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The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1990
The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1990
Offered by Amore DVD
Price: £21.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Complete, 14 Mar. 2016
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I already had most of these albums on various formats but getting them in one place for this price was a no brainer. A great set showing their transition from southern blues to MTV friendly megastars.


Mens NEIL YOUNG TWIN SET T Shirts HARVEST & CRAZY HORSE
Mens NEIL YOUNG TWIN SET T Shirts HARVEST & CRAZY HORSE
Offered by bluebagal
Price: £16.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Recommended, 14 Mar. 2016
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Excellent quality & arrived ahead of time. Great value at £16 for the pair. Recommended


`Noir Paranoiac` Art Print - PINK FLOYD - The Wall - Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Typography Unframed 10x8 Inch Album Wall Art Print - Song Lyrics Mini Poster
`Noir Paranoiac` Art Print - PINK FLOYD - The Wall - Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Typography Unframed 10x8 Inch Album Wall Art Print - Song Lyrics Mini Poster
Offered by LISSOME Art Studio
Price: £9.99

4.0 out of 5 stars ) it did arrive in good condition, on time and made a great present, 3 Mar. 2016
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Smaller than I was expecting ( I must pay more attention to the spec!) it did arrive in good condition, on time and made a great present. I would recommend this as an inspired gift to anyone.


Deliver Us from Evil
Deliver Us from Evil
Offered by jim-exselecky
Price: £14.99

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1.0 out of 5 stars A Sad End, 24 Jun. 2014
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This review is from: Deliver Us from Evil (Audio CD)
Sadly the great Budgie departed with a whimper not a bang.
This was their last official studio release until 2009's We're All Living In Cuckooland. For some reason the NWOBHM friendly sound of the previous 2 LPs was dumped in favour of this synth drenched mess.
None of the tracks are good but Alison is about as poor as it's possible to get.
Avoid unless you're a completist like me


Boxed Set 4CD A/The Broadsword and the Beast/Under Wraps/Crest of a Knave
Boxed Set 4CD A/The Broadsword and the Beast/Under Wraps/Crest of a Knave
Price: £64.44

4.0 out of 5 stars A Mixed Bag, 14 Sept. 2013
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As JT hit the 1980's they were in disarray. The death of bassist John Glascock also led to the departure of his close friend Barriemore Barlow, leaving just Ian Anderson & Martin Barre.

A: Started as an Anderson solo album but became a JT release. An electronic LP sounding totally unlike any Tull LP before it, the songs aren't bad but it is avery dated sound

Broadsword & The Beast: more like a typical Tull album & probably the closest to what gone before

Under Wraps: An album that passed me by on it's release (I discovered it's existence reading the booklet in the 20 Years box set).The weakest of he 4 here as it tries too hard to be current (1984) & so like A has dated badly but even worse & like A has some half decent songs lurking underneath.

Crest Of Knave: The last great Tull album. A reinvigorated band with a stable line up produced this strong, powerful set which stands up against Aqualung etc. Down hill from here

So do I recommend this set? Yes because at least 2 of these albums I wouldn't have bothered to buy separately. And Broadsword is an overlooked classic


If Swallowed.. -Remast-
If Swallowed.. -Remast-
Offered by jim-exselecky
Price: £11.45

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Disc Of Two Halves, 20 July 2013
This review is from: If Swallowed.. -Remast- (Audio CD)
This was released in 1980 as an introduction to new guitarist "Big" John Thomas
Originally a 4 track 12" EP & my opinion hasn't changed since I first bought a copy the week of original release

One truly great track (Panzer)
Two pretty good (Wildfire & Lies)
One incredibly naff (High School Girls) which made me cringe even at the age of 16

The remastered version here sound s cleaner but they've added 2 bootleg quality live tracks

I should probably give it less than 4 stars but Panzer really is that good


Paris 1975
Paris 1975
Price: £9.44

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Blackmore Ends On A High, 20 July 2013
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This review is from: Paris 1975 (Audio CD)
Just took ownership of this & listened to it straight through (except the interview)

So what have we got:

Sound: Not bad quality but not enough "oomph" on the bottom end for my tastes. Sounded a bit weedy in places.

Musicianship: As repeated elsewhere, this was Blackmore's last gig with DP until the reunion. Sounds like he was proving what a loss he'd be as he is on fire. Mind you, so are Lord & Paice. Never been that much of a fan of Coverdale this era but thought he improved with Whitesnake.
Hughes is a better singer IMHO but find his bass too low in the mix to form an opinion.

Setlist: Excellent. don't let the track list on the cover fool you. A lot of the numbers here feature either long jams or medleys (Lazy & the Mule make an appearance amongst others)

Packaging: A disgrace. A single tray for 2 discs? Looks like someone is still believing the hype about CDs being indestructible.

Worth £8.00? Oh yes. Will probably continue to buy these as hey are released


Original Album Classics
Original Album Classics
Price: £14.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great set, 3 July 2013
This review is from: Original Album Classics (Audio CD)
Five Priest albums from various points in their career in replica cardboard covers . These are the remasters with bonus tracks.

Sin After Sin: third album & a bit of a disappointment with uneven song selection & dull production (3 *)

British Steel: their near faultless album. The only dud is United & the template for JP release for the next 5 years (5*)

Turbo: Oh dear. Synth drenched, cliche laden mess. What were they thinking? (2*)

Painkiller: as JP hit the 90's the future looked bright after the miss-steps of Turbo & Ram It Down. With a new drummer & back to their metal sound What could possibly go wrong?
Well Halford leaving, that's what. Shame (4.5*)

Angel Of Retribution: eventually realizing what all big bands (Sabbath, Purple etc) realize, ie the original or best known line up is what the public wants JP welcomed Halford back into the fold.
A solid metal LP of Priests best. Shame about closer Lochness which is a forewarning of the proggy, concept wankery of Nostradumus (4*)

Recommended


Genocide
Genocide
Offered by RevisionNet
Price: £14.35

4.0 out of 5 stars First Two Priest Albums, 1 July 2013
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This review is from: Genocide (Audio CD)
This is a 2 disc set of Rocka Rolla & Sad Wings Of Destiny.
No frills & no bonus tracks (Diamonds & Rust is added to Rocka Rolla but I think it's been on every CD release)

Rocka Rolla is the badly produced (why did they keep letting Rodger Bain near a mixing desk, he ruined Budgie's first 2 releases too) debut.
The seeds of great Priest are there (staccato riffs & screaming vocals) but it's unfocused

Sad Wings Of Destiny is the blueprint for Priest throughout the 70's. hugely influential & this LP was the basis of their live set until British Steel

At this price, what are you waiting for?


Warrior On The Edge Of Time (Expanded Edition)
Warrior On The Edge Of Time (Expanded Edition)
Price: £18.28

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Space(d) & Cymbals, 2 Jun. 2013
These are the 2 things that struck me when I heard this; crisp, clear cymbals on the stereo mix & space between the instruments on the surround sound mix.

A (near) 40 year LP is given a totally new lease of life & has been remixed by someone who obviously cares.

I got this for my 50th birthday & I'm very happy


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