- With a Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side two and a better than Double Plus (A++ to A+++) side one, this copy is practically as good as it gets
- This copy was just BIGGER and RICHER than any other we played, with rock solid energy to beat them all
- Clean and clear and open are nice qualities to have, but rich and full are harder to come by on this record – but here they are!
- 5 Stars and “… a stunning statement of purpose that remains one of the most exciting rock & roll albums ever recorded.” – All Music
The shootout winner for this album earned top grades and showed us a Purple Rain we had never heard before.
The best copies sound pretty much the way the best copies of most Classic Rock records sound: tonally correct, rich, clear, sweet, smooth, open, present, lively, big, spacious, Tubey Magical, with breathy vocals and little spit, grit, grain or grunge. (more…)