The superb COLLECTED series on limited edition coloured vinyl, that is what's going on. The fantastic pressings of Marvin Gaye, UB40 and Joe Jackson are now available. These COLLECTED series contain a unique and careful selection of classic hits and tracks by the artists. The audio for the COLLECTED series is re-mastered in the cutting-room.
The Marvin Gaye double album includes hits like "What's Going On", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Sexual Healing", his debut track "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over" and many more. The album is pressed as a limited edition on cool blue vinyl.
UB40 COLLECTED highlights all the hits by the band, such as "One In Ten", "Red Red Wine", "Cherry Oh Baby", their debut "Food For Thought", the duets with Chrissie Hynde, Robert Palmer and Afrika Bambaataa and many more. The UB40 limited edition is available on red red wine vinyl.
The Joe Jackson album is a comprehensive series of sounds he has gone through, from old to new, and therefore this album will never get boring. Including the tracks "Fools In Love", "Is She Really Going Out With Him?", "Hometown (live)", "He's A Shape In A Drape", "Happy Ending featuring Elaine Caswell" and many more. The limited edition is available on turquoise vinyl.
Next up we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Sex 'n Jazz sounds by Gare Du Nord. This 2017 expanded edition by Gare Du Nord brings together both the Blue Note remix album master and the original vintage album master from early 2007 for the very first time. State of the art remastered, this landmark edition sounds as crispy as ever, and is available on limited edition white vinyl.
Living Reggae legends Toots and The Maytals are always a pleasure to spin on the record player. The album Unplugged On Strawberry Hill is released on sun coloured vinyl, to give it a fitting look as the best soundtrack for upcoming summer.
The last release of this week is an album in our Carole King series. The album Pearls: The Songs Of Goffin & King is a collection of brilliant pop music and widely recognized as her best work since Tapestry. It features 10 songs originally written by Carole King with her ex-husband Gerry Goffin.
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Early 1980, UB40 scored their first success with "Food For Thought", reaching high positions in the charts. By the time they released their first album they were already so successful that they had signed off on unemployment benefit, leading to the stamped Signing Off featured on form 40, for the sleeve of their debut album. UB40 Collected has captured all the different phases of the band in one complete album, classic hits combined with the new!
Living reggae heroes Toots and the Maytals unveiled their first ever acoustic album in the summer of 2012, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Jamaican Independence Day.
The album was recorded at sunset with the Blue Mountains providing the stunning backdrop. The gorgeous, sun-kissed acoustic session depicts a soulful and intimate side to revered classics like "Funky Kingston", "Pressure Drop" and "54-46". The loose rhythms and Toots' trademark vocal make Unplugged on Strawberry Hill the perfect soundtrack for summer.
Joe Jackson - COLLECTED is a comprehensive series of sounds Joe Jackson has gone through, from old to new, this collection will never get boring!
Music On Vinyl proudly presents a special edition of the Marvin Gaye Collected album. This deluxe edition is released in celebration of Marvin Gaye's 80th birthday on April 2nd, 2019. The world lost one of the most important soul singers ever to grace the world on 1st April 1984. He has left behind a series of fantastic hits plus a handful of tracks which deserve the title of masterpiece, all Collected on this album.