Due to the success of the single, Warner Brothers suddenly demanded an album to back up it up, pretty much forcing the band to hurriedly record. This pressure may be the biggest reason why more than one-third of the Diver Down album is made up of cover songs.
La Farge was an important painter, muralist, and decorator who shifted his interests to the artistic possibilities of glass. His innovation lies in the way he exploited the characteristics of glass itself, manipulating, casting, and layering it to create myriad hues, textures, and depth, eliminating the traditional need for painted details.
Critical reaction to Bakula's performance has been overwhelmingly positive. Bakula was praised for his off-beat and slightly crazy performance, and was noted as being the ideal casting choice. 076b4e4f54