Lez Zeppelin

Lez Zeppelin I

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Brilliant name it may be, but the four females of Lez Zeppelin aren’t necessarily lesbian: they’re a tribute band smart enough to know that they wouldn’t get anywhere without a snappy name. Lez Zeppelin not only built an audience with that clever name but they’re the only tribute band that’s gotten popular enough to record a full-length album length tribute as well. Producers Perry A. Margouleff and William Wittman guide the band through a note-for-note re-creation of Led Zeppelin I, getting all the inflections and atmosphere right. As a record, it’s a curiosity, something to listen to once and marvel that this quartet rivals the Fab Faux in terms of their chosen tribute but ultimately it’s not much more than excellent advertising for their live gigs. After all, at home you can put on Led Zeppelin I any time but Lez Zeppelin will be coming to your town and on stage is where they’re meant to be heard.

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