978-1 Greece 1990 Sell This Version
846 978-1 The House Of Love Safe(LP, Comp) Fontana 846 978-1 France 1990 Sell This Version
PHCR-1047 The House Of Love Spy In The House Of Love(CD, Comp) Fontana PHCR-1047 Japan 1990 Sell This Version

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thehappyone

thehappyone

February 19, 2016
edited about 1 year ago
referencing A Spy In The House Of Love, CD, Comp, 848 671-2
In my possession is a three-track US promo (Fontana/Mercury CDP 518) - just the disc, no cover art - that has "Safe", "Love II", and "Shine On (The Second Mix" on it. 1 2 3 is printed in the runout, which also has "W.O. 75849-1 CDP518 DISC MFG, INC (H)"
streetmouse

streetmouse

February 25, 2014
edited over 3 years ago
referencing A Spy In The House Of Love, LP, Comp, 846978-1

Alot of people say “A Spy In The House Of Love” is just a grouping of singles, B sides, and left over pieces from the cutting room floor. I think these folks should get past this attitude and take a serious listen. "Ray" picks you up and drops you down very comfortably and the "Love" series are almost too intense to comprehend.

If you haven't experienced this music in your own head, through your own ears, you have really missed something special ... House Of Love has given voice to feelings and emotions that cause me to say, “Oh ya, I know that ...” it was just that I was never able to give words to those feelings before. It's an early morning wake up album for me, I can turn over, block out the sun and perhaps drift off into my own little world for a little while longer ... safe in my little world.

You'll find everything you knew from their other albums in a calmer more precise manner, an indication of what Guy was going to do once he was out on his own. The guitars swirl and flow, blending and bending each song into the next with passion and grace. There is nothing strained here, only the full scope of the bands abilities. The vocals are strong and clear, with lyrical stories of introspection and a life well viewed. And being that this release is more restrained, that is no doubt the reason many of these songs were not used on other albums ... but then many groups follow that course, where they come up with great numbers that just don’t fit the contextual feel for a particular outing, yet find their way onto another release, one where they will stand out and be recognized for what they are ... and they are outstanding.

So much psychedelic passion, something I never expected to hear ... and I’m happy that it’s all rolling though my head at this very moment.

Review by Jenell Kesler