27-04-2018

NEW RELEASES WEEK 17

Mika, Ennio Morricone, Red Red Wine, Acda & De Munnik and the soundtracks The Sound of Music, Gunpowder, Death Wish and The Theory Everything.



The Sound of Life and Death
The Sound of Life and Death

We're leaving Record Store Day behind and getting back to our weekly releases. It's a great week, with releases by the Lebanese-British singer-songwriter Mika, the Dutch duo Acda & De Munnik, the one and only Ennio Morricone and a compilation with some great reggae titles by the name Red Red Wine. But it's also a week where we show our love for soundtracks by releasing the classic The Sound of Music, the 2018 version of Death Wish, the tv-series Gunpowder and the wonderful Theory Of Everything.


Let's start off with the colourful Life in Cartoon Motion, the breakthrough album by the musician Mika. He builds upon the musical territory of artists like Freddie Mercury, Elton John and more recently The Scissor Sisters. With the energetic and danceable songs Mika shows us his musical identity. The album includes his hit singles "Grace Kelly" and "Relax, Take It Easy", but also the more clever songs like the breakup track "Stuck in the Middle" and rocker "Ring Ring". The vinyl package includes an insert with song lyrics and credits.

Collected is a definitive journey through the vast work of the great composer Ennio Morricone. Take the musical train and let's ride through the desert, stopping by landmark spaghetti westerns like "A Fistful Of Dollars", "For A Few Dollars More", "The Good The Bad & The Ugly", "Once Upon A Time In the West" and most recently, Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained". The package includes an insert with available Collected titles and the limited edition of 5.000 individually numbered copies is pressed on clear vinyl.

The Jamaican producer Brother Dan, better known by his stage name Dandy, compiled the album Red Red Wine. The album consists of some of his most popular productions. like Tony Tribe's "Red Red Wine" and Israelites "Games People Play". The reggae version of the Neil Diamond song "Red Red Wine" became a hit in the UK in the summer of 69. The album is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on solid orange coloured vinyl.

The Dutch music duo consisting of Thomas Acda and Paul de Munnik have built a large fan base with their pop influenced songs. Their second studio album Naar Huis has certainly contributed to their popularity. With the harmonies and accompanying arrangements Acda & De Munnik created a successful mix of emotional narrative songs and clever funny passages. This 20th anniversary edition includes an insert with lyrics and is available as a limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on transparent vinyl.

The Sound of Music is the final collaboration between composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II and one of their most famous efforts. The album includes musical standards like "Do-Re-Mi", "Edelweiss" and "My Favorite Things". One of the most important reasons the Broadway production and later released movie became worldwide known are the sing-along tracks, which play an important part in the story. The package of The Sound of Music includes a 8-page booklet.

The music for the three-part HBO thriller Gunpowder is composed by Volker Bertelmann, better known by his stage name Hauschka. With the recognizable sound from his prepared piano play he created some unique melodies.  The series came to life by his minimal approach and the use of alien objects on top of the hammers and strings. Gunpowder is available as a limited edition of 500 individually numbered copies on silver vinyl.

Horror director Eli Roth created the remake to the 1974 movie classic Death Wish. Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson, known for his compositions to sitcoms like New Girl and Community, recorded the different pieces to the movie. With his piano melodies, string sections and atmospheric electronic parts he composed some dark and twisted compositions. His aggressive musical parts supports the storyline. Death Wish 2018 is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies pressed on solid red vinyl. The package includes a 4-page Booklet.

Our third soundtrack is the score of the movie The Theory Everything, composed by the recently deceased Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Jóhannsson's intricate compositions provide a stunning backdrop to the romantic drama about Stephen and Jane Hawking. It's an extraordinary and uplifting story of one of the world's greatest minds, the recently deceased astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, and of two people defying the steepest of odds through love. The score of The Theory Of Everything is now available as an exclusive limited edition of 1.500 individually numbered copies pressed on transparent blue vinyl.
At The Movies
OST - GUNPOWDER (HAUSCHKA)
Volker Bertelmann, better known by his stage name Hauschka, composed the music for the three-part HBO thriller Gunpowder. The soundtrack with the recognizable sound from his prepared piano play and the use of alien objects on top of the hammers and strings.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Includes 4 Page Booklet
  • Score by Multiple Award nominated Hauschka (Lion)
  • Limited Edition of 500 Individually Numbered Copies on silver vinyl
At The Movies
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - ENNIO MORRICONE COLLECTED

Collected is a definitive journey through the vast work of Morricone, stopping by landmark spaghetti westerns like A Fistful Of Dollars, For A Few Dollars More, The Good The Bad & The Ugly, Once Upon A Time In America and most recently, Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Classic movie themes and titles "A Fistful Of Dollars", "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly", "Once Upon A Time In The West" and many more
  • High quality PVC protective sleeve
  • Limited pressing of 5.000 individually numbered copies on Clear vinyl
  • Includes insert with available Collected titles
Exclusive
VARIOUS ARTISTS - RED RED WINE
Red Red Wine is a compilation album compiled by the Jamaican producer Brother Dan, better known by his stage name Dandy. The album consists of some of his most popular productions.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Mono recordings
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on solid orange colored vinyl
Exclusive
ACDA & DE MUNNIK - NAAR HUIS
Het Nederlands muziekduo bestaande uit Thomas Acda en Paul de Munnik heeft met hun popliedjes een grote schare fans opgebouwd. Het tweede studioalbum genaamd Naar Huis heeft daar zeker aan bijgedragen. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Inclusief insert met songteksten
  • 20-Jarig jubileum uitgave
  • Voor het eerst verkrijgbaar op vinyl
Exclusive
MIKA - LIFE IN CARTOON MOTION
The English singer-songwriter Mika experienced his breakthrough with his first full-length studio album Life in Cartoon Motion. The album which sold over 8 million copies worldwide marks him as a talented and versatile artist. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes the hits "Grace Kelly", "Relax (Take It Easy)", "Big Girl" (You Are Beautiful)"
  • First Time on Vinyl
  • Includes insert with song lyrics and credits
At The Movies
OST - DEATH WISH 2018 (LUDWIG GÖRANSSON)
Death Wish is the new action adventure by the famous horror director Eli Roth. The music to the remake of the 1974 movie classic is created by the Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson, known for his compositions to sitcoms like New Girl and Community. 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including 4 page Booklet
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Music by Ludwig Göransson
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on solid red vinyl
At The Movies
OST - THE SOUND OF MUSIC (RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN)
The Sound of Music is the final collaboration between the composer Richard Rodgers and the lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II and one of their most famous collaborations.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including 8 page Booklet
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Music by Rodgers & Hammerstein
  • Multiple Award Winning 1965 Soundtrack
At The Movies
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (JÓHANN JÓHANNSSON)
The score for The Theory of Everything is created by the recently deceased (9 February 2018) Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson. Jóhannsson's intricate compositions provide a stunning backdrop to the romantic drama about Stephen and Jane Hawking, portrayed in the film by Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables) and Felicity Jones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2). He has composed music for many films including scoring director Denis Villeneuvue's film Prisoners and Josh C. Waller's McCanick.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Multiple Award winning movie about the life of Stephen Hawking
  • Acadamy Award winning soundtrack by the recently deceased composer Jóhann Jóhannsson

27-04-2018