After the early demise of CSNY (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), it was no surprise to see David Crosby and Graham Nash team up to continue what was started all those years earlier, a beautiful exploration of themes and thoughts within the gentle confines of their vocal prowess. They released their first collaboration, the self-titled Graham Nash/David Crosby album in 1972. It was an amazing extension of the band it arose from, and gained appreciation for their brand of continuity. How could you go wrong? The harmonies of CSNY, with David Crosby’s in-depth writing made for a good element of success.
Several years later, when they released their second collaboration, Wind On the Water, the thinking within the lyrics had intensified. It could be said the music got better. Nevertheless, with these two obviously carrying on the torch from the legendary CSN, and CSNY days, CN days were quite welcomed. And with beautifully fleshed out, rockier songs like the excellent “Love Work Out”, it is inevitable that Wind On the Water would be a ‘reach for’ choice when playing Crosby and Nash.
While Wind On The Water is no stranger to reissuing, the UK will release a 2CD expanded Deluxe Edition featuring a bonus disc with the KSAN-FM San Francisco live broadcast of the duo’s December 14, 1974 concert with fifteen performance tracks. The 2CD Wind On The Water is slated for June 9 with no word on remastering.