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Scarecrow is the eighth studio album by John Mellencamp. Released in August 1985, it peaked at on the . chart behind Heart's comeback album, Heart. The remastered version was released May 24, 2005 on Mercury/Island/UMe and includes one bonus track. This album contained three Top 10 hits, a record for a Mellencamp album: ". " which peaked at in the .
Songs in album John Cougar Mellencamp - Scarecrow (1985). 1. Rain On The Scarecrow.
A loose concept album about lost innocence and the crumbling of small-town America, Scarecrow says as much with its tough rock and gentle folk-rock as it does with its lyrics, which remain a weak point for Mellencamp. Nevertheless, his writing has never been more powerful: "Rain on the Scarecrow" and "Small Town" capture the hopes and fears of Middle America, while "Lonely Ol' Night" and "Rumbleseat" effortlessly convey the desperate loneliness of being stuck in a dead-end life.
This site provides information about the artist John Cougar Mellencamp the ability to download release Rain On The Scarecrow, Grandma's Theme, Small Town, Minutes To Memories, Lonely Ol' Night, The Face Of The Nation, Justice And Independence '85, Between A Laugh And A Tear, Rumbleseat, You've Got To Stand For Somethin', .
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John Mellencamp lyrics - 275 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Cherry Bomb", "Jack And Diane", "Hurts So Good". album: "Nothin' Matters And What If It Did" (1980) (as John Cougar). Hot Night In A Cold Town Ain't Even Done With The Night Don't Misunderstand Me This Time Make Me Feel To . Wherever She May Be) Tonight Cry Baby Wild Angel Peppermint Twist Cheap Shot. album: "American Fool" (1982) (as John Cougar).
While much of popular music in 1985 was moving towards more synth-based compositions and refined production, John Cougar Mellencamp decided to return to his roots on Scarecrow. The result was a highly entertaining and successful album which set the template for many future works. Mellencamp’s breakthrough album was 1982’s American Fool, his fifth release as John Cougar