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Love: Forever Changes

Ian MacDonald, Uncut, April 2001

ONE OF THE many misleading ways in which writers born since the Sixties view that enigmatic decade stems from the modern habit of judging success on sales. Because Forever Changes failed to woo the mass market in the USA, contemporary pundits conclude that few heard the record until many years later. This anachronism is based on two overlooked factors.

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