Label: Esoteric Recordings - ECLEC 22497 • Format: 2x, CD Album, Reissue, Remastered Gatefold Digipak • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock, Classic Rock
Procol Harum is the debut studio album by English rock band Procol Harum. It was released in September by record label Deram in the US, following their breakthrough and immensely popular single " A Whiter Shade of Pale ". The track doesn't appear on the UK version of the album, but was included on the US : Psychedelic rock, proto-prog.
· Procol Harum's self-titled debut album bombed in England, appearing six months after "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Homburg" with neither hit song on LP was successful in America, where albums sold more easily, but especially since it did include "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and was reissued with a sticker emphasizing the presence of the original "Conquistador," a re-recording that .
· What is most interesting about this two-disc set, which contains the first four albums of Procol Harum in their entirety, is the absence of two of the group's biggest and best songs, "A Whiter Shade of Pale" and "Homburg," both of which were originally issued as singles only in the U.K. Since both songs are available on other compilations that cover this same time period, along with most of.
A supreme album from '67, Procol Harum's debut easily sits with Cream's 'Disraeli Gears' and Hendrix's 'Axis Bold as Love' or the Beatles' albums of the day in terms of originality and quality. The only problem with the album is that it got overlooked by about 95% of those people who turned the band's debut single, 'A Whiter Shade of Pale /5().
Full Scans Included. Total Size: GB (Hi-Res) + MB (CD-Quality) | 3% RAR Recovery. Label: Classic Records | USA | Cat#: LRZ | Genre: Psychedelic Rock, Classic Rock. Procol Harum’s self-titled debut album bombed in England, appearing six months after “A Whiter Shade of Pale” and “Homburg” with neither hit song on it.
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