I borrowed this from a mate, there were no stand-out tracks. What a n00b. Anyway, this album is ok. Not one of my favorites. But they're Album) of my favorite bands! Album Rating: 1.
Oh please. Most overrated? Alright album, but nothing beats what the band did with Bon Scott. Review by Pedro B. One of the top 5 best-selling albums in rock"n"roll history, and unanimously considered a rock masterpiece.
It"s gotta be hard to follow it up, right? Songs like "C. The problem? Along with the Album) songwriting, which is starting to sound more than a tad generic, another problem of this album is its somewhat inadequate production. The whole sound is a bit tiny, which is surprising since "Mutt" Lange was once again responsible. Brian"s voice is also in much worse condition than on "BIB", and what"s worse " Angus"s riffs lack the "crunch" they were always characterized for.
On this album, the eccentric lead guitarist goes for a more melodic approach, evident on the title track and on follow-up "I Album) The Finger On You". Which takes us to the lyrics. What used to be double entendres in Bon Scott"s time are now straightforward "single entendres".
What can be more obvious than that?! But the biggest flaw here, as I said, is the songwriting. Some of the songs boast good details here and there " the chorus on "Inject The Venom", the solo on "Snowballed" - but overall that is not enough to capture our attention.
Musically, I mean. It takes us back to the days of "Powerage", and ends up adding a few of the touches that would characterize later offerings from the group.
Bottom line: it"s a somewhat insipid album, recommended to fans and completists only. The rest would do better to buy "Back In Black". Tweet Recent reviews by this author, Album). Black Sabbath Paranoid. Calpurnia Scout. Only Rivals Life Is Perfect. Godspeed You! Barfighter Barfighter 4. Who Made Who. Until recently, AC/DC - For Those About To Rock We Salute You (Cassette bareknuckles approach has tended to obscure the fact that, beneath all those enormous guitar riffs and gut-wrangling rhythms.
You want anthems? This marginally broader lyrical outlook may again be attributable to Brian Johnson, who writes the songs with band-leader-guitarists Angus and Malcolm Young. Their last LP sold 5 million copies, and this one gives every indication of eclipsing it. Be the first in your circle of sophisticates to find out why.
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