I thought it needed JPJ to help arrangements. SoundAdvice , Oct 16, Location: Denver. Jimmy's guitar playing was markedly absent. Big mistake. I interviewed Plant once and asked him how a Led Zeppelin album would be received in today's marketplace. He pointed to Clarksdale, saying there you have it. Clanceman likes this. I like this record. I, too, would like to have seen it trimmed. Location: Arkansas, USA. As others mentioned, this album fell through the cracks for me too - and I plan to leave it there.
I bought it on the day it came out, played it a few times and that was it. In a word - it sucked. Location: Ireland. I've always liked it. It may not be a classic, but there is still plenty to enjoy. Lionheart , Oct 16, I always thought this album was more influenced by Jeff Buckley's Led Zeppelin flavoured Grace album, rather than by Zeppelin directly. The Bishop likes this. You must log in or sign up to reply here.
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This is a very progressive and mature album, and one that shows a whole new side to Page and Plant, and not just the same old thing that has been heard a thousand times before. The fact that it does not sound like Zeppelin is its strength, and I really appreciate this approach. One of my all time favorite albums for sure, but I am known to appreciate the deeper cuts after being a Zep fan for so long. A solid 8 out of 10, and the cover art is amazing, at a solid 9 out of Agreed, Blue Train has a solo by Page that is unlike anything he has done, I love it, and it is one of the evocative soundscapes you mention.
Albini does a great job on it, not all the sounds are overly obvious, clear and up front, and it is better for it, it makes it rustic and bare sounding. You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Paste as plain text instead. Only 75 emoji are allowed. Display as a link instead. Clear editor. Upload or insert images from URL.
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One Symbol. Posted April 22, Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. It is not My favorite cd however i love several of the cuts.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Walking into Clarksdale by Page & Plant/Jimmy Page/Robert Plant (CD, Apr, Atlantic (Label)) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!4/5(13).