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Discography > Albums > My Generation
Here are some reviews of this album:
For a debut album, this one's very good--although with better
planning, it could have been one of the best first albums ever, which in terms of content, it isn't. But in terms of influence, it rates even
higher, because it ended up being a huge influence for punk bands both in the U.K. and America years later.
I'll give it a 5 because it influenced me as a
player and definitely other bands such as Sweet and Cheap Trick
and even W.A.S.P.! Check out their version of "The Real
Me"! I personally wish it had more heavier numbers such as
"The Kids Are All Right", "My Generation",
"Substitute" but it's usually the nature of classic
bands such as The Who to be very eclectic and diverse as well as
versatile with their music.
Right from the opening bars of 'Out in the street', this really does become the
definitive Mod experience! I can remember donning my parka and going down to the 400
ballroom (giddy heights!) with this Lp burning a hole through my turntable during the lengthy 'choosing of the clothes' time.
The thing with the oooooo is, and maybe this is my age (33), that most of their albums sound like many bands 'Greatest Hits'.....That's the quality of not only the music or lyrics.....but the feel.
MY GENERATION.......THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT...youth statements if ever I heard one! This stuff should be played in schools.
At the age of 15, Legal Matter was just a great song....at my present age, it's a
reality. That's the difference with the Who...they meant it! ps. Keith Moon's drumming on the 'OX' is the first time I thought of the drums as a solo instrument.
This isn't exactly as famous or well known as
Who's Next is, but I've still got to say that this album
ROCKS!!!!!!!!! When I first bought this I was completely blown
away by "The Ox", "Instant Party (Circles)",
"Out In The Street", "The Kids Are Alright",
"It's Not True", and "My Generation". This is
my favorite Who album. Who's Next is second. This is truly an
awesome album. Buy it, you'll see what I mean!
This is my review