Slade in Flame is the fifth album by the British rock group Slade released on 29 November 1974. The album contained songs from the film of the same name. The album reached #6 on the UK album chart and produced two hit singles, "Far Far Away", which reached #2 on the UK Singles chart and "How Does it Feel". The band tried to give the album a "sixties" feel, as its eponymous film was set in 1966. Japanese exclusive limited edition 24-Bit digitally remastered 12-track CD album, plus 2 bonus recordings.
Slade may have never truly caught on with American audiences (often narrow-mindedly deemed "too British-sounding"), but the group became a sensation in their homeland with their anthemic brand of glam rock in the early '70s, as they scored a staggering 11 Top Five hits in a four-year span from 1971 to 1974 (five of which topped the charts)…
Slade in Flame is a tough album to judge. It marks the end of Slade's rule over the British charts – the album went to number six (the band's previous four LPs reached number one), but it would be nearly ten years before the band would return to the top of the pops…
2007 digitally remastered and expanded edition of the British glamsters' 1974 album The soundtrack to the band's feature film, one of the greatest Rock 'N' Roll movies ever made, Slade In Flame is regarded by many as the group's best album, a record on which they displayed their versatility and introduced some of their very finest compositions.
"Slade in Flame" - an album by the British rock group Slade released on November 29, 1974. The album contained songs from the film of the same name.
The album reached #6 on the UK album chart and produced two hit singles, "Far Far Away", which reached #2 on the UK Singles chart and "How Does it Feel".
Before the album's release, the album itself was awarded with a Silver and Gold Disc based on pre-order sales.
By February 1975, the album had surpassed 200,000 sales in the UK.
Light the Rock n' Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This build-up from rags to riches is a parody of realism and grit, with double-dealings and harsh unforgiving dog eat dog mentalities, and the golden rule; if you play with matches then you're going to get burnt, in the flames of the music industry.
Reviews for this movie include: `The greatest rock movie ever made' (Q Magazine), `A fascinating and at times incredible piece of work' (Uncut) and `The Citizen Cane of British pop pics' (Mojo). Even Barry Norman who never pulled any punches said at the time of release `For all its failings it has some sort of charm at the end of the day'…
2007 digitally remastered two CD collection from the '70s and '80s British glamsters. Rockers is an the perfect companion to any Slade 'hits' collection, as it documents of one of the UK's greatest bands doing what they do best - Rockin' and Rollin'! Here are 37 blistering tracks spanning the period 1969-87. Stylish double digipak with 20 page booklet containing previously unseen photographs by Barry Plummer plus informative track by track notes by Mojo's Chris Ingham.
Old New Borrowed and Blue is the fourth album by the British rock group Slade. It was released on 15 February 1974 and reached No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart. It was certified gold by BPI the same month of release. Japanese exclusive limited edition 24-Bit digitally remastered 14-track CD album, including the big hit single 'My Friend Stan', plus 2 bonus recordings.