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3.0 out of 5 stars The Razors Edge
Although AC/DC's popularity had decreased by the early '90s, the band still had a lot of life left in it. Arguably the Australian headbangers' strongest album in over half a decade, The Razor's Edge is quintessential AC/DC -- rowdy, abrasive, unapologetically fun metal full of blistering power chords, memorable hooks, and testosterone-driven lyrics. Lead singer Brian...
Published on June 13 2004 by Jacko Monteo
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good Album,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)I keep seeing reviews on this album about how it didnt sound like AC/DC... and they didnt like Bruce Fairbairns producing sound... CRAP! this album rocks! the backing vocals sounded awsome! This album has many great hits, and not just the well known by everyone "Thunderstruck"....this album is great if you ask me. A terrific album that launched AC/DC into the 1990's with great force!
Tho, beeing a re-issue it should have had some extra tracks put in, but it doesnt matter.
5.0 out of 5 stars Thunderstruck!,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)I always regarded this as AC/DC's finest hour. Tunes like "Thunderstruck," "Mistress for X-mas" and "Money Talks" are some of the best work this band has ever done. "Money Talks" is an especially ear-jarring affair, and almost adds an element of pop to this usually 1-dimensional band.
Classic line of the ages:
"MONEY TALKS!! BS WALKS!!"
5.0 out of 5 stars AC/DC Bounces Back Strong,
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This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)After spending the post-1981 period in musical free-fall, AC/DC bounces back strong with THE RAZOR'S EDGE. The band got its edge back with BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO, and this one continues the improvement. The songs are great, the production powerful, and Brian Johnson sounding more like Bon than ever. If you loved the Bon Scott-erea records, BACK IN BLACK, and FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK, you'll love THE RAZOR'S EDGE.
5.0 out of 5 stars One of their very best,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)"The Razor's Edge" is not as well known, or indeed as well liked, as "Highway To Hell" or "Back In Black", but it is nevertheless one of AC/DC's very best albums, and certainly their second-best with Brian Johnson.
"The Razor's Edge" rose to #2 on the Billboard 200, and produced three top 20 rock singles, the menacing "Thunderstruck", the formulaic but fun "Are You Ready", and the catchy, anthemic "Moneytalks". And the rest is great as well, all crunchy power chords, big riffs, big hooks, big, dumb, testosterone-powered songs.
3.0 out of 5 stars 3 1/2* s You cant honestly give this album 5 stars,
This review is from: Razors Edge (Rm) (Audio CD)Dont get me wronge here, Im a die-hard AC/DC fan, but this album certainly isnt one of their best. Id put all of Bon's albums infront of this one. There are some good songs on here like "Thunderstruck" and "Fire your Guns" but "Moneytalks" is hardly worth a second listen. Moneytalks does not sound like a song from the AC/DC band I know, I dont remember these guys being such a happy-go-lucky song singing band. But there are some good ones, and there are some crappy ones. Johnson's voice is pretty crappy, just about the worst ive heard from him. Chris Slade I dont like, I prefer Phil and Simon over him anyday, i mean cmon, a bald drummer?? No this album is definetly not one of their bests and is definetly NOT 5 stars. Dont even think about buying this album first. Not too bad, but there are better than this.
5.0 out of 5 stars COME BACK ALBUM(TO MOST FANS),
This review is from: Razors Edge (Rm) (Audio CD)no this is not a comes back to me.i love all ac/dc cds!this album is my 4th favorite.i would like to point out mr. chris slade,a much better drummer than simon wright!he drumed with power like phil rudd whose 1st,and chris is my 3rd favorite drummer(look on other reviews to see my second!!)this album has amazing songs like,are you ready,thunderstruck,$talks,fire your guns etc....the production work by bruce f. is great.i reccomend all ac/dc albums,but this one is awesome!!!!!!!!
5.0 out of 5 stars Sharp As A Razor's Edge!,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)This is a great ACDC cd! I love ACDC's music & always have! This is the first ACDC cd of the 90's & what a way to enter a new decade!This is probably my second favorite ACDC CD with Brian Johnson as the lead singer next to "Back In Black"! & with the limited edition available this cd rocks into another decade & another millennium! So rock yourself to a record store & buy Razor's Edge you will not be dissapointed!
4.0 out of 5 stars One of the best AC/DC albums,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)There are three types of AC/DC songs: the killers, the rockers, and the B-sides. The Razors Edge has two killers: Thunderstruck and Fire Your Guns. If a "Best of AC/DC" album is made some day, both of these songs have to be on it. They are as good as anything on Back in Black.
There are seven rockers: Moneytalks, The Razors Edge, Rock Your Heart Out, Are You Ready, Shot of Love, Let's Make It, and If You Dare. Every one of these songs will make you nod your head up and down as you listen. They aren't as potent as the killers, but they're close enough.
The remaining three songs --- Mistress for Christmas, Got You By the Balls, Goodbye and Good Riddance to Bad Luck --- are B-sides. All three are pretty good (there's no bad song on this album), but none of them have a good enough guitar riff to measure up to the rest of the album.
This remastered disc sounds great. The drums and bass are as clear as the guitars, which is a nice change. (On too many rock albums, the bass is pushed way back until you can barely hear it.) The disc comes with a little full-color booklet that describes the circumstances under which the album was written and recorded. Overall, this is a great AC/DC album, far better than I expected. I bought it just to hear Thunderstruck over and over, but I like the whole thing. If you're into AC/DC, you'll love this.
5.0 out of 5 stars Grade A-,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)AC/DC returns to top form with this cd. From the opening credits of THUNDERSTRUCK, you know your in for a ride. And the songs keep coming and keep the pace up. Only a couple of stinkers on this cd, MISTRESS FOR CHRISTMAS, and GOODBYE AND GOOD RIDDANCE TO BAD LUCK. The songs are sharp and crisp, with the best beat I've ever heard on an AC/DC cd. Production is the best since Mutt Lange left several cds back. Which could mean AC/DC is only as good as their producer. Lyrics are less on drugs and booze this time, which a good change of pace. Indeed a welcome return for the boys down under.
4.0 out of 5 stars Uh Oh. . .I've Been Thunderstruck!,
This review is from: The Razor's Edge (Audio CD)After the straight-shooting classic that was "Back in Black," AC/DC had a bumpy ride for much of the 1980s. They continued to release solid albums, but their sales began to dip after 1981's "For Those About to Rock We Salute You." But 1990 was the year the Australian boys reclaimed the hard rock throne with their tough album "The Razors Edge" (hold the apostrophe). That record blasted to Number Two and went multiplatinum in a year when folks like MC Hammer dominated the charts. Produced by the late Bruce Fairbairn (who also worked with Bon Jovi, Poison, and Aerosmith), "The Razors Edge" may not be a classic, but it roars with energy and spunk. Like any AC/DC record, this CD revolves around three themes: sex, drugs (with booze), and rock and roll. The hits on this CD are the rousing "Thunderstruck" and the top 40 hit "Moneytalks," but other killer cuts are the funny "Got You By the Balls," "Are You Ready," the ever-festive "Mistress for Christmas," and "Fire Your Guns." Like Robert John "Mutt" Lange, Fairbairn's production is a bit on the polished side, but it doesn't compromise AC/DC's sound. Angus Young's guitar still rocks, and Brian Johnson's bark continues to roar in all its shrill glory. I'm not a metalhead by any means, but I know a good album when I hear one. "The Razors Edge" is just that.
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