Space & First Takes - Lee Michaels - Lee Michaels: The Complete A&M Album Collection (CD)

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But with Lee Michaels, a long held dream of mine has finally been fulfilled. The sound is cleaner and more immediate and has the feeling of being more open overall, and without the dreaded compression that bunches everything into a tight mess of sound. A slight quibble--I wish there were extra tracks appended to these albums--demos, alternates, live stuff--but I shouldn't look a gift horse in the mouth I suppose.

These albums fall somewhere between three and four "stars" depending on the song and how deep your love for late '60s rock is. Michaels released seven albums in the years But except for a couple of singles he never really became well known. And that's too bad. He had a soulful voice that he could unleash to good effect, his Hammond organ playing along with his good guitar chops was pretty awesome sounding, and his cover song choices were always pretty good.

In this day and age, when seemingly every album, by every artist has been reissued, Michaels' albums have been somehow overlooked. This set puts things right as far as the original albums. Each album comes with the original album graphics the first album screams late '60s in gate-fold style packaging, and a 40 page booklet with an essay by Brett Milano on each album in chronological order and period photos and other ephemera, with everything fitting inside a fairly flimsy outer box.

If this box is too much for you, there's a single disc compilation just released from this same label. The album rocked along on the strength of Michaels' voice and Hammond playing. In truth perhaps this album hasn't aged as well as others, but for fans like me who were there at the time it's a nice signpost of the late '60s. It's a wonderful evocation of that time--but to be honest--I can't imagine what the album sounds like to more "modern" ears from later generations.

If you were around then you know that era's feeling can't be duplicated. Nice Day for Something Barrel Remastered Lee Michaels Remastered Heighty Hi - The Best Of Similar Artists See All. Jo Jo Gunne. Select Gender? This helps us keep people, musicians and brands searchable on Myspace. Please select Female Male Unspecified. This is your profile URL. Pick one that's 25 characters or less and includes a letter.

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I'll bet it surprised Lee Michaels when 'Space and First Takes', released in , never took off commercially. This album followed his successful "Fifth", and Lee put together a hard rock delight. The album only consists of four songs, neatly divided into a short and .

8 Replies to “Space & First Takes - Lee Michaels - Lee Michaels: The Complete A&M Album Collection (CD)”

  1. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Lee Michaels - Space And First Takes at Discogs. Complete your Lee Michaels collection/5(32).
  2. Label: A&M Records - SP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Promo • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock Lee Michaels - Space And First Takes (, Vinyl) | .
  3. Lee's last studio album for A & M records, 'Space and First Takes' contributes only one track. Rounding out the collection is the rare b-side to the anti-war single, 'The War', a worthy rock track driven by a cowbell and funky Motown background singers titled 'Goodbye, Goodbye'/5(11).
  4. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Classic Rock star and FM Radio staple Lee Michaels' storied A&M Records catalog will be released, spanning Michaels' amazing career at A&M from All 7 CDs have been digitally re-mastered from the original master tapes to bring out the highest quality sound from these classic recordings.
  5. Mar 11,  · Space & First Takes, an Album by Lee Michaels. Released in on A&M (catalog no. SP ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Jam Band, Blues Rock/5(5).
  6. Nov 20,  · So it’s a quite welcome circumstance that a small, Los Angeles-based independent label called Manifesto Records has secured the rights to reissue Lee Michaels’ seven A&M albums on CD as The Complete A&M Album in an admittedly flimsy box, each of the seven discs is presented in mini-gatefold LP sleeve, with the original art and graphics (downsized, of course).
  7. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Complete A&M Albums Collection - Lee Michaels on AllMusic -
  8. Jun 30,  · Artist: Lee Michaels. Title: The Complete A&M Album Collection. Year Of Release: Label: Manifesto Records. Genre: Pop Rock, Psychedeliс Rock. Quality: FLAC (tracks) Total Time: Total Size: Gb.

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