The Who Quadrophenia 180g 2LP
The Who Quadrophenia 180g 2LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Universal
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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The Who Quadrophenia 180g 2LP

The Who

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UPC:
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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 267/500!

Double 180 Gram Vinyl Package in a Deluxe Gatefold Jacket with 44 Page Over-Sized Booklet with Images and Lyrics!

After the 1971 album Who's Next, Pete Townshend returned to the 'rock opera', so dramatically realized through "Tommy", with another ambitious double-album masterpiece.  Based around the story of Jimmy, Quadrophenia tells the tale of a young mod and his struggle to come of age in the mid-1960s.  The story also takes its influence from the band's early fans from the original mod era, and its themes of teenage angst and disaffection still resonate strongly today.

The project was intended to reflect the four characters of The Who and features some of Townshend's most inspired, personal songwriting - way ahead of its time in scope and purpose.  Quadrophenia is one of the most widely recognized albums of The Who's career because of its classic depiction of mod culture, its renowned imagery and the magnificent music and powerful performances.  The album is hugely significant in popular culture, influencing many other artists, musicians and film-makers - inspiring the classic 1979 British film by Franc Roddam and the U.K. "mod revival" of the 1970s.

The legendary Glyn Johns’ production is both powerful and stunning with the writing and arrangements, featuring maybe the most tasteful use of both sound effects and synthesizers in rock recording. Brilliant pianist Chris Stainton (Spooky Tooth) contributes strong support on such songs as The Real Me, The Punk Meets The Godfather, I’m One and Love Reign o’er Me, all classic Who performances.

"The album that brought back Vespa scooters, parkas and uppers: Pete Townshend took a look at the Who's roots in the London mod scene of the early Sixties and composed this expansive, messy rock opera about a lonely teenage boy looking for love in the city. It gets even better when you check out the movie." - www.rollingstone.com

Quadrophenia is the sixth studio album by English rock band The Who. Released on 19 October 1973.

Features:
• Double 180 Gram Vinyl
• Deluxe Gatefold Jacket with 44 page Over-Sized Booklet with Images and Lyrics.
• Mastered by George Jones, the Mastering Lab, Los Angeles

Selections:
Record 1 - Side A:

1. I Am The Sea
2. The Real Me
3. Quadrophenia
4. Cut My Hair
5. The Punk And The Godfather
Record 1 - Side B:
1. I'm One
2. The Dirty Jobs
3. Helpless Dancer
4. Is It In My Head
5. I've Had Enough
Record 2 - Side A:
1. 5:15
2. Sea And Sand
3. Drowned
4. Bell Boy
Record 2 - Side B:
1. Doctor Jimmy
2. The Rock
3. Love Reign O'er Me
Description
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 267/500!

Double 180 Gram Vinyl Package in a Deluxe Gatefold Jacket with 44 Page Over-Sized Booklet with Images and Lyrics!

After the 1971 album Who's Next, Pete Townshend returned to the 'rock opera', so dramatically realized through "Tommy", with another ambitious double-album masterpiece.  Based around the story of Jimmy, Quadrophenia tells the tale of a young mod and his struggle to come of age in the mid-1960s.  The story also takes its influence from the band's early fans from the original mod era, and its themes of teenage angst and disaffection still resonate strongly today.

The project was intended to reflect the four characters of The Who and features some of Townshend's most inspired, personal songwriting - way ahead of its time in scope and purpose.  Quadrophenia is one of the most widely recognized albums of The Who's career because of its classic depiction of mod culture, its renowned imagery and the magnificent music and powerful performances.  The album is hugely significant in popular culture, influencing many other artists, musicians and film-makers - inspiring the classic 1979 British film by Franc Roddam and the U.K. "mod revival" of the 1970s.

The legendary Glyn Johns’ production is both powerful and stunning with the writing and arrangements, featuring maybe the most tasteful use of both sound effects and synthesizers in rock recording. Brilliant pianist Chris Stainton (Spooky Tooth) contributes strong support on such songs as The Real Me, The Punk Meets The Godfather, I’m One and Love Reign o’er Me, all classic Who performances.

"The album that brought back Vespa scooters, parkas and uppers: Pete Townshend took a look at the Who's roots in the London mod scene of the early Sixties and composed this expansive, messy rock opera about a lonely teenage boy looking for love in the city. It gets even better when you check out the movie." - www.rollingstone.com

Quadrophenia is the sixth studio album by English rock band The Who. Released on 19 October 1973.

Features:
• Double 180 Gram Vinyl
• Deluxe Gatefold Jacket with 44 page Over-Sized Booklet with Images and Lyrics.
• Mastered by George Jones, the Mastering Lab, Los Angeles

Selections:
Record 1 - Side A:

1. I Am The Sea
2. The Real Me
3. Quadrophenia
4. Cut My Hair
5. The Punk And The Godfather
Record 1 - Side B:
1. I'm One
2. The Dirty Jobs
3. Helpless Dancer
4. Is It In My Head
5. I've Had Enough
Record 2 - Side A:
1. 5:15
2. Sea And Sand
3. Drowned
4. Bell Boy
Record 2 - Side B:
1. Doctor Jimmy
2. The Rock
3. Love Reign O'er Me
ISBN
RS267
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
The Who
Title
Quadrophenia
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Creation Date
Release Date
11-18-2011
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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