["Physical Graffiti" is] a work of genius, a superbly performed mixture of styles and influences that encompasses not only all aspects of Led Zep's recording career so far but also much of rock as a whole.
This is not just a collection of great tracks, but a perfectly balanced selection of music that weighs heavy rock with acoustic, ballad with out-and-out rocker in such a way that you can play the album non-stop day and night without ever needing to pause for a bit of peace.
And for one of the world's heaviest bands, that's some achievement….
[Led Zep] are, if you like, one of the few "progressive" bands left—you remember them, the groups who were always going...
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