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Sitting On Top Of The World - Cream (2) - Wheels Of Fire (CD, Album)

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  1. Feb 03,  · 24 bit / kHz 1 - White Room 2 - Sitting On The Top Of The World 3 - Passing The Time 4 - As You Said.
  2. First release, this compact disc set, April Mixed US (disc 1, Nimbus) / Japan (disc 2, Superior Disc) pressing of Wheels Of Fire, with 3 unlisted bonus tracks on US made disc 1, coupled with the earlier Japanese made disc 2: Sitting On Top Of The World (alternate mix)5/5(2).
  3. The group's third album, Wheels of Fire (), is the world's first platinum-selling double album. In , Cream were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They were included in both Rolling Stone and VH1's lists of the " Greatest Artists of All Time", at number 67 and 61 respectively.
  4. Recorded between July and April at Atlantic Studios in New York and live at Winterland and Fillmore West, Wheels Of Fire is the apotheosis of Cream.
  5. Jul 30,  · Wheels of Fire is the third album by the British rock band Cream. It was released in as a two-disc vinyl LP, with one disc recorded in the studio and the other recorded live.
  6. Wheels of Fire is one of the best-selling albums of all time, and there's a reason for that. In fact, Wheels of Fire was the FIRST certified Platinum-selling double album IN THE WORLD. This one album has EVERY ELEMENT that defines what we call "Rock 'n Roll". Most bands only capture a few of those elements; Cream hits 'em ALL.
  7. Cream reached their peak early with Disraeli Gears, but it’s follow-up Wheels of Fire is still a unique piece in their discography. More ambitious than its predecessor, it is a double album, one half being studio tracks and the other live ones. Obviously, there is a lot of material to offer, but this also results in some slight inconsistencies.
  8. This is followed by Ginger Baker's "Toad" which starts off OK before entering into a self-indulgent drum solo, lasting the best part of 16 minutes. Overall, I would say Disraeli Gears is the stronger album but Wheels Of Fire may be the album that best documents the true nature of Cream.
  9. Apr 07,  · As good as their previous LP was, "Disraeli Gears", "Wheels of Fire" feels like the true culmination of the individual members' influences. Seven of the nine studio tracks are original (written with their respective writing partners) and yes, there are rock anthems like "White Room" and "Those Were The Days", and blues based songs such as "Politician" along with their covers of "Sitting On Top /5().

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