Elton John - Madman Across the Water


Label:

Island

Genre:

Pop/Rock

Product No.:
XUNI61036D64
Availability:
In Stock
Category:

DSD (Single Rate) 2.8MHz/64fs Download



DSD (Single Rate) 2.8MHz/64fs Download

Canada Eligible


Total download size: 1.79GB

Cover art included, liner notes not included

DSD file created by Gus Skinas from the original DSD audio used to create the existing SACD.

"Madman Across the Water
is driven by the sweeping string arrangements of Paul Buckmaster, who gives the songs here a richly dark and haunting edge. And these are songs that benefit from grandiose treatments. With most songs clocking in around five minutes, the record feels like a major work, and in many ways it is. While it’s not as adventurous as Tumbleweed Connection, the overall quality of the record is very high, particularly on character sketches "Levon" and "Razor Face," as well as the melodramatic "Tiny Dancer" and the paranoid title track." - All Music Guide



1. Tiny Dancer
2. Levon
3. Razor Face
4. Madman Across The Water
5. Indian Sunset
6. Holiday Inn
7. Rotten Peaches
8. All The Nasties
9. Goodbye

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 3 person(s) rated this product.

DSD is the Sh*t !!!

posted on 09/11/2014
5 Stars
Reviewer: El Capo Ninja
Everything you heard about dsd is true, it souds amazing !!, This album is no exception, This is an Elton Classic and this is the way to hear it, highly recommended !!!


Best version yet.

posted on 09/09/2014
5 Stars
Reviewer: RCG
Had a chance to compare it to sacd and 180g vinyl. It is definitely better than the sacd in every way. The dynamic range has improved as well. It not as good as some dsd downloads, but you can't expect much more with compressed pop/rock music from the 70's. Fundamentally, it sounds as good or better than the vinyl. The DSD sounds harmonically more correct and smoother, although the vinyl is a touch warmer. If you are looking for a hi-rez digital version this is the one to get.


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