The twin-guitar attack of Kim Simmonds and Lonesome Dave Peverett is also developed to its zenith here. If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. As a matter of fact, I really did not listen to any SB until the last few years. It did nothing for me. Couldn't take it out of my CD player in the car for a week. Get it, you will like it. About a year later, this one went on sale and not wanting to waste money, I did some research first. Kim Simmonds is utterly bewildering on guitar, while Lonesome Dave Peverett does a fine job taking over lead singing duties from Chris Youlden who left halfway through the year. It's really the only Savoy Brown album I remember a friends brother having back in my beginning hippy days(1971). Reviewed in the United States on September 25, 2018. Fairly undistinguished album from savoy brown. Some of the best blues/rock ever recorded. The pleading strain transformed through Simmonds' guitar on "Money Can't Save Your Soul" is mud-thick with raw blues, and the comfort of "Sunday Night" is extremely smooth and laid back. Listened to this when I got it a year ago, but wasn't to impressed. Raw Sienna, issued in March of 1970, was the last album to feature the great Chris Youlden, a fine songwriter and stunning blues singer.Only Eric Burdon is in his league among British singers of the era. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Looking_In Side One 1. Wow, just as good as I remember. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + No Import Fees Deposit & $10.98 Shipping to France. One of my all ti,e favorites, glad I could get a replacement for the one lost. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. This has happened with many albums from late 60's early 70's that I just seemed to have missed. This one goes back to when I was in junior high school (9th grade). Kim Simmonds still tours and he's as good as ever! Raw Sienna, issued in March of 1970, was the last album to feature the great Chris Youlden, a fine songwriter and stunning blues singer. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I always liked the more rocking sound of "Looking In" over the more intimate blues bar sound of "Raw Sienna", but both albums really kick. While there are some excellent spots on the record (the title track and "Leavin' Again," the latter of which would be re-recorded better by Foghat two years later), Youlden's songwriting is missed and so is his authoritative singing. Reviewed in the United States on March 15, 2015. Reviewed in the United States on February 26, 2019. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. They've made some great tracks over the years but never really managed a complete classic album, probably their best shot would be Hellbound Train a couplr of years later. Not a bad song on it. This album along with Street Corner Talking best exemplify Savoy Brown's tranquilizing style. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. There's a problem loading this menu right now. BGO rolls out this two-on-one set of two back-to-back Savoy Brown offerings. Savoy Brown went in the "don't play" list. Reviewed in the United States on November 29, 2010. The original LP always sounded muffled, Reviewed in the United States on September 13, 2016. But it's the captivating arrangements and alluring ease of the music that makes this a superb listen. 1000+ at this writing. Kim Simmonds is utterly bewildering on guitar, while Lonesome Dave Peverett does a fine job taking over lead singing duties from Chris Youlden who left halfway through the year. Looking In, issued six months later, featured Peverett in the vocalist's chair -- a role he took more seriously when he formed Foghat with Rod Price and Roger Earle. "Gypsy" (Kim Simmonds) – 0:57 2. Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2018. I thought "Hmm, let me take a chance" and I bought it. Reviewed in the United States on October 11, 2019. No Description AvailableNo Track Information AvailableMedia Type: CDArtist: SAVOY BROWNTitle: LOOKING INStreet Release Date: 04/02/1991DomesticGenre: ROCK/POP. "Looking In"'s slippery blues-boogie sound takes root right away with Kim Simmond's opening guitar licks and is strengthened soon after by Roger Earl's subtle drum rolls that lie down right beside them. Found myself listening to it over and over about ten times. Please try again. BGO rolls out this two-on-one set of two back-to-back Savoy Brown offerings. His tunes, including "A Hard Way to Go," "I'm Crying," and "Needle and Spoon," are the clear standouts. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Savoy Brown's blues-rock sound takes on a much more defined feel on 1970's Looking In and is one of this band's best efforts. Great seller. Well, a second listen a few weeks ago changed my mind about this album. Please try again. Three plus hours of fantastic Blues/Rock for $18.00! CD as described. The song "Leavin' Again" is awsome! Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. They were a very good blues band if you enjoy blue eyed blues music. Raw Sienna is now my number one, followed closely by Looking In, then Street Corner Talking, next is A Step Further and finally Hellbound Train. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. If you came of age in the Woodstock era chances are you listened to Savoy Brown. Only Eric Burdon is in his league among British singers of the era. Happy. Sonic quality excellent. Quick delivery. Savoy Brown's blues-rock sound takes on a much more defined feel on 1970's Looking In and is one of this band's best efforts. Well of course "Looking In" gets 5 Stars! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. "Take It Easy" sounds like it could have been a B.B. His tunes, including "A Hard Way to Go," "I'm Crying," and "Needle and Spoon," are the clear standouts. It was released by Decca in 1970 (SKL 5066). Unbelievable!!! "A Step Further" was on sale, so I scooped it up. Packaging these two LPs together makes the flaws in the latter album more pronounced than they would otherwise be. Learn more about the program. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 18, 2013. Did not listen to it then. "Poor Girl" (Tony Stevens) – 4:04 3. A lot of people liked this one, while "A Step Further" ranked very low. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Leader/guitarist Kim Simmonds would be the only band member to continue with the band after this album, as all other band members left to form Foghat the following year.. King tune as it's doused with relaxed guitar fingering. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Looking In is the sixth album by the British blues band Savoy Brown.The album featured "Lonesome" Dave Peverett on vocals after Chris Youlden left the band the previous spring. I really liked the way this album sounds on CD, I really liked the way this album sounds on CD. Even the Yardbirds-flavored "Leaving Again" is appealing with its naïve hooks, capped off with a heart-stopping guitar solo. Arguably Savoy Brown's 2 best albums packaged together in 77 fabulous minutes and 18 songs. This is an album that will be played many times in the future. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Unable to add item to List. I listen and go "WHAT DA?". From the 1970 album of the same name, "Looking In" is one of the best representations of Savoy Brown's easy, blues-rock sound. Some great boogie tunes, hard rock, and even some jazzy sounds. Yes, Savoy Brown. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. The entire album is saturated with a simple, British blues sound but the pace and the marbled strands of bubbly instrumental perkiness fill it with life. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I bought my first Savoy Brown CD two years ago after hearing a few tunes on the "Saturday Blues" radio show. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. I played it four times all the way through and thought "What is so good about this band"? Update: Its July 2019 and I now have five Savoy Brown CD's with two more on the way.