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Led Zeppelin – IV

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Producer: Jimmy Page
Engineer: Andy Johns
Mixing: Greg Chantz & Andy Johns
Mastering: Joe Sidore (for original Atlantic CD version)
Date of Original Release: 8 November 1971
Recorded: December 1970 – February 1971 at Headley Grange, Sunset Sound (LA) & Island Studios (London)
Packaging: standard jewel case
Label: Atlantic
Catalog#: 82638-2

Condition: THIS DISC IS NEW IN SHRINK WRAP

 

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Description

This is the untitled fourth studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, commonly referred to as Led Zeppelin IV. It features “Stairway to Heaven,” widely considered their signature song. This original Atlantic CD master by Joe Sidore is lauded by many audiophiles.

“It might seem a bit incongruous to say that Led Zeppelin — a band never particularly known for its tendency to understate matters — has produced an album which is remarkable for its low-keyed and tasteful subtlety, but that’s just the case here. The march of the dinosaurs that broke the ground for their first epic release has apparently vanished, taking along with it the splattering electronics of their second effort and the leaden acoustic moves that seemed to weigh down their third. What’s been saved is the pumping adrenaline drive that held the key to such classics as “Communication Breakdown” and “Whole Lotta Love,” the incredibly sharp and precise vocal dynamism of Robert Plant, and some of the tightest arranging and producing Jimmy Page has yet seen his way toward doing. If this thing with the semi-metaphysical title isn’t quite their best to date, since the very chances that the others took meant they would visit some outrageous highs as well as some overbearing lows, it certainly comes off as their most consistently good.”
-Lenny Kaye, Rolling Stone magazine (23 December 1971)

Track Listing

Black Dog
Rock And Roll
The Battle Of Evermore
Stairway To Heaven
Misty Mountain Hop
Four Sticks
Going To California
When The Levee Breaks

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