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Fireball is the fifth album by English rock band Deep Purplereleased in and the second with the Mk II line-up. It was recorded Fools - Deep Purple - Fireball various times between September and June It became the first of the band's two UK No.
The original UK version had "Demon's Eye" as its third track, but did not include " Strange Kind of Woman ", which was instead released as a single there. It was vice versa on the US, Canada and Japanese releases. The boogie-inspired "Strange Kind of Woman" single reached No. The original vinyl release was in a gatefold sleevewith a generic Harvest LP -bag and a lyric-insert.
The CD was mastered from the original master tapes by Steve Hoffman. Most of the band do not consider the album a classic, although it is one of Ian Gillan's favourites.
He stated in a interview: "The reason I liked that so much was because I thought, from a writing point of view, it was really the beginning of tremendous possibilities of expression.
Fools - Deep Purple - Fireball some of the tracks on that album are really, really inventive. Ritchie Blackmorein particular, stated publicly that he was not overly pleased with Fireball. He said of the production: "That was a Late Night Grande Hotel - Nanci Griffith - Late Night Grande Hotel of a disaster, because it was thrown together in the studio.
Managerial pressure, we had no time. I just threw ideas to the group that I thought up on the spur of the moment. Jon Lord stated that Fireball "wanders slightly" and "goes to places that the band wasn't expecting it to go to. On 9 April episode of That Metal Showguitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen stated that his older sister had given him Fireball when he was eight years old, and "it changed everything" for him.
Similarly, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich stated that he purchased a copy of Fireball within 12 hours after his father had taken him to a Deep Purple concert in Copenhagenand he credits the concert and album for sparking his interest in hard rock music. Likewise, Michael Monroe The Killing Hand - Dream Theater - When Dream And Day Unite on Eddie Trunk's podcast that it was the first album he ever bought, and one of the first Fools - Deep Purple - Fireball ever heard along with Led Zeppelin IIand was a major influence to get him into a career in rock and roll.
King Diamond also mentions Fireball as the first studio album he purchased as a teenager and an important influence in his future career. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Deep Purple.
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