Set as the prize in our CFR Challenge, this boxset comprising of 5 cds and 100 classic rock tunes from all eras is great value (especially if you're the lucky winner).
The sound quality is pretty good for these kind of complilation sets, but the tuneage is of the highest level. Everything from Sammy Hagar to Uriah Heep, Skynyrd to Kiss, UFO to Joe Walsh, SAHB to Nazareth, Gary Moore to Thin Lizzy- and that is just some of CD1- bringing you the classics you know and love. But there's also some great songs not usually part of these CDs- Samson's Riding With The Angels, Boom Boom (Out Go The Lights) by The Pat Travers Band, I Want You by Hanoi Rocks, I Found Love by Lone Justice, I'm Waiting For The Man by Velvet Underground and Devil In The Closet by A Pale Horse Named Death to name just a few. Newer bands like Soundgarden, Kula Shaker and Halloween for example, are featured nicely in the selection, and alternate rock from
The Jam, Blondie, The Damned, Simple Minds, Big Country etc are also represented,
Of course there are some stupid inclusions, as there are on all these types of compilations but thankfully these are few and far between (Maria McKee being the only one of real note). All in all however, this is a superb boxset and I am looking forward to sending it off to the winner of the Challenge in early September.