Recording in the Bahamas, and three songs in to the recording, newbie Brian Johnson worried that he was going to run out of lyrics. Archived from on 9 September 2012. Those economical, brutally effective guitar stabs on the verses of Touch Too Much. This they got, as Flick Of The Switch definitely seems thrown together. The result, we think, is the most trustworthy and detailed album-by-album guide to Acca Dacca on the internet. They have delivered some dynamite albums which are certainly worthy of purchase but there are also albums by the band where there is a quantity of filler.
Rock or Bust 2014 Nothing can last forever. In the current age where individual tracks are preferred over album purchases this seems strange, also, having so many excellent tracks, you would think to compile them into one package would do nothing other than show the band at their best. Highway To Hell is Bon Scott and his band at their most gloriously, thrillingly alive. Not everything on The Razors Edge was so striking. Archived from on 9 September 2012. If the three albums that came before it — High Voltage, T. If we were on iTunes, we know a certain percentage of people would only download two or three songs from the album — and we don't think that represents us musically.
Mistakes were tolerated if the vibe was strong enough, the energy audibly crackling over the speakers on tracks like Overdose or Bad Boy Boogie. Nobody ever bought Powerage and felt cheated. It may have been a cynical move, but at least it brought the title track to international attention. But with Fly On The Wall they lost the plot. Rock 'N' Roll Damnation 14.
Archived from on 24 July 2011. Until there is an official 'best of', this will more than do. Archived from on 24 January 2013. Archived from on 3 December 2013. There have been a number of complaints regarding quality and there has been mention of malfunctioning tracks, I only have my own copy to make an opinion from, all the tracks play and they sound fine to my ears.
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap 07. Archived from on 9 September 2012. There was at the time of making it too. You certainly get a decent amount of tunes and they cover all of the bands career, including those from the Bon Scott era to Brian Johnson. It comes at a reasonable price, similar to the cost of a new release so you definitely receive value for money, the only downside is that delivery takes a couple of weeks.
Hard As A Rock 11. But its menacing title track has endured as a live staple. Back in Black alone sold 22 million copies 50 million worldwide , and went on to become the. Filmed at a football stadium in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires during the Black Ice tour, it captures a brilliant performance from the band and the heated atmosphere generated by an ecstatic South American crowd. But just five years later, with Fly On The Wall, they got everything wrong — horribly so. There are many good arguments in general which are in favour of the 'best of' compilation, the band have chosen to ignore them but somewhere in Russia an organisation has taken it upon themselves to do what was needed and so we have this 'greatest hell's hits'. It was recorded live in one room.
The moment when singer Brian Johnson first looks out at the mass of fans — his fists raised and face lit up in amazement — is priceless. Archived from on 9 September 2012. Archived from on 3 December 2013. The estimated time of delivery was between 5-23 days, it came within 14 days which is good seeing it came all the way from America. An international debut to savour.
For Those About To Rock We Salute You Playing Time. Recording Industry Association of America. The band released two albums in Australia before releasing their first international effort, with vocalist , bassist and drummer. Archived from on 9 September 2012. Archived from on 9 September 2012. And, sadly, the last record that Bon Scott ever made. All the albums reviewed are the international editions, not the original Australian versions.
I drew up a list of tracks I would have liked and the vast majority of them are included here, not surprising when you consider we are presented with 37 tracks over 2 cds, the one glaring omission has to be 'Rock And Roll Aint Noise Pollution'. The way the band tell it, it was the worst of times and it was the best of times. The final two tracks, Up To My Neck In You and Kicked In The Teeth, also exemplify this new dynamic. . Double entendres had become single; riffs that had once been recycled were in danger of sounding tired and thin. Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Wonder what Classic Rock thought of their greatest albums? Archived from on 10 December 2013.
Archived from on 9 September 2012. Looking for inspiration for Hells Bells, a tropical thunderstorm raged outside. Footnote: We in our Facebook Group, the and it got the third highest score out of all albums reviewed. That's The Way I Wanna Rock'n'Roll 18. It has so many classic songs: Shoot To Thrill, What Do You Do For Money Honey a song that dates from the Powerage sessions , and of course that genius title track, built on a juddering riff that sounds like the blues if it was deconstructed by Satan and then rebuilt by Tony Stark. Jonno is in fine voice and good humour throughout, and the live setting gives Angus space to stretch out a bit. Back In Black 1980 There was a powerful significance in that title, and that none-more-black cover.