05-04-2019

The Force of Marijuana

Within Temptation, Linval Thompson, Orange 9mm, Yo-Yo Ma, Claudia De Breij, Marianne Faithfull, Matthew Sweet and White Lion

Within Temptation's 2004 album The Silent Force, featuring the hits “Stand My Ground” and “Memories” is available on vinyl for the first time as a limited edition of 5000 individually numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. The package contains an exclusive poster. The Jamaican reggae and dub musician Linval Thompson's career began around the age of 20. I Love Marijuana was his first self-produced LP in 1978 and featuring some of his well-known tracks, like the title song, the funky "Dread are the Controller" and "Just Another Girl". I Love Marijuana is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl. Post-hardcore band Orange 9mm released their debut studio album Driver not Included in 1995. It definitely deserves a place among the list of important '90s hardcore releases. The album is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on flame coloured (yellow & orange) vinyl.

Esa Salonen considered it an honour to write a concerto for one of the most unique life-givers and communicators of our time, Yo-Yo Ma. The package of Salonen's Cello Concerto includes a 4-page booklet with liner notes and credits. The new album by Claudia De Breij contains all the songs from her cabaret show #NU, including the single "Later wordt het beter", her version of the Dutch national anthem "Wilhelmus" and "Een beetje lucht". #NU is available as a limited edition of 750 individually numbered copies on white vinyl.

Marianne Faithfull released Dangerous Acquaintances in 1981. The album, whose title refers to the French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses contains the song "For Beauty's Sake", which she co-wrote with Steve Winwood. The release is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on white vinyl. In 1991 Matthew Sweet released Girlfriend, the pop-rock album was considered an artistic breakthrough. It quickly garnered impressive sales, spawning a top 10 single with the title track. The release is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on pink vinyl. Pride was the second studio album by the American/Danish hard rock band White Lion, released in 1987. The record featured the two Top 10 hits "Wait" and "When the Children Cry". This release is available as a limited edition of 500 individually numbered copies on white coloured vinyl.

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YO-YO MA - SALONEN’S CELLO CONCERTO

Some of the ideas for Esa Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto can be traced back by at least three decades, but the actual material for the piece was mostly developed in the summer of 2015. Esa said it has been a very great pleasure and honour to write a concerto for one of the most unique life-givers and communicators of our time, Yo-Yo Ma.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Newly composed first Cello Concerto by Esa-Pekka Salonen
  • The composition is dedicated to Yo-Yo Ma
  • Includes 4-page booklet with liner notes and credits
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WITHIN TEMPTATION - THE SILENT FORCE

Within Temptation's 2004 album The Silent Force was the first record to feature Ruud Jolie on lead guitar. The Silent Force's first single "Stand My Ground" is a wonderful bombastic composition with impressive vocals and it stays true to the band's rocking sound. It stands as a masterful collection of songs, which still sounds fresh and versatile.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Contains exclusive poster (60 x 60) with band picture + credits and lyrics
  • Legendary 2004 album, Top 10 in Germany, Finland, Belgium, Netherlands
  • Featuring “Stand My Ground”, “Angels” and “Memories”
  • Available on vinyl for the first time
  • Limited edition of 5.000 individually numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl

 

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LINVAL THOMPSON - I LOVE MARIJUANA

The Jamaican reggae and dub musician Linval Thompson's career began around the age of 20. He collaborated with many of the greats of Jamaican music recording. I Love Marijuana was his first self-produced LP in 1978 and featuring some of his well-known tracks, like the title song, the funky "Dread are the Controller" and "Just Another Girl." One of the nation's best bands, The Revolutionaries, is backing him up.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on orange coloured vinyl
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ORANGE 9MM - DRIVER NOT INCLUDED

The post-hardcore band Orange 9mm released their debut studio album Driver not Included in 1995. Listeners will get excited about their East Coast hardcore with flashes of metal and funk.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including insert
  • Limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on flame coloured (yellow & orange mixed) vinyl
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MARIANNE FAITHFULL - DANGEROUS ACQUAINTANCES

'60s icon Marianne Faithfull released her commercial album Dangerous Acquaintances in 1981. The album, whose title refers to the French novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses contains amongst others the song "For Beauty's Sake", which she co-wrote with Steve Winwood. She moved back to the mainstream rock territory and released some incredible tracks, like “Truth, Bitter Truth” and “So Sad”.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on white vinyl
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WHITE LION - PRIDE

Pride was the second studio album by the American/Danish hard rock band White Lion, released in 1987. The album featured the two Top 10 hits "Wait" and "When the Children Cry". The album peaked at #11 on the album charts. Pride would remain on the top 200 Billboard album charts for a full year, selling two million copies in the US alone, which awarded the album a Platinum status.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Including insert
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CLAUDIA DE BREIJ - #NU

Het nieuwste album van Claudia De Breij bevat alle liedjes uit haar gelijknamige cabaretvoorstelling #NU, waaronder de single “Later wordt het beter”, haar versie van het “Wilhelmus” en “Een beetje lucht”. De muziekstijlen op het album zijn gevarieerd en de teksten politiek getint.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Printed innersleeve with liner notes
  • First pressing of 750 individually numbered copies on white vinyl
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MATTHEW SWEET - GIRLFRIEND

In 1991 Matthew Sweet released Girlfriend, the pop-rock album which was widely considered an artistic breakthrough. It quickly garnered impressive sales, spawning a top 10 single with the title track. The music video for "Girlfriend" featured clips from the anime film Space Adventure Cobra and was heavily aired on MTV, MuchMusic and Night Tracks.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • 6-page insert with lyrics and pictures
  • One of the most critically acclaimed albums of the '90s
  • Limited edition of 1.000 individually numbered copies on pink vinyl

05-04-2019