Nikki Sudden - Fred Beethoven (Ltd Col.)

Nikki Sudden - Fred Beethoven (Ltd Col.)
Nikki Sudden - Fred Beethoven (Ltd Col.)
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Troubadour (TRBLP019)
Special Attributes: Ltd edition on transparent blue vinyl.
Release Date: 2014
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“...Sudden always stayed faithful to the essence of old-fashioned rock & roll, and Fred Beethoven is a welcome posthumous testament from one spirit to another..." (

"...Fred Beethoven has, from a distance, the typical marks of attempts to shape a great lost album from unfinished parts. A riff gets recycled three times, once as a power-pop number, twice as jams. It’s not just that there are two covers — the cover of “Johnny B. Goode” gets repeated as the opener and closer. Yet 15 years after it fell by the wayside, this record is more than satisfying. It rollicks succinctly. Rollicking was never a problem for Nikki Sudden — the title of his 1985 Lost In A Sea Of Scarves could serve as six word manifesto for his songbook, which covers a lot of territory but skews glam. If it’s not a great lost album it’s still a heck of a lot of fun. Sudden didn’t really do epic records, anyways. His talent revolved around a certain skillfulness with rock tropes..." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Johnny B. Goode    
A2 Black Satin Suit    
A3 Blenkinsop's Soup Kitchen    
A4 Looking At You    
A5 It's Gonna Be Alright    
A6 Stereo Baby    

B1 Summer Burn Down    
B2 Forest Fire    
B3 Debris    
B4 Pin A Rose On Me    
B5 Don't Look Back    
B6 So Much To Learn

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