Monday, October 18, 2010

Day 78

Cheap Trick- In Color

Is there a better way to start out an album with a song like "Hello There" that let's you know this album has come to kick your ass? I think not.
Or, is there a better American rock n' roll album than this? If somebody were to ask me for my definition of what true rock n' roll is, I'd tell them to listen to this album.

Now I know saying something like that is always up for debate, but seriously, go back and listen to this album and I dare you to say it can't be a contender for the title.

Obviously I really dig this album, and I dig the band just as much. How can anyone in their right rock n' roll minds not like Cheap Trick? Just look at this album cover. Robin Zander and Tom Petersson are the epitome of cool. And then you look at the back cover and there is Bun E. Carlos and Rick Neilsen, a couple of dorks, which makes them awesome.

How do you know for a fact that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a sham? Well, for one, they spell out "and" and two, Cheap Trick isn't in it. Ri-dic-u-lous.

One of my all time favorite songs period:

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