Label: Volt - VOLT 411, VOLT 411(C) Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Mono Country: Canada Genre: Funk / Soul Style: Soul
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The album broke into the top 10 on both sides of the Atlantic. Its second track, Sunshine of Your Love, highlighted the smooth transition from blues to a more psychedelic sound and was touted by critics as the perfect hybrid of hard rock, blues, and psychedelia. It was was by far the most popular single from Disraeli Gears and the only Cream single to reach gold status over 500,000 units sold in the United States.
Cream followed Disraeli Gears with its third and best-selling album, Wheels of Fire 1968a mixture of studio and live recordings densely packed into two records that became the first platinum-selling over 1,000,000 units sold double album.
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