AC/DC - If You Want Blood You've Got It | x2 - Original Recording & last japanese press

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AC/DC - If You Want Blood You've Got It | x2 - Original Recording & last japanese press

AC/DC - If You Want Blood You've Got It (1978)
APE+CUE+LOG or mp3 CBR 320 | 52:40/53 min | 382/395 or 125 MB

AC/DC was fast becoming one of rock's top live acts by the late '70s. Few others could match the band's electrifying live performances: Angus Young's never-ending energy and wise-ass antics, Bon Scott's whiskey-soaked vocals, and the rest of the band's penchant for nailing simple, yet extremely effective and memorable, riffs and grooves. While most other rock bands of the era were busy experimenting with disco or creating studio-perfected epics, AC/DC was one of the few specializing in raw and bluesy hard rock, as evidenced by 1978's live set, If You Want Blood You've Got It. Recorded during their world tour in support of their Powerage album, If You Want Blood contains many of AC/DC's best compositions up until that point: "Bad Boy Boogie" (complete with the break-down section in which Young would "strip"), "The Jack", "Problem Child", "Whole Lotta Rosie", "High Voltage", "Let There Be Rock", and "Rocker". Strangely, their early anthem "Sin City" was not included, and there's a slight sense of studio enhancement on certain tracks. While the first disc of the 1997 box set Bonfire is the best document of live Bon Scott-era AC/DC ("Live From the Atlantic Studios"), If You Want Blood You've Got It is highly recommended.

~ Greg Prato, all media guide

Tracklist (identical):

01. Riff Raff
02. Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be
03. Bad Boy Boogie
04. The Jack
05. Problem Child
06. Whole Lotta Rosie
07. Rock 'N' Roll Damnation
08. High Voltage
09. Let There Be Rock
10. Rocker

All songs written by Angus Young/Malcolm Young/Bon Scott
Produced by Harry Vanda and George Young
all tracks recorded live during 1978 World Tour
Mixed at Albert Studios, Sydney, Australia
Remastered version mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound

Huge thanks to Igor191965

• Bon Scott - lead vocals
• Angus Young - lead guitar
• Malcolm Young - rhythm guitar, backing vocals
• Cliff Williams - bass, backing vocals
• Phil Rudd - drums

Original Release Date: October 13, 1978
Reissue Date: 1987 | December 19, 2007
Format: Original Recording | Original Recording Remastered
Label: Atlantic | Sony BMG Japan
Catalog No.: 7567-81553-2 | SICP-1704