Deep Purple – Deep Purple In Rock (1970)
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- Speed King
- Child in Time
- Flight of the Rat
- Into The Fire
- Living Wreck
- Hard Lovin' Man
Deep Purple in Rock is the fourth studio album by English rock band Deep Purple, released in June 1970. It was the first studio album recorded by the Mark II line-up of Ian Gillan, Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Jon Lord and Ian Paice.
The album was the band’s breakthrough album in Europe and peaked at No. 4 in the UK, remaining in the charts for months. (The band’s prior MK I albums had been much better received in the United States and Canada than in their homeland.) An accompanying single, “Black Night”reached No. 2. The album was supported by the successful In Rock World Tour, which lasted 15 months. The album has continued to attract critical praise as a key example of the hard rock genre.
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. The band is considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock more...