Suzanne Ciani, The Velocity Of Love

Robert Phoenix

By Robert Phoenix

on 04.22.11 in Reviews
Radio’s “Wave” format defined.

While some may not consider it a worthy achievement, Susan Ciani's classic Velocity of Love helped define the "The Wave" format of AOR (adult oriented radio) in the '80s. The standout title track swept Ciani up from obscurity as a jingle musician to writer and performer of one of the most played songs of the time. The rest of the album is equally delicate and refined as fellow new age legend Vangelis adds keyboards on the rest of the album's tracks. This is canonical stuff, to say the least.