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Land (1975-2002)

29 Jul 2013

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Product details

  • Original Release Date: 3 Dec. 2010
  • Release Date: 3 Dec. 2010
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Arista
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  • Total Length: 2:23:39
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  • ASIN: B00DVDIW94
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 980 in Albums (See Top 100 in Albums)

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Gareth Hall on 29 Jan. 2007
Format: Audio CD
Patti Smith - original artist, punk rocker, poet of the political and surreal. She is a powerfully feminist figure, not by any divisive rhetoric or populist agenda, but rather by virtue of being a woman wilful enough to reject the superficial, sexualised cliche that has claimed so many of her female contemporaries. The music she makes is vicious, exhaltant, brooding and intimate. Her lyrics are often obscure, and yet filled with images potent enough to spark a personal connection in the mind of the listener. As a singer, her voice is uniquely confrontational - it simply demands your attention of any song in which it resides.

'Land' is an excellent combination of Smith's better known songs with demos, live performances and spoken word tracks. The precise balance between rare and accessible material makes it appealing to both long-term fans and newcomers (which most compilations aspire to, but precious few have achieved). Everything on the album deserves its place, the quality never wavers, and Amazon's asking price is a welcome bonus. If there is a more fiercely courageous and strikingly individual female musician than Patti Smith alive today, I have yet to hear her.
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35 of 37 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 15 April 2002
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When Patti Smith burst onto the NYC underground scene in 74' with Hey Joe/Piss Factory, she was exciting - something which the music scene just now could do with a dose of.
The interest in the NYC punk scene, CGBG club and the bands who have passed through these scenes (The VU, The Strokes, Patti Smith herself, Blondie et al) seems to have rekindled in part thanks to the resurgence of blues-punk like the White Stripes and The Moldy Peaches, and pop-punk like the everpresent Strokes. I can only hope that Patti Smith will not be forgotten as a key player in the development of the Underground scene, and hopefully this CD will open more people up to her music.
This CD is comprehensive, taking in Smiths' whole career, and standout tracks are undoubtedly '1959' off 1998's Peace and Noise, about both a little girl and her love of a car and the plight of the Dalai Lama, and her only charting UK single 'Because The Night', as well as the beautiful 'Dancing Barefoot' and 'Gloria'. From CD2, live cuts such as '25th Floor' (culminating in a guitar battle between Smith and her bandleader Lenny Kaye) and 'Wander I Go' are stunning. 'Wander I Go' is pure poetry, and the second side of that double-A-side, Piss Factory, is as raw and exciting as it was the first time I heard it.
Smiths strength lies not only in her strange, primitive rock'n'roll voice, but also in her way with words, the ease with which she spins a tale and compresses it into four minutes.
The fact that I am only 16 proves that Smith is still relevant today - she doesn't belong to the 70's or the 80's where she made her name, her mark can still be seen here in todays burgeoning garage-rock and underground scene - try it...
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Steve A on 3 May 2007
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I'm so tempted to buy this again even though I've already got it.Really at this price its got to be worth a try even if you dont know any Patti stuff at all.
Its not really a 'Best Of' album.If you want the best of Patti Smith then just buy the sublime Horses album.
But this 2 disc set is packed with classics from the 70s ,with several cuts from Horses included.Highlights are Gloria,Free Money,Because The Night,Dancing Barefoot,Piss Factory,Redondo Beach,Birdland (live) and many others.This album mixes Patti's 70s stuff with cuts from her later more subdued albums such as Gone Again,Peace and Noise,and Gung Ho, which for me don't compare well to her classic albums Horses,Easter,and Radio Ethiopia.But here you can get a taster of what all those albums sound like,plus some rare demo and live stuff.The package also includes a great booklet packed with photos and lyrics.Really for £4 you cant go wrong here,so buy it now before they put the price up !!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sentinel TOP 500 REVIEWER on 29 July 2008
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This is a mouthwateringly superb collection of Patti Smith material from throughout much of her career, mixing some classic studio tracks with live or previously unreleased and 'demo' pieces. The two cds are split into one of studio tracks, including the classic 'because the night', 'pissing in the river', 'gloria' and the irresistible 'free money'. I held my breath as I played the second cd, given my experience of the music quality of so called 'rareties and out-takes', which status is usually deserved as they're normally crap. Eventually I almost passed out,as it was all good stuff, with some outstanding tracks such as 'redondo beach' 'spell' and 'wing' which you just have to return to, again and again. Really though, it's just quality throughout this cd as well, with the bonus of some useful info on the accompanying booklet. Whether you're new to Patti, or already have her studio albums, this double set is brimful of quality, a staggering bargain at the price and an undoubted 'must have'. Finally, I'd echo the words of another reviewer: buy 'Horses' if you don't already have it, as this is her other essential album.
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Pieter Uys HALL OF FAMETOP 1000 REVIEWER on 20 Nov. 2002
Format: Audio CD
This is the perfect CD to replace those scratched vinyl albums, as it contains the best of Smith's seventies and eighties masterpieces like Babelogue, Gloria, People Have The Power, Frederick and Because The Night, plus live versions of old and more recent classics and interesting demo versions of Redondo Beach and Distant Fingers. Even if you have already replaced your vinyl with CD's, this is still a must have. The rare early single P-Factory, a true collector's item, makes this an essential purchase for the true fan. There is no one quite like Patti Smith with her talent for merging rock and poetry. It is luxuriously packaged with an informative booklet. Watch out for the hidden track - it's a lovely surprise to hear her take on the Broadway song Tomorrow!
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