- Two stunning sides rating at or near A+++
- Big, bold sound with plenty of detail and texture
- Relatively quiet vinyl for this album — Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
- A 4 1/2 star album in the AMG
This is the just the kind of sound you want on an album like this — Big and Bold! If you’ve got the full range dynamic speakers to play the album good and loud, you will discover, as we have, what a powerful British Blues Rock album this is. No hits, just heavy electric blues played with feeling, a year before Zeppelin came along and took it to a whole new level.
Years ago — in 2011 to be exact — we said the following in a listing for a very good sounding domestic pressing:
Solid bass, present vocals, plenty of energy — the only thing missing here is the Tubey Magical richness and sweetness that only the British originals (in our experience) have, and in spades by the way. But try to find one! Over the last two or three years I think we’ve managed to get hold of exactly one clean copy.
Fast forward almost eight years and we’ve only had a couple more! I personally have seen the original British pressing of this album sell on the web for more than 1000 dollars, which explains why we never have them. (more…)