DEEP PURPLE “Who Do We Think We Are” /CD/



Remastered re-release of the seventh full-length studio album by the legendary British Hard Rock band.
Deep Purple's last album with singer Ian Gillan and bassist Roger Glover until "Perfect Strangers" came out in 1984.
Musically, the record showed a move to a more Blues based sound, even featuring scat singing. Although its production and the band's behavior after its release showed the band in turmoil, with frontman Gillan remarking that "we'd all had major illnesses" and felt considerable fatigue, the album was a commercial success.
The album featured the energetic Hard Rock single "Woman from Tokyo" (is about touring Japan for the first time), which has been performed on several tours by the band over the years. Despite massive sales, the group disintegrated among much infighting between band members as well as conflicts with their managers. The album's line-up would end after a final concert in Osaka, Japan on 29 June 1973.
Deep Purple became the US's top selling artist of calendar year 1973. 
Fans bought the album in record numbers. In the US, for example, it sold half a million copies in its first three months, achieving a Gold record award faster than any Deep Purple album released up to that time. The album hit number 4 in the UK charts and number 15 in the US charts. 
In 2000, "Who Do We Think We Are" was remastered and re-released with bonus tracks. The last bonus track is a lengthy instrumental jam called "First Day Jam”, which features Ritchie Blackmore on bass (Roger Glover, the band's usual bassist, was absent - allegedly lost in traffic).
Deep Purple (Overseas) Ltd./EMI Records Ltd., 1973/2000/2014 (7243 5 21607 2 3). Made in EU.


Tracklist:
1. Woman From Tokyo 5:51
2. Mary Long 4:26
3. Super Trouper 2:56
4. Smooth Dancer 4:14
5. Rat Bat Blue 5:26
6. Place In Line 6:31
7. Our Lady 5:20
Bonus tracks:
8. Woman From Tokyo ('99 Remix) 6:37
9. Woman From Tokyo (Alt. Bridge) 1:26
10. Painted Horse (Studio Out - Take) 5:21
11. Our Lady ('99 Remix) 6:06
12. Rat Bat Blue (Writing Session) 0:56
13. Rat Bat Blue ('99 Remix) 5:49
14. First Day Jam (Intrumental) 11:26
Total playing time: 72:25 min.

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