Creamsmusic included songs based on traditional blues such as Crossroads andSpoonful, and modern blues such as Born Under a Bad Sign, as wellas more eccentric songs such as Strange Brew, Tales of Brave Ulyssesand Toad. Creams biggest hits were I Feel Free [UK, #11],Sunshine of Your Love [US, #5], White Room [US, #6], Crossroads[US, #28], and Badge [UK, #18].
Cream made a significant impactupon the popular music of the time, and, along with Jimi Hendrix, theypopularised the use of the wah-wah pedal. They provided a heavy yettechnically proficient musical theme that foreshadowed and influencedthe emergence of British bands such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, andThe Jeff Beck Group in the late 1960s. The bands live performancesinfluenced progressive rock acts such as Rush, jam bands such as TheAllman Brothers Band, Grateful Dead, Phish and heavy metal bands such asBlack Sabbath.
Cream was ranked #16 on VH1s 100 Greatest Artistsof Hard Rock and Rolling Stone named them the sixty-sixth greatestartist of all time. In 2010 VH1 also ranked them #61 on their 100Greatest Artists of All Time.
Royal Albert Hall, London May2-3-5-6, 2005 is the live recording of the Cream reunion at the RoyalAlbert Hall in 2005. As the title implies, the recording includes songsfrom their four reunion shows on 2, 3, 5, and 6 May 2005.
Blu-ray Release Date: October 11th, 2011Tracklist
01 - Im So Glad
02 - Spoonful
03 - Outside Woman Blues
04 - Pressed Rat And Warthog
05 - Sleepy Time Time
06 - N.S.U.
07 - Badge
08 - Politician
09 - Sweet Wine
10 - Rollin And Tumblin
11 - Stormy Monday
12 - Deserted Cities Of The Heart
13 - Born Under A Bad Sign
14 - Were Going Wrong
15 - Crossroads
16 - Sitting On Top Of The World
17 - White Room
18 - Toad
19 - Sunshine Of Your LoveScreenshots