Robert Plant - Digging Deep: Subterranea (Warner Music)
When Led Zeppelin came to an end Robert Plant embarked on a highly successful solo career.
This new 2 CD complication covers the period from the early 80’s. Highlights include the number 1 rock hit, Hurting Kind, the GRAMMY Award nominated Shine It Around alongside the previously unreleased exclusives Nothing Takes The Place of You which was written for the 2013 film Winter In The Blood.
The big single hits Big Log and ballad 29 Palms are included which are probably the best known tracks to the casual listener.
Plant’s love of blues are evident on the album as well as Rockabilly with the classic Too Much Alike he duets with Patty Griffin.
Plant is accompanied throughout the album with a good line up of guests including Jimmy Page, Buddy Millet, Phil Collins, Nigel Kennedy, Richard Thompson and his brothers, Strange Sensation/The Sensational Space Shifters.
Plant is one of the best rock vocalists this country has produced and here you get to hear him influenced by the music he grew up with.
I rate the album 4 out of 5