Bald Eagle

Helpful votes received on reviews: 60% (6 of 10)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 601,023 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 10
Blue Horizon ~ Wishbone Ash
Blue Horizon ~ Wishbone Ash
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Engineered for iPod, 10 April 2014
This album has really grown on me over repeated listenings. I still prefer Elegant Stealth but there is some great stuff on here with some wonderful signature dual guitar solos. My problem with it is the engineering. It sounds fine on the iPod but on hifi equipment, forget it, it sounds massively compressed. I'm listening on (quality) budget end Naim kit and it sounds flat and uninspiring with no real separation of the individual instruments. It's still just about listenable to, just not in the least engaging. My mate, on the other hand, is a hifi nut and has some insanely expensive high end kit. On this it is truly dreadful. Fair enough, he is an extreme example and not typical of most… Read more
Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console (Black) by Sony
1.0 out of 5 stars Didn't work, 20 Dec 2013
Item securely packed but didn't work. I don't doubt that it was checked before dispatch but it must have been badly handled in transit because it wouldn't play and was thus returned. Suspect it was the fault of the courier not the seller.
Paris 1975 ~ Deep Purple
Paris 1975 ~ Deep Purple
3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
After Made in Japan, Made in Europe was a massive let down. I don't know where the tapes for this were at the time or whether these concerts post dated MiE but this is how Purple of that era should have sounded and should have formed the basis for that album. These are much better performances. Glenn Hughes talking between tracks is very irritating and mostly inane babble. His attempts to sound like Stevie Wonder were always bizarre in a classic hard rock outfit and I could never understand why RB put up with it, he wasn't known for his tolerance of thing he didn't like. I've always found his periodic yelping like a dog that's had it's tail stood on confusing and concluded back in 1974 that… Read more