Big Star reissues by Marc Phillips
"Compared to my old CD's, however, there's no contest. With these new pressings you can really tell that while Ardent's budget was tight, Big Star (and especially Chris Bell) really paid a lot of attention to the overall sound in the studio. Sure, Big
Star was influenced by the British Invasion, and those jangly guitars make the band sound more like a great '60's band than a forgotten '70's one. I can't imagine the impact this band would have made back in 1972 if #1 Record had gotten the airplay it
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