Trijntje Oosterhuis & The Jazz Orchestra Of The Concertgebouw, A Very Cool Christmas 2, A Very Spidey Christmas, and the best Christmas gifts
The moon is right, the spirit's up, we're here tonight, and that's enough... but is it really a wonderful Christmastime without good music? We doubt it. That's why we've collected some of the best Christmas-themed albums.
Trijntje Oosterhuis & The Jazz Orchestra Of The Concertgebouw released a collaborative album called Wonderful Christmastime, full of Christmas classics with completely new arrangements. It is available as a limited edition on gold vinyl.
If you prefer something more obscure, the compilation A Very Cool Christmas 2 might be the right fit for you. This volume consists of 32 Christmas tracks, recorded by some of the best musicians from the rock, soul, blues, folk, and country scene, like Bob Dylan and Rufus Wainwright. Available now as a limited edition on white (LP1) and light green (LP2) vinyl.
Film fans, particularly those who enjoy superhero movies, can celebrate Christmas in style with A Very Spidey Christmas. This EP features five songs recorded for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. It is available on white vinyl (side A) and a full colour picture (side B).
If you're still looking for some awesome Christmas presents, we've got a few musical recommendations below...
A Very Cool Christmas volume 2 is the right follow-up to the first volume of the wonderful collection of some very cool Christmas songs. This volume consists of 32 Christmas tracks, recorded by some of the best musicians from the rock, soul, blues, folk, and country scene.
Krezip was a Dutch band from Tilburg, formed in 1997. During their 11 active years they gained enormous success and released over 20 singles. The best hit singles are featured on this compilation. All the way from their 2000 debut single "Won't Cry" until the 2008 hit "Sweet Goodbyes".
Einstein on the Beach is the much anticipated and critically acclaimed opera composed by Philip Glass. It's the first in Glass's thematically related Portrait Trilogy, along with Satyagraha and Akhnaten.
In a career spanning over 50 years, James Brown became known as a progenitor of funk music and influencing the development of many other genres. All his hit songs, hidden gems, and collaborations are now bundled on Collected. It contains 29 songs, including music from his early days with the Famous Flames, the J.B.'s, and a wide collection of tracks from his solo career.
Man of Steel is the soundtrack to the film of the same name composed by Hans Zimmer. The album rose to #4 on iTunes during the first week of its release and opened at number 9 on the Billboard 200. Hans Zimmer has crafted an entirely new set of themes for Man of Steel, which is grittier and darker than any of its predecessor.
A seminal '90s Rock/Hip Hop collaboration featuring heavy hitting combos such as Slayer & Ice-T, Helmet & House of Pain, Sonic Youth & Cypress Hill. Judgment Night spawned four singles: Biohazard & Onyx's "Judgment Night", Helmet & House Of Pain's "Just Another Victim", Teenage Fanclub & De La Soul's "Fallin" and Faith No More & Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E.'s "Another Body Murdered".
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso was a critical and box-office success and is regarded by many as a classic. It is particularly renowned for the 'kissing scenes' montage at the film's end. Ennio Morricone (1928-2020) composed and arranged the score of the movie.
Originally released on digital platforms in 2018, A Very Spidey Christmas is 5-track EP featuring the Christmas songs recorded for the studios' “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”, including Chris Pine's rendition of Spidey-Bells (A Hero's Lament).” The full song plays over the credits and it goes to some pretty funny places. “Joy to the World” is sung by Shameik Moore (the voice of Miles Morales). “Spidey-Bells (A Hero's Lament),” which is featured in the movie's end credits, and “Up on the House Top” are sung by Chris Pine (the svelte Peter Parker in Miles' universe). “Deck the Halls” comes from dad-bod Peter Parker, Jake Johnson. Meanwhile, “The Night Before Christmas 1967” is narrated by the voice of the Green Goblin, Jorma Taccone.
After the near-tragic accident for Gloria Estefan during the "Get on Your Feet Tour" (Gloria suffered broken vertebrae) she portrayed her emotion on Into the Light, hence the album's title. This shift affected not only her image but also her audience as a result, and that shift is even more apparent on Into the Light.
Raised in a musical family Anastacia first developed a career as a dancer, appearing in video clips and on MTV shows. Her debut album Not That Kind was released in 2000 and immediately struck a nerve in Europe, Asia and Australia, before hitting it big in the US.
Havoc and Bright Lights is the eighth studio album by Alanis Morissette and became her first top five album in the US since 2004's So-Called Chaos. The album peaked at number one in Canada, Italy, Austria and Switzerland, and at number two in the Netherlands and Germany.
We are proud to present the third cooperation between Armada Music and Music on Vinyl. The 2-LP release of the great second album of Armin Van Buuren, Shivers, including the successful singles "Shivers" (featuring Susana) and "Serenity" (featuring Jan Vayne).
This triple vinyl package includes the complete sessions that The Animals recorded with producer Mickie Most in 1964 and 1965. The 40 songs capture the band at their peak, including most of their best and biggest hits: "House of the Rising Sun", "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood", "Bring It On Home To Me", "We Gotta Get Out Of This Place", "I'm Crying", "It's My Life" and "Boom Boom."
Sjung denna sång is a compilation released in 1986 by Agnetha Fältskog, the famous member of ABBA. It contains several songs with guest appearances by fellow ABBA members Benny, Anni-Frid and Björn. The album was released during the peak of their success.
Trijntje Oosterhuis works on this album, also her return to the Blue Note label, together with the Jazz Orchestra Of The Concertgebouw. Together they have provided a number of Christmas classics with completely new arrangements.