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The Pretty Things Audio CD
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The Pretty Things have been a magnet for controversy since their inception. At a time when the Rolling Stones were seen as the ultimate nonconformists, the Pretty Things made them look tame by comparison. The band members' hair was longer, their lifestyles wilder, and their music louder and more extreme. Although their commercial success was limited, the Pretty Things were able not only ... Read more in Amazon's The Pretty Things Store

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  • Audio CD (18 July 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Enhanced, Extra tracks
  • Label: Repertoire
  • ASIN: B00005NIAF
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 160,516 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. You Don't Believe Me
2. Buzz the Jerk
3. Get the Picture?
4. Can't Stand the Pain
5. Rainin' in My Heart
6. We'll Play House
7. You'll Never Do It Baby
8. I Had a Dream
9. I Want Your Love
10. London Town
11. Cry On Me
12. Gonna Find Me a Substitute
13. Get A Buzz (Bonus Track)
14. Sittin' All Alone (Bonus Track)
15. Midnight To Six Man (Bonus Track)
16. Come See Me (Bonus Track)
17. .S.D. (Bonus Track)
18. Me Needing You (Bonus Track)
19. Video Track Section

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Still a killer album 17 Dec 2000
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This was the first album I ever bought - way back in 1966. It was a killer then and it still is now. While the Stones were still making cover versions or hiding their own compositions behind silly names, the Pretty Things were out there doing their own thing. This is music ahead of its time. A sixties album that you can listen to without embarrassment. (Apart from the sleeve notes - but you can't blame the band for them.) Loved it then - still love it now.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Bad Boys Make Good 7 Oct 2004
By Lozarithm TOP 500 REVIEWER TOP 1000 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
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The good cop/bad cop image that the Beatles and the Rolling Stones had in the 1960s may have been a tad contrived. The Beatles weren't the clean cut lads they might have seemed and the Stones certainly played up to the Bad Boys Of Pop reputation they had that oiled the publicity machine so well. They had risen from a pool of bands playing blues and Bo Diddley covers, bands like the Downliners Sect, the Cops 'n' Robbers, the Bo Street Runners and the Pretty Things, and when it came to bad publicity, the Pretty Things had it in spades, and were rarely out of the headlines for their rock 'n' roll crimes. They were badder than the others and their music was rawer, wilder, bluesier and more crudely recorded. Most of them shared a house and lived the rock lifestyle of excess to the full.

Their second album, Get The Picture?, came out only a few months after their self-titled debut, and showed a laudable unwillingness to compromise, though it also showed they had not stood still musically in the intervening months of grueling round-world touring (they seemed to have left the drummer behind in New Zealand) as there was now a light and shade to the group sound and signs of experimentation. It also featured more of their own material, which included not only ravers like Buzz The Jerk, but also lighter folk-influenced songs like London Town and the excellent Can't Stand The Pain, on which Dick Taylor's guitar stands out. The covers include a great rough and ready rendition of Slim Harpo's Rainin' In My Heart, Ray Charles' version of I Had A Dream and the Cops 'n' Robbers' own But You'll Never Do It Babe. Their hit version of Cry To Me, written by Bert Berns for Betty Harris but best known at the time in Solomon Burke's cover is also featured.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Buy While Stocks Last! 15 May 2007
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The first album I ever bought, way back in the mid sixties - and it still sounds good. While the Stones were still making pale copies of Chuck Berry and early Tamla Motown, the Pretty Things were already ploughing their own furrow - there is some seriously weird stuff on this album (Can't Stand the Pain) as well as some very dirty guitar (Gonna Find a Substitute) a little proto-Brit soul (Get the Picture) a little swamp blues (Raining in my Heart)and even a drop of folk rock (London Town) - not forgetting the classic cover of Cry To Me. This has not dated - it's a classic - buy it, if you know what's good for you.
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