05-05-2017

NEW RELEASES WEEK 18

Bearing the good news we have fantastic releases this week,


For the first time since its original release Mezcal Head by Swervedriver is finally available on European soil! The shoegaze and dream pop band have produced a masterpiece from start to finish. The first pressing of this album will be on "Mezcal" coloured vinyl; transparent with a hint of gold.

Forever by Cranes continued the trend of the band's previous albums, revolving largely around Alison Shaw's distinctive vocals. The album contains elements of shoegaze, dream pop and gothic rock and turned out to be favourite amongst fans and critics. First pressing will receive a limited gold and black mixed colour treatment, which is available from today.

The album Naveed by Our Lady Peace is taken from the Persian name for the "bearer of good news". It was admired by critics and very well received by fans; many also believed the album could serve as the bridge between grunge and 'the next big thing'. Available in Europe for the first time a limited first run will be available on transparent vinyl, mixed with a swirl of black.

Finley Quaye's debut Maverick A Strike struck a chord with many. Fusing dub, reggae, pop, trip hop and indie, his amalgam of styles resonated throughout the music world like no other record at the time. The 20th anniversary edition of this album is limited pressed on flaming orange and yellow swirled vinyl!

What's better than announcing the breakup of your band with a final album; with With B.D. Is Dead the band Blues Dimension quit in style. Through the album title and track lyrics it was clear they announced the end of the rhythm and blues sounds they were so famous for. To honour the band a limited edition on transparent blue vinyl is released today.

Continuing the Dutch Vinyl Masters series the next release is that of Wally Tax's Springtime in Amsterdam. Wally Tax was both a successful singer of The Outsiders as well as in his solo career. Originally released in 1989 his solo album was well received by critics and includes some characteristic and vulnerable songs by the rock 'n roll legend. The album will now finally available again as a limited edition on transparent green vinyl.

A new Dutch album by De Dijk has been finally released. Groef is the album that was specially arranged for their Theatertour this year. It's a must-have for every fan of this super group; the vinyl album is now out in stores.

Last but not least is the album by jazz artist Oscar Peterson and The Trio. The album is a 1973 live recording at the London House in Chicago and featured Joe Pass (guitar) and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (bass). Winner of the 1975 Grammy Award for "Best Jazz Performance By A Group", this energetic live set is the highlight of all three storied careers.

All the best,

Music On Vinyl

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OUR LADY PEACE - NAVEED
Naveed is the debut album by Canadian (grunge-)rock band Our Lady Peace. Originally released in 1994, Naveed became a success. The album sold over 400,000 copies in Canada and also performed well in many other territories. The five singles from the album include "The Birdman", "Starseed" and "Naveed".
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
  • Featuring the hit-singles "The Birdman", "Starseed", "Hope", "Supersatellite" and "Naveed"
  • First pressing of 1.000 numbered copies on transparent mixed with a hint of black vinyl
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DE DIJK - GROEF

Groef: Nieuwe liedjes en klassiekers, in een nieuw 'theater' jasje, speciaal gearrangeerd.

De Dijk duikt -na zesendertig jaar- voor het eerst de theaters in. Het rode pluche lonkte al lang, maar hoe krijg je een band die alle rocktempels, feesttenten, popzalen en festivals heeft plat gespeeld 'klein'? Groef is hét antwoord van de band. Met nummers van toen en nu, waaronder twee nieuw geschreven, gearrangeerd voor theater, gooit De Dijk het op dit album over een andere boeg.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Nieuwe liedjes en klassiekers speciaal gearrangeerd voor het theater
  • Begeleidend nieuw album voor de Theatertour 2017
  • Inclusief inlegvel met teksten van de liedjes
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WALLY TAX - SPRINGTIME IN AMSTERDAM

As the record was pressed in limited quatities back in the days, the album is now heavily sought after. Finally available again, Music On Vinyl is pressing the first 500 individually numbered copies on transparent green vinyl.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert with song lyrics
  • Includes "Springtime In Amsterdam" and "Beautiful Friendship"
  • Part of the Dutch Vinyl Masters
  • First pressing of 500 numbered copies on transparent green vinyl
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CRANES - FOREVER
Forever turned out to be a favorite album by Cranes amongst fans and critics, it's a lost treasure of early 90s dream pop, delivering unique and mesmerizingly beautiful music. The hidden track "Shine Like A Star" is included on the LP.

"Jewel" ended up being an underground hit in the U.K. and U.S., though thanks to a somewhat transformed remix courtesy of longtime Cranes fan Robert Smith (Forever takes its name from a The Cure rarity of the same title).
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
  • Deluxe soft touch finish on jacket
  • Including a hidden track "Shine Like A Star"
THE OSCAR PETERSON TRIO - THE TRIO
The Trio is a 1973 live recording at the London House in Chicago. Winner of the 1975 Grammy Award for "Best Jazz Performance By A Group", this energetic live set is the highlight of all three storied careers.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
SWERVEDRIVER - MEZCAL HEAD

Finally, for the first time since its original release in 1993, Mezcal Head is available on European soil. 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes 4 page booklet
  • featuring the hit single "Duel"
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BLUES DIMENSION - B.D. IS DEAD, LONG LIVE B.D.

Blues Dimension was active until 1969, when the group's breakup was announced in the title of their last and third album B.D. Is Dead, Long Live B.D. On this record Jaap van Eyck can be heard once again, it was also the only album recorded with drummer Herman van Boeyen.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes "I Ain't Superstitious", "Battle-Field Of Love" and "Stay"
  • Part of the Dutch Vinyl Masters
  • First pressing of 500 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl
FINLEY QUAYE - MAVERICK A STRIKE

Originally released in 1997 during the heyday of the alternative UK Electro scene, Finley Quaye's debut Maverick A Strike struck a chord with many. Fusing Dub, Reggae, Pop, Triphop and Indie, his amalgam of styles resonated throughout the music world like no other record at the time.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
  • 20th anniversary edition
  • Featuring the hit singles "It's Great When We're Together", "Sunday Shining", "Even After All", "Your Love Gets Sweeter" and "Ultra Stimulation"
  • Limited pressing of 1.000 numbered copies on flaming orange and yellow-swirled vinyl

05-05-2017