Tag Archive: Herman’s Hermits

Herman’s Hermits – Retrospective (2004) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Herman's Hermits - Retrospective (2004) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Herman’s Hermits – Retrospective (2004) {Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.68 GB (ISO) + 793 MB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: ABKO | USA | Cat#: 92282 | Genre: Pop Rock

Herman’s Hermits are widely seen as a lightweight, novelty cousin to the Beatles, fronted by a lovably dorky moppet and musically negligible. Sure, they are lightweight at times, Peter Noone is a lovable moppet, and their popularity would never have been possible without the Beatles, but one listen to Retrospective proves that they were not lacking in the musical department. Setting aside “I’m Henry the VIII, I Am” (which proves everything the critics say about the band), the group, and producer Mickie Most, had a surefooted straight-ahead approach that let the songs’ hooks sink in deeply.Read More

Herman’s Hermits – The Best Of Herman’s Hermits: The 50th Anniversary Anthology (2015)

Herman's Hermits - The Best Of Herman's Hermits: The 50th Anniversary Anthology (2015)

Herman’s Hermits – The Best Of Herman’s Hermits: The 50th Anniversary Anthology (2015)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.11 GB (CDs) + 37.2 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Bear Family | EEC | Cat#: BCD 17357 | Genre: Pop Rock

Herman’s Hermits were never taken seriously, not when they were having hits in the ’60s and not in the decades since. This indifference makes Bear Family’s decision to release a celebratory 50th Anniversary Anthology all the more surprising: not only is it a rare dip into the British Invasion for the American roots-besotted label, but the act seems too frivolous for their tastes.Read More