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Disraeli Gears

7 Feb 2014 | Format: MP3

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Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
2:46
2
4:10
3
3:02
4
3:34
5
3:29
6
2:46
7
2:31
8
3:27
9
2:24
10
3:05
11
1:47


Product details

  • Label: UMC (Universal Music Catalogue)
  • Copyright: (C) 1997 Universal International Music B.V.
  • Record Company Required Metadata: Music file metadata contains unique purchase identifier. Learn more.
  • Total Length: 33:01
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  • ASIN: B001KUW6AQ
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,132 in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 in MP3 Albums)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Colin Rankin VINE VOICE on 12 Dec 2000
Format: Audio CD
This album defined the incredible power trio that was Clapton ,Bruce and Baker.A seminal album in every respect.If youngsters would listen to this today they would profoundly realise some of the limitations put onto modern bands by the record companies.Cream lasted only 2 years and during those 2 years were the biggest rock band in the world.......this album shows you why.
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By bernie VINE VOICE on 16 Sep 2001
Format: Audio CD
Yes there are other albums and singles that may strike your fancy. But this one is the first to come to mind when mentioning Cream. It is too bad that the samples stop before "Tales Of Brave Ulysses" as each track is unique. Therefor you have to listen to them all to get a more complete picture of this group.
Warning this album is addictive I find my self singing, " Sunshine Of Your Love" a little too loud at work and then I hear others completing the words from other cubes
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26 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Basilides on 24 April 2008
Format: Audio CD
If you're thinking of buying 'Disraeli Gears' this is the one to get. The stereo mix on the first disc is far from satisfactory on most stereo equipment because of the way the drums are presented - much too isolated on the extreme right and too lightweight, with the guitar too isolated on the extreme left; unless you have a system with particularly heavy and tight mid-bass clout, then it's probably the mono version on the second disc that works best for the 5 most important tracks on the album (Sunshine, Ulysses, We're Going Wrong, Outside Woman Blues and SWLABR) with the drums much heavier and better integrated into the texture. This Deluxe Edition is the only way of getting the mono mix on CD.

Also on the mono disc you get the live BBC studio versions of all the numbers associated with this album plus 'Politician' 'Sitting on Top of the World' and 'Stepping Out'. These tracks are also found on 'Cream:the BBC Sessions' but here the sound is much improved.
Unfortunately 'Sunshine' from the BBC sessions is not included and so one has to put up with the really bad sound of this track on the earlier album. Why?
But the BBC recordings of 'Tales of Brave Ulysses', 'We're Going Wrong' and SWLABR three of their best numbers, are good alternative versions to the ones on 'Gears' and will help to keep your responses fresh. They are very close to the album versions but they are different enough. 'Outside Woman Blues' has an interestingly different guitar solo.
For those like myself who can't stand 'Strange Brew' in the commercially released version there is the much more 'authentic' live version they did for the BBC with a single solo singing voice instead of the sickening double tracked one. In this form it sounds like what it is: a simple blues.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bring_back_the_60s on 12 Nov 2012
Format: Audio CD
Disraeli Gears is one of the first heavy albums ever recorded. Songs like Tales Of Brave Ulysses and Sunshine Of Your Love were so powerful they had a big impact on me when I was a teenager. At the time I played those 2 tracks over and over trying to copy the riffs and get the same feel as Clapton had back in 1967. The rawness of the sound and Ginger Bakers amazing drumming with Jack Bruce's great vocals and bass playing made Cream a formidable band over 40 years ago.
Songs such as SWABR and Strange Brew give this album some consistency. However there are a few tracks that I have never been fond of, they can be described as fillers. Cream probably thought they were humorous. Mothers Lament is awful and the track Blue Condition is also very weak.
Disraeli Gears could have been an even more amazing classic if they had more time than the week they allowed to record the album in New York back in 1967. It was actually a rushed affair because of the amount of time they had left on their work visa. There was also some resentment from the record company to the material Jack was recording incredibly.
Saying this the fact is history has given us this group of songs and they have formed a very successful album that was a big seller.
Disraeli Gears is a classic blues rock album that helped form a heavier form of music that by the end of the 1960s become hard rock and eventually heavy metal.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Victor HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on 20 Jan 2012
Format: Vinyl
1967s Disraeli gears was the second album from renowned British supergroup Cream. Following their explosive '66 debut `Fresh Cream', they continued in the same vein. Baker's powerful drumming, not afraid to change pace and rhythm, Bruce's inventive bass lines and Clapton's incendiary guitar work combine to produce another album of boundary pushing (for the time!) and classic blues rock with a heavy jazz infusion. Unafraid to show off their solo talents, almost in competition with each other to be the best, each pushed the other two to the greatest heights and another classic of the British blues scene results. 5 Stars.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Victor HALL OF FAMETOP 50 REVIEWER on 20 Jan 2012
Format: Vinyl
1967s Disraeli gears was the second album from renowned British supergroup Cream. Following their explosive '66 debut `Fresh Cream', they continued in the same vein. Baker's powerful drumming, not afraid to change pace and rhythm, Bruce's inventive bass lines and Clapton's incendiary guitar work combine to produce another album of boundary pushing (for the time!) and classic blues rock with a heavy jazz infusion. Unafraid to show off their solo talents, almost in competition with each other to be the best, each pushed the other two to the greatest heights and another classic of the British blues scene results. 5 Stars.

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