Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (1970) [MFSL 2003] {PS3 ISO + FLAC}

Blood, Sweat & Tears – Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 (1970) [MFSL 2003]
PS3 Rip | ISO | SACD DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 42:36 minutes | Scans included | 1,74 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 869 MB
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab # UDSACD 2013

After the huge success of their previous album, Blood, Sweat & Tears 3 was highly anticipated and it rose quickly to the top of the US album chart. It also yielded two hit singles: a cover of Carole King’s “Hi-De-Ho”, and “Lucretia MacEvil”. However, the album relied heavily on cover material and it received lukewarm reviews…

Blood, Sweat & Tears had a hard act to follow in recording their third album. Nevertheless, BS&T constructed a convincing, if not quite as impressive, companion to their previous hit. David Clayton-Thomas remained an enthusiastic blues shouter, and the band still managed to put together lively arrangements, especially on the Top 40 hits “Hi-De-Ho” and “Lucretia Mac Evil.” Elsewhere, they re-created the previous album’s jazzing up of Laura Nyro (“He’s a Runner”) and Traffic (“40,000 Headmen”), although their pretentiousness, on the extended “Symphony/Sympathy for the Devil,” and their tendency to borrow other artists’ better-known material (James Taylor’s “Fire and Rain”) rather than generating more of their own, were warning signs for the future. In the meantime, BS&T 3 was another chart-topping gold hit.

01. Hi-De-Ho
02. The Battle
03. Lucretia MacEvil
04. Lucretia’s Reprise
05. Fire And Rain
06. Lonesome Suzie
07. Symphony For The Devil/Sympathy For The Devil
08. He’s A Runner
09. Somethin’ Comin’ On
10. 40,000 Headmen

Original Album Produced by Bobby Colomby and Roy Halee.
Mastered by Shawn R. Britton at Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Sebastopol, CA.



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