Four Alice Comedies, André Rieu, Krokus, Golden Earring, Anti-Flag, Nailbomb and Modern Talking.
It is time for a little change.. In stead of giving you a little information about all releases of that week, we will highlight one or two releases and give you extra information on what makes that album so special. Because it is not only the music that makes an album great, but the backstory seems equally essential to us. Ofcourse you can find a complete overview of all of our releases of this week below. So for now, we will share the following new release and its backstory with you:
Original Soundtrack - Four Alice Comedies
The Alice Comedies are a series of animated/live-action shorts created by Walt Disney in the 1920s. The music has been composed by Paul Dessau and conducted by Hans E. Zimmer. In addition to four Alice Comedies, the soundtracks of 'L'Horloge Magique' (The Magic Watch) and 'La Fôret Enchantée' (The Enchanted Forest), both dated from 1928, have been added to this score, which have also been composed by Paul Dessau. 'Four Alice Comedies' is now being released as a 25 year anniversary limited edition of 500 individually numbered copies on translucent pink vinyl. A few facts about this classic:
Below, you will find all of our newest releases.
The Bright Lights of America is the seventh album released by American punk rock band Anti-Flag. Released in 2008, the album marked a change in the band's sound: although still very much punk, the album is their first to feature a string section and child choirs. Two singles were released from the album: both the title track and “The Modern Rome Burning”.
Romantic Warriors is the fifth studio album by German pop duo Thomas Anders and Dieter Bohlen, better known together as Modern Talking. It continued Modern Talking's reign as one of the most popular synthpop acts of their time.
The Alice Comedies are a series of Animated/live-action shorts created by Walt Disney in the 1920s, in which a live action little girl named Alice (originally played by Virginia Davis) and an animated cat named Julius have adventures in an animated landscape.
The Magic Clock is a whirlwind mishmash of motifs that 1 draws on an unusually wide range of sources: Hoffman's The Nutcracker and medieval romances working cheek by jowl with Arabian Nights, Ovid, Midsummer Night's Dream, Peter Pan, Mallarme's “Afternoon of a Faun,” and Novalis' blue flower.
Paul Dessau was a German composer and conductor. He composed operas, scenic plays, incidental music, ballets, symphonies and other works for orchestra, and pieces for solo instruments as well as vocal music.
The final release of Nailbomb, the live album Proud To Commit Commercial Suicide, was recorded at the 1995 Dynamo Festival in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Nailbomb's only live appearance, the title says it all - it's a worthy goodbye to their fans who supported the group from day one. The last two tracks were recorded at Chaton Studios, Scottsdale, Arizona, in July 1995.
Cut is an album by Dutch hard rock band Golden Earring, released in 1982. It is one of their most popular releases to date, as it contains the international hit “Twilight Zone”, written by guitarist/vocalist George Kooymans.
Hoodoo is the sixteenth studio album by Swiss hardrock/heavy metal band Krokus. The album was successful across Europe, charting in Switzerland, Germany Greece and France.
Renowned Dutch violinist and conductor André Rieu released this Live album in 1995. It features 12 of his best interpretations of songs from a wide variety of genres.