24-11-2017

NEW RELEASES WEEK 47

Solomon Burke, Camerata RCO, Buddy Guy & Junior Wells, Idlewild, Herbie Hancock, Ennio Morricone, New Cool Collective & Jessica Curry


SERVING VINYL FOR BREAKFAST
 

Grammy Award winning musician and soul singer Solomon Burke (aka The King Of Rock and Soul) released his first album for Atlantic Records in 1964. Rock 'N Soul contains soulful, preaching-crooner songs and features seven top 100 hits.

The classical release by Camerata RCO is a wonderful piece of The Bach Goldberg Variations. These variations are performed by members of The Royal Concert Gebouw Orchestra. The 2-LP set includes an insert with liner notes by arranger and orchestrator Dmitry Sitkovetsky.

Play The Blues is exactly what you expect from Chicago blues veterans Buddy Guy & Junior Wells. Guy plays his guitarWells is on the harmonica and both perform vocals on songs. Eric Clapton, Dr. John and members of the J. Geils Band are featured on the album as well.

The Sunlight album from jazz-funk pianist Herbie Hancock was his entry as an electronic vocalist with some help by his immense equipment. On "I thought It Was You" Hancock uses the vocoder. Back-up musicians are Jaco Pastorius, Tony Williams and members of The Headhunters.

This week we have two simultaneous releases by Scottish alternative rock band Idlewild. Their full length debut album Hope Is Important, originally released in 1998 and 100 Broken Windows, originally released in 2000.

New Cool Collective's Electric Monkey Sessions 2 is a multi-diverse album with a psychedelic cumbia vibe recorded in a raw analogue sound. Their 19th album is pressed on transparent blue vinyl, the gatefold sleeve has a UV spot varnish. The album includes a free download coupon.

Finishing up the week with two AT THE MOVIES releasesour latest addition to the Ennio Morricone series, the sought-after soundtrack Sostiene Pereira featuring Dulce Pontes, is available on vinyl for the first time. A limited edition of 1.000 copies on transparent vinyl is available now. 
Back by popular demand; The magnificent soundtrack to the Playstation Game Everybody's Gone To The Rapture by Jessica CurryOnly 500 copies are available on transparent blue vinyl.

Have a great weekend,

The MOV crew

Exclusive
NEW COOL COLLECTIVE - ELECTRIC MONKEY SESSIONS 2

Electric Monkey Sessions 2 is the highly anticipated follow up to their critically acclaimed 2014 album Electric Monkey Sessions 1 [MOVLP1315]. Electric Monkey Sessions 2 is a multi-diverse album with a typical stubborn psychedelic cumbia vibe. 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve with deluxe spot varnish
  • Includes download coupon
  • Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl
HERBIE HANCOCK - SUNLIGHT

Sunlight by Herbie Hancockis a 1978 jazz-funk, fusion album. It features Hancock's vocals through a vocoder as well as performances by drummer Tony Williams and bassist Jaco Pastorius. 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes 1 page insert with credits
  • Jazz-Funk Fusion LP feat. Tony Williams & Jaco Pastorius
  • Featuring the single "I Thought It Was You" and "Come Running To Me"
At The Movies
ENNIO MORRICONE - SOSTIENE PEREIRA
Sostiene Pereira is a 1995 Italian drama film directed by Roberto Faenza. It is based on Antonio Tabucchi's novel Sostiene Pereira. The movie was nominated for several Italian awards. Eventually Marcello Mastroianni won the David di Donatello as Best Actor.

Ennio Morricone (10 November 1928) composed and arranged the score of the movie.
  • Includes insert
  • The movie won a David di Donatello award for Best Actor
  • Title song "A Brisa Do Coração"  by Dulce Pontes
  • First time on vinyl!
  • Limited edition of 1.000 numbered copies on transparent vinyl
BUDDY GUY & JUNIOR WELLS - PLAY THE BLUES

The southern-style, Rhythm & Blues album Play The Blues by Buddy Guy & Junior Wells was recorded in the Miami Criteria Studios in the second half of 1970. This is probably the best recordings Guy & Wells ever made, sounding clean and smooth. An excellent blues album from two masters in blues! 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl 
IDLEWILD - HOPE IS IMPORTANT

Hope is important is Idlewood's debut album recorded in 1998, the first full length release filled with distortion, Roddy Woomble's screeching vocals and utter chaos. This transitional album marks the beginnings of boys becoming men. A raw emo-punk album full of energy, laying out the path this band is going to go on in the future. 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
Exclusive
CAMERATA RCO - BACH GOLDBERG VARIATIONS

Camerata RCO performs the classical Bach Goldberg Variations which are arranged by Soviet-Russian born orchestrator-arranger Dmitry Sitkovetsky. The Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, is a work written for harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach, consisting of an aria and a set of 30 variations, after which the aria is repeated. The performers consisting of Annebeth Webb (violin), Jeroen Woudstra (viola) and Honorine Schaeffer (violoncello) are members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.  

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988 - Arranged for String Trio
  • Members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • PVC Protective sleeve
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • insert with thoughts by orchestrator-arranger Dmitry Sitkovetsky
IDLEWILD - 100 BROKEN WINDOWS

100 broken Windows is raw, rough edged punk yet traditional in lyrics with tight raging tracks. These 4 Scots neglected everything that was happening in the music business at the time and went down their own path, producing intense rock songs about growing up in the working class inspired by the greats from late 80s and early 90s such as Nirvana and REM, Sonic Youth and The Pixies. 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert
SOLOMON BURKE - ROCK N SOUL

The album Rock 'n Soul was originally released in 1964 by Grammy Award winning Solomon Burke (†2010). 7 tracks ended up in Top 100 Billboard Hits at the time. "If You Need Me" went as high as #2 in the Black Singles Chart. This extraordinary album is not only soulful but a confirmation that Burke is a genius when it comes to writing music and making it happen in a studio!  

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl 
At The Movies
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - EVERYBODY'S GONE TO THE RAPTURE (JESSICA CURRY)

The soundtrack to the groundbreaking 2015 PlayStation® 4 game Everybody's Gone to the Rapture features the music of BAFTA-nominated composer Jessica Curry. The music was recorded at the famed AIR Studios in London and features solo vocal performances by renowned Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, ethereal choir, and a tragically beautiful orchestral accompaniment.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • 4-page booklet
  • Limited Edition of 500 numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl

24-11-2017