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PRESENCE

Led Zeppelin

 

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3 stars LED ZEPPELIN “Presence” 2.5

Recorded in one week in Germany, practically in ROLLIG STONES’ studio time, “Presence” reflects all the hush and worries that have possessed the band. Robert sang from an invalid chair after that terrible Greek accident, Jimmy played with only three fingers (damn London subway!), as a result song are rather rough and simple, unfortunately not in that “cool” way suitable for early LZ’ roughness. The only two stand-out tracks here are “Achilles” (easily the best post-Graffiti song) and astonishing “Tea for One” blues. Hypnosis cover didn’t prevent an album from both critical and commercial collapse: it failed to chart in a good way, and even awesome movie released that year wasn’t able to save LZ’s past fame. Misfortunes reached their peak with Karak’s death. LZ were sent to rest which lasted for long three years – in fast 70s’ record industry it was equal to band’s split.

Best tracks: “Achilles Last Stand”, “Nobody’s Fault but Mine”, “Tea for One“

Prog-jester | 3/5 |

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