A Pagan Place

August 25, 2014 - Comment

Released in 1984 A Pagan Place was the band’s second album. It was the first Waterboys record with Karl Wallinger as part of the band and also includes Roddy Lorimer’s first trumpet solo for the band on the track “A Pagan Place.” This reissue is cut from the 2002 remaster and contains full length versions

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Released in 1984 A Pagan Place was the band’s second album. It was the first Waterboys record with Karl Wallinger as part of the band and also includes Roddy Lorimer’s first trumpet solo for the band on the track “A Pagan Place.”

This reissue is cut from the 2002 remaster and contains full length versions of “All the Things You Gave Me” & “The Thrill Is Gone” which were not used on the original LP.

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Comments

Hans Bauman says:

Fine re-issue that doesn’t replace the original This was the first Waterboys album I ever bought, and I remember laying that slab of vinyl on the Dual and being blown away by the full envelope of sound. This remastered release sounds infinitely better than the original CD release, even if you’re not a total audiophile. The new additions are pretty good, but frankly I find that “bonus tracks” tend to distract from the song cycle that was the original album. (Can you imagine Abbey Road with bonus tracks? Seems to cheapen the original effort.)As for the two “restored” songs, however, I do take issue with Mike Scott on those. “All The Things She Gave Me” does appear to be a slightly longer, more satisfying version. However, “The Thrill Is Gone” replaces the original vocal track with a much more bluesy/meandering lead vocal which has a very different feel from the original sparse, haunting vocals on this song. I still have my original CD of this album for that reason: “The Thrill…

Anonymous says:

the signs of greater things to come! 0

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