Including Maria Mena, The Call, Hanoi Rocks, Ten Years After and 2 Brothes On The 4th Floor amongst others.
Spring is just around the corner, time to brighten up the day with some cheerful tunes! The following titles are now in stores:
White Turns Blue by Maria Mena features the hit song "You're The Only One" and is available on vinyl for the first time on blue & white marbled vinyl. Also for the first time on vinyl is 2 by 2 Brothers On The 4th Floor, which includes remixes by Ferry Corsten and Mental Theo amongst others and is pressed on crystal clear vinyl.
The Call Reconciled is available on purple coloured vinyl and features both Jim Kerr (Simple Minds) and Peter Gabriels as guest performers. More albums from the Eighties; Two Steps From The Move by Hanoi Rocks is available on translucent red coloured vinyl, which is the last one to feature the late drummer Razzle. Did you know the album was supposed to be titled Silver Missles And Nightingales?
Fifty years after the release of their debut album in 1967, Ten Years After returned and showcased the new line-up with the album A Sting In The Tale. This 12-track set is now available on silver coloured vinyl. Pressed on silver & black marbled vinyl, is the 1983 hard rock album Headhunter by Krokus. It features their biggest hit to date, "Screaming In The Night". Also available on silver coloured vinyl is Watermakers, a classic album from the Dutch band BLØF that is filled with singalong hits.
Lastly, Now by the Flamin' Groovies, which features several covers by the likes of Gene Clark, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Cliff Richard.
The Flamin' Groovies released their fifth studio album Now in 1978. The album brought them to international audiences informed by the post-punk ethic of simplicity that chimed with their classic West Coast melodic pop. Now was produced by Dave Edmunds and featured both originals and cover versions by the likes of Gene Clark, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and Cliff Richard.
The Norwegian singer-songwriter Maria Mena made her international debut with the 2004 studio album White Turns Blue. The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top Heatseekers chart and features several successful tracks, including “You're The Only One”, “Just A Little Bit”, “Sorry” and “My Lullaby”.
Watermakers is het vierde studio-album van BLØF, opgenomen in de Brusselse ICP studio en uitgebracht in 2000. Het album werd gecertificeerd met een Platinum status, bereikte #1 op de Nederlandse Album Top 100 en bevat de hits "Dansen Aan Zee", "Zaterdag" en "Niets Dan Dit" onder andere.
In 1995 and 1996, 2 Brothers on the 4th Floor further widened their success with the singles "Fly (Through the Starry Night)", "Come Take My Hand" and "Fairytales", changing their style to happy hardcore.These singles topped the charts in various European countries. At the end of 1996, the band released the single "There's a Key" and their second studio album 2.
The American rock band The Call was formed in 1980 by Michael Been, Scott Musick, Tom Ferrier, and Jim Goodwin. The album Reconciled from 1986 features the tracks “I Still Believe” and “Everywhere I Go”, of which the latter contains backup vocals by Jim Kerr (Simple Minds) and Peter Gabriel.
Headhunter is the seventh studio album by the Swiss hard rock band Krokus, released in 1983, and their first album to be certified with a Gold status in both the United States and Canada. The album features their biggest hit to date, "Screaming In The Night". Headhunter is the only Krokus album to feature Steve Pace on drums and includes the Bachman-Turner Overdrive cover "Stayed Awake All Night".
Two Steps from the Move is the fifth studio album by the Finnish rock band Hanoi Rocks, released in 1984. This is their last album to feature the late drummer Razzle. The album's producer, Bob Ezrin had previously worked with big-name artists like Pink Floyd, Kiss and Alice Cooper, which was one of the main reasons Hanoi Rocks wanted him to produce the album. Ezrin wanted the album to have a heavier atmosphere and darker guitar playing than the band's previous efforts, while still keeping it melodic and punky, and he also worked on the writing of almost every song on the album. Two Steps from the Move was Hanoi Rocks' biggest hit when it was released, reaching #28 on the UK Album Charts, along with the singles "Up Around the Bend" and "Don't You Ever Leave Me". The album also gave Hanoi Rocks their first gold record in Finland, but not until 1986 after the group had already disbanded.
Fifty years after the release of their eponymous debut album in 1967; Ten Years After returned with A Sting in the Tale. Original members Ric Lee & Chick Churchill, complemented by Colin Hodgkinson on bass and multi-award-winning guitarist/vocalist Marcus Bonfanti, were keen to record a studio album that showcased the new lineup that had been touring the world as Ten Years After to great critical acclaim.The subject material on the album ranges from childhood memories of growing up in post war Britain, songs of love lost to the rock n roll lifestyle as well as sincere odes to a life well lived.