- Summary: The release of the second album from the British rock band was reissued and remastered with deluxe versions including a disc of alternative mixes, an unreleased track named "La La," and the backing track to "Thank You."
- Record Label: Atlantic
- Genre(s): Rock
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Jun 11, 2014Little more needs to be emphasized about the lasting importance of these prototypes other than this third reissue tweaks the sound with Page’s new remastering revealing nuances in the playing and arrangements that further enhance their already substantial historical cachet.
Q MagazineJun 19, 2014Upgrading previous remasterings, Page's personal touch brings out even more detail.... Each album's companion disc supplies both pleasure and an education. [Jul 2014, p.120]
Jun 5, 2014LZII could’ve used a live version or two to highlight the energy of the late ’60s--an era that remains especially mythical for those of us who weren’t there. As a two-disc set, though, this reissue is both a reminder of the original album’s wallop and a closer look at the alchemy of a band increasingly attuned to ideas of progression.
Jun 5, 2014II was still tied to straight-blues sources (the Willie Dixon elements in "Whole Lotta Love"). But the alternate takes highlight Robert Plant's ripening vocal poise and, in a rough mix of "Ramble On," the decisive, melodic force of John Paul Jones' bass and John Bonham's drumming.
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Jun 15, 2015Led Zeppelin should have stopped making music after Led Zeppelin II, since everything after Led Zeppelin II was utter trash. Led Zeppelin IVLed Zeppelin should have stopped making music after Led Zeppelin II, since everything after Led Zeppelin II was utter trash. Led Zeppelin IV is highly overrated while Led Zeppelin II is immensely underrated.… Expand
Apr 18, 2016A masterpiece of classic hard rock and definitely one of the best albums of the 60's.
(Some Highlights from the Album) -Whole Lotta Love-A masterpiece of classic hard rock and definitely one of the best albums of the 60's.
(Some Highlights from the Album)
-Whole Lotta Love-
-The Lemon Song-
-What Is and What Should Never Be-… Expand
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