(180 Gram Vinyl, Deluxe Edition, 2PC)
Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing of the digitally remastered and expanded edition of this 1975 album from the classic rockers fronted by Paul Rodgers. LP One is a newly remastered pressing of the original album. LP Two consists of previously unreleased alternate takes and mixes and new mixes based on recently unearthed original multi-track tapes. This is the first time this album has been given the deluxe and expanded treatment. Straight Shooter was their second studio album and includes the singles "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" and the classic rock staple "Feel Like Makin' Love". The album reached #3 in the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rodgers, along with guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs, bassist Boz Burrell, and drummer Simon Kirke released the band's second album Straight Shooter in April 1975, 40 years to the month of the new deluxe edition. The album rose to #3 on the U.S. album chart and was certified 3x platinum behind the hit singles "Feel Like Makin' Love" and "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" as well as the rock radio staple "Shooting Star." All bonus tracks on the Deluxe LP version are previously unreleased. Among the standouts is a stripped-down version of "Shooting Star, " and a remix of "Good Lovin' Gone Bad" with alternative guitar and vocals tracks.