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Powerage

Powerage

by AC/DC AC/DC
Powerage

Powerage

by AC/DC AC/DC

Vinyl LP(Long Playing Record - Dutch Import / 180 Gram Vinyl)

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Overview

Powerage was a first in the sense that it debuted bassist Cliff Williams, but it really is more of a final curtain to the band's early years. It would be the last produced by Vanda & Young, the legendary Australian production team who also helmed hits by the Easybeats, and it was the last before AC/DC became superstars. As such, it's perhaps the most overlooked of their '70s records, also because, frankly, it is the most uneven of them. Not that it's a bad record -- far from it, actually. There are a few genuine classics here, most notably "Down Payment Blues" and "Up to My Neck in You," and there's a real appeal in how Bon Scott's gutter poems of excess are reaching a mythic level; there's a real sense that he truly does believe that rock & roll leads straight to hell on "Rock 'n' Roll Damnation." But overall, the record is just a bit too wobbly, one where the parts don't add up to a record as hard and addictive as before -- but there's still plenty worth hearing here.


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Product Details

Release Date: 05/26/2009
Label: Sony Uk
UPC: 5099751076216
catalogNumber: 5107621
Rank: 22800

Tracks

  1. Rock 'N' Roll Damnation
  2. Down Payment Blues
  3. Gimme a Bullet
  4. Riff Raff
  5. Sin City
  6. What's Next to the Moon
  7. Gone Shootin'
  8. Up to My Neck in You
  9. Kicked in the Teeth

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