Classic Masters

Classic Masters

by Blind Melon
     
 

With only a pair of studio albums released during their brief and ultimately tragic career (in addition to a posthumously issued odds-and-ends collection), the appearance of a Blind Melon best of, 2002's Classic Masters, may understandably raise a few eyebrows. But the bottom line is that the quintet issued some truly great music during their short tenure…  See more details below

Overview

With only a pair of studio albums released during their brief and ultimately tragic career (in addition to a posthumously issued odds-and-ends collection), the appearance of a Blind Melon best of, 2002's Classic Masters, may understandably raise a few eyebrows. But the bottom line is that the quintet issued some truly great music during their short tenure together, and just about every selection from this 12-track overview is a gem. For reasons unknown, many wrongly dismiss Blind Melon as a one-hit wonder (yes, their mega-hit "No Rain" is included here), and Classic Masters shows that the group had an abundance of material that was every bit as good as their lone hit -- mixing up hard rockers ("Galaxie," "Paper Scratcher," "2x4," "Tones of Home") with more tranquil fare ("Change," "Walk," "Soul One"), and compositions that lay somewhere in the middle ("Soup," "Pull," "Mouthful of Cavities"). If you're a newcomer to the woefully underrated Blind Melon, Classic Masters will serve as a fine introduction. Just be prepared to quickly follow up that purchase with their three previous albums.

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Product Details

Release Date:
01/29/2002
Label:
Emi Import
UPC:
0724353625221
catalogNumber:
5362522

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Blind Melon   Primary Artist
Shannon Hoon   Acoustic Guitar,Vocals
Brad Smith   Bass,Background Vocals
Terry Stevens   Guitar
Glenn Graham   Drums
Christopher Thorn   Guitar

Technical Credits

Shannon Hoon   Composer
Ron McMaster   Remastering
Cheryl Pawelski   Producer
Brad Smith   Composer
Terry Stevens   Liner Notes
Shaun Ward   Producer
Glenn Graham   Composer
Christopher Thorn   Composer
Peleg Top   Art Direction
Bryan Kelley   Producer
Rogers Stevens   Composer

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