|Product Code:||MFSL 2-491|
|Label:||Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab (2020)|
|Format:||2 x LP 45RPM|
|Genre:||Psychedelic Rock , Rock N|
Sealed - Brand new 180 gram 45 RPM Mobile Fidelity numbered limited edition original master audiophile vinyl in gatefold cover .
Vanilla Fudge is the first album by the American psychedelic rock band Vanilla Fudge. Released in summer 1967, it consists entirely of half-speed covers and three short original instrumental compositions.
The album was Vanilla Fudge's most successful, peaking at #6 on the Billboard album charts in September 1967. Parts of the original stereo LP were actually mixed in mono, including the entire track "You Keep Me Hangin' On". An edited version of "You Keep Me Hangin' On" was released as a single and also charted.
Allmusic's Paul Collins retrospectively rated Vanilla Fudge four out of five stars. He stated that "nobody could accuse Vanilla Fudge of bad taste in their repertoire" and that most of the tracks "share a common structure of a disjointed warm-up jam, a Hammond-heavy dirge of harmonized vocals at the center, and a final flat-out jam." However, he also said that "each song still works as a time capsule of American psychedelia."