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Within Temptation - Bleed Out
posted a review of Within Temptation - Bleed Out. 14 days ago
£34 for a 7" single?!
Who in their right mind is going to pay that?
Chillum (2) - Chillum... Plus
posted a review of Chillum (2) - Chillum... Plus. about 1 month ago
This should be linked to the profile of band Chillum (2) but the link (from unofficial albums) doesn't work.
Can somebody "in the know" please fix it?

And... Why is it unofficial?
See... See full review
Various - Charisma Keyboards
posted a review of Various - Charisma Keyboards. 2 months ago
The front of the sleeve - and the spine - clearly names the album 'CHARISMA KEYBOARDS' yet the two labels either side of the vinyl simply go with 'KEYBOARDS'.
Horslips - Speed The Plough
posted a review of Horslips - Speed The Plough. 3 months ago
B-side tracks are non-album and unavailable anywhere else.
More words...
Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Soft Vengeance
posted a review of Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Soft Vengeance. 3 months ago
Agree 100%

More words, words, words, and yet more words!
Magnum (3) - On A Storyteller's Night
posted a review of Magnum (3) - On A Storyteller's Night. 3 months ago
Love the music, but which idiot graphic designer decided that it was a good idea to put yellow lyrics (and other wordage) on a grey background?!
Moron. 🤡
Joan Armatrading - Track Record
posted a review of Joan Armatrading - Track Record. 3 months ago
Right...
My record label looks identical to this, complete with the indented rings.
However, my JA 2001 vinyl copy has a clear hype sticker, not black.
It has matrix runouts:

Side 1: JA 2001 AB2
Side 2: JA 2001 B (scratched out ∆) I TOWN HOUSE

What... See full review
posted a review that has since been deleted. 3 months ago
Pink Floyd - The Final Cut
posted a review of Pink Floyd - The Final Cut. 3 months ago
Is it my perception of it, or does the first side of this album actually just not 'go anywhere'?
It seems to just ramble on with quiet sections and then a bit of a song and then more 'commentary'.
It's very much a RW solo effort, IMHO.
UK (3) - Danger Money
posted a review of UK (3) - Danger Money. 3 months ago
My copy of this has the picture of John Wetton 'at a distance' on the back of the sleeve as per the original worldwide release.
I wonder if someone has simply switched the sleeve at some point?

Fabulous album by the way!
Jethro Tull - Original Masters
posted a review of Jethro Tull - Original Masters. 4 months ago
Interesting history of the band, but tells us nowt about this release.
Aphrodite's Child - 666
posted a review of Aphrodite's Child - 666. 4 months ago
Genuinely progressive, if not one of the MOST progressive of albums.
Yes, I understand the criticism, especially where the track 'Infinity' is concerned, but the vast majority of the material here is excellent.
As a youngster growing up I hated all... See full review
Sassafras - Expecting Company
posted a review of Sassafras - Expecting Company. 4 months ago
The first bonus track is incorrectly titled.
Instead of Oh Don't It Make You Want To Cry it should be Oh My (Don't It Make You Want To Cry) as seen on the original 1974 single... See full review
Producers (3) - Freeway / Garden Of Flowers
posted a review of Producers (3) - Freeway / Garden Of Flowers. 4 months ago
Love this!
'Garden of Flowers' (4:14) is from the original album; the remainder are from the second CD only available in the Deluxe 2CD version.
Godfrey* & Stewart* - The Seed And The Sower
posted a review of Godfrey* & Stewart* - The Seed And The Sower. 5 months ago
This is an album by The Enid in everything but name.
Caravan - Cunning Stunts
posted a review of Caravan - Cunning Stunts. 5 months ago
Love this album; always have done, right from when first I had it on cassette back in 1975.
Beautiful songs.

Point of order: the title of B1 is wrongly spelled on the record label.
There it says "Dabsongs Conshirtoe" instead of [i]"The Dabsong... See full review
Anthony Phillips - Wise After The Event
posted a review of Anthony Phillips - Wise After The Event. 5 months ago
Superb album!
If you liked early Genesis - "Trespass" period - then you'll love this.

Points of order...
⇛"The Vicar" and "Vic Stench" mentioned as players, are both pseudonyms of Anthony Phillips himself.
⇛The tallies for song lengths on the golf... See full review
Steve Hackett - Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith
posted a review of Steve Hackett - Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith. 6 months ago
Another flawless Hackett release.
Beautiful, crisp, clean, quiet sound with no background noise.
And, once again, Inside Out deliver with poly-lined black inner sleeves, ergo NO STATIC!!!
Stunning package!👍👍👍

Incidentally, my copy has the white "hype... See full review
Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited: Live At The Royal Albert Hall
posted a review of Steve Hackett - Genesis Revisited: Live At The Royal Albert Hall. 6 months ago
I love Hackett's releases.
His material is as close as anybody could ever get to the original Genesis sound.
The 'live' albums that he releases these days are simply stunning - and this one is no different.
Absolutely beautiful sound and production... See full review
Blue (31) - Blue
posted a review of Blue (31) - Blue. 7 months ago
"Stunning" is pushing it a bit, but it's certainly quite pleasant.
Georgie Fame - Georgie Fame
posted a review of Georgie Fame - Georgie Fame. 7 months ago
Strange one.
I have a review of this album from a 31st August 1974 issue of Melody Maker wherein it is clearly titled 'Survivor' and not 'Georgie... See full review
posted a review that has since been deleted. 7 months ago
Autumn (21) - Oceanworld
posted a review of Autumn (21) - Oceanworld. 8 months ago
Used to have this on CD when it was released back in 1999; now added as vinyl.
Great if you're into dreamy prog landscapes.
As an aside, this is released by elements of the band itself (I'm not sure exactly which members though).
Their website is here... See full review
Genesis - At The BBC 1972
posted a review of Genesis - At The BBC 1972. 8 months ago
Agree, but...
I've had two copies. The first was covered with 'invisible' scratches. I certainly couldn't see them but they were very audible.
I am very careful when taking the record out of the inner before transferring it to an anti-static poly... See full review
Lou Reed - New York
posted a review of Lou Reed - New York. 8 months ago
i agree with what others have said: I love 'Transformer' but, lyrically and musically, this was his finest album.
Every song is great.
RIP Lou.
A Band Called
posted a review of A Band Called "O" - Don't Cha Wanna (Have A Real Good Time) / Coasting. 8 months ago
Two points of interest here...

At 3m 25s the A-side is an edited version of the 'Within Reach' album track (4m 40s) and is, I believe, a different mix.
It certainly... See full review
Kansas (2) - Song For America
posted a review of Kansas (2) - Song For America. 8 months ago
What a great album this is.
And, technically/sonically it is excellent too.
No problems/issues for me.
Genesis - At The BBC 1972
posted a review of Genesis - At The BBC 1972. 8 months ago
[quote=eb2]
It's legal in the EU because they altered their copyright/public domain laws a few years back. In a nutshell, live radio broadcasts are not covered after a short period of time. But that is not the case in the US, among other countries,... See full review
Genesis - At The BBC 1972
posted a review of Genesis - At The BBC 1972. 8 months ago
Why has this been "blocked from sale in the marketplace"?
As far as I am aware it is not illegal because, being 50 years old, the material is out of BBC copyright.
Or that's what the internet 'noise' suggests, anyway.
Can someone please explain this to me? See full review
Barclay James Harvest - Live
posted a review of Barclay James Harvest - Live. 9 months ago
My version of this has lots of 'pops' all over all four sides.
They're not static.
Does anyone else suffer with this?
Or do I need to hunt down another copy?
Black Star Riders - Another State Of Grace
posted a review of Black Star Riders - Another State Of Grace. 9 months ago
Superb quality!
No pops, clicks or adverse sounds.
My only quibble is that it's a tad too quiet; crank it up to 11! 😁
Shut your eyes and enjoy the Thin Lizzy for the 2020s.
Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies Live
posted a review of Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies Live. 9 months ago
Mine is an excellent copy too, both album and single.
And - probably because it's NOT a 180gm release - there are no static pops to irritate the listener!
Lovely, clean sound. 👍

Definitely worth hunting down (mine was just £22 on eBay!)... See full review
Mike Oldfield - The Songs Of Distant Earth
posted a review of Mike Oldfield - The Songs Of Distant Earth. 9 months ago
My copy plays beautifully - except for the irritating static clicks that I always get with these heavyweight 180gm issues.
I use a Zerostat 3 Milty gun on them but it soon comes back (in different places too).
Strange - never an issue with any of my... See full review
The Enid - The Seed And The Sower
posted a review of The Enid - The Seed And The Sower. 9 months ago
I thought that all of these Inner Sanctum releases had been declared illegal?
Several years ago The Enid won a court ruling that all Gerald Palmer/Inner Sanctum releases had to be withdrawn from sale as they were all counterfeit and the band received... See full review
Aerosmith - Nine Lives
posted a review of Aerosmith - Nine Lives. 10 months ago
No problems with this pressing at all.
Sounds great and it's clean as a whistle; not a pop, click or fart anywhere.
I've always loved this album and it's a delight to have such a good vinyl version.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Black Moon
posted a review of Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Black Moon. 10 months ago
My Amazon copy was also very 'clicky' despite being cleaned.
I've sent it back and await a replacement...
Within Temptation & The Metropole Orchestra* - Black Symphony
posted a review of Within Temptation & The Metropole Orchestra* - Black Symphony. 10 months ago
As others have said, this vinyl is flawless.
Superb sound and a beautiful package.
My copy is numbered 004436.

I now have this on vinyl, CD and DVD, the latter being probably the most stunning concert DVD ever.
I also saw them at Leeds Arena on the... See full review
A Band Called
posted a review of A Band Called "O" - Excerpts from the album: "Within Reach". 11 months ago
Tracks are (excerpts)
Side A: A Smile Is Diamond; Lucia Loser; Don'tcha Wanna (5:19)
Side B: Money Talk; Still Burning (4:01)
Premiata Forneria Marconi - L'Isola di Niente
posted a review of Premiata Forneria Marconi - L'Isola di Niente. 11 months ago
Beautiful album and far better than the English re-hash, 'The World Became The World'.
It's just a pity that this is a very slimmed-down... See full review
Alice Cooper - Live From The Astroturf
posted a review of Alice Cooper - Live From The Astroturf. 11 months ago
Brilliant! Simply brilliant!
Great quality, great sound, great packaging, classic line-up (almost - RIP Glen Buxton) - what more could you want?!

Mine is numbered 372/5000
Genesis - The Lost Radio Recordings
posted a review of Genesis - The Lost Radio Recordings. 11 months ago
I've always enjoyed the early Genesis stuff although I know that it's not to everybody's taste.
The quality here is very good indeed, but I am disappointed by the packaging which doesn't give any hint as to the personnel at each session, nor does it... See full review
Uriah Heep - Your Turn To Remember - The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990
posted a review of Uriah Heep - Your Turn To Remember - The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990. 11 months ago
Where did the volume go in this LP?
25 tracks spread over only 4 sides of vinyl probably answers that question.
For best effects, just simply TURN IT UP!
Golden Earring - Tits 'n Ass
posted a review of Golden Earring - Tits 'n Ass. 11 months ago
Great title.
Very PC.
Or, rather, not so very much...
Alice Cooper - Elected!
posted a review of Alice Cooper - Elected!. 12 months ago
Forget School's Out (which is, of course, absolutely excellent) because this is Alice's best single by a million zillion miles!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Orlando: Le Forme Dell'Amore
posted a review of Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso - Orlando: Le Forme Dell'Amore. 12 months ago
Have to agree with dade72 - this is brilliant example of 2020s Rock Progressivo Italiano.
There are hints of jazz and even blues in there but the prog-feel is all over the four... See full review
Blue Öyster Cult - Agents Of Fortune
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Evangelos Papathanassiou
posted a comment on Evangelos Papathanassiou. about 1 year ago
Isn't it about time that the albums for "Vangelis" and "Evangelos Papathanassiou" and any other variation... See full review
Mason* + Fenn* - Profiles
posted a comment on Mason* + Fenn* - Profiles. about 1 year ago
[quote=albee213] This is a great record. A must have for Pink Floyd fans and a great piece for anyone who likes experimental rock music. Mostly instrumentals with 2 track having vocals. Eye for an Eye sung by David Gilmour is a great track.... See full review
The Parlour Band - Is A Friend?
posted a comment on The Parlour Band - Is A Friend?. about 1 year ago
LP release now added to the site - thank you PLANILLO 😊👌👍
I've added the Russian Cyrillic info text.