04-02-2022

The Future Is Vinyl

New Musik, Fair To Midland, Colbie Caillat and Tripping Daisy amongst others.

Every week we're looking forward to Friday, so we can share the new releases with you. We hope you're all equally excited as we are about the following titles:

Beg To Differ and Rude Awakening by Prong, Magnum Magnum II, Reggae Power by The Ethiopians, Armin van Buuren Mirage, Amber Run 5AM, Vangelis Spiral and the Original Soundtrack of Mad Max: Fury Road are now all in stores on standard black vinyl.

In addition, we have three new titles: Tripping Daisy I Am An Elastic Firecracker, Colbie Caillat Coco and Fables From A Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True by Fair To Midland.

And lastly, New Musik Anywhere is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on blue marbled vinyl. The original release contained 12 tracks. This expanded edition includes four bonus tracks; “The Office”, “From The Village”, “Guitars” and the 12” version of “While You Wait”. About New Musik:

  • The group was founded and led by Tony Mansfield, who later worked as a producer for A-ha, Naked Eyes and the B-52's a.o.
  • In 2020, Theophilus London released the track “Revenge” featuring Ariel Pink, which was actually a cover of the opening track of Anywhere.
  • New Musik's drummer Phil Towner features in the “Video Killed The Radio Star” videoclip by The Buggles (which also features Hans Zimmer on synth);
  • Next week, February 11th, Warp will be in stores. The album celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

Below you can find more detailed information on the aforementioned releases.

VANGELIS - SPIRAL

Spiral is the third album by the Greek composer Vangelis, released in 1977. Less celebrated than the two albums which preceded it, but the quality of this record is at least on the same level as the previous recordings. The keyboards are prominent on front of the music, while Vangelis is exploring new electronic grounds.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes the Midem International Instrumental Award-winning song “To the Unknown Man”
  • Black vinyl
COLBIE CAILLAT - COCO

Exactly 15 years ago, the Malibu-born Colbie Caillat released her debut album. Coco was originally released in 2007 and debuted at #5 on the US Billboard 200, selling over 51.000 copies in its first week. In total, over 3 million copies sold around the world and the album received 2 times Platinum in the US, but the album never appeared on vinyl.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert with photos and credits
  • 15th Anniversary Edition
  • Her 2007 debut album featuring the hit singles “Bubbly” and “Realize” a.o.
  • First time on vinyl
NEW MUSIK - ANYWHERE =EXPANDED=

The English synthpop, new wave group formed in 1977 in London and was led by Tony Mansfield, who later worked as a producer for furthermore Naked Eyes, a-ha and the B-52's. Their success already kicked off with the first single, “Straight Lines” entered the UK Singles Chart within no-time.

Their second studio album Anywhere was originally released in 1981 and contained 12 tracks. The expanded edition contains 4 bonus tracks; “The Office”, “From The Village”, “Guitars” and the 12” version of “While You Wait”.

 

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Second album by English synthpop group
  • Featuring the singles “Luxury” and “While You Wait”
  • Expanded edition including four bonus tracks
  • Limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on blue marbled vinyl
PRONG - RUDE AWAKENING

Prong's distinctive Industrial Metal sound influenced subsequent bands such as Korn and Nine Inch Nails. Former New York club CBGB's soundman Tommy Victor founded Prong in 1987 as his outlet for sonic fury. Having their roots in the Thrash Metal and Hardcore scenes, Prong carved a niche for themselves - groovy, angry, massive; just perfect mosh music.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes an insert
  • Black vinyl
ARMIN VAN BUUREN - MIRAGE

Originally released in 2010, Mirage is the fourth studio album by renowned Dutch trance DJ and producer Armin van Buuren. It contains the popular single 'Not Giving Up On Love', featuring British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold with spot varnish and lyrics
  • Insert with pictures and credits
  • Secret inscriptions in run-out groove
  • 2010 studio album including “Full Focus”, “Drowning”,”Youtopia (ft. Adam Young)” & “Not Giving Up on Love (ft. Sophie Ellis-Bextor)”
  • Also including co-operations with Ferry Corsten, BT, Nadia Ali (Iio), Christian Burns a.o.
  • Black vinyl
THE ETHIOPIANS - REGGAE POWER

The Ethiopians was one of Jamaica's most popular bands during the late ska, rocksteady, and early reggae periods. The Reggae Power album is chock-full of these tasty melodies and rhythms and comes wrapped in a cool sleeve photo of future Carry On Girls actress Pauline Peart.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Black vinyl
FAIR TO MIDLAND - FABLES FROM A MAYFLY:  WHAT I TELL YOU THREE TIMES IS TRUE

The American alternative metal band Fair To Midland produced two self-released albums before signing to the Serjical Strike label, run by System Of A Down vocalist Serj Tankian. The 2007 album Fables From a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True contained two singles, “Dance of the Manatee” and “Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes”, which both charted in the US rock charts.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • 15th Anniversary Edition
  • Includes the singles “Dance Of The Manatee” and “Tall Tales Taste Like Sour Grapes” a.o.
TRIPPING DAISY - I AM AN ELASTIC FIRECRACKER

The origin of the psychedelic band Tripping Daisy dates back to the Nineties. The band consisted of lead singer/guitarist Tim DeLaughter, Wes Berggren on guitar, bassist Mark Pirro and percussionist Bryan Wakeland. “I Got A Girl” was the lead single of their second studio album I Am An Elastic Firecracker, which was originally released in 1995. The track reached #6 on the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes insert with song lyrics
  • Featuring “I Got A Girl” and “Piranha” a.o.
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK - MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (JUNKIE XL)

Mad Max: Fury Road'sepic score is written by Tom Holkenborg, aka Junkie XL, a Grammy nominated and multi-Platinum producer, musician, and composer. Junkie XL's versatility puts him on the cutting edge of contemporary music, as well as in the vanguard of exciting new film composers.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Deluxe gatefold sleeve with leather look finish
  • 4-page booklet
  • PVC protective sleeve
  • Multiple award winning soundtrack, composed by Junkie XL (White Lines)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road won 104 awards, including 6 Academy Awards, 4 BAFTA's & 10 AACTA Awards
  • Black vinyl

 

AMBER RUN - 5AM

Amber Run is a British indie rock band from Nottingham, who released three albums and four EPs. They recorded their debut album throughout January and February 2014 with Sam Winfield and Brit Award-winning record producer Mike Crossey, who previously produced albums for Arctic Monkeys, The 1975, Twenty One Pilots, Walk the Moon, Foals, Keane, Jake Bugg and Yungblud.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes an insert
  • 2015 debut album including the singles “I Found”, “5am”, “Spark”, “Just My Soul Responding” and “Noah”
  • Black vinyl
MAGNUM - MAGNUM II

Magnum II is the eponymous second studio album by English hard rock band Magnum. Originally released in 1979, the album highlights the band's trademark harmonies and punchy instrumentals very well.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Includes an insert
  • Special 'Mirror' Sleeve
  • Includes the bonus tracks “Lonesome Star” and “Everybody Needs”
  • Black vinyl
PRONG - BEG TO DIFFER

Their first album on a major label promised a bright future for industrial New York Hardcore Metal band Prong. Beg To Differ contains 10 hard-hitting tracks, of which the video for "Beg To Differ" got heavy rotation on MTV.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
  • Insert
  • Includes “Lost and Found”, used for commercial breaks of MTV's Headbanger's Ball in the 90s.
  • Black vinyl

04-02-2022