Label: Warner Bros. Records - WPCR-75591 • Series: Forever Young • Format: CD Album, Reissue • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock • Style: Blues Rock
Establishing their attitude and humor, ZZ Top incorporated boogiehard rockand Southern rock influences into their sound. Thematically, the album is lively, playful and at times brash, filled with the band's personal experiences Neighbor - ZZ Top - ZZ Tops First Album sexual innuendos that became central to the group's image.
Inthis album was remixed for CD release. Inthe original vinyl mix was released on HD Tracks in high-resolution digital download formats.
ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons said of the title:. We called the record ZZ Top's First Album because we wanted everyone to know that there would be more. We weren't certain if we'd get another chance in the studio, but we had high hopes. We had been together for about six months and were knocking around the bar scene, playing all the usual funky joints. We took the studio on as an extension of the stage show. The basics were all of us playing together in one room, but we didn't want to turn our backs on contemporary recording techniques.
To give our sound as much presence and support as possible, we became a little more than a three piece with the advantages of overdubbing. It was the natural kind of support — some rhythm guitar parts, a little bit of texture.
That was about it. AllMusic retrospectively gave it 3 stars, stating: "ZZ Top's First Album Neighbor - ZZ Top - ZZ Tops First Album not be perfectly polished, but it does establish their sound, attitude, and quirks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ultimate Classic Rock.
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