Category: Glam Rock

Slade – Slayed?

Slade – Slayed? Dave Thompson ‘Slade might have built its everywhere-but-America fame upon a succession of gut-tearing hit singles, but the band’s true rocking credentials were on display elsewhere, in the second to none stage show that had already been preserved on the epochal Slade Alive! earlier in 1972 and across the chain of storming […]

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T.Rex – Electric Warrior

T.Rex – Electric Warrior In his retrospective review, Steve Huey of AllMusic gave the album 5/5 stars, writing “the real reason Electric Warrior stands the test of time so well – despite its intended disposability – is that it revels so freely in its own absurdity and willful lack of substance. Not taking himself at […]

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Queen – A Night At The Opera

Queen – A Night At The Opera A Night at the Opera is the fourth studio album by British rock group Queen, released in November 1975. Co-produced by Roy Thomas Baker and Queen, it was the most expensive album ever recorded at the time of its release. A commercial success, Queen – A Night At […]

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Mott the Hoople – All the Young Dudes

Mott the Hoople – All the Young Dudes       Mott the Hoople – All the Young Dudes is a song written by David Bowie, originally recorded and released as a single by Mott the Hoople in 1972. NME editors Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray have described the track as “one of that […]

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Sparks – Kimono My House

Sparks – Kimono My House Sparks – Kimono My House is the third album by American rock band Sparks. The album was released in May 1974 and is considered to be their commercial breakthrough album AMG review: Arguably one of Sparks’ best albums, 1974’s Sparks – Kimono My House finds the brothers Mael (Ron wrote […]

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T. Rex – The Slider

T. Rex – The Slider AMG review:  Buoyed by two U.K. number one singles in “Telegram Sam” and “Metal Guru,” T. Rex – The Slider became T. Rex’s most popular record on both sides of the Atlantic, despite the fact that it produced no hits in the U.S. The Slider essentially replicates all the virtues of […]

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