Thin Lizzy Rock Legends
What does it sound like? Listening to this comprehensive box set (six CDs and a DVD(which I didn’t have a copy to review)) I’m reminded that Like Fleetwood Mac there are two Thin Lizzy’s. The original bluesy three-piece with Eric Bell and the powerhouse Thin Lizzy with two dueling guitars which compares to Fleetwood Mac with Peter Green and then morphing into the Nicks/Buckingham mainstream version. CD one is the singles in 7” versions – the greatest hits pretty much. Jailbreak has a weird edit at about 2.46 where it sounds like the tape broke and was stuck together! Apart from this, the singles sound great. CD two is the Decca rarities. It starts with ‘The Farmer’ the debut single. It reminds me of ‘The Band’. This was backed by ‘I need you’ the 7” debut b-side which sounds like Van/Georgie Fame jam. ‘Little girl in bloom (US single promo)’ – It’s a great track although it still sounds like a demo even though it was released as a USA promo. Also, there are ten tracks on here all from RTE Radio sessions in 73/74 which showpiece Eric Bells contribution. CD3 is ‘Mercury rarities’ this is » Continue Reading.