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ac/dc, aerosmith, led zeppelin in one package
on December 28, 2014
what hasn't been said about this awesome album? I have to admit, I went to high school in the eighties and heard "Photograph" for the first time at an event. Def Leppard, despite having been MTV darlings, made something close to art in this album. it's commercial, punk, metal, leading the way for bands, but did anyone really listen, is anybody out there, does anybody care? Themselves, Def Leppard show the influence of Robert Plant without the blues or depth, AC/DC without the rehab, and Steven Tyler's delivery without the poor writing of most of Toys in the Attic (which is a two song album I would argue). But has anyone learned from the allout blitzkrieg on the senses and the pre-digital genius of recording and producing here? the album is analog and eternal and mainstays on the radio still. other great songs are Stagefright, and Rock of Ages. Another point is that the band and producer were trying to capture the band's sound in each track. It's a search for the best song, best production. don't miss a great piece of music history. category is metal pop, lyrics printed on the insert.