Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Folk, Pop, Rock
2007 digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of the fifth and final album from the eclectic UK cult band. Stackridge combined elements of 10cc, Badfinger and Fairport Convention, creating a uniquely commercial app... more »
2007 digitally remastered and expanded two CD edition of the fifth and final album from the eclectic UK cult band. Stackridge combined elements of 10cc, Badfinger and Fairport Convention, creating a uniquely commercial approach to their art, yet never achieved the success they deserved. Disc One features the original unreleased version of the album as it was originally intended but rejected by their record label. Disc Two features the officially released version. Angel Air.
Elessar Tetramariner | Ann Arbor, MI USA | 02/23/2000
(2 out of 5 stars)
"As Steve Hamilton notes, the opus called "Mr. Mick" that Stackridge played on stage, and the album released in 1976 are remarkably different. Stackridge disbanded after "Mr. Mick"'s release, and lay dormant until 1998, when Warren, Walter and Evans reformed the band. After an endearing, smart and hook-filled cd of new material spun out in 1999 titled "Something About The Weekend", the band has picked as it's follow-up cd, "Mr. Mick", as it was before slamming into the editing block 24 years ago. [Think: Pete Townsend's "Lifehouse" project" and scale down a bit.]Buy this cd to hear some stellar saxwork from Keith Gemmell, some of Andy Davis', "Crun" Walter's and "Mutter" Slater's best writing ever, and much more. If nothing else, it'll be collectable after the unexpurgated version is released. After all, you'll still think of replacing your "Who's Next" after "Lifehouse" sees light of day, right?"