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  • Mar 25,  · "The Real Macaw" picks up where Graham Parker's Another Grey Area left off in that Parker was maturing away from the "Angry Young Man" persona that fueled the classic Squeezing out Sparks but was beginning to fizzle come The Up Escalator. This time, a more sympathetic producer helps actualize the songs, with David Kershenbaum having a better hand in these songs than Jack Douglas /5(11).
  • The Real Macaw, while hardly perfect, is a significant improvement; the musicians, who include former Rumour guitarist Brinsley Schwarz and Squeeze drummer Gilson Lavis, sound tight and snappy throughout, and if the album rarely rocks as hard as you might hope for from Parker, the accelerated tempos of "Just Like a Man" and "Last Couple on the Dance Floor" indicate the band could kick it out 6/
  • 32 rows · Jan 31,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Graham Parker - /5().
  • Mar 25,  · The Real Macaw, while hardly perfect, is a significant improvement; the musicians, who include former Rumour guitarist Brinsley Schwarz and Squeeze drummer Gilson Lavis, sound tight and snappy throughout, and if the album rarely rocks as hard as you might hope for from Parker, the accelerated tempos of "Just Like a Man" and "Last Couple on the Dance Floor" indicate the band /5(11).

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