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DEEPEST PURPLE - THE VERY BEST OF DEEP PURPLE

Deep Purple

 

Proto-Prog

2.87 | 52 ratings

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Gatot
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3 stars This compilation is of course not for those who have loved the band from the beginning, this is best suited for newbie who want to learn about one of legendary bands in the history of rock and roll. Deep Purple was once considered as the loudest band in the world. Of course, it was before Metallica was born. For newbie, this is a very good introduction as most of the band's good tracks are compiled here. On thing that is probably missed is the ballad like Soldier of Fortune, When A Blind Man Cries. But it's okay as this compilation introduces the heavy / lous side of Deep Purple.

The newbie will enjoy the simple and groovy riffs of Smoke On The water or the wild yet melodic Space Trckin' that delivers energy through a great combination of percussion and guitar riffs. The combined soft and heavy style can be enjoyed through Child In Time. The newbie can also get the full stream of Deep Purple style and texture when Coverdale and Hughes joined the band since Burn. During Coverdale and Hughes era, the funky component started to exist and it can be observed through Stormbringer. The vocal quality of two different lead singers can also be identified in specific.

Overall, it's only recommended for newbie. It's anticipated that once they like this CD, they would start collecting all albums by Deep Purple. Keep on proggin' ..!

Peace on earth and mercy mild - GW (i-Rock! Music Community)

Gatot | 3/5 |

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