There is nothing better than going through racks of CDs and finding something you’ve never seen before. I was at 2nd & Charles in Mathews, NC with my wife (she was looking at books) and I started digging through the used CDs. I started in the “A” section and within 30 seconds I stumbled across this album…Robbie Williams “Sexed Up”. Yes, in the “A” section as naturally that is where it would be instead of the “R” or “W” section. Makes total sense. It had Japanese or some Asian lettering on it so I snatched it up especially knowing that the price was only $3.50.
I did some research once I got home and all I could find out is that the CD is referred to as Robbie Williams – “Sexed Up/Forever Texas” and is an unofficial release. As a result, Discogs won’t sell it. I did see a copy on eBay for about $36 and Discogs had a single cd version on sale for over $100. Either way, my $3.50 is looking like a pretty great deal.
The packaging is great as the plastic CD case comes in this nice cardboard housing with a flap to open and remove your CD case. The disc is also labeled as an HDCD whatever the hell that is supposed to mean. I figured it was going to sound better, but it is CD, it already sounds good as a CD should. Continue reading “Robbie Williams – ‘Sexed Up – Forever Texas’ (2003) – Album Review”