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This was a great album when first released and remains so today. I had th3 original on vinyl and this album was an absolute must for my vinyl revisit @n£ collection. Free we’re a great band and Paul Rogers had a very distinctive voice. He remains a great entertainer now and he still has a easily recognisable voice. One of the great albums.
It is sad that this was the last Free album - it could have been the beginning of a great new era and lineup - instead we got Bad Company which was never in the same league. Heartbreaker is a consistently strong offering with well written and performed rock songs and the old free vocals/guitar/bass/drums mix augmented brilliantly by Rabbit Bundrick's keyboards which gives the band sound more depth and layers without ever stealing the show. Wishing Well is a classic but Heartbreaker, Come Together in the Morning and Common Mortal Man are all classic Free. The loss of Fraser (RIP) proved not too serious - the album doesn' thave his funk influence but Rodgers and Bundrick more than filled the songwriting gap. This remains my favourite Free studio album, Free Live is a super example of them on stage. I think even Koss could have been replaced but after this album things fell apart and the members dispersed. Pity.
I ordered this CD expecting to receive the Heartbreaker album supplemented by bonus tracks as per the descriptor, but instead received a bog standard copy which I already own. So 4 stars for the music as it's a fine album, 1 star for a totally misleading descriptor.
Loved it. Classic album that hasn't aged. I used to listen to this way back in the 70's but because we didnt have a record player I had to cycle to my friends house several miles away to hear it. I made the trip regularly and Heartbreaker was on the turntable (admittedly sometimes there was also a trip to a pub where they would serve us as a payoff for the cycling as well).