The Bogie Fan

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You Really Got Me - The Best Of ~ The Kinks
Very good compilation at a great price but why no David Watts?

There's loads of Kinks compilations out there, I chose this one for the price and because it had All Day And All Of The Night on it (how some compilations can miss that one out I'll never know!).

The great David Watts is a glaring omission - they seem to have put the rather poor "You do something to me" on instead, it sounds like early Beatles, not one of the best at all and not in keeping with the rest of the album.

The sound quality sounds fine to me by the way, passes the earphone test for me anyway.

Buy it but you might want to buy David Watts too (or listen to The Jam's… Read more
Suggs Selection ~ Various Artists
Suggs Selection ~ Various Artists
For a fiver getting 60 songs is excellent value but getting 60 songs with so many classics amongst them is unbeatable.

OK so I've already got a few of the songs elsewhere, there's still dozens that I didn't have that I can now listen to and enjoy!

This CD shows that as well as being the lead vocalist in one of this nation's greatest ever pop bands he's also quite a connoisseur of music.
Raw Power ~ Iggy & The Stooges
Raw Power ~ Iggy & The Stooges
The standard CD now available has Iggy's remastered mix and has been cranked up so much it distorts too much and clips, not good. On the plus side some tracks are longer, particularly the last track, and you can hear a lot of instrumentation.
Bowie's original mix on CD, now out of print, is way too quiet and you lose a lot of the instrumentation, it sounds quite flat, tinny even.
The Legacy release of Bowie's mix has a sound break-up in "Your Pretty Face Is Going To Hell" near the end, other than that it sounds a lot better than the original CD, nicely remastered.
The best version I've heard is Kevin Gray's remaster of Iggy's remaster which was only released as part… Read more

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