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At Budokan

Cheap Trick

1979

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At Budokan

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3.1

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I really hate this fucking album. Jesus Christ, Mary and Joseph I hate this album. Might I enumerate those ways in which thine sweet serenade doth fuckin piss me off? Listen close. First off, the singer has no soul. Like this nigga sounds like he isn't allowed to reveal that he's trapped in this band as a cosmic punishment for some heinous crime. Garbarge. that's one. Second off, this shit is literally - and I mean actually literally - not even partially artistic. Every song is boring. Every song is 100% predictable. Every song sounds like it was fabricated for the collective wet-dream of of the characters in that 70's show. wtf? This is fucking crazy. Bland as fuck, its like feeding my ears straight white rice cooked in distilled water. There's literally nothing here. And if you wanna get into the weeds, we can talk about specifics - incessant 4/4 shit-drumming; solos that sound 100% lackluster due to an unbelievable lack of tension, plus guitar solos that actually mimic real sounds in the world that are boring (the clock solo at the end is the ultimate example of this); The horribly awkward talking in the middle of most of the music: the 'i need some love' part was so bad it actually made a permanent change on my mood; How about that bass player? Talk about bullshit! He'snot doing anything. Take his ass out and replace him with a machine why don't you? And they shouted out that shitty drummer one too many times. That's two things. Now lets talk about the album as a whole. First off its live. Why? its worse this way. They are not exciting. They are not fun. They are not inspiring live. Their lyrics are harder to hear, which for me is a plus, but can’t be a plus for the crowd of 'women' - aka dads in drag or daughters who went to this concert to honor their dads or women who were looking for a hookup and 500 bucks and cocaine backstage. I genuinely can't believe that any of the women I heard in this crowd were there of their own free will, even if they think they were. I won't believe it, it'd be an insult to women. Classic Rock Dad, sure he's there. But wtf? In fact I'd like to see a phenomenological investigation of the aesthetic judgement of these women. The music was the equivalent of a 15 year old highschool mini-himbo (has-slept-with-4-young-women-and-thinks-hes-on-top-of-the-fucking-world-because-he-buys-ditch-weed-and-cries-to-cheap-trick-in-his-basement-while-his-single-mom-is-taking-out-the-trash-alone-...-again). That means it was also a work in neu-virility - you know? The whole 'Oh baby I need you so much and all my vulberable emotions are actually just expressed through my need to have a slam piece near me who doesn't hate my music' type shit. For women, its insidious self hate. For men, its right on the god damn mark. Either way, its lame af. That's three. Lyrically its about as mature as 5glo 10 years ago and sounds just as young on the ears. How can anyone justify basically talking about nothing interesting? Isn't tgis part of the rock corpus that old white guys point to to say music now is dying? How did these lyrics pre-empt the awkward, wan, inconsequentiality of modern lyricism, except without the very obvious cultural impetus for such a switch. Only song I had heard before was Surrender and they even made my hate that in this listen. Its actually almost artistic how trite the lyrics are. Sadly, they are clearly artless. 1/5, but really more like .9/10, the requiste score for 'music' in the broad sense. Harumph

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The point of a live album is to take everything that makes the studio album great and amp it up with the energy of a live show. Unfortunately, Cheap Trick is just a sloppy mess live, apparently. The hits are still good but everything is just... loose. And the recording isn't even hight quality. It's just not worth it, really.

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Day 36 of Albums You Must Hear.. At Budokan (Live) is the album that put Cheap Trick on the international map, having gained early popularity in Japan, the Rockford, Illionois band that had been playing and recording since 1973 made this live album in 1978. When copies of this record that was meant to be exclusive to the Japanese market made their way to the US, Epic Records was forced to release an American version in 1979, and would go on to be Cheap Trick’s most successful album. I Want You to Want Me is probably the most recognizable song to the average listener and is dripping with sex and desire. Surrender has been one of my favorites from Cheap Trick ever since it was featured in a film I saw once about the Son of Sam serial killer of the 70’s. Ain’t That a Shame, a cover of the great Fats Domino song from 1956 is my officially my favorite song. The closing track, Clock Strikes Ten, is a great song that anyone can rock out to! Hearing the fans go ape shit on every song made listening to this record even more exciting! Cheap Trick rode a wave that was departing the Disco era, when most bands were transitioning to Soft Rock. These guys turned up the heat and brought some heaviness back to Rock music. This was a great listen and an album you must hear before you die. Please share your thoughts, memories and opinions!!

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De manière générale, j'aime bien les albums live. Pourtant, celui-ci manque cruellement de transitions entre les chansons, ce qui a tendance à me déplaire. Les Cheap Trick devraient en la matière prendre exemple sur le Nimmerland-Tour de RIN. Voici comment les concerts en question étaient structurés : - La première partie était assurée par le chanteur James Arthur, qui devait le plus souvent abréger sa prestation en raison du mécontentement de la salle. - RIN arrivait ensuite en tyrolienne en chantant justement des chants tyroliens avant d'enchaîner huit fois le morceau Dizzee Rascal type beat. - À mi-concert, l'incident des "deux merdes" donnait lieu à de longues minutes de négociations entre le rappeur et la frange costumée du public. - Juste avant le dernier morceau, RIN dévoilait sa carte maîtresse en invitant la voix française de Shark à le rejoindre sur scène devant des fans qui n'en croyaient pas leurs yeux. - RIN regagnait enfin sa loge où l'attendait Bausa et sa terrible influence.

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Listening through this, I was confused at first. Then I hit "I Want You to Want Me" and realized oh, this is home to probably one of the most famous live rock songs I know. I'm still not a fan of live albums in general, but I understand including this one now. That doesn't mean I like it, though. I wouldn't return to it aside from the two hits. Favorite tracks: I Want You to Want Me, Surrender. Album cover: Honestly not that bad. It's just a band/stage photo but they look like they're having fun and the colors are pretty nice. 2.5/5

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Rather uninspring lyrics and boring. I just don't want to spend time listening to this. No magic in terms of crowd interaction. Nothing that made me want to stop and focus. Why is this on here?

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2.5/10 Boring. You're always simultaneously hoping for a good song to come and for the album to end. "Surrender" is the best one. 1- 2- 3- 4- 5-- 6=- 7=- 8+ 9= 10=

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There was a certain consumerism magic about Japan in the mid to late 70s. All the trinkets sold in dollar stores said "made in Japan" rather than "made in China'', the energy crisis had people turning away from the North American gas guzzlers and buying  Honda Civics, and the most sought after Beatles bootleg was called "Five Nights in a Judo arena"  which was also recorded at Budokan.  Cheap Trick's live album was perfectly timed to benefit from the thirst for all things from Japan. Too bad the album sucks.

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Classic. High quality. Great crowd. Goodnight was awesome. Need your love was killer. "That" version of i want you to want me.

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es como escuchar a los bicles con distor No muchas bandas tienen ese power cuando tocan en vivo y este es un disco que sin duda voy a volver a escuchar seguido Need your love, i want you to want me, surrender, goodnight y clock strikes ten

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ARE YOU READY TO ROOOOOOCK!?!

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5

Really damn good

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5

I’ve never given cheap trick the time of day. This album is legitimately great.

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5

Great album. Songs sound even better live

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What an amazing rock n roll experience! I loved every aspect of it!

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This is probably the best, ballsiest sounding live record around. Big Eyes has huge energy on a weird guitar part that takes over the room like a big animal. turns out the audio is from Osaka and not at the Budokan, the recording there was a failure. FABULOUS ALBUM

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ILKAYYYYYYY!

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De los mejores discos en vivo de la historia.

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5

Just some amazing live 70s rock. Easily relistenable. I actually didn’t know that much about Cheap Trick besides their singles and I really like everything on this album.

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Best live album EVER!!! Cheap Trick RULES

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Cheap Trick wouldn't be at the top of my list of favourite bands, to be honest I hadn't heard much of their work. But they really won me over with this album. This is a great live album. The band's performance & the crowd's energy really gets you going when listening to it. One of the biggest surprises I've had so far listening to all these albums.

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5

This album made me buy Spotify Premium. A solid 5/5.

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5

This made me happy. The end 5/5

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5

Good album, lots of Classic songs

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5

Just so great. I think in most cases a live recording in which the listener can hear the screaming fans during the actual songs might get old really fast, but I would argue that in the case of "At Budokan," the fans are what make this such a fun, energy-filled live album. They make "I Want You to Want Me" better, that's for sure. This version of "Surrender" is so much better than the studio version that they might as well be different songs. This is the high water mark for Cheap Trick.

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5

Awesome, great vibe, and I even recognized a few tracks! I want you to want me is legendary

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Bob in Nippon dess

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Epic

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5

If you look up rock music in a dictionary, it just says this album.

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Över förväntan

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awesome

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4

I have always had a soft spot for Cheap Trick, one of my first concerts. An awesome live album to make you feel right in the arm-waving crowd with great pop rock anthems. The 8 min Need Your Love take has great riffs and the live I Want You to Want me can't get any more sing-along-able.

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Always tough starting with a live album, but liked this one. "I want you to want me" and "Surrender" are probably the two biggest hits on this one!

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не люблю альбомы з концертов, качество записи чуть хуже.. но даже так - 4 стабильно

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Good fun 70's rock. I bet this show was a blast.

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Peppy fun stuff

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Me llama la atención que hayan agregado un álbum que no es "de estudio" a esta lista. Fue un cambio de estilo bienvenido después de la última racha. Confieso que no ubicaba al grupo; sólo reconocí la canción de "I want you to want me", pero como que es la más diferente del álbum. ¿A qué se deberá que este grupo no tiene tanto renombre como Kiss, AC/DC o Metallica? Me gustó la canción "Need Your Love" y ya la agregué a mi lista.

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4

Good time jams, solid classic rock, good atmosphere

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Quite liked this, they've got some classics too

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Hard rock writ large, replete with screaming female fans reminiscent of Beatlemania. One of the better live rock albums I've heard.

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Honestamente sólo había escuchado Sur render (gran rola) y no tenía ni idea de quienes eran. El disco me parece bueno, con 3 o 4 rolas (me gustó Big Eyes en el juego de voces) que ya agregué y cuando haya tiempo entrarle más. Iba a darle 3 por ser disco en vivo, pero merece la pena volver a dárselo.

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4

Awesome quality for a live album that old, plus Cheap Trick is a great band

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nice ol rock

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Pues sí divertido, gran energía, momentos chidos, pero no gracias, no me quedan ganas de escucharlo de nuevo, salvo por Need Your Love que me suenan muy familiares los riffs y tiene un gran final. Mood: Chido para drogarse en un festival.

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Never heard of Cheap Trick before and have no idea what they sound like on a studio record, but this live album has great energy and seems to really capture the performance. A very engaging and enjoyable listen despite not knowing any of the songs. I do like the catchy rock songs, but am not really motivated to seek out the studio versions. I usually find live albums fall a bit flat, but I couldn't fault this recording or performance at all.

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4

very good album but not a big fan of the last song or the fact that it is all live. very good though

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A lot of fun and some surprises at the songs I knew. Solid 4!

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Was a little surprised to see a live album, especially as there doesn't seem to be anything particularly unique about the performance, but I get it was an important release for the band and I did really enjoy it. Great energy and good songs! Sound like a fun live band. 8/10

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Hieman haastava arvioitava sinänsä, että Cheap Trick ei ole nimenä minulle millään tavalla tuttu, eikä biisitkään kuulostaneet ennestään tutuilta. Näiden live-esityksiä pitäisi sitten arvioida. Mielestäni levy kuitenkin oli hyvä, soitto kuulosti energiseltä ja yleisön laulamista ja huuteluakin oli vähän saatu mukaan nauhoitukseen. Biiseistä jäi mieleen Need Your Love, Surrender ja Clock Strikes Ten.

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Really enjoyed this. Sounds of so many bands I like and more proof that Oasis were rip off merchants.

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Great fun. V pleased to have discovered these guys

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It’s some classic pop-rock and it’s damn good. They are also all good musicians especially the lead guitarist as showcased on Ain’t That a Shame. The solos are good and the band is really tight. It’s not deep or anything but it’s full of exciting upbeat bangers and that’s sometimes just what you need. Favorite songs: Come On, Come On; Big Eyes, Need Your Love, Ain’t That a Shame, I Want You to Want Me, Surrender Decent 8/10

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Good things: Loved that they had a "Hello" opener song and a closer "Goodbye" song. Good crowd interaction having people clap on "I Want You To Want Me", which is a really good song. Rocking out to Big Ben is a sick encore. Good rock n roll sound like Peter Frampton but a bit less sappy and a little more edgy. Still quite radio-friendly music to be honest, but it all sounds balanced. Bad things: "Lookout" and "Need Your Love" are quite forgettable songs (ignoring the savage guitar solos). Very close to giving it a 5.

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De sfeer heeft wel iets, maar geen fan van livealbums. Surrender is echt wel een topnummer. Ook de andere nummers brengen direct sfeer.

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Another classic. It was nice to do a deep dive into some of the lesser known tracks on here. I realized I tend to only listen to 3 or 4 tracks when I put this on. I will have to let it ride out now

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Generous for a live album of Glammy prog but need your love is intriguing

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While their records were entertaining and full of skillful pop, it wasn't until At Budokan that Cheap Trick's vision truly gelled. Many of these songs, like "I Want You to Want Me" and "Big Eyes," were pleasant in their original form, but seemed more like sketches compared to the roaring versions on this album. With their ear-shatteringly loud guitars and sweet melodies, Cheap Trick unwittingly paved the way for much of the hard rock of the next decade, as well as a surprising amount of alternative rock of the 1990s, and it was At Budokan that captured the band in all of its power.

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I want you to want me Surrender Cooles Album, wusste nicht, dass die beiden Songs von Cheap Trick sind

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4

Excellent.

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Decent old school rock

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Yes!! After two days of dark albums, I really needed the generator to send me something joyful. What can I say, hello there, welcome to the best live album ever! At Budokan captures Cheap Trick in a way that eludes their studio albums. Top notch '70s rock with sweet hooky melodies, rough edges and all. It's an album that fully rocks, still with all the brightness and warmth of the best power pop. "I Want You to Want Me" is the obvious star here, but all of the songs are a blast to listen to. Fave songs: Come On, Come On; I Want You to Want Me; Ain't That a Shame.

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On opening, this sounds like a by-the-numbers hard rock album with nothing to offer. But by the end, you really get caught up in the infectious enthusiasm, the reaction of the crowd and the sheer unabashed joy the band spark as they do what they do best - we are here to rock. No pretence, no artifice, no hidden meaning - just enjoy.

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Good ol' fashioned straight forward American Rock n' Roll. I've always been a off handed fan of Cheap Trick. Liked their radio hits. Never owned an album. Also, never been a fan of live recordings. The amazing thing about this is I only know two songs on this album but I could listen to it. A lot. I'm not blown away by the songs so much as the performance. They know how to put on a concert. They know how to drive it. It's all straight forward and fairly elementary but they do it on an expert level. Would love to see them live. As they say, they use every cheap trick in the book, but it works. It just works.

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Отличный альбом

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Great album, great energy, fun to listen to. 4 stars.

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I liked "Surrender" and "Clock Strikes Ten".

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"Hello There" and "Goodnight" are kind of genius intro/outro songs -"Come On, Come On" gets into a nice fast groove -"Ain't That A Shame" has some great guitar stuff in it. I quite like the very fast paced call-and-response section -The drummer is great throughout the album -I've definitely heard "I Want You To Want Me" and "Surrender" before like on the radio or something -Very solid live album

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I’ve never been a huge fan of live albums, with some exceptions, but this was a perfectly fine one. My favorite song of cheap tricks was on here and there were a couple other good ones. Fav songs: ain’t that a shame, I want you to want me, surrender

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4

I don't really need a ton of this kind of music in my life but I have to give this extra points for being such an iconic live album. I think it's rare to really capture that exceptional live show magic, particularly for a big arena show.

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4

This was not bad at all… didn’t know what to expect, but there were some decent tunes. May explore further.

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4

Hard rock live album. I usually stick to studio albums but Cheap Trick have great energy live and the crowd is rocking. Some classic tracks in this album that I've heard of before. I enjoyed the second half more. Favorite tracks: Big Eyes, Ain't That A Shame, I Want You To Want Me, Surrender

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I am a believer that music is meant to be heard live, but live albums rarely capture the experience. This album really takes off during Need Your Love and maintains that energy. 4/5

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4

Classic rook album,was a good shout

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Have you ever bothered listening to the original studio version of "I Want You To Want Me"? It's completely different than the one on this album, which thankfully for all of our sakes became the gold standard. But that original version shot all the way to number one in Japan (it didn't even chart in America) and was the reason for this album's existence. But again, it's awful, capturing none of the magic that's evident on the live version that became a classic rock staple. The live version is such an improvement on the studio version that it was released as a single in America and immediately became Cheap Trick's biggest hit, peaking at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100. That shit seemingly happened all the time in the '70's (see: Kiss with "Rock & Roll All Nite", Peter Frampton and a number of his songs). Apparently the studio just stifled too many bands back then. Or maybe the old saying is true: Recording in the studio is masturbation, and playing live is having sex. Of course now "I Want You To Want Me" has become so ubiquitous to the point where I never want to hear it again. But "Surrender", on the other hand, is a jam I can't get enough of. The live version here is similar to the studio version that was released around the same time. "Surrender" is a piece of power pop perfection no matter how you slice it (although I prefer the studio version over the live one, but maybe that's because the Budokan crowd didn't sound very excited at the thought of Robin Zander's parents making out with Kiss records on the turntable). I can't help but be disappointed that Tim Burton didn't use "Big Eyes" as the theme song for his movie of the same name. A montage of Christoph Waltz selling paintings of people with big eyes to the sounds of Cheap Trick sounds like a missed opportunity if there ever was one.

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It's great fun. That's all the summary you need. Getting into a little more depth, here we have a live album showcasing a band about to break through (in America; Japan caught onto the Cheap Trick gambit early on), and here we have a band relishing a moment of glory they'd assumed was fleeting. Also, the best of these songs are essentially indestructible, so we have a warm, melodic, upbeat band enjoying playing warm, melodic, upbeat rock. The middle sags slightly, presumably the time when you went to the bar or for a piss, but otherwise this album is pretty irresistible.

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4

This was a fun live album, particularly a great run of tunes from the 9 minute jam then ain't it a shame, want you to want me, and what sounded like their first time playing Surrender as they announced it was going to be on their new album. That was a great rendition of that tune, and the concert as a whole had great energy to it. I had a big classic rock phase and still enjoy it, but Cheap Trick wasn't a band I ever paid much attention to, but this makes it evident they were a fantastic live band.

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4

Tracks 7 & 8 are close to legend status.

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4

Pure power pop. Only a handful of songs are that memorable or engaging. The screaming crowd is half the story ... almost like an instrument ... Robin Z seems to address it slowly and loudly, like a bad, monolingual tourist. So tight and energetic, but oh so bubble-gummy.

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4

Classic!!

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This roolz way harder than it should

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Rrrrrrrrrrrrock! \m/

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Pounding drums, huge guitars. Power pop in all its glory. A classic.

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4

Surprised they put a live album on here, but after listening I know why. These guys are very good live, and I loved the whole set.

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The best and most iconic recording of “I Want You to Want Me” ever. I could do without the screaming fan girls but Cheap Trick live is a treasure.

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A band that can sound better live than on the albums is a rare treat. Cheap Trick is one of those bands. Great songs but it was even better hearing them live.

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4

So many memories!

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4

It wasnt my vibe. But I do appreciate the soul in it.

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4

There are some classic live renditions on here.

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4

A tight rock and roll set played in front of a jubilant Japanese audience. The break between each track reveals an almost beatlemania-esqe fervor amongst the crowd, which had to have been a thrill for the band as well! I feel like the energy just exploded on 'Come On, Come On', relented a bit during 'Need Your Love', and then just hard charged all the way through to the 'Clock Strikes Ten' encore. Also, the 'Hello There' and 'Goodnight' bookend tracks on the performance were a nice touch of showmanship. All told, this had to have been an epic show and is translated fantastically to recording, which is saying a lot for a live performance. Bonus points for 'Surrender' starting off with a sound bite that was sampled by the Beastie Boys.

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4

Good fun, actually. I'm sure there are other albums that need hearing more, though.

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4

Enjoyed it. Probably a bit better than most so 4*

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I want you to want to listen to this album because it kicks ass. Love the live vibe of At Budokan, screaming fans and loud music. This album seems to bridge the gap between classic rock and 80's hair bands. Some great stuff on this that often gets overlooked. For everyone that doesn't think there's anything worth listening to between Zeppelin and Halen, please check out this album.

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4

Nice

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Love a good live album. Another group I was aware of through their hits with radio play but hadn't heard any of their other music until now

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I mean, Want You to Want Me and Surrender are in fact, both bangers.

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The mastering made it hard to enjoy properly.

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3

This is pretty cool, just good rockin' tunes. I've never really bothered with cheap trick, and I dunno if I'd listen to this again, but I kinda like it. 3/5.

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3

Hits hard and has some good moments.

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3

Live album? still very cool

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japanese audience poggers

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I listened to some non-live Cheap Trick tracks instead. Cheap Trick had some bangers

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3

Decent but ultimately slightly disappointed

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3

Good rock n roll album but not a fan of live albums

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Surrender

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I hate live albums, but this one made me do research on Budokan--which I found interesting. You also gotta love some of Cheap Trick's songs.

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Not my style

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Pensé que no habría discos en vivo, es un truco muy barato… 😜 De ellos conocía el tema de That 70's Show, Surrender y la que tocan de Fats Domino, pero como buen en vivo, el resto está agradable pero tampoco súper memorable.

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Not really a fan of live albums

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even though it was live it still coulda been harder and louder. I found the first half stronger which for a live performance isn’t great but it was still good classic rock :D

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3.5 - need your love , surrender

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I feel like having this album live wasn’t as good. The audio quality wasn’t that good and you couldn’t hear the singing as times.

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3

couple good singles with some ok songs around them

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3

Solid

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So far this is not my favorite kind of music. Will have to see what the rest of the tracks bring. Okay, I found that to be okay. I didn’t love it, but I didn’t end up hating it.

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No esperaba encontrarme discos en vivo. Estuvo bien. Creo que comienza fuerte y termina bien a secas. Tracks: Come on, come on. Surrender

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I want you to want me and Surrender are both classics. Everything else is pretty meh.

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Eh, I've never been a fan of Cheap Trick, let alone live albums. this one was good, but not my thing.

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It was fine

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(No notes since I'm playing catch up)

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I'm not a huge fan of live albums but this one was pretty good.

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Pues rock bien hechecito y ya, no me parece tan emocionante, aunque suenan muy bien en vivo. Justo la que más disfruté fue la larguísima, "Need Your Love". He de admitir que pienso que nunca había escuchado de Cheap Trick y entonces aunque sabía que "I Want You To Want Me" era un cover que le escuché a Lindsay Lohan, nunca había buscado la original, jajaja, es una canción divertida. El cierre me gustó igual, "Clock Strikes Ten", por lo demás, pues se me hace algo poco impresionante, pero ese soy yo que no aprecia el rock como debe ser, supongo. 7/10

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Alright. Mix could have been a bit cleaner, but at least it sounds like a live album.

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Gets better as it goes on, some recognisable tunes in there such as want you to want me and surrender

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5

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I quite liked it, at least as live albums go it sounded fun to be there unlike Emerson Lake and Palmer

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Fun album.

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Great oldie…” I Want you to Want Me” and I loved the drummer in all the songs. Pretty lasting on the list of great rock n roll album. Also loved Surrender💿then and now. Mommy’s alright Daddy’s alright!

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brings back memories of high school. ugh!?! good tunes though

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in concierto lleno de energía con el que se puede pasar un buen rato si estás in the right mood. si no, meh.

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I think I would have enjoyed a studio album more.

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This rocked, liked it more than any cheap trick studio i've heard. Surrender and I Want You rocked on here, great energy and crowd and setlist. Cheap Trick could shred behind their more pop faces

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Apparently at the start of Cheap Trick's Career, they put out 5 albums in only 3 years and this was the height of it all. You can tell, because the fans are totally fucking into it and their playing is full of energy. The songs are good enough that they perform well on a live stage, probably even better than the studio albums. But if we're talking live albums, I've heard plenty better performances so it doesn't blow me away by any means. File this one under "Good".

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Dat je publiek hoort bij een live-album, oké. Maar hier is dit net dat tikkeltje te veel. Wel goeie nummers, en dat 1 hitje natuurlijk!

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Easy enough listening but nothing stand out which would bring me back to it.

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Takes a while to warm up. Second half is top notch

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Great fun, even though joyless people hate it.

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Like this band but not a fan of LIVE albums

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Never listened to this before. It's pretty good.

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Hab's nicht ganz geschafft und Deezer hatte nur eine 35-Songs-Version. Aber: Das ist ja live! Min Menschen! Vielen Menschen! Was für eine Energie und welcher Spaß auf Seiten der Band und Freude im Publikum! Gute Rockbretter, teilweise könnte es Oasis sein (bzw. wohl eher umgekehrt).

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Malgré une haine irrémédiable contractée a la vision d'un enième album de rock à se coltiner en ce lundi matin, je dois bien admettre que cet album etait de très bonne qualité. Je ne mets pas 4 parce qu'il faudrait voir à pas trop se foutre de ma gueule non plus, si l'album etait si bien ils auraient probablement pris la peine de l'enregistrer en studio ces feignants, ça nous aurait évité d'écouter les groupies hurler a chaque fin de son.

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Meh

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7/10. Not something I would listen to regularly, but I'm happy that I have heard it. Some of these jams were really great. Especially liked the jam out in Need Your Love toward the end of the track.

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sokay but it takes a real good live album, yafeel

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Well, I am not a fan of live albums and I am afraid this is another one of those. The fan noise was way too much. But I did like the songs, I know right!!!! Won’t listen too again but 3 stars

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Great live album. The production is really good. It really busts open at Ain't that a shame.

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3of5

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Insane riffs. // Favs: Need Your Love / Surrender / Clock Strikes Ten Score: Decent to Strong 3

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Never really knew what to do with or where to put this band. However, this live album does keep the toe tapping. Flip-flopping between 2, 3 & 4.

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Again, it's a live concert, so it's not my favorite. I mean, I like Cheap Trick, but the screaming of fans and the crapshoot audio quality just knock it down.

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A good album, I’m not a fan of live stuff though. Cheap Trick is good for their hits, but I don’t love much more than that.

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not a huge fan of live albums, decent enough though

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Ah yeah can't say this was offensive in any way. Good buzz, nothing remarkable. Never heard of the band, until of course I came to "I want you to want me". But even that sounded a bit lacklustre and lacking enthusiasm (at least compared to 10 things I hate about you). Also really enjoyed "Big Eyes". I do wonder what the criteria are for things making it onto a list of the most unmissable 1001 albums ever made. Never heard of this band, one massive hit, live album, kinda forgettable heavy rock/protopunk/protogrunge - was it influential? was it especially commercially successful? or a cult hit? Who knows, but they never made it onto my radar.

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Good live album. Good memories from some of their hits but feel there's a bunch of better live albums out there.

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I liked it, it has good energy. I don't love that it's a live album (although I get why this particular album is on the list, given it is the band's most sold album). There is just never a moment in my life that I want my music listening experience to be paired with loud audience screaming.

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Pretty decent album. Liked Surrender and a few more songs.

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Decent yeah, not mad on live albums so 3 may be a bit harsh.

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I kolejny live albumik, tym razem prosto z nippona, chociaz banda jak najbardziej hamerykanska, o ktorej dodatkowo pierwsze slysze, a tym koncertem z japonii zyskali tam taka slawe jakby byli nowym wcieleniem beatlesowym, co zreszta slychac dobrze na tej plycie, bo jest to wyjatkowo surowe nagranie, jesli chodzi o redukcje przeglosow z widowni i nipponki piszczacy jakby mialby byc zaraz zmaglowane przez potezne brzmienie cheap trickow, za brzmieniem tym stoi 4 osobowa banda w skladzie, Rick Nielsen glowna gitarka, a dodatkowo autor wszystkich kompozycji tutaj zagranych, Tom Petersson na basie, za drumy odpowiedzialny byl Bun E. Carlos, natomiast role wokalisty odgrywa Robin Zander, ktory dodatkowo rytmiczna gitarka wspiera bande, slysze zespol pierwszy raz, a jednak robia wrazenie, ze gdzies juz podobne motywy byly grane, najblizej wokalnie tutaj do pana Planta z zeppelinow, samo brzmienie jest rownie harde jak ledowe, ale mniej tutaj zmian tempa i solowych wokali, a wiecej grania stadionowego, czyli mocna napierdalanka, ten efekt napierdalanki wzmagaja jeszcze bardziej te okrzyki trybunowe wscieklych nipponek, cheap tricki daja takze queenowe viby, ale to moze tez kolejny efekt tych wrzaskow widowniowych, na nagraniu znalazly sie songi z poprzednich wydan bandy, a takze z albumu ktory wychodzil podczas tej trasy, znalazl sie takze jeden cover aint that a shame, kontent liryczny stoi na bardzo popowym poziomie, wiec grane jest to co najlepiej sie spiewa, albo raczej najlatwiej, bo przeciez muzyka ma trafic do mas zebranych na tak poteznej arenie jak budokan, jako ze jest to live od kawalka do kawalka przerwy miedzy trakami sa jakos zbridzowane i nie czuc przerw miedzy nastepujacymi po sobie piosenkami, ale za to trzeba sluchac zwrotow do publiki i lapania kontaktu wolnym ingliszem, zeby japonice moglby choc sprobowac ogarnac co tam sie odrokowuje, dobra plytka jesli ktos chce posluchac czegos z livowym feelingiem i nie ma przeciwskazan do popowego rokowania, natomiast muzycznie jest mocno srednio, bo mimo swej hardosci koncertowej, to czuc mialkosc materialu zrodlowego, bo niestety sprawdzilem kilka trakow w studyjnych wersjach i brzmia one jeszcze bardziej popowo niz tutaj, juz nie gitarka jest dominujacym brzmieniem, ale chocby klawisze, jak na surrenderze, ktory tutaj leci na plejke, a w wersji studyjnej traci synthowymi klikaczami i potwornymi overdubami harmonijkowych wokali, traki sa jakos pomyslanie ulozone, bo plyta zaczyna sie od hello there, a konczy na goodbye i clock strikes ten, co jest chyba dosc dobrym motywem na zakonczenie, live at budokan to 11 trakow i 48 minut, ktore zdecydowanie wpisuja sie w gatunek arenowego rocka, jak i sama konwencje livowych nagran, bo chyba najbardziej chodzi o to, aby oddac feeling bycia blisko muzyki gdy jest tworzona na zywca

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Its a live album...

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Decent not a huge fan of live

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A little underwhelmed with the album as a whole - wanted to like it more as I've always thought Cheap Trick was great. Surrender is a 20 top song of all time for me.

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That song is alright. That song is alright. They just seem overplayed

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That song is alright. That song is alright. They just seem overplayed

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Meh. It's decent, but nothing special. Cheap Trick. Has the live version of "I want you to want me" that is the best version

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classic rock, fav songs Need Your Love and Goodnight

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3/5 goodish, but in the end no.

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3.8 - Wow, I never would've guessed I'd enjoy listening to this live album of 70s arena rock given "I Want You To Want Me" is its most significant track! Seriously, these guys slayed, as evidenced by the screaming adulations (undulations?) of their Japanese fans. It's not anything mind bending but it does rock hard.

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The album might be more impressive had I been more familiar with Cheap Trick's catalogue. "I want you to want me" and "Surrender" hold up and the latter half of the album has stronger energy than the front end.

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Some nice guitar solos, not my cup of tea though.

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A good version of what you might hear in a redneck bar

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Good.

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This music doesn't translate well to a live album. Give me production or GTFO.

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I’ve seen cheap trick live, this left me with about the same impression as that show did: meh. 2 stars until I found myself unable to resist singing and rocking out to surrender….fine, 3 stars.

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It's OK I guess - of it's time. Can't help but think of Spinal Tap at some point

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Can hear their influence in loads

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Live albums are garbage. Why would I want screaming nonsense on top of my music?!?!? 3 stars because the music was good. Would have been higher if it weren’t live.

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I wanted to like this album, but like most live albums, this one falls a bit flat for me. I think the sound quality is better than a lot of live albums from preceding eras. However, a lot of the songs sound the same, and they have a very generic approach to rock. Outside of the two hit songs that Cheap Trick produced, every song on this album could be on a compilation called Generic Cock Rock. I'm glad Japan liked this band, because I sure as hell don't give a shit about them 3/5

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6/10

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First live album on the list. Its ok.

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Good instruments but vocals weren't great.

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I love the sound of Japanese people losing their shit over a band I've never heard of. Oh yeah and the music was pretty good too.

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One of the seminal live albums, which comes with an energy not found on their studio output. The definitive version of I Want You to Want Me and Ain't That A Shame stand out above all the other tracks. Not a lot of crowd interaction, which is to be expected with the language barrier. But the crowd's energy in songs like I Want You To Want Me speaks for itself. Nothing groundbreaking, and starts off a little shaky, but a fun listen.

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Not a fan of live albums, but the songs are good. MIght check out the studio versions at some point.

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Growing up in Wisconsin in the 70s, my friends and I would gather in a buddy's basement and listen to this album a ton, while enjoying the finer cabbage from the garden. I look back on those days as character defining. One friend went on to become pretty famous, another got into some trouble with assaults and joined a cult. As adults we're no longer to much in touch, but every time I hear this album and in particular the famous 'I want you to want me', I go back to that basement and think HELLO WISCONSIN!!

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Live music by great musicians. Has the original feel of the 1978 show as they have not dubbed out the audience. Standard classics like "I Want You To Want Me", jammy jams like "Need Your Love"and rounded out with a book like opening and ending with "Hello There" and Goodnight". Good experience but always listen to my music on Apple Music featuring Apple Digital Master and Lossless Audio and headphones.

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Some unexpectedly cracking super heavy power pop/rock with chugging guitars, melodic hooks, and a passing nod to the Ramones, let down by some shonky recording and production of the live set. Better than I expected.

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One of the best live albums in rock. 3/5 Standouts: Surrender, I Want You to Want Me. Aint That a Shame. Others: Big Eyes, Goodnight Now From the full concert CD: Speak Now, California Man, Downed, Oh Caroline

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Surprisingly strong back half on a live album. I think it still suffers from the live elements, but I bet it rocked as a show.

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The songs themselves were mostly unremarkable, but the performance put into them was stellar. I would have loved to be in the audience that day, but as a listen-at-home experience it lands squarely in "pretty good"

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I generally do not enjoy live concerts as much as studio albums, and while this was no exception, I didn't mind it so much. I enjoyed the riffs and "jamming" but it also made a lot of the songs fade into the background as generic "rock music".

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Little (adjective) = small in size, amount, or degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude). Little girl (noun) = a female child, especially younger than 10 years of age; a weak-willed person. What is it with these classic rockers that they keep singing about little girls? ‘Come On, Come On,’ for example, features the lyrics (no need for a dictionary here): ‘Come on, come on, I know you can do it… there ain’t nothing to it, etc… I need you, I want you. Come a little closer to my face. Oh little girl I need you now.’ Same thing in the next song, ‘Lookout,’ where the singer warns the lonely little girl, to lookout, because he’s coming. Man, that’s creepy! I blame all this on Jerry Lee Lewis when, in 1958 at the age of 22, he married his 13 year old cousin, Myra. I’m not accusing the members of Cheap Trick of pedophilia. I’m just creeped out by the usage of that term, that’s all. Not that Cheap Trick puts a lot of thought or time into their lyrics. With the exclusion of ‘Surrender,’ these are pretty trite, stereotypical 1970s stadium rock thoughts and feelings. Sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll. Except that Cheap Trick doesn’t really do any rolling. Just a lot of rockin’. Proof of that is on their cover of the great Fats Domino hit, ‘Ain’t That a Shame.’ Fats’ original is sweatin’ with Louisiana bayou roll, while Cheap Trick’s version is just plain rock. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’s just the difference between an average rock band and a great rock band, like the Rolling Stones, who most definitely rock AND roll. I was actually a little surprised at how average they really are. I think guitarist Rick Nielsen’s visuals (if you’re actually watching him perform live or on YouTube) are so entertaining that you don’t realize until you just listen to 'At Budokan' that he’s just ok. Interestingly, it’s on ‘Ain’t That a Shame,’ that he delivers his best solo. But hey, he’s still better than me, so upturned cap’s off to the guy. And the rest of the boys follow suit- not bad, not great, just ok. I think this LP captures more of the feel of what it was like in 1978 to be in attendance at one of classic rock’s big stadium bands concerts than it does chronicling Cheap Trick’s own sound. This could just have easily been any number of live 70s stadium rock bands with the screaming 'little girls' who open and close the LP, the long intros and outros, audience sing-a-longs, etc. Hey, it is what it is. I’m familiar with Cheap Trick. I had a good friend in college who loved this band and this particular album. Played it all the time. I knew what it was going to be, and not. It’s a fun album to assist your mundane housekeeping chores or to motivate you to exercise. And, I suppose a couple of drinks (or a couple of hits off of one of mom & dad’s ‘numbers’ they were rolling on the couch while listening to Kiss) would render the listener a little less picky about things like lyrics or guitar solos. This is probably why former first lady Nancy Reagan was not a Cheap Trick fan. You know, the whole ‘Just Say No’ campaign back in the day. That, and she was no 'little girl' herself in 1978. The little girls who were there, though, for the two shows at the end of April at the Nippon Budokan venue in Tokyo, well, let’s just say that there could have been a few babies born in January of 1979 who were half Japanese and half American. And whoever coupled with the singer and bass player on the cover pic got some good looking kids. The guitarist and drummer’s children, on the other hand (and google their pic on the back cover of At Budokan)? That would be, genetically speaking, a real cheap trick.

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I really don't like Live albums. Don't want to hear the screaming fans.

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Another overplayed classic that I never listened, aside from the hits. This is a fine live album that I think captures the energy of a live concert. I especially liked the intense mid-tempo scorcher; Need Your Love. That song starts off a particularly strong 4 song run that winds up with that high school dance mainstay; Surrender. The album does fall prey to some mid 70s live album cliches, ie not one but two needless (thankfully short), drum solos. Despite that a pleasurable listen; 3.5 🌟

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This makes three live albums in a row. Have I angered the album generator in some way? The audio quality is worse than the last one, which was 10 years older. Although it is actually better than the one time I accidentally saw Cheap Trick live (weirdly they were the surprise guest at a party I had stumbled into at Comdex one year, if memory serves, and it might not). Anyway, at least I am somewhat familiar with and fine with Cheap Trick. The album is fine, rocks along predictably, until they find a higher gear around halfway through, at which point it gets a lot more fun. By Surrender they are fully enjoying themselves. I can imagine leaving the show euphoric and full of energy. But I wasn't there, which is the inescapable tragedy of live albums. 2 stars first half, 4 stars second half, 3 stars overall. Which is perhaps a tad generous but what the heck.

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Best Song: Need Your Love. The rhythm section really carries here. The latter half of the song is a real nice driving groove, which smartly dips in intensity before grinding forward into a stronger climactic end. It is also devoid of any vocals, which doesn't feel like a coincidence. Worst Song: Big Eyes. Whiny sounding hook. Overall: Feels odd to have a live album here. Is Cheap Trick notably worse in studio? Even as a live recording, the audience almost sounded fake, so I don't think the live atmosphere helped the cause here. Regardless, whenever the vocalist entered the fray it just sounded like fairly standard, Big Hair Rock. Better left as a hard rock instrumental group.

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⭐⭐⭐ Not bad rock. Not stellar, but not bad.

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Good old rock but not my vibe…

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I had never heard of these and they did not totally suck. They also have not totally stuck so…..

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I was introduced to cheap trick via the flame. This is cooler

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Wore this out when it was new.

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Big "hair metal" music, fitting that it's a live album as I'm sure they're great live. as it is better than average but didn't blow me away

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It's good, but seriously having live albums in this list is so retarded. Can't give more than 3 out of principle.

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Like Cheap Trick but I don't think the 'liveness' added anything.

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7/10 Best Song - Surrender

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The first half of the album wasn't really what I expected from the band I knew from "I Want You To Want Me" and "Surrender." It was heavier, but nothing really stood out. The two hits, on the other hand, have great catchy hooks. This live album was Cheap Trick's most popular, feeding off their apparent Japanese fandom, but the recording is a bit underwhelming.

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I enjoyed this way more than I thought I would. At the end of the day, it's a live album with a ton of screaming. We couldn't get a Cheap Trick studio album on the list instead? Best track: Surrender

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This album smells like ditch weed and polyester

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Beter als verwacht, zeker wat interessante nummers op het album + wat hits

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Not a fan of live albums , especially from earlier on in the decade, but this is class. No nonsense rock songs capturing the excitement of the concert with excellent production and sound quality

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Loads of enthusiasm, great guitar sound, proper rockers - but apart from I want you to want me and Goodnight, the songs weren't up to scratch. Shame, as they otherwise embody the true spirit of rock.

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lyssnade på detta lite på håll igår och tyckte det kändes rätt gött, lyssnade idag igen i lurarna och kände att näee, det håller inte redigt.

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Meh

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Nyt on kyllä todella perusrokkia. Samaa junnaavaa kitarajyystöä levyn alusta loppuun. Vaikka pieni plussa pitää Tokiolivestä antaakin, ei tämä levy tarjoa itselleni mitään. Ei varsinkaan mitään miksi levy nousisi 1001 merkittävimmän levyn joukkoon. Peruskakspuolikas. Alaspäin pyöristyen.

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Die kreischenden Fans gingen mir auf die Nerven

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I don't really enjoy live albums by bands that I love, so this didn't stand a chance.

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Good live album.

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Takes a while to warm up. Kinda boring if I’m honest. I guess this was up against disco and soft rock making it more influential as “hard” but it’s just kinda meh to me. One or two good tracks doesn’t make this a great album for me.

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It's just alright.

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ei puhuttele ja se, että on live-levy ei erityisesti auta..

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Pretty damn boring. 4/10

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Surrender es una canción que me ha encantado desde hace más de 20 años, llevo todo el día con la canción pegada y no me he molestado. Lo malo es que es lo único de Cheap Trick que me ha llamado la atención. Varias veces en esos años les he intentado agarrar el gusto y nomás no. Se supone que mucha gente los considera como super importantes, Kurt Cobain los mencionaba junto con los Melvins y los Smiths como sus influencias fuertes, pero yo simplemente no veo más que rock 70s muy estándar, nada que no estuvieran haciendo Boston o Journey mejor en su momento. Mucha gente los clasifica como Powerpop pero a mi gusto son muy contadas sus canciones (como I Want You To Want Me que aparte es una canción bien a secas) que entran en ese rubro y, de nuevo, nada que Blondie o tantas bandas más no hicieran mejor. Que chingona es Surrender.

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Man, their biggest hits strike me as so cloying. A fine pop-rock live record otherwise.

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I couldn't get over the distracting fans in-between songs. Why would a live album be on this list??

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You already know I don't want to listen to this album and Apple music made it even easier by not having it in their album list. The only Cheap Trick I see is this list trying to make me listen to another live album.

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I have a problem with live albums of Bands I don't know. If I don't know the source material I'm rarely moved. As in this case.

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hit heavy

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Starts terribly - need your love is great then gets a little better - drums on clock strikes ten alone worth an extra star but can’t give it three

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Starts terribly - need your love is great then gets a little better - drums on clock strikes ten alone worth an extra star but it was sailing close to one star

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Only a few redeeming enjoyable moments saved this from a 1/5

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Ich hab das erst heute Morgen gehört, da war es mir einfach zu viel. Konnte zwar stellenweise Freude an den Gitarrensolos finden, aber halt kein Album zum Aufstehen.

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Bit too whimsical for me

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Sounds too fuzzy, messy and “live” to really enjoy it.

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Not too bothered

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Live album, boring

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Love album set in Japan. Some of the songs were good but live albums just aren’t as easy to listen to. Doesn’t hit the mark for me. 4.7/10

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I'll go 2.5 stars.

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No me atrapó nada. No entendí que tiene de especial. Busqué algo más de info relacionado con el por qué este disco podría ser considerado algo a escuchar antes de morir y no lo encontré

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Ehhhh

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Cheap trick. Good rocker but soundtrack played in background without compelling me to listen attentively. Meh

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Not a cheap trick fan

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For me, Cheap Trick are one of those bands that you've heard of, without really knowing why. I recall "The Flame" catching my attention in the late '80s, but I wouldn't be able to name another of their tracks. So, I was keen to find out what their earlier work sounded like, but the experience was quite disappointing. The kindest thing to say was that it sounded like the crowd present at this live gig were enjoying themselves a great deal. As for me, I've heard better performances from pub bands in Camden or at one of the smaller stages at Glastonbury. Perhaps the quality of the recording played a part, but most of the tracks were basic, formulaic and unimaginative, with the exception of "Surrender" and "I Want You To Want Me". I'd hoped for more.

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Frat-rock… IWYTWM is great tho…

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Gibt auf jeden Fall Punkte für die Lebhaftigkeit. Ich mein: das ist Rock, das ist Energie und das ist Showbiz, und das ist schon ganz geil - auch was die Japaner draus machen! Aber was das? den? die? Budokan damals zum Überkochen brachte, ist mir dann doch auf der einen Seite zu viel, und auf der anderen zu wenig. 1,9

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Not a fan of live albums generally. Generally enjoyable track list with a few standouts, but nothing groundbreaking…

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Why?

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girls at the concert seemed to like them

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Not for me.

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Meh

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bit beige this one, didn't really do too much but the girls were screaming like crazy in between songs

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Some cracker songs that sound like they were recorded from inside a drawer.

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It's not... bad. It's just not for me.

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60’er guitarpop/rock, kraftfuldt, live-optræden

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Rock. Ikke god lyd. Live

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Not my vibe

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i want you to want me is the only one i enjoyed unfortunately. it wasn't bad! just wasn't special IMO

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I'm not a huge fan of live albums. I generally prefer listening to studio versions of things. However this did lead to me to check out more Cheap Trick and I did find some songs I liked such as "I want you to want me" and "Surrender". The latter of which I remember hearing on BBC Radio 2 back in the day but not remember the name of or who did it.

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Another live album for the list. Generally with live albums it's a case of "You had to be there" and this one is no exception. Fairly weak power pop and teen screams. It sounds like a weeb's dream. Best Tracks: Come On, Come On; I Want You To Want Me; Surrender

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This is one of the worst live albums I’ve heard. Some classic songs but I’m really not sure why this is on the list.

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OK, it's a piece of history, but is it good music with lasting effect?

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Without question, this vocal affect sounds beyond stupid in 2022. Not that many vocal affects today aren't beyond stupid, they just don't *sound* it yet. Crucial difference, that. How to describe said vocals? I dunno. Like Rod Stewart had sex with someone much less talented? Though that happened. Lots of times. And to my knowledge they didn't form Cheap Trick. Whatever. Vocals aside, they batter the drums good and proper, do the old up and down movement on the guitar nice and aggresive, finger the neck when they're feeling frisky, and keep things slick and quick. Except when they don't. Which is a mistake. Eight minutes and forty-six seconds is not territory this kind of band should step foot in. Fuck knows what they're yowling about. Probably abandonment. "Dad, where are you?" "Rod, why don't you love me?" Etc.

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I was never a huge Cheap Trick fan - they’re fine but there are better bands from that genre. Also I’m not a big fan of live albums! So this was never likely to be a big hit for me. It’s ok but nothing special

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Not a particularly good recording. Wasn’t enthralled by the generic rock but it’s clear they are enjoying themselves with good positive vibes. Songs got a bit better towards the end.

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I owned the Bob Dylan at Budokan Album and there weren't thousands of screaming teenage girls on that one. This could have been worse. One of the good things about live LPs, I reckon, is that they narrow the gap between good and bad bands. And Cheap Trick sounds like a pretty good live band.

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This was alright. Don’t remember hearing any crowd noise. Strange for a live record

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?? pourquoi un live ? pourquoi ce live ?

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I find Cheap Trick’s songs to be generic rock filler. Nothing exciting. I Wany You To Want Me is memorable. The rest. Meh.

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I'm about 40 minutes away from Rockford, Illinois right now so I have to be careful about what I say or the Cheap Trick assassins will come for me. This is not a good album. It isn't recorded well, but it is a live album from 1978 so that is forgivable. The music isn't my thing either. But given that this album was the launching point for their popularity in the United States and formative to the hard rock genre in the US as well I understand its place on this list. But my rating is lowered because I hate live albums. "I Want You to Want Me" and "Surrender" are all time classic songs, but I still prefer the album versions.

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Not bad, but not something that I feel drawn to. Sounds like a lesser Thin Lizzy to me. Decently captures the feel of a live rock show though, and some good moments elevate this. Need Your Love is a highlight.

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Band is ok, but live album not.

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Only OK I'd say

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Fuck live

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got bored. nothing that great

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Couldnt finish

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It was an album. I don't like live albums, I don't really understand them. But, I had to listen to this one.

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Lo tuve que quitar porque se me hizo denso y pesadísimo.

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Worst Album so far / just because whole Japan bought every copy does it have to appear among 1001 ?!? 0.1

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Awful cheesy sing along chorus “rock”.

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Matig album, 2 leuke nummers. Maar geluidskwaliteit van de live opname valt tegen

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Mostly okay, I can't say I found this engaging or entertaining and I don't care for the band especially.

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nej

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Not for me. Mor bland soft rock that passes you by. 1.

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Pub rock at best

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A live album? FFS why? Music production exists for a reason. I do not need to hear the audience, they can get in the sea for all I care. Let's hear it again for music producers! OK. Track one and I'm skipping the rest of this album. A showboating drum solo may be electric when you're in an audience, caught up with a crowd. But listening at home? Nope, that's not cricket.

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Got this record from the $.50 section of my local store. It’s the only time I’ve ever wanted my money back

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Gimmicky power pop that wasn't very good in the studio and even worse live. I really wonder what the authors were thinking when they included this in the list.

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Live album is the real cheap trick... Live albums should not be in this list

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3, couldnt care

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