SWEET Revisit Desolation Boulevard Album With New Live CD; Audio Samples Online
UK rock legends SWEET
have released a new live CD, only available by
digital download. Performing the band's most famous and influential
album from 1974, Desolation Boulevard live, Sweet's Desolation Boulevard
Revisited recaptures the album in concert with all of the raw energy
that can only come from a live performance.
Originally titled Sweet
Fanny Adams in the UK, the 1974 US release
of the album, re-titled Desolation Boulevard, was a turning point for
the band featuring, for the first time, more of a hard rock sound. The
album yielded classic hits such as 'Ballroom Blitz', 'Fox On The Run'
and 'The Six Teens', catapulting the band to international stardom.
Says original member Andy Scott, “Sweet's Desolation Boulevard album
was groundbreaking back in 1974 and proved to be a major influence on
soon to be famous rock bands such as KISS, MÖTLEY CRÜE, DEF LEPPARD
many more. The album was a tightly produced collection of power pop
heavy rock radio griendly tunes that still sound great today. This was
the album that accelerated Sweet into a major headlining touring band in
the '70s, a testament of anyone who saw the band 'live'. Several of the
songs from the album have been covered by other artists which pays true
homage to a great band. Now in 2013 we have Desolation Boulevard
Revisited. A 'live' album release, almost 40 years on from the original
but sounding as fresh as the day the songs were conceived. This is a
'must' for Sweet fans everywhere!”
“Without The Sweet there would not have been a KISS.” - GENE SIMMONS
wanted to be The Sweet
.” - NIKKI SIXX
are the band that I wish I had been in.” - JOE ELLIOTT, DEF LEPPARD
'The Six Teens'
'No You Don't'
'Into the Night'
'Fox On the Run'
'Set Me Free'
Audio samples for all tracks can be heard at this location.