REMASTERED CD RELEASE OF THIS CLASSIC 1970 ALBUM BY LORD SUTCH
GUESTS JIMMY PAGE, JOHN BONHAM, JEFF BECK, NOEL REDDING and NICKY HOPKINS
FULLY RESTORED ARTWORK & ESSAY
RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered edition of
the eccentric all-star Psychedelic rock album "LORD SUTCH & HEAVY FRIENDS”.
Sutch was one of the most notorious figures of the British music scene of the
1960s. With his group the Savages he was arguably the first "shock rock” star.
The group also nurtured the talents of notable musicians such as Ritchie
Blackmore, Jimmy Page, Mick Abrahams, Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Adrian
By 1969 many of
his protégés had gone on to stardom in their own right as members of Led
Zeppelin, the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Deep Purple or as solo artists. In
May of that year Lord Sutch and a group of musicians including Jimmy Page (who
also produced the sessions), Noel Redding, Jeff Beck, John Bonham and Nicky
Hopkins gathered at Mystic studios in Hollywood to begin work on this eccentric
Atlantic Records in 1970, "Lord Sutch and Heavy Friends” has divided opinion
ever since its release, with some hailing it as a lost classic of psychedelic
rock. Now a highly sought after collectors item, this Esoteric Recordings
edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and offers the listener the
chance to experience Lord Sutch and Heavy Friends once again.
Release Date: 29/07/2013