Tag Archives: 70’s

Queen II — Queen — W.A.C.#4

My thoughts Despite the what the album cover might suggest, we are before Bohemian Rhapsody. Queen had written a lot of material by the time they released their debut album (Queen) but didn’t feature a lot of it. The main aim … Continue reading

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Countdown to Ecstasy — Steely Dan — W.A.C.#3

My thoughts What an odd choice! This one required a few listens. Cards on the table, it’s a decent album. Actually it’s quite forward thinking for when it was produced, I would not have put it as early is this … Continue reading

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Off the Wall — Michael Jackson — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts Context is key here. Michael Jackson had already been incredibly established working for years with the Jackson 5. He was known for hits like ABC, Rocking Robin, and Ben but this album is not that Michael Jackson. In fact, this is the … Continue reading

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The Plan — The Osmonds — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts I know why I got this album to review. One of the people that I really share musical taste with suggested it and so here we are. It starts ticking my boxes – a concept album and here … Continue reading

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News of the World — Queen — W.A.C.#2

My thoughts Right, cards on the table; my problem with News of the World is that it’s a flurry of different styles that sound a little unfocused; let’s leave that comment there for now. Like EVERY Queen album, you come to this one … Continue reading

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Songs in the Key of Life — Stevie Wonder — W.A.C.#2

Warning! This is a longer review which picks up on just how many artists decide that Stevie is the man to sample. My thoughts Last week I took a look at Innervisions by Stevie, this week we’ve stepped ahead three years to 1976. … Continue reading

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I Am — Earth Wind and Fire — W.A.C.#1

My thoughts I’m glad that I left this one until last this week; one shift of my order would have placed this after two other albums representive of the nascent 80’s. I think that much ante-80’s can kill a person. … Continue reading

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