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  Mobile Fidelity -
  UDSACD 2050
  Foreigner: Foreigner

Track listing:
  1. Feels Like the First Time
2. Cold as Ice
3. Starrider
4. Headknocker
5. The Damage Is Done
6. Long, Long Way from Home
7. Woman Oh Woman
8. At War with the World
9. Fool for You Anyway
10. I Need You
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Foreigner: 4      

Reviews: 6 show all

Review by analogue September 2, 2010 (7 of 7 found this review helpful)
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Classic rock album....... Foreigners first from 1977. We all remember it.

Big and bold is a good way to describe this album. I also own the excellent sounding dvd-audio which is made perhaps even more bold because of its pcm nature. Unlike alot of Mofi's sacds this one sounds the way you remember it always sounding. Some listeners are upset at some of their releases saying they sound dull and flat. Not this time.

All aspects of the music are beautifully rendered. Nice low end, excellent vocals and guitars. Nice soundstage. Therre are low and loud passages in the tracks and the sound is warm. Nicely analogue.

I was very pleasantly content with this excellent sacd by Mobile Fidelity who are now slowly securing the rights to the Atlantic (Warner) library. This is important as you may know as Warner only allowed their titles to be released on Dvd-Audio and not Sacd. Now ofcourse this has changed and we are all the better for it.

I sincerely cannot find anything to ccomplain aboit with this sacd. Its a great classic album from the past done beautifully right by the talented group at Mofi. Play it loud but not to loud. The bass drum can be very explosive.

Led Zeppelin anyone???????

Highly recommended.

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Review by kenwilsonii September 2, 2010 (2 of 2 found this review helpful)
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I can't actually say this is exactly the way I remember it sounding, it's better..

The first Reviewer, I have to admit pretty much nails it on the head.

Some of Mo-Fi's Sacd do seem dull and I think it's just a volume thing with their recording
levels. I seem to have to always adjust a little higher volume wise. I am assuming
they are trying to maintain the integrity of original sound and let you do the adjusting
at your end volume wise.

This one is much better and so have the last few releases (Doobie brothers and The Band)
I don't own this on CD so this was a great reason to buy this and this album rocks start to finish.
Not a bad song in the bunch and the sound is dead on, perfect example of how to do
stereo SACD.

as to this not sounding exactly the way I remember it, I am still amazed at the things
I can finally hear out of song I have known for over 30 years on SACD version of the same album.
Find myself in these .."oh that's cool what they did there..I've never noticed before" moments.

Great stuff, If you can play SACD's and are a Foreigner fan or fan of Rock'N Roll it's definitely
worth the buy.

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Review by pvcmusiclover January 16, 2013 (1 of 1 found this review helpful)
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This album is kind of a mixed bag. Some tracks a really good (Woman Oh Woman) while others (Feels Like The First Time) are saturated and dull with peaky midrange. Overall, I don't find the mix of this album to be all that sonically impressive to begin with.

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