Steve Miller Band
Book of Dreams

  1 x LP   180grs   33⅓rpm   

( 1977 ) 2019 EU reissue on 180g LP-It is here, on this 1977 blockbuster, including hits: "Wish Upon a Star" and "Babes in the Wood," "Swingtown," "Winter Time," "Threshold," "True Fine Love," "Jet Airliner," and "Jungle Love." & non-hits, "...

Label:  Universal 
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Release date:25-11-2019 (Orginally released in 1977)

2019 EU reissue on 180g LP-It is here, on this 1977 -blockbuster, that Steve Miller shored up his "Space Cowboy" moniker and cosmic persona: from the winged horse on the album cover to a judicious smattering of synthesizers in the music, Book of Dreams bridged the gap between blues-rock and the indulgences of prog rock. including hits: "Wish Upon a Star" and "Babes in the Wood," "Swingtown," "Winter Time,"  "Threshold," "True Fine Love," "Jet Airliner," and "Jungle Love."

A1 Threshold
A2 Jet Airliner
A3 Winter Time
A4 Swingtown
A5 True Fine Love
A6 Wish Upon A Star

B1 Jungle Love
B2 Electro Lux Imbroglio
B3 Sacrifice
B4 The Stake
B5 My Own Space
B6 Babes In The Wood

 Things do go awry when Renaissance Faire whimsy takes over clunkers like "Wish Upon a Star" and "Babes in the Wood," but luckily the balance of the record offers a satisfying blend of meaty blues and country riffs and tasteful atmospherics. The well-known suspects include "Swingtown," "Winter Time," and "Threshold," with relatively straightforward rock & boogie highlights coming by way of "True Fine Love," "Jet Airliner," and "Jungle Love." The non-hit cuts, "Sacrifice" and "My Own Space," do stand up to these FM favorites but fall short of making the album something the casual fan should consider with Miller's Greatest Hits 1974-1978 in hand (that collection includes seven tracks off of Book of Dreams, plus all the hits from The Joker and Fly Like an Eagle). Still, this is a highlight of the '70s classic rock era and one of Miller's finest releases.

Discs: 1
Drager(LP,EP,12,7,CD): LP
Qual(120grs,150grs,180grs): 180grs
Speed(33,45): 33
Label: Universal
Originally released: 1977
This release: 2012
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