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KNOCKING AT YOUR BACK DOOR: THE BEST OF DEEP PURPLE IN THE 80S

Deep Purple

 

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2.80 | 12 ratings

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memowakeman
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3 stars Not bad at all!

This afternoon i read EasyLivin's review of this album and it made me remember that i had this album some years ago and why not writing my own short review.

I have to confess that i have never been a Deep Purple fan, i know just a few albums and despite making cool music, great rock, they have never clicked on me, don't really know why. The fact is that some years ago i bought this compillation album first because it was too cheap, and second because i though it was a nice way to knowing some of the band's popular tunes. Now after reading that review, i have realized (pardon my previous ignorance) that this compillation features songs from only 3 Purple's albums, so it does not show their hits from all their eras or phases as a band, but just from a short period.

Well, i then listened to it several times, enjoyed it a few times and then i decided to get rid of it, not for being a bad compillation album, but because i was not excited with the music, i just kept some songs in my computer, and some weeks later i sold it, or exchange it, don't remember what exactly happened.

This album has 11 songs and more than a hour of music, 4 of the tracks are live tracks, and actually are from older studio albums, classic Deep Purple songs like Smoke on the Water or Child in Time, and the other 7 songs are from the 80s as the titled of this compillation states, my favourite songs are Perfect Strangers, Bad Attitude and Nobody's Home.

Sorry for not being that enthusiastic with this review, i just wanted to wrote after remembiring i had the album, not exactly for being a fan of the band, etc. But i think, that if you like Deep Purple, you should own this compillation, and if you don't really know the band but are interested, i do recommend you this album as well, it is a nice way to know some of the band's best and better known songs.

3 stars! Enjoy it!

memowakeman | 3/5 |

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