Led Zeppelin II

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II
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Based on 5 reviews
1969 Ratings: #11 / 99
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1969 Ratings: #11
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October 22, 1969 / Release Date
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Atlantic / Label
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Listening to this for the first time since I was one of the "born in the wrong generation rock is the only good genre" kids.
After that phase, I started thinking that Led Zeppelin is overrated. And my judgement still stands.

Whole Lotta Love, Heartbreaker, Ramble On and Moby Dick are good, catchy rock songs. But, the Led Zeppelin aesthetics have not aged well. I get tired by half of the record.
This is another case of me knowing this is supposed to be good but I can't really see it. ... read more

On their second LP, Led Zeppelin build on their blues roots with bold experimentation and brash instrumentation, while still maintaining that catchy rock and roll feel.

Color: Orange
FAV TRACKS: Thank You, Whole Lotta Love, What Is and What Should Never Be, Heartbreaker
LEAST FAV: Moby Dick
this is nice when Robert Plant isnt singing about his balls
Hardest rock record of the 60s? Probably. Man, I can only imagine how hard this must've went back in the day. I mean, heck, it still goes incredibly hard today. Especially if you are lucky enough to find the Robert Ludwig Mix on vinyl. The grooves are deeper, and the mix is much heavier. I am, unfortunately, one of those who have not been fortunate enough to hear this beauty on vinyl. My copy is too scratched smh.

Strong 8/10
1969 was an amazing year for Led Zeppelin. Not only did they release their critically acclaimed and beloved debut record, but they followed it up only a few months later with what is arguably an even better album than that. I can give Led Zeppelin II all of the same positives as I did their first album, plus some more. All of the songs are absolute classics, all of which being incredibly fun, catchy, and even more memorable than their amazing first album. Whole Lotta Love is easily one of the ... read more
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Track List

  1. Whole Lotta Love
  2. What Is And What Should Never Be
  3. The Lemon Song
  4. Thank You
  5. Heartbreaker
  6. Living Loving Maid (She's Just A Woman)
  7. Ramble On
  8. Moby Dick
  9. Bring It On Home
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Added on: November 19, 2012