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Deep Purple - Scandinavian Nights (AKA Live and rare) CD (album) cover

SCANDINAVIAN NIGHTS (AKA LIVE AND RARE)

Deep Purple

 

Proto-Prog

3.18 | 63 ratings

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Eetu Pellonpaa
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3 stars If you are into long live jams by this band, you should get this double-CD immediately. There are some basic versions of their normal live repertoire here, but also some interesting tracks reaching very long durations: "Wring That Neck" runs for over half hour for example! "Paint It Black" is then merely an IAN PAICE's drum solo, with intro and outro taken from THE ROLLING STONES classic. I'm not so fond of his solos, though he's a good drummer, but maybe this track is just an interesting anecdote and boring to listen through. Then "Mandrake Root" lacks only few minutes from the half hour line again. There's also a neat booklet coming along with the CD's, with nice pictures of the ugly guys from the band, and some "informative" cuts from the paper articles of the time (the world's loudest band etc.).
Eetu Pellonpaa | 3/5 |

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