Wheels Of Fire (studio album) by Cream
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The best album by Cream is Disraeli Gears which is ranked number 263 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 7,137.
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 79.0/100, a mean average of 78.3/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 79.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 12.3.
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Actually... the best stuff and at the same time something boring stuff of Cream: great songs and musicians, sometimes too much concentrated to show their talent; anyway, one of the most talented albums ever :-)
Great follow-up to even greater predecessor. White Room is a classic, but other tracks are good too and the whole album makes great listen.
Hard rock kisses the blues and makes love forever. It's called "Wheels of Fire."
Grande momento da música!!
Classic power trio...
Spoonful , despite easily being my favourite track off of their debut, really doesn't do it for me as I don't enjoy aimless instrumental wandering... but still, you've got to respect the insane musicianship by the trio.
Same with Toad, though, whereas Traintime is much shorter and therefore more enjoyable and less rambling, and Crossroads is incredible with some of the best playing I've ever heard.
Second Best album after Disraeli Gears.
Obvious highlights - White Room, Crossroads, Born Under A Bad Sign, Politician, Those Were the Days
Enjoyable to me but not for everyone - Pressed Rat & Warthog, Deserted Cities of the Heart
Throwaways - Passing the Time, As You Said
It would be hard to not take a step backward after the awesome Disraeli Gears. If one steps back from expectations, this is still a very good album from talented, accomplished musicians.
Nothing more than a leftover album, only "White Room" here is really worth a listen and maybe the cover version of "Crossroads"
It's sad to see this go outside the top 1000. It seems like all of Cream's albums are
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