12-05-2011

THE FIRST BATCH OF MAY RELEASES

The following new titles will be released by Music on Vinyl on the 16th of May and will be available at your local record store.

DAVY GRAHAM - FOLK, BLUES AND BEYOND... (1LP)
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The British guitarist Davy Graham was one of the most influential figures in the 1960s British folk revival. He inspired many famous practitioners of the fingerstyle acoustic guitar such as Bert Jansch, John Martyn, Paul Simon and Jimmy Page.

PRIMAL SCREAM – EXTERMINATOR (2LP)
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EXTERMINATOR is punk flavored anarchism mixed with a big beat rumpus, a sonic protest against the self-righteous and unchallenging indie-music of the day.
Or, as NME put it: 'rarely has anger been so beautifully managed', as they put it on the #2 spot of the best albums of 2000 (only losing out to Radiohead's Kid A)

SOCIAL DISTORTION - SOMEWHERE BETWEEN HEAVEN (1LP)
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'Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell' is the fourth studio album by Social distortion.
Originally released in 1992. It continues the melding of country and rockabilly influences with punk

GOLDEN EARRING - NAKED TRUTH (2LP)
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The band recorded this acoustic live album with a very small budget in an intimate cafe inAmsterdam. The album turned out to be the Golden Earring's bestselling album to date. Music on Vinyl is releasing 'The Naked Truth' for the first time on vinyl.

BOZ SCAGGS - SILK DEGREES (1LP)
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In 1976, the American singer, songwriter and guitarist Boz Scaggs linked up with a bunch of session musicians who would later form Toto and with them he recorded his seventh album, 'Silk Degrees'. The album reached #2 on the US Billboard 200, and #1 in a number of countries across the world, spawning three hit singles: 'Lowdown', 'Lido Shuffle' and 'What Can I Say'.

ALISON MOYET – ALF (1LP)
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In 1984, Moyet released her debut solo album 'Alf'. The record became a huge hit and spawned three international hit singles: 'Love Resurrection', 'Invisible' and 'All Cried Out'.

NINA SIMONE - BLACK GOLD (1LP)
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In 1969, the High Priestess Of Soul, Nina Simone, descended onto the stage of the Philharmonic Hall in New Yorkto record her new live-album, Black Gold. It became a legendary performance, with the first recording of the Civil Rights song 'To Be Young, Gifted And Black'.
Black Gold is a poignant and touching album from the peak of her performing and recording period.

12-05-2011