Dhafer Youssef's upcoming new album [MOVLP1807] is a great opportunity to release one of his best older albums. Birds Requiem is a very personal recording of the Tunesian Oud player and can be posed as music for an imaginative movie.
After a rollercoaster of success with their unique blend of pop, jazz and bossa nova the band Room Eleven broke up. Luckily for us they've just started touring again and 10 years later their debut album Six White Russians and A Pink Pussycat is now available for the first time on vinyl in a fittingly pink colour.
Bands will always reappear and dissappear, but a few will always stay around. The Bintangs had several changes in their line-up throughout history but have been around since 1961. Glad to say we have managed to reissue Travelling In The U.S.A. on limited grey vinyl, including one of their same named greatest hits!
Read about all our releases for this week below.
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The MOV crew
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In 2013 Dhafer Youssef released his album Birds Requiem. This album is a very personal recording that has been prepared at a turning point of the artist's life. The album is structured around the Birds Requiem suite ("Birds Canticum", "Fuga Hirundinum", "Archaic Feathers" and "Whirling Birds Ceremony") and can be posed as music for an imaginative movie.
Lauryn Hill is best known for being a member of The Fugees and for her critically acclaimed solo album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.
MTV Unplugged No 2.0 was her last album and pressed in limited quantities. This reissue comes just in time for its 15th year anniversary in 2017.
No One Can Do It Better is the debut album by The D.O.C. from 1989 and is produced by the then upcoming Dr. Dre who contributed on most of the fast hard hitting rap tracks with his heavy funk laden beats. The album reached number one on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and went platinum five years after its release.
Man is a Welsh rock band whose style are a mixture of West Coast psychedelic rock, progressive rock, guitar driven hard rock, blues and pub rock. 2 Ozs Of Plastic (With A Hole In The Middle) captured something of the group's live fire and their concert performances often followed pretty much along the lines of the track listing.
The album Travelling in the U.S.A., the follow up to Blues On The Ceiling, saw the Bintangs continue their sound. The album includes the three singles "Ridin' On The L&N", "Travelling In The U.S.A" and "He Didn't Wanna Go Home", which all achieved success in the Dutch Single Top 100.