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Vices (CD)
"During the late 1980s New York played host to a number of crucial hard rock contenders, including the Throbs, Smashed Gladys, Raging Slab and, of course, Circus Of Power. The latter's debut album, although failing to set the charts on fire, had blown the proverbial roof off with its brazen mix of low-slung guitar worship and a surly attitude to rival the best of West Coast rivals Guns 'N' Roses. The perfect set-up, in fact, for album #2. Produced, like the debut album, by Daniel Rey and titled 'Vices' (for obvious reasons), Circus Of Power's sophomore release is finely hewn from a similar block of tough granite. Big riffs peppered with throat ripping vocals atop huge blasts of guitar are the order of the day, all expertly inserted into some of the most combustible songs the band ever penned. Incredibly, despite universal praise, the album failed to propel them into the upper echelons of the hard rock elite, leaving the band floundering in shallow water on a label that couldn't quite get to grips with such radically charged music. The band's last hurrah for RCA was the release of a five track live EP recorded in New York (included here as bonus material) before agreeing to disagree with the label and moving on to the more welcoming arms of Sony. 'Vices' remains, however, an essential, overlooked classic of its kind, a record that has found its place with the passing of time."
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Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 1986
Release Date: 2010-09-20
Label: Rock Candy
Country: Euro
Item No: CANDY085CD
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Track List
01 Gates of love
02 Desire/fire in the night
03 Two river highway
04 Vices
05 Don't drag me down
06 Last call rosie
07 Doctor potion
08 Los angeles
09 Got hard...
10 Temptation
11 Junkie girl
12 Simple man/simple woman
Browse by artist: CIRCUS OF POWER - 2 items
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1   Circus Of Power
2009-06-26
149 SEK
 
2   Vices
2010-09-20
149 SEK
 
 
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