01-02-2019

Speaking about Lords, Mr. Soul and the Hurricane

Imogen Heap, Stray, Dead Or Alive, Alton Ellis, The Guess Who, Lords of the Underground, 36 Crazyfists, Cheap Trick and the soundtracks The Hurricane and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Imogen Heap's critically acclaimed second album Speak for Yourself features the hit single “Hide & Seek”, which was featured in multiple movies and series. Speak for Yourself is available as a limited edition of 2.000 individually numbered copies on coloured (yellow & transparent mixed) vinyl. The package includes a 4 page booklet with pictures and lyrics. The English hard rock band Stray was influenced by the psychedelic and acid rock music. These influences are combined with their progressive and hard rock outfit on their self-titled album Stray. The album is available as a limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on silver coloured vinyl. After the separation from Dead Or Alive's successful production team Stock-Aiken-Waterman, band members Pete Burns and Steve Coy took over in 1988 and had full creative control. Nude contains the single "Turn Around and Count 2 Ten", which reached the top spot in the Japanese charts. Nude is available as a pressing of 1.500 individually numbered copies on pink & black mixed vinyl. As one of the innovators of the rocksteady music Alton Ellis was given the informal title "Godfather of Rocksteady". He wrote some original reggae hits which contains a lot of soul. A familiar mix of heated horns, fine harmonies and impressive key works can be found on his album Mr. Soul of Jamaica. This release is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl.

The Best of the Guess Who contains a selection of distinctive songs Canadian band The Guess Who recorded in the '60s and early '70s, including their masterpiece “American Woman”. The package includes an insert and exclusive poster. The Newark hip-hop trio Lords Of The Underground recorded their second album Keepers of the Funk back in 1994. The three singles “Tic Toc”, “What I'm After” and “Faith” were solid tracks within the hip-hop scene. The 25th anniversary edition is available as a limited first pressing on transparent blue vinyl. The metalcore band 36 Crazyfists grew further in sound and stature by releasing their album Rest Inside The Flames. This release is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on coloured  (gold, white & transparent green mixed) vinyl. The package includes a 4 page booklet. Cheap Trick at Budokan is the famous best-selling live album by the American rock band Cheap Trick. The album is available as a limited edition of 1.500 individually numbered copies on red vinyl.

The Hurricane tells the tragic story of boxer Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter, who was wrongly accused for a triple murder. The soundtrack to this classic movie is available on vinyl for the first time (with an etched d-side) and features the original version of Bob Dylans “The Hurricane”, a hip-hop version by Common, Mos Def, The Roots a.o. and other songs by Ray Charles, Etta James, Gil Scott-Heron and Me'Shell Ndegéocello. The Hurricane is available as a limited pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on red vinyl. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them's score is composed by Grammy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Academy Award Winner James Newton Howard (Dark Knight, Hunger Games series, I Am Legend, Batman Begins). The release is available as a limited edition of 500 individually numbered copies on smoke coloured vinyl.

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36 CRAZYFISTS - REST INSIDE THE FLAMES
The Oregon based metalcore band 36 Crazyfists released their third album Rest Inside The Flames in 2006. The quartet have grown further in sound and stature and increased their usage of melody in their songs. This record shows exactly what metalcore stands for.            
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including 4 page booklet
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on coloured (gold, white & transparent green mixed) vinyl
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STRAY - STRAY

The English hard rock band Stray released their self-titled debut album back in 1970. In their early years they were influenced by the psychedelic and acid rock music. These influences are combined with their progressive and hard rock outfit. The different melodies of their energetic songs marks one of the greatest impressions of early metal.                

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Die-cut gatefold sleeve
  • Limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on silver coloured vinyl
At The Movies
OST - THE HURRICANE (MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY THE MOTION PICTURE)

The Hurricane tells the tragic story of boxer Rubin "The Hurricane" Carter, who was wrongly accused for a triple murder. The soundtrack to this classic movie is available on vinyl for the first time (with an etched d-side) and features the original version of Bob Dylans “The Hurricane.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • First time on vinyl
  • Music from and inspired by the motion picture, featuring the title song "Hurricane" performed by Black Thought, Common, The Roots, Mos Def & other artists, tracks from Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli), Me'Shell NdegéOcello, Gil Scott-Heron, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Etta James and many more songs
  • Includes Etched D-side
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Limited pressing of 1.000 individually numbered copies on red vinyl
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ALTON ELLIS - MR . SOUL OF JAMAICA
1967's Mr. Soul of Jamaica was the first album by rocksteady star Alton Ellis.  As one of the innovators of this genre who was given the informal title "Godfather of Rocksteady" he wrote some original reggae hits which contains a lot of soul. The album is packed with some wonderful, melodic songs, ones that will appeal to vintage reggae lovers as well as soul music fans.           
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl
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LORDS OF THE UNDERGROUND - KEEPERS OF THE FUNK

Keepers of the Funk is the second record by the Newark hip-hop trio Lords of the Underground. The variety of the beats and the energy of the different rappers can be felt in the gritty, rock-solid and low-end groove tracks. Influences of funk music increased and their rap flows are still worthwhile to listen to. Whereas their debut was somewhat harder and grittier this is a more structured recording.                   

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Printed innersleeves with credits and thank you's
  • 25th Anniversary Edition featuring "Tic Toc", "What I'm After", "Faith" and more tracks
At The Movies
OST -  FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a British fantasy action film directed by David Yates and written by J. K. Rowling, based on Rowling's book of the same name. The score is composed by Grammy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Academy Award Winner James Newton Howard .          
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • OST of the 2016 Movie, written by J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter)
  • Music Composed by multiple award winner James Newton Howard
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Limited edition of 500 numbered copies on smoke-coloured (transparent with a touch of black) vinyl
THE GUESS WHO - THE BEST OF THE GUESS WHO
The compilation album The Best of the Guess Who is the ultimate collection of the best songs The Guess Who recorded in the '60s and early '70s. The multi-talented Canadian band created a masterpiece by recording their single hit "American Woman". The 11 track album shows a versatile band, starting with the keyboard hook and guitar accent of "These Eyes". 
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Including insert
  • Including exclusive poster
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CHEAP TRICK - AT BUDOKAN -THE COMPLETE CONCERT-
Cheap Trick at Budokan is the famous best-selling live album by the American rock band Cheap Trick. The louder, roaring versions of such Rick Nielsen classics as "I Want You to Want Me" and "Come On, Come On" connected to a wide audience. The music is terrific and it certainly is interesting to hear all of this the way it was actually performed.                
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • The Complete Historic 1978 Japanese Concert
  • Feat. "I Want You To Want Me", " Surrender" and more
  • Limited edition of 1.500 numbered copies on red vinyl
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IMOGEN HEAP - SPEAK FOR YOURSELF

Imogen Heap's critically acclaimed second album Speak for Yourself features the hit single “Hide & Seek”, which was featured in multiple movies and series.          

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Legendary 2005 album
  • Printed innersleeve
  • 4 page booklet with pictures and lyrics
  • Includes the singles "Hide and Seek" and "Goodnight and Go" (feat. Jeff Beck)
  • Limited Edition of 2.000 individually numbered copies on coloured (yellow & transparent mixed) vinyl
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DEAD OR ALIVE - NUDE
Nude is the fourth album by the English pop band Dead or Alive. They created a respectable release which covers most of their highly attractive and energetic dance, pop and euro-disco music. The big hits of this release were "Turn Around And Count 2 Ten" and "Come Home With Me Baby", both an eclectic fusion of electronica beats and danceable rhythms.            
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including insert
  • Feat. the hit singles "Turn Around and Count 2 Ten" & "Come Home (With Me Baby)"
  • 30th Anniversary edition of 1.500 individually numbered copies on coloured (pink & black mixed) vinyl

01-02-2019