Trogglodynamite - Fontana 1966
Tracks: I Can Only Give You Everything / 2. Last Summer / 3. Meet Jacqueline / 4. Oh No / 5. It's Too Late / 6. No.10 Downing Street / 7. Mona / 8. I Want You To Come Into My Life / 9. Let Me Tell You Babe / 10. Little Queenie / 11. Cousin Jane / 12. You Can't Beat It / 13. Baby Come Closer / 14. It's Over / 15. Any Way That You Want Me (*) / 16. 6-5-4-3-2-1 (I Know What You Want) (*) / 17. Give It To Me (*) / 18. You're Lying (*) / 19. Night Of The Long Grass (*) / 20. Girl In Black (*) / 21. Evil Woman (*) / 22. Sweet Madelaine (*)
The opening track on the Troggs second 1966 album is a cover of Them's "I Can Only Give You Everything", my favourite rocker on the original album, here only beaten by the bonus track "Give it to Me".
"Last Summer" and Oh No" are are pretty ballads in the well-known sparse Troggs arrangements. "Let Me Tell You Babe" and Reg Presley's "I Want You to Come Into My Life" are two other fine songs, but all in all this is probably the Troggs' weakest 1960's album.
Fortunately there are some great bonus tracks ( 4 singles A's and B's ). The single hit "Any Way That You Want Me" is simply outstanding, and I love the guitar-riff of "Give it to Me". Most of the B-sides are pretty good.
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