Who's Next (Bonus Tracks) CD (1995)

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Label Uni/mca
SKU 60349832
UPC 008811126926
UPC 14 00008811126926
Format CD
Release Date 11/7/1995
Author Who
Compilation Appearance Two Rooms-Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Compilation Appearance Rock & Roll Circus
Compilation Appearance Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack & More (Remastered)
Compilation Appearance Apollo 13
Compilation Appearance Rushmore
Compilation Appearance Almost Famous
Compilation Appearance Easy Rider (2-Disc Deluxe Edition) (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Freaks & Geeks Soundtrack
Compilation Appearance Gold:british Invasion
Compilation Appearance Monterey International Pop Festival
Compilation Appearance Now: Classic Rock
Compilation Appearance Jerry Maguire (ost)
Compilation Appearance Best Of Rock Roll Hall Of Fame Plus
Compilation Appearance Bridge School Concerts 25Th Ann Ed
Compilation Appearance 60'S Music Revolution
Compilation Appearance Woodstock:40 Years On Back To Yasgur
Associated Artist/Work Cast, Original
Associated Artist/Work Daltrey, Roger
Associated Artist/Work Hendrix, Jimi
Associated Artist/Work London Symphony Orchestra
Associated Artist/Work On, Pickin'
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Technical Info
Engineer Glyn Johns
CatalogID 11269
Lable Name MCA
Released 11/07/1995
Original Release 1971
Number of Discs 1
Length 40m : 33s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Mixed
UPC 00008811126926
Musical Guests
Nicky Hopkins
Al Kooper
Leslie West
Album Notes and Credits
The Who: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar, piano, organ, ARP synthesizer); John Entwistle (vocals, brass, piano, bass); Keith Moon (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Leslie West (guitar); Dave Arbus (violin); Nicky Hopkins (piano); Al Kooper (organ).
Producers: The Who, Kit Lambert, Keith Moon.
Reissue producer: Jon Astley.
Includes liner notes by Pete Townshend and John Atkins.
The Who: Roger Daltrey (vocals); Pete Townshend (guitar, piano, organ, ARP synthesizer, background vocals); John Entwistle (horns, piano, bass, background vocals); Keith Moon (drums, percussion).
Additional personnel: Leslie West (guitar); Nicky Hopkins (piano).
Producers: The Who, Glyn Johns, Kit Lambert.
Recorded between 1968 & 1971. Includes liner notes by Pete Townshend, John Atkins, and Chris Charlesworth.
This remastered edition of WHO'S NEXT features seven bonus tracks.
The Who: John Entwistle (bass instrument, background vocals); Pete Townshend (background vocals); Keith Moon , Roger Daltrey.
Personnel: Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar, piano, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, ARP synthesizer); Keith Moon (vocals, violin, drums, percussion); Roger Daltrey (vocals, harmonica); John Entwistle (vocals, brass, piano, keyboards, bass guitar); Dave Arbus (violin).
Additional personnel: Leslie West (guitar); Nicky Hopkins (piano); Al Kooper (organ); Dave Arbus.
Audio Mixer: Glyn Johns.
Audio Remasterers: Jon Astley; Andy MacPherson.
Audio Remixers: Jon Astley; Andy MacPherson.
Liner Note Authors: John Atkins; Pete Townshend; John Atkins.
Recording information: Eel Pie Studios (??/??/1970-06/07/1971); Olympic Studios, London, England (??/??/1970-06/07/1971); Record Plant, NY (??/??/1970-06/07/1971); Stargroves (??/??/1970-06/07/1971); The Rolling Stones Mobile Studio (??/??/1970-06/07/1971).
Photographer: Ethan Russell.
Though Pete Townshend was originally unhappy with WHO'S NEXT, it was quickly welcomed by critics and fans, becoming one of the most celebrated titles in their enduring catalog. His frustrations boiled down to the album being a compromised version of a larger work he'd envisioned, LIFEHOUSE, which proved too unwieldy to be realized. Expanded to a two-disc set with essays by both Townshend and John Atkins, the original nine-song album is expanded with six additional studio tracks.
These include earlier versions of the album's songs and a cover of Holland-Dozier-Holland's "Baby Don't You Do It." Recorded in New York during the spring of 1971 in the midst of a fraying relationship with producer Kit Lambert, the early cuts clearly don't have the sonic breadth and wallop of what the Who achieved back in England later in the year, but are fascinating nonetheless. The second disc was recorded live before an invited audience, and was originally part of the album's grand plan. Mixing new material with covers ("Road Runner;" Mose Allison's "Young Man Blues") and original tunes from their past (the anthem "My Generation"), the band plays with a palpable urgency and fire. This was the Who at the peak of its powers, a status the group would retain as a live act through the '70s.
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.104) - Ranked #28 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...An extraordinary cache of songs..."
Rolling Stone (9/2/71, p.42) - "...intelligently-conceived, superbly-performed, brilliantly produced, and sometimes even exciting rock'n'roll..."
Rolling Stone (9/30/71, p.42) - "...what they have given up in rawness and razzle-dazzle they have gained in depth of vision and musical maturity. Every cut on the album has something to offer..."
Q (1/03, p.62) - Included in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums Ever"
Q (1/96, p.158) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "Considered by many to be the band's best, 1971's WHO'S NEXT was their only Number 1 album..."
Mojo (Publisher) (5/03, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "WHO'S NEXT is The Who's most polished album, its hook-ridden songs pioneering the use of rock synthesizers without diluting the power-quartet attack that had defined the group since the mid-60s..."
NME (Magazine) (9/18/93, p.19) - Ranked #21 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of The '70s.'
NME (Magazine) (10/2/93, p.29) - Ranked #99 in NME's list of the `Greatest Albums Of All Time.'
Disc 1
1 Baba O'Riley
2 Bargain
3 Love Ain't For Keeping
4 My Wife
5 Song Is Over, The
6 Getting In Tune
7 Going Mobile
8 Behind Blue Eyes
9 Won't Get Fooled Again
10 Pure And Easy - (previously unreleased, original version)
11 Baby Don't You Do It - (previously unreleased)
12 Naked Eye - (live)
13 Water - (previously unreleased, live)
14 Too Much Of Anything
15 I Don't Even Know Myself
16 Behind Blue Eyes - (previously unreleased, original version)
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