The Shadows – 20 Golden Greats (VG/VG+)
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20 Golden Greats is an album released by The Shadows in 1978, celebrating the band's two decades of music-making. The Shadows were a British instrumental rock band that achieved a huge amount of success throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Their unique sound, combining elements of jazz, rock, and classical music, was incredibly influential and continues to inspire musicians today.
The 20 Golden Greats album is a fantastic collection of some of the group's most iconic songs, including ‘Apache’, ‘Man of Mystery’, ‘Wonderful Land’, and ‘Guitar Tango’. The tracks on the album show the band's remarkable versatility and range, from the upbeat rock of ‘Apache’ to the bluesy vibes of ‘Frightened City’. The album also features a few covers of classic songs, such as ‘Sleep Walk’ and ‘Theme from a Filleted Place’.
The Shadows’ signature sound is evident on all of the tracks, with the band’s unique blend of rock and jazz guitar work, combined with a distinctive, almost haunting use of reverb, creating a truly captivating sound. The album also showcases the band’s incredible technical skill, particularly on songs like ‘Guitar Tango’, which features some of the most impressive guitar work of the era.
20 Golden Greats is an essential album for any fan of instrumental rock music. The collection is an excellent representation of The Shadows’ 20 years of music-making and the influence they had on the genre. From the band’s infectious energy to their technical skill, the album is sure to please any listener.
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A2 Man Of Mystery
A3 The Frightened City
A4 Guitar Tango
A6 Foot Tapper
A7 Genie With The Light Brown Lamp
A8 The Warlord
A9 A Place In The Sun
B1 Wonderful Land
B3 The Savage
B7 Theme For Young Lovers
B8 The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt
B9 Maroc 7
B10 Dance On