T. Rex broke T. Rex in the UK, Mark Deming of AllMusic wrote, “T. Rex is the quiet before the storm of Electric Warrior, and it retains a loopy energy and easy charm that makes it one of Bolan’s watershed works”. Track listing. All tracks written by Marc Bolan, except where noted.
Joe Elliott’s lyrics owe an obvious debt to his obsession with T. Rex, particularly on the playfully silly anthem “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” and the British glam rock tribute “Rocket,” while power ballads like “Love Bites” and the title track lack the histrionics or gooey sentimentality of many similar offerings.
T. Rex was a British rock band, formed in 1967 by singer/songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan.. The T. Rex discography consists of four “Tyrannosaurus Rex” and eight “T. Rex” studio albums (one of which appeared with different names and tracklists in different territories), 22 compilation albums, seven live albums, two extended plays, six “Tyrannosaurus Rex” and 22 “T. Rex” singles.
T. Rex were an English rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. The band was initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, and released four psychedelic folk albums under this name. In 1969, Bolan began to shift from the band’s early acoustic sound to an electric one. The following year, he shortened their name to T. Rex.
In his retrospective review, Steve Huey of AllMusic wrote, “Even if it treads largely the same ground as Electric Warrior, The Slider is flawlessly executed, and every bit the classic that its predecessor is.” Stephen M. Deusner of Pitchfork gave the album a 9.8/10 grade, the highest given to any T. Rex …
Tanx is the eighth studio album by English glam rock act T. Rex, released on 16th March 1973 by record label EMI. Tanx was a musical departure from previous works: still containing tracks in the vein of The Slider , Marc Bolan showed his interest for both American soul music and funk.
Unicorn is the third studio album by English psychedelic folk (later glam rock) band Tyrannosaurus Rex (later known as T. Rex). It was released on 16 May 1969 by record labels Regal Zonophone and Blue Thumb , and was the last Tyrannosaurus Rex album to feature Steve Peregrin Took .