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The Who - Quadrophenia (Remastered)
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The Who - Quadrophenia (Remastered)

4.50
Reviewer :
Kaj Roth Format: Album
Release date: 1996-07-02 Year: 1996
Label: UMG Recordings
Genre: Rock
Producer: The Who / Kit Lambert / Glyn Johns
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There aren´t many bands that can follow up a classic rock opera like Tommy (1969) with another one just as good 4 years later but The Who did it, the double album Quadrophenia is a collection of Townshend´s best songs according to himself. When you think about it, 3 of the members had released solo albums with Townshend´s Who came first in October 72, Daltrey´s self titled in April 73 and Entwistle with Rigor mortis sets in in June 73. And still, they entered a chaotic half built studio to record Quadrophenia that is filled brilliant songs like 5.15, Drowned, Quadrophenia, Love reign o´er me, Cut my hair and I´ve had enough. The first album showed The Who in a more progressive rock style while the second album sounded more like classic The Who songs, some critics say they peaked with this album but let me tell you. That peak would remain for several years to come.

Tracklisting 1. I Am the Sea
2. The Real Me
3. Quadrophenia
4. Cut My Hair
5. The Punk and the Godfather
6. I'm One
7. The Dirty Jobs
8. Helpless Dancer
9. Is It In My Head
10. I've Had Enough
11. 5:15
12. Sea and Sand
13. Drowned
14. Bell Boy
15. Doctor Jimmy
16. The Rock
17. Love Reign O'er Me


Comments 

Melodic Net Comments 

Pär
Please Steve - complain about my reviews of old Rainbow and Magnum-reviews as well. I mean they're not a part of the melodic rock history so they doesn't belong here... So come on... Can you please complain when I'm going through Foreigner and Cheap Tricks backcatalogues as well! People doesn't bother about those sort of classics... Ehum... Give me a break. // Pär

Kaj
Anything for you. Im glad to see I have fans

steve
Can you review Buddy Holly, or Fats Domino? I'm also interested in the new ones by Glenn Miller and Buddy Bolden.

Kaj
Thats right "really me", build your own website and review whatever shit you like. Good luck!

really?
ooh, maybe i can write reviews of some awesome led zeppelin or black sabbath. wtf?

Kaj
You dont have to read it pal, and believe me. There are people on this planet that in fact dont know the who.

me
what's with all the old shit. do you think there's someone on the planet that doesn't know the who? come on, welcome to 2011!

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Did you know that?

Keith Moon´s famous quote when he auditioned for The Who was "-I´m better than the one you have"

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