Back in April 2019, I was traveling in Paris with my family and I got a few minutes to visit some record stores. While in one, I found a 12″ Single for the song “Give Me More Time” by Whitesnake. And it turns out the version was the UK release. So I had to go to France from the US to get a UK single. Makes sense.
The single was the second single from the album and was released on January 3rd, 1984. It reached #29 on the UK Charts and was never released as a single in the US. And the fact that this is the UK Single it also the UK Mix which sounds different than the US mix.
The UK Mix has a little heavier guitar sound to open the song and all the instruments have a little more punch. The US version, David is more front and center. It is a fun, melodic song and David sounds great. It has that 80’s rock sound and a classic Whitesnake swagger.
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The album that broke Whitesnake in the US finally gets its ‘Ultimate Special Edition release celebrating 35 years as the original UK album was released in 1984. 35 years is crazy to think about. In those 35 years, this album only gets better.
This special edition consists of 6 CDs, 1 DVD, 1 Book, 1 Tour Program replica and 1 Album Cover Poster. And it has over 100 tracks amongst all the discs. Here is everything you get.
Now of course that 100+ tracks is misleading and this set is truly for the ultimate fan. Why? Because the set repeats the songs a lot. Because the set repeats the songs a lot. Yes, I wrote that twice on purpose.
Let me explain by jumping in to the album right away and we will talk about the first 3 discs as they go together.
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