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Joe Cocker: With A Little Help From My Friends        (6 of 8 found this review helpful)
  July 22, 2015

Sound is OK for a SACD but not special. I compared the sound of this SACD with the same tracks included in Mr. Cocker´s box set Long Voyage Home. There is an evident difference in the quality of the sound but it is not huge. SACD sounds bolder and with a somehow better instrument separation and ... more
The Rolling Stones: Sympathy for the Devil Remix        (4 of 4 found this review helpful)
  June 3, 2015

As this site is about sound and not performances, I only have to say one thing: this is a DEMO disc, it really has the WOW factor. So if you just want to show your friends how great your system and this format is, just pay a few cents to get (and play) this SACD. Everybody knows Sympathy for the ... more
Legends get it on!        (3 of 4 found this review helpful)
  May 15, 2015

Perhaps people is wondering why this release have reviews moving from 4.5 to 3 stars. It depends on your base for analysis. If you compare the songs included in this collection with the various red book versions of the same songs I will agree that there is probably some improvement in the quality of ... more
Renaissance: Scheherazade and Other Stories        (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
  May 15, 2015

To my mind this is the best disc out of Renaissance production. To my ears it was one of the nicest LP in my collection. A warm and detailed sound, reproducing with pristine clarity the nice voice of Mrs. Haslam. Well, I got the same feelings listening this SACD. Warm, detailed, balanced, full ... more
Queen: Greatest Hits      (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
  August 3, 2013

There is a vast improvement between the SACD version of Queen Greatest Hits I and the sound of the remastered CD version of the same title. There are differences in the quality among the tracks but at the end this is pure SACD sound: bold sound, excellent dynamics, good instrument separation, a lot ... more

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Go for Getz / Gilberto. A classic! ... more