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Machine Head

Deep Purple

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
March 1st, 1972
Catalog ID:
BS 2607
Label:
Warner Bros. Records
Format:
Vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 92%)
Side A
1. Highway Star 06:05   Show lyrics
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2. Maybe I'm a Leo 04:51   Show lyrics
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3. Pictures of Home 05:03   Show lyrics
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4. Never Before 03:56   Show lyrics
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Side B
5. Smoke on the Water 05:40   Show lyrics
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6. Lazy 07:19   Show lyrics
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7. Space Truckin' 04:32   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ian Gillan Vocals
Ian Paice Drums
Roger Glover Bass
Jon Lord (R.I.P. 2012) Organ, Keyboards
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Roger Glover Cover Design
John Coletta (R.I.P. 2006) Cover art
Shephard Sherbell Photography
Martin Birch Engineering, Mixing
Jeremy "Bear" Gee Engineering (assistant)
Ian Gillan Vocals
Ian Paice Drums
Roger Glover Bass
Jon Lord (R.I.P. 2012) Organ, Keyboards
Ritchie Blackmore Guitars
Roger Glover Cover Design
John Coletta (R.I.P. 2006) Cover art
Shephard Sherbell Photography
Martin Birch Engineering, Mixing
Jeremy "Bear" Gee Engineering (assistant)
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40th anniversary box set released by EMI in 2012 with four CDs and one audio DVDs.
Disc 1: 2012 Remaster including bonus track:
8. When A Blind Man Cries - 3:34
Disc 2: 1997 Roger Glover remixes with bonus track:
8. When A Blind Man Cries - 3:30
Disc 3: Quad SQ stereo mixes with alternate versions of Maybe I'm A Leo and Lazy, previously available as bonus tracks to 1997 rerelease and 2 bonus tracks:
8. Smoke on the Water (US A-Side) - 3:51
9. Lazy (Japan B-Side) - 2:33
Disc 4: In Concert '72 (all tracks recorded Live on 9th March 1972 in London, The United Kingdom):
1. Introduction - 0:16
2. Highway Star - 7:41
3. Strange Kind of Woman - 9:32
4. Maybe I'm a Leo - 5:35
5. Smoke on the Water - 7:31
6. Never Before - 5:18
7. Lazy - 9:22
8. Space Truckin' - 22:11
9. Lucille (Little Richard Cover) - 7:30
Disc 5 (DVD):
1. Original Album 2012 Remaster (96/24 LPCM Stereo)
2. Original Album Quad Mix (Quad to 4.1:DTS 96/24 and Dolby Digital)
3. Bonus 5.1 Mixes (5.1 DTS 96/24 and Dolby Digital):
16. When a Blind Man Cries - 3:28
17. Maybe I'm a Leo - 4:56
18. Lazy - 7:26

The 2012 remaster is also available as a stand-alone CD in digisleeve.

A "Classic Albums" documentary has been made for "Machine Head", chronicling its inception, recording process and legacy. Past and present members appear in it, including Ritchie Blackmore.

Recording information:

Recorded December 6 to 21, 1971 at the Grand Hotel, Montreux, Switzerland, with the Rolling Stones' Mobile Studio.
Mixed at De Lane Lea Studio, Wembley

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