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  1. Silk Torpedo
    Silk Torpedo
    Silk Torpedo
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  2. Silk Torpedo

    [B00006ALRL]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (16 reviews)
    Price R526.00

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Specifications

Country
USA
Artist
PRETTY THINGS
Binding
Audio CD
EAN
4009910493328
Edition
Imported ed.
Format
Import
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Repertoire
Manufacturer
Repertoire
NumberOfDiscs
1
NumberOfItems
1
PublicationDate
2007-10-31
Publisher
Repertoire
ReleaseDate
2002-08-19
Studio
Repertoire
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Pretty Things had an extensive history before this release - being more of a musician's band than a typical crowd favorite. This has been in my LP collection since it was originally released. Really glad to have the remaster on CD. Nice mix of musical styles (but certainly a rock & roll sound). Tight band, great lyrics... a really solid and entertaining effort. Very easy to listen to this from start to finish. For owners of the original, this remaster's bonus tracks are awesome. The Things were obviously quite a great live act.
The Pretty Things were a huge hit in the UK but somehow never transferred that popularity to the Colonies. This particular effort- 'Silk Torpedo' is a little later in their career. But their heavyweight status in England allowed this to be the only other act (besides 'Bad Company') on the Swan Song label, which everyone knows that was Led Zeppelin's 'in house' record label.

Peter Grant managed them as well.

Heavily piano based; this record moves smartly from the opening song, which in classic '70's fashion melds nicely into the next track. Incredibly melodic, this is instantly hummable. A very nice addition to anyone's collection; it is both immediately accessible AND familiar without ever having been heard.

Throw it on at a party and watch the people come up to you with a 'who's THAT?' kind of delight in their eyes...

Don Case
I heard this as a teen on WABX FM in Detroit and always loved Dream/Joey. The guitar solo at the close is awesome and illustrative of Tolson's ability and has that classic Stratocaster tone.
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