05-01-2012

MORE VINTAGE VIOLENCE ON VINYL FOR YOU IN 2012

A beautiful batch of eight releases at the start of this new year will be available from the 9th of January.
Our way to wish you all the best for 2012!

HOWLING BELLS – THE LOUDEST ENGINE (1LP) – MOVLP459
After supporting Coldplay and The Killers on their tours, Howling Bells recorded their third studio album and released it in September 2011. 'The Loudest Engine' is a modern psychedelic record with folk and rock influences and they can be compared to bands like Mazzy Star and The Velvet Underground.
This release includes one bonus track and a full colour insert.

JOHN MARTYN – HEAVEN AND EARTH (1LP) – MOVLP405
John Martyn, the legendary singer-songwriter, arranger and guitarist recorded twenty studio albums during his career. 'Heaven And Earth' is the last album Martyn was working on before his death in 2009, and was completed by Gary Pollitt & Jim Tullio. Featuring Phil Collins on "Can't Turn Back The Years", this is the first vinyl edition of this phenomenal album.

ALAN PARSONS PROJECT – EYE IN THE SKY (1LP) – MOVLP188
The Project was active between 1975 and 1990 and consisted of Eric Woolfson and Alan Parsons surrounded by a varying number of session musicians. 'Eye In The Sky' was originally released in 1982 and earned the platinum status. Similar to the first pressing of this album, the green cover is gold-foil stamped with an image of the Eye of Horus.

THE BYRDS – YOUNGER THAN YESTERDAY (1LP) – MOVLP437
The Byrds' fourth album was originally released in 1967 and it features elements of psychedelic rock and country and western influences. Rolling Stone magazine ranked the album at #124 on their 2003 list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

JOHN CALE – VINTAGE VIOLENCE (1LP) – MOVLP431
John Cale's first post-Velvet Underground album was originally released in 1970 and it is a piece of mature pop with a smooth finish. The Welsh rocker shows a pop craftsman at work on ten tracks that reference everything from Country Rock to Beach Boys harmonies to The Band-style Americana and beyond.

LEONARD COHEN – I'M YOUR MAN (1LP) – MOVLP424
After a less successful period in the '80s Leonard Cohen drastically changed his sound. At 'I'm Your Man' synthesizers rule and a dark humour had been added to his baritone. With enormous critical and commercial success, 'I'm Your Man' is ranked amongst Cohen's best albums. Now available on vinyl again for the first time since 1988!

DUKE ELLINGTON – BLUES IN ORBIT (1LP) – MOVLP443
Duke Ellington is seen by many as one of the frontrunners of Jazz and as one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. 'Blues In Orbit' presents a Big Band in full swing. Free flowing improvisations and straightforward arrangements show the band is kicking back, relaxing, and doing it nice 'n' easy.

T.REX – THE T.REX WAX CO. SINGLES A's And B's 1972 – 1977 (3LP) – MOVLP418
In 1972 EMI signed the remarkable Marc Bolan and created the T. Rex Wax Co. label for him, for which he would release six albums in as many years, until his fatal car crash in 1977. This compilation is a collection of all the singles he cut for the label, and Music On Vinyl is the first to release it on vinyl. Including an insert with liner notes by Mark Paytress.

05-01-2012