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  Suitcase Pimps: Love is Grand
  "Love is Grand"

Suitcase Pimps
Track listing:
  1. Miss the World
2. Succubus
3. Drown
4. You Never Know
5. Love is Grand
6. Worthless Loser
7. Happy Face
8. Halfway To Nowhere
9. Vegas
10. Stuck With You
11. Opportunity Knocks
12. Tweak Street
13. Save Me
14. Goodbye
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Review by rammiepie October 15, 2011 (2 of 3 found this review helpful)
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Perhaps one of the greatest POP/Rock albums you've never heard of. 14 cuts and nearly 50 minutes of incredibly well played rock, uncompressed, in which raucous sound effects segue into melodic ditties by some amazingly well~ accomplished musicians. It's hard to pick a favorite cut because, in reality, they're all great and I'm hard pressed to say that with all the pseudo crap out there today, the Suitcase Pimps deserve a place in the Parthenon of rock demi~gods.

Played through my Marantz SA112s into my Meridian 861 V.6 in Trifield mode, this stereo (and I believe DSD recorded) album has an immersive surround field and if I didn't know better would swear it's multichannel (but, alas, it's not).

Amazon has this album at a decent price, new, so before it disappears forever, take the plunge and add Suitcase Pimps' "Love Is Grand" to your ever expanding SACD collection.

You won't regret the purchase.

I'm really wondering if these guys are from Liverpool?

Just kidding....but they're insanely great!

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Review by progboy April 29, 2012 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
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The Suitcase Pimps one and only album `LOVE IS GRAND``was an excellent discovery! The band are pretty clever and wrote a pretty groovy toe tapping album full of power pop.......

This is the perfect album to roll your car windows down to this summer and have pumping out for all to hear! Not a bad track on this album....Musically it is not all far from lets say Cheap Trick or Tinted Windows

Musically the Suitcase Pimps blend the power pop prowess of NRBQ with the Funky Grooves of the Spin Doctors and the urban vibes of Radiohead.

Now the other really cool thing is that the SACD layer is excellent and offers some nice deep rich tones and emotions. I am just so glad they decided to put this album on SACD vs just redbookìng it "! .........I may not have bought it to be honest had it not been on SACD and that would have been a real shame.

Hate to say it but this album sounds great turned up a bit too......

Summer is coming and this is an essential SACD for the power-pop lovers out there.....

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Review by ige4rls April 9, 2005
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I purchased this CD back in October. I have almost worn it out listening to it so much! I now own 3 copies! This is by far one of the best CD's I have ever heard. The quality is surreal. These guys are amazing. If you don't have this CD, I highly recommend you get it. Rarely do you find a CD such as this that gives you track after track of absolutley excellent music that you just cannot stop listening to. The guitars, drums, vocals, etc. are nothing short of perfect.

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