The Distance To Here and Secret Samadhi by the band LIVE were hard to find records, until now! Both of these pearls are now re-issued on vinyl! The first copies of the albums are numbered & coloured, check out the silver and orange colours below.
Next album in this week's schedule is the expanded edition of 808 state's album Gorgeous. The pioneers of the acid house sound mixed some new wave into their sound on this one by sampling well-known tracks. This expanded edition includes seven bonus tracks and is available on purple coloured vinyl!
Petite Afrique is the brand new album by Somi who blends modern jazz, African music in a singer/songwriters tradition. Being an African and American woman she resonates the vibrant African immigrant community through small ensemble arrangements. This inspirational album is now available on 180gram vinyl!
The At The Movies department has two new releases this week. Starting off with a coloured edition of one of the biggest cult classic albums, its the soundtrack to Reservoir Dogs. These 'Super Sounds Of The Seventies' are now available on limited edition bleeding red vinyl.
The album Charade is a must-have soundtrack by one of the world's best composers Henry Mancini. Director Stanley Donen needed a strong melody in the background for its mystery thriller. He asked Mancini who made this album into a real masterpiece. The first pressing is only a small amount of numbered copies on red vinyl!
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All the best,
Music On Vinyl
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The title track "Charade" is a sad, lonely Parisian waltz. It was nominated that year for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Gorgeous is their fourth studio album. The album has some new wave influences; sampling Joy Division's track "She's Lost Control" in "Contrique", Ian McCulloch as guest vocalist on "Moses" and "10 X 10" a gospel-house track built on the foundation of The Jam's "Start!". You will also find a reworking of UB40's "One in Ten".
Furthermore the album features guest vocalists Barrington Stuart, Rachel McFarlane and Caroline Seaman.
The 'Super Sounds Of The Seventies' is a selection of seminal and sometimes wacky hits by artists such as Stealers Wheel, Harry Nilsson and Joe Tex. The movie also raised public interest in the Dutch band George Baker Selection, due to the use of his "Little Green Bag" in the film's opening titles.
Keep On Truckin'!