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Sting: Sacred Love        (1 of 4 found this review helpful)
  April 30, 2004

"Sacred Love" on SACD is further proof that audiophiles have lousy taste in music. I'm sure the DSD encoding offers superb imaging, a wide soundstage and unparalelled audio fidelity of Sting's new-age whale music. Thanks, but I'd rather listen to my mangled cassette of "London Calling" on a ... more
  February 13, 2004

This is one of Ryan Adams' weaker albums, although he's such a gifted songwriter it's still worth an occasional listen. No complaints about the sound quality- it sounds warm, deep and fairly life-like in my 2-channel setup. As already mentioned, the fantastic bonus disc that came with early ... more

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