Tag Archive: Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne – The Pretender (1976) {1982, MFSl Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Jackson Browne - The Pretender (1976) {1982, MFSl Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}

Jackson Browne – The Pretender (1976) {1982, MFSl Remastered, CD-Format + Hi-Res Vinyl Rip}
Vinyl Rip | Hi-Res / FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 96kHz | CD-Format / FLAC Tracks / 16bit / 44.1kHz
Full Scans Included
Total Size: 0.99 GB (Hi-Res) + 402 MB (CD-Format) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | Pressed In Japan on JVC | Cat#: MFSL 1-055 | Genre: Pop Rock
Half-Speed Mastered

On The Pretender, Jackson Browne took a step back from the precipice so well defined on his first three albums, but doing so didn’t seem to make him feel any better. Employing a real producer, Jon Landau, for the first time, Browne made what sounded like a real contemporary rock record, but this made his songs less effective; the ersatz Mexican arrangement of “Linda Paloma” and the bouncy second half of “Daddy’s Tune,” with its horn charts and guitar solo, undercut the lyrics.Read More

Jackson Browne – The Pretender (1976) {1993, DCC, 24-Karat Gold Disc Remastered}

Jackson Browne - The Pretender (1976) {1993, DCC, 24-Karat Gold Disc Remastered}

Jackson Browne – The Pretender (1976) {1993, DCC, 24-Karat Gold Disc Remastered}
EAC Rip | WavPack (.wv) + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 219 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: DCC Compact Classics | Japan | Cat#: GZS-1047 | Genre: Pop Rock

On The Pretender, Jackson Browne took a step back from the precipice so well defined on his first three albums, but doing so didn’t seem to make him feel any better. Employing a real producer, Jon Landau, for the first time, Browne made what sounded like a real contemporary rock record, but this made his songs less effective; the ersatz Mexican arrangement of “Linda Paloma” and the bouncy second half of “Daddy’s Tune,” with its horn charts and guitar solo, undercut the lyrics.Read More