Mighty Rearranger - Robert Plant
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  • Summary: The Led Zeppelin singer's first full solo album of original songs in a dozen years finds him backed (as on 2002's 'Dreamland') by The Strange Sensation.
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  1. 80
    As a mature statement by someone who's done it all, but still retains a desire to create something new and fresh, Mighty Rearranger is a record of considerable depth, admirable adventure and surprising passion. [May 2005, p.110]
  2. An unequivocally remarkable new album.
  3. 80
    Arguably Plant's most Zeppelinesque solo work to date. [May 2005, p.92]
  4. The strangest sensation? It's actually all pretty good.
  5. More than any time since 1994's No Quarter with Jimmy Page, Plant's inner black dog is howling again.
  6. "Mighty Rearranger" isn't great, but it's awfully good, and if Plant's voice has faded slightly in power over the years, it's still remarkably strong.
  7. Though Strange Sensation guitarist Liam "Skin" Tyson is no Jimmy Page, Plant can still strut with the vigour of a man half his age. [May 2005, p.114]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 26
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 26
  3. Negative: 1 out of 26
  1. DebS
    May 13, 2005
    10
    Marvelous! Everything good from Percy's resume is here -- blues, ballads, sexy wailing and rockin' -- all done excepionally well. A Marvelous! Everything good from Percy's resume is here -- blues, ballads, sexy wailing and rockin' -- all done excepionally well. A mature and monumental work from a rock legend who's obviously not over the hill at all! Expand
  2. KeithR
    Feb 9, 2007
    10
    I love the innovations Plant and the band have placed on the alabum. Although we all would love to hear him "primevial wail" in the I love the innovations Plant and the band have placed on the alabum. Although we all would love to hear him "primevial wail" in the stratosphere almost all the time, his never ending work at breaking new artistic ground with his music is amazing. the marriage of various styles together is refreshing and unique. gotta get it Expand
  3. WelshCritic
    May 20, 2005
    10
    The most important album this century so far. Astounding.
  4. GregZ
    Jul 1, 2005
    10
    Robert Plant has created a very musical and very spiritual album. You sense that a lot of thought and emotion went into the songs instead of Robert Plant has created a very musical and very spiritual album. You sense that a lot of thought and emotion went into the songs instead of music business-types' money making opinions. It's refreshing to hear a veteran rocker release something more honest, musical and fresh than most "rockers" in their 20's today. Quite possibly the best rock album of 2005. Expand
  5. briane
    Aug 12, 2005
    10
    Great, WOW, this is music.
  6. AlanM
    Jun 17, 2005
    9
    Best Zep Album since IV! :)
  7. RoloT
    Jun 1, 2005
    3
    Dude is old, and this sounds like a rehash of "attempting to attain past glory" without the zip. Where is the wheelchair?

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