"None of the Band's previous work gave much of a clue about how they would sound when they released their first album in July 1968. As it was, Music from Big Pink came as a surprise. At first blush, the group seemed to affect the sound of a loose jam session, alternating emphasis on different instruments, while the lead and harmony vocals passed back and forth as if the singers were making up their blend on the spot. In retrospect, especially as the lyrics sank in, the arrangements seemed far more considered and crafted to support a group of songs that took family, faith, and rural life as their subjects and proceeded to imbue their values with uncertainty. Music from Big Pink came off as a shockingly divergent musical statement only a year after the ornate productions of Sgt. Pepper, and initially attracted attention because of the three songs Bob Dylan had either written or co-written. However, as soon as "The Weight" became a minor singles chart entry, the album and the group made their own impact, influencing a movement toward roots styles and country elements in rock. Over time, Music from Big Pink came to be regarded as a watershed work in the history of rock, one that introduced new tones and approaches to the constantly evolving genre." - AMG
"Simply Vinyl was formed in 1997. The aim of the company was to reissue a broad range of classic albums on 180 gram virgin vinyl with 350 gram thick and durable card sleeves. All Simply Vinyl releases would endeavour to reproduce the original analogue sound whenever possible and the original album artwork as closely as possible to the original release." - Discogs
This is a SEALED Simply Vinyl pressing from 2001
180 gr Virgin Vinyl
Silver Sticker 1st Edition
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