Quadrophenia

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  1. Heinz

    Heinz Active Member

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    Arguely one of the best rock concept albums outisde of the progressive genre.

    Listened through the other day was great takes you on a real story. I've been a fan of The Who for a long time.

    Relevant to my old man as it was about the 'mods' and 'rockers' motorcycle and scooter crowd in England with various fights and tensions between the too. My old man was more on the rocker side of things when he was young:lol:

    Hopefully theres more fans of this album on here too.

    Quadrophenia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    I think it's called Rain On or something it opens with a rain storm is great
     
  3. Heinz

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    I am the sea and its a great opener I must agree.

    As good as the intro into Dark Side of the Moon by Floyd but Floyd is prog and I dont want to start comparing them :lol:
     
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    My favorite album
     
  5. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
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    One of my top albums - loved the movie as well.
     
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    Bleeding hair dryers I hated the things albums good tho
     
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    Not my favorite Who album. "Who's Next" would have to be it. Up there with "Dark Side of the Moon" and "Born to Run" as albulms that identified Rock and Roll.
     
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    Love it, though I prefer Tommy. Welcome to the camp, I guess you all know why we're here...
     
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    I love the record... a side from the concept, the drums production are superb! Amazing "live" sound...one of their best "studio" albums that manages to captures the power of their live show. 8)8)8)
     
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    Matt308 Glock Perfection
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    I'm a big Who fan. While I love Quadrophenia as a concept album, it missed it's mark somewhat for a rock opera. I don't think that the "stage" of Quadrophenia was quite realized until Townshend did it with Patty Labelle and Billy Idol. Then it reached its mark.

    Tommy was much more listenable and cohesive from The Who. And frankly I thought the mastering was done much better too.

    But as said above, the penultimate Who album is Who's Next. That album is in my Top 10.
     
  11. Njaco

    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
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    I agree with Matt, "Who's Next" was their best. But most of their stuff was great.
     

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