12-07-2019

Let's Not Slip Into Illumination

Buddy Guy, Carlos Santana & Alice Coltrane, Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers, Mike Francis, U-Roy, Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, Charles Aznavour, Shuggie Otis, and K's Choice

The album Slippin' In earned Buddy Guy the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album in 1996. The record was produced and engineered by the great Eddie Kramer, who manned the board for Jimi Hendrix and many others. Two outstanding performers, Carlos Santana, and Alice Coltrane, collaborated to record their fantastic trip through time called Illuminations. Santana's interest in the Indian culture and different musical styles led him to the musician Alice Coltrane. Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers second album Rock 'n Roll with the Modern Lovers breathes folky roots music and rock 'n roll as it would sound ages ago. This title is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on turquoise coloured vinyl.

Mike Francis' cult album Let's Not Talk About It was his 1984 debut record and one which attracted much attention in his home country Italy. He was best known for his hit "Survivor". Other hits on the album are “Night Time Lady” and "Late Summer Night”. The release is available as a limited 35th-anniversary edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl. The package includes an insert. The Jamaican vocalist U-Roy had his breakthrough in the Jamaican scene in the early 1970s with his typical rapping style of singing (toasting) over the rhythms and beats he created. Most listeners will especially recognize “Tide Is High”, which can be found on his wonderful debut album Version Galore. The record is available as limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl. As one of Jamaica's leading record producers Arthur 'Duke' Reid embraced the new reggae sound. Trojan records brought together a dozen of his finest works under the title Greater Jamaica Moonwalk Reggae. The title includes multiple songs from the main artist Tommy McCook & The Supersonics. The album is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl.

Collected by Charles Aznavour is a wonderful collection of hits and classics by the French chansonnier, that touches your soul at every moment. This title is available as a limited pressing of 1000 individually numbered copies on gold vinyl. The package includes a 4-page booklet with liner notes and photos. This beautiful Shuggie Otis album Inspiration information went largely overlooked at the time of its release in 1974. The 45th-anniversary limited edition is available as 1500 individually numbered copies on flaming (yellow & orange marbled mixed) vinyl. K's Choice's Running Backwards contains 6 studio tracks, two live recordings, and one demo. Some songs were recorded in their early years, while others have never been released before.

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CHARLES AZNAVOUR - COLLECTED

Collected by Charles Aznavour is a wonderful collection of hits and classics by the French chansonnier, that touches your soul at every moment. It's an overview of his work during the sixties, seventies and duets with Johnny Hallyday on "Il Faut Savoir" and with Frank Sinatra "Young At Heart". Also his English versions of "How Sad Venice Can Be", "The Old Fashioned Way", "She" and four more English songs are included on this deluxe Trifold 3LP album.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Trifold sleeve
  • 4-page booklet with liner notes and photos
  • PVC Protective Sleeve
  • Selection of chansons from legendary chansonnier Charles Aznavour (1924 - 2018)
  • Featuring the French chansons “La Bohème”, “Comme Ils Disent”,  “J'ai Vu Paris”, “Jezebel”, English versions of “She”, “Yesterday When I Was Young”, duets with Johnny Hallyday, Frank Sinatra, and many more classic songs
  • Limited pressing of 1000 individually numbered copies on gold vinyl
K’S CHOICE - RUNNING BACKWARDS

Running Backwards was officially released as an exclusive K's Choice 10th-anniversary fan club release, but now finally available on vinyl. This release contains 9 songs written by the Belgian band. Besides 6 studio tracks the record contains two live recordings and one demo.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes lyrics-sheet
  • Available on vinyl for the first time
  • Originally released on cd in 2003, exclusively for a few members of the K's Choice fanclub
  • Unreleased tracks, rarities from the early years, B-sides and live versions
BUDDY GUY - SLIPPIN' IN

The deep and swinging groove is what makes Buddy Guy's Slippin' In so wonderful. The album earned Guy the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Produced by Eddie Kramer and featuring ex-Stevie Ray Vaughan associates Tommy Shannon and Chris Layton
  • Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album
  • This year marks the 25th Anniversary of “Slippin In”
CARLOS SANTANA & ALICE COLTRANE- ILLUMINATIONS

Two outstanding performers, Carlos Santana and Alice Coltrane, collaborated to record their fantastic trip through time called Illuminations. Santana's interest in the Indian culture and different musical styles led him to the musician Alice Coltrane.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Insert
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MIKE FRANCIS ‎- LET'S NOT TALK ABOUT IT

Mike Francis' cult album Let's Not Talk About It was his 1984 debut record and one which attracted much attention in his home country Italy. It features several hits, including “Night Time Lady” and "Late Summer Night".

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Insert
  • Classic and hard to find R&B/funk/Italo/too-slow-to-disco album by the late Mike Francis
  • Featuring the hits "Night Time Lady", “Survivor” and "Late Summer Night"
  • 35th-anniversary edition
  • Limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl
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U ROY - VERSION GALORE

The pioneer of toasting Ewart Beckford, better known by his stage name U-Roy, is a Jamaican vocalist. He was bursting onto the Jamaican scene in the early 1970s with his typical rapping style of singing (toasting) over the rhythms and beats he created.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl
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THE MODERN LOVERS - ROCK ‘N ROLL WITH THE MODERN LOVERS

Rock 'n Roll with the Modern Lovers is the second album released as Jonathan Richman and The Modern Lovers. The band, which is built around singer-songwriter and guitarist Jonathan Richman, almost totally focuses on the sound from the '50s.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on turquoise coloured vinyl
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SHUGGIE OTIS - INSPIRATION INFORMATION

Some say this album is decades ahead of its time - so much so it would fit into the Trip Hop genre with ease. We'll let you decide. All we know is we can't stop playing it!

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 1974 cult album
  • Limited 45th Anniversary Edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on flaming (yellow & orange marbled) vinyl
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TOMMY McCOOK AND THE SUPERSONICS - GREATER JAMAICA MOONWALK REGGAE

As one of Jamaica's leading record producers Arthur 'Duke' Reid embraced the new reggae sound. London- based reggae giant Trojan Records brought together a dozen of his finest works under the title “Greater Jamaica Moonwalk Reggae”.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl

12-07-2019