Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (1976/2013/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

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Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (1976/2013/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (1976/2013/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 43:18 minutes | 955 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

"Their Greatest Hits 1971–1975" is the first compilation album by the Eagles, originally released in 1976. The album contains a selection of songs from the Eagles' first four albums released in the period from the Eagles' formation in 1971 up to 1975. It was the best-selling album of the 20th century in the United States, and it stayed the best-selling album in the U.S. for some years until it was surpassed by Michael Jackson's Thriller after the artist's death in 2009. It is the second highest-certified album by the Recording Industry Association of America at 29× Platinum, behind Thriller. In 2017, it was selected for preservation in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or artistically significant".

Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (1976/2013/2017) [Official Digital Download 24-bit/96kHz]

On their first four albums, the Eagles were at pains to demonstrate that they were a group of at least near-equals, each getting a share of the songwriting credits and lead vocals. But this compilation drawn from those albums, comprising the group's nine Top 40 hits plus "Desperado," demonstrates that this evenhandedness did not extend to singles – as far as those go, the Eagles belong to Glenn Frey and Don Henley. The tunes are melodic, and the arrangements – full of strummed acoustic guitars over a rock rhythm section often playing a shuffle beat, topped by tenor-dominated harmonies – are immediately engaging. There is also a lyrical consistency to the songs, which often concern romantic uncertainties in an atmosphere soaked in intoxicants. The narrators of the songs usually seem exhausted, if not satiated, and the loping rhythms are appropriate to these impressions. All of which means that, unlike the albums from which they come, these songs make up a collection consistent in mood and identity, which may help explain why Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) works so much better than the band's previous discs and practically makes them redundant. No wonder it was such a big hit out of the box, topping the charts and becoming the first album ever certified platinum. Still, there must be more to it, since the album wasn't just a big hit, but one of the biggest ever, becoming one of the very few discs to cross the threshold of 20 million copies and competing for the title of best-selling album of all time. There may be no explaining that, really, except to note that this was the pervasive music of the first half of the 1970s, and somehow it never went away.

Tracklist:

01 - Take It Easy
02 - Witchy Woman
03 - Lyin' Eyes
04 - Already Gone
05 - Desperado
06 - One Of These Nights
07 - Tequila Sunrise
08 - Take It To The Limit
09 - Peaceful Easy Feeling
10 - The Best Of My Love

Analyzed: Eagles / Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (Remastered)
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DR Peak RMS Duration Track
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DR11 -1.00 dB -13.82 dB 3:32 01-Take It Easy
DR11 -0.99 dB -13.73 dB 4:11 02-Witchy Woman
DR12 0.00 dB -13.92 dB 6:22 03-Lyin' Eyes
DR10 0.00 dB -11.96 dB 4:15 04-Already Gone
DR10 -0.51 dB -15.45 dB 3:34 05-Desperado
DR12 0.00 dB -14.22 dB 4:51 06-One Of These Nights
DR10 -1.73 dB -14.91 dB 2:53 07-Tequila Sunrise
DR11 0.00 dB -14.47 dB 4:47 08-Take It To The Limit
DR11 -1.42 dB -14.49 dB 4:18 09-Peaceful Easy Feeling
DR11 0.00 dB -13.37 dB 4:35 10-The Best Of My Love
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Number of tracks: 10
Official DR value: DR11

Samplerate: 96000 Hz
Channels: 2
Bits per sample: 24
Bitrate: 2895 kbps
Codec: FLAC
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