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The Very Best Of Steely Dan ~ Steely Dan
21 of 23 people found the following review helpful
This album is a repackaging of "Showbiz Kids" which was a compilation released in 2005.

The track listings are identical and cover the period from 1972 to 1980.

The music however is nothing short of 5 stars, nicely priced and a good place for someone to dip their toe into The Dan's music.

As most of their albums are available at a bargain price I would also recommend checking those out.
Black And Blue ~ The Rolling Stones
Black And Blue ~ The Rolling Stones
10 of 14 people found the following review helpful
So the first batch of Stones remasters are upon us and what are we getting for our hard earned cash?

Disappointingly the packaging is the same as the previous Virgin issues from 1997, no extra photos from the cover shoot or sessions. No insightful sleeve notes from someone like Roy Carr or Charles Shaar-Murray whose long out of print Rolling Stones - An Illustrated Record is still required reading.

The mastering is an improvement over the virgin issues but I am not too sure if it is that great a difference. Having lived this this and the other remasters for a while now I have found the biggest improvement has been in the lower registers; bass and drums are… Read more
It's Only Rock 'N' Roll ~ The Rolling Stones
It's Only Rock 'N' Roll ~ The Rolling Stones
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
So the first batch of Stones remasters are upon us and what are we getting for our hard earned cash?

The packaging is the same as the previous Virgin issues from 1997, no extra photos from the cover shoot or sessions. No insightful sleeve notes from someone like Roy Carr or Charles Shaar-Murray whose long out of print Rolling Stones - An Illustrated Record is still required reading.

The mastering is an improvement over previous issues but not as startling as I would have expected given high resolution technology etc. It is still better than the original vinyl which was a bit muddy in places.

On the down side the discs have not been issued as hybrid s.a.c.d… Read more