SERVING VINYL FOR BREAKFAST
Grammy Award winning musician and soul singerSolomon Burke(aka The King Of Rock and Soul) released his first album for Atlantic Records in 1964.Rock 'N Soulcontains soulful, preaching-crooner songs and features seven top 100 hits.
The classical release byCamerata RCOis a wonderful piece ofThe Bach Goldberg Variations. These variations are performed by members of The Royal Concert Gebouw Orchestra. The 2-LP set includes an insert with liner notes by arranger and orchestrator Dmitry Sitkovetsky.
Play The Bluesis exactly what you expect from Chicago blues veteransBuddy Guy&Junior Wells.Guy plays his guitar,Wells is on the harmonica and both perform vocals on songs. Eric Clapton, Dr. John and members of the J. Geils Band are featured on the album as well.
TheSunlightalbum from jazz-funk pianistHerbie Hancockwas his entry as an electronic vocalist with some help by his immense equipment. On "I thought It Was You" Hancock uses the vocoder. Back-up musicians are Jaco Pastorius, Tony Williams and members of The Headhunters.
This week we have two simultaneous releases by Scottish alternative rock bandIdlewild. Their full length debut albumHope Is Important, originally released in 1998 and100 Broken Windows, originally released in 2000.
New Cool Collective'sElectric Monkey Sessions 2is a multi-diverse album with a psychedelic cumbia vibe recorded in a raw analogue sound. Their 19th album is pressed on transparent blue vinyl, the gatefold sleeve has a UV spot varnish. The album includes a free download coupon.
Finishing up the week with two AT THE MOVIES releases;our latest addition to theEnnio Morriconeseries, the sought-after soundtrackSostiene Pereirafeaturing Dulce Pontes, is available on vinyl for the first time. A limited edition of 1.000 copies on transparent vinyl is available now.
Back by popular demand; The magnificent soundtrack to the Playstation GameEverybody's Gone To The Raptureby Jessica Curry.Only 500 copies are available on transparent blue vinyl.
Have a great weekend,
The MOV crew
Sunlight by Herbie Hancockis a 1978 jazz-funk, fusion album. It features Hancock's vocals through a vocoder as well as performances by drummer Tony Williams and bassist Jaco Pastorius.
Camerata RCO performs the classical Bach Goldberg Variations which are arranged by Soviet-Russian born orchestrator-arranger Dmitry Sitkovetsky. The Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, is a work written for harpsichord by Johann Sebastian Bach, consisting of an aria and a set of 30 variations, after which the aria is repeated. The performers consisting of Annebeth Webb (violin), Jeroen Woudstra (viola) and Honorine Schaeffer (violoncello) are members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
The southern-style, Rhythm & Blues album Play The Blues by Buddy Guy & Junior Wells was recorded in the Miami Criteria Studios in the second half of 1970. This is probably the best recordings Guy & Wells ever made, sounding clean and smooth. An excellent blues album from two masters in blues!
The groundbreaking 2015 PlayStation® 4 game Everybody's Gone to the Rapture tells the story of the inhabitants of a remote English valley who are caught up in world-shattering events beyond their control or understanding. The soundtrack features the music by Jessica Curry, who is also joint Studio Head of the developer The Chinese Room. The music was recorded at the famed AIR Studios in London and features solo vocal performances by renowned Welsh soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, ethereal choir, and a tragically beautiful orchestral accompaniment. With her compelling soundtrack, Curry took home the BAFTA Games Award for Best Music.
The album Rock 'n Soul was originally released in 1964 by Grammy Award winning Solomon Burke (â€ 2010). 7 tracks ended up in Top 100 Billboard Hits at the time. "If You Need Me" went as high as #2 in the Black Singles Chart.This extraordinary album is not only soulful but a confirmation that Burke is a genius when it comes to writing music and making it happen in a studio!