Fire & Water CD (1988)

Artist: Free

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Label Uni/a&m
SKU 60079096
UPC 075021312623
UPC 14 00075021312623
Format CD
Release Date 1/25/1988
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Author Free
Compilation Appearance Vol. 3-Greatest Hits
Compilation Appearance Classic Rock Greatest Hits
Compilation Appearance Gold:Classic Rock
Compilation Appearance Gold(2cd)
Compilation Appearance A m 50:Anniversary Collection
Compilation Appearance Wild (ost)
Artist Influence Alexis Korner
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Artist Influence Cream
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Artist Influence Howlin' Wolf
Artist Influence Jimi Hendrix
Artist Influence John Mayall
Artist Influence Muddy Waters
Artist Influence Paul Butterfield
Artist Influence Spencer Davis
Artist Influence The Kinks
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Artist Influence The Troggs
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Artist Follower AC/DC
Artist Follower Bad Company
Artist Follower Bon Jovi
Artist Follower Buckcherry
Artist Follower Guns N' Roses (Rock)
Artist Follower Kiss
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Technical Info
Engineer Roy Baker
Producer John Kelly; Andy Fraser; Paul Kossoff; Paul Rodgers; Simon Kirke
CatalogID 75021-3126-2
Lable Name A&M (USA)
Released 10/25/1990
Original Release 1970
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 35m : 1s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00075021312623
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Paul Rodgers (vocals); Paul Kossoff (guitar); Simon Kirke (drums).
Recording information: Island Studios (01/1970-06/1970); Trident Studios, London, England (01/1970-06/1970).
Photographer: Richard Polak.
Free emerged from the British blues boom with a tight, muscular style that framed Paul Rodgers' throaty voice. Guitarist Paul Kossoff provides the perfect foil with incisive, measured solos exemplified by his contribution to "All Right Now." This successful single transformed the group from club to festival status. Free's unhurried, careful intensity is captured perfectly on the album's title track and "Oh I Wept," two songs charged with emotion. Where many contemporaries tended towards excess, Free implied a resonant power, particularly through Andy Fraser's liquid bass work, which weaves between the melody lines, rather than asserting them. FIRE AND WATER is a high spot in heavy rock; rather than merely asserting masculine qualities, this album also shows a rare vulnerability.
Artist Overview
During the early 1970s, this influential quartet transcended its beginnings as just another bunch of English blues rockers by virtue of its tight, bare-bones arrangements, Andy Fraser's fluid bass lines, Paul Rodgers' emotive R&B-schooled vocals, and (unnaturally for a heavy rock band of the period) nuanced, sensitive songwriting.
Professional Reviews
Q (12/01, p.157) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The definitive Free album - rock has rarely been better..."
Uncut (p.97) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] mix of the mercantile and mercurial....FIRE & WATER captures the band at their best..."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.121) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "Paul Kossoff's guitar is a feral thing of slow-fermenting passion."
Record Collector (magazine) (p.92) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "1970's FIRE & WATER was Free's third album, showing their stripped-down blues-rock honed to understated perfection."
Disc 1
1 Fire And Water
2 Oh I Wept
3 Remember
4 Heavy Load
5 Mr. Big
6 Don't Say You Love Me
7 All Right Now

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