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California Breed and Made in Japan expected to chart

Made in Japan 2014, 2LP; image courtesy of Universal Music

According to the preliminary midweek numbers issued by the UK Official Charts Company, both California Breed debut album and Made in Japan reissue are set to be in the Top 100 albums chart this week. As of Wednesday, May 21st, California Breed is at #16, and Made in Japan at #28. The final chart for the week will be posted on Sunday, May 25th, at 7pm.

Thanks to Nigel Young for the heads up.

14 Comments to “California Breed and Made in Japan expected to chart”:

  1. 1
    George says:

    Well, strange, watching California Breed charting higher than DP’s NW?!

  2. 2
    Larry Toering says:

    What does Californie Breed have to do with Deep Purple?

  3. 3
    Andy Worthington says:

    It’s a family thing

  4. 4
    Simon Palfrey says:

    As in huge tree

  5. 5
    Simon Palfrey says:

    Spookily Highway Star is tonights rehersal new number. ,

  6. 6
    Andy Worthington says:

    Bloody Forrest !

  7. 7
    Ricardo Barbosa says:

    The old Larry,hey Larry this is Moreblack,from the hub glory days

  8. 8
    Mark Bryant says:

    MIJ is a CLASSIC!!! It deserves to go to #1. It set the standard for live albums!!!

  9. 9
    Scoot says:

    Waiting for delivery….

  10. 10
    Scott W. says:

    Not sure about CA breed. Production by Dave Cobb sounds like K Shirley to me. Songs might be ‘Growers’ but being a drummer it sounds like the cymbals are choked. Not bright and lively like they should be. BCC’s last one ‘Afterglow had this sound as well. When i first put it on, i was checking treble levels…yep, full up! Sounds like a blanket is draped over the speakers. That or i am listening to it from behind the speakers! Some weird vocal effects and double tracked vocals. Definitely a bit different from Glenn. I would like to hear others opinions.

  11. 11
    LRT says:

    @George, what are you talking about?! NW, number one Billboard in four nations! That is cannot top in a million years.

  12. 12
    al says:


    same here too ! The songs definitely grow on you,on the 2 and 3 listen,but what is with the sound ?! It is messy and muddy,and doesn’t sound better on your headphones.Cannot,hear the instruments at all and I hate that! That’s why I love Now What?! You can hear everything !

  13. 13
    Iain says:

    I am a huge Glenn fan and really love his funky soulfull music, much hated by visitors to this website. So I was obviously very keen to hear , what this new band/ project would produce, after BCC fizzled out with some good tracks but in my view to much retro 70s rock.

    Well I shouldnt have been worried this is an awesome back to basics rough and dirty rock album which sounds like it was recoded live. The best tracks have a stones/primal scream swagger.
    Glenn’s voice is in top form with no screaming or wailing, john plays like he is possessed by his fathers spirit and young Andrew is an absolute revelation with his playing no self indulgent solos here.
    Can’t wait to see them live.

  14. 14
    Joey says:

    @10 Agreed about the production,but it’s not just the drums. The production of the whole cd is awful. I wonder if Glenn actually listened to the final mix . Also, Jason is way too busy for some of these songs.Over playing. Try listening to Rod Morgenstein or Ian Paice once in awhile. They have the chops, but only use them when its called for. I am a huge fan of Glenns, but I feel this is a step backward after BCC. I was expecting a better effort. Sorry, but I’m just being honest. Maybe they”ll make some changes for the follow up to the debut. I certainly hope so

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