Music On Vinyl presents The A Wizard, A True Star series, which brings the listener back to Todd Rundgren's heyday and the fantastic albums he recorded between the period 1970-1980.
Todd Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. His fourth studio album A Wizard, A True Star meant a shift in style and became known as the album which influenced lots of artists in the lo-fi music. The melodies were floating around in his psychedelic pop and the album highlighted the growth and changes that he went through as a musician. Since the 1970s, he has been known for his sophisticated and often-unorthodox music, flamboyant stage outfits, and his later experiments with interactive entertainment. The A Wizard, A True Star collection brings the listener back to Rundgren's heyday and the fantastic albums he recorded between the period 1970-1980.
Todd Rundgren seventh studio album Faithful can be split into two parts, the first side focussing on classic 1960s psychedelic-era songs, while side two are all songs written by the master himself. The album's group of musicians was exactly the same as his Utopia project during the time of release (1976).
Music On Vinyl presents Todd Rundgren the A Wizard, A True Star series. His fifth studio album Todd was an expansion on the experimentation music of his previous album A Wizard, A True Star. Some of his finest pop tunes can be found on this album, like “A Dream Goes on Forever” and “The Last Ride”.
Music On Vinyl presents Todd Rundgren the A Wizard, A True Star series. His second album Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren consists of mostly piano-led ballads, with the exceptions being "Bleeding", "Parole", and "Chain Letter".
Music On Vinyl presents Todd Rundgren the The A Wizard, A True Star series. The self-titled debut album was released in 1970 as a trio, consisting of Todd Rundgren (guitars, keyboards, vocals), Hunt Sales (drums), and Tony Fox Sales (bass).
Music On Vinyl presents Todd Rundgren the The A Wizard, A True Star series. The third album by the American musician is one of his all-time highlights. Something / Anything? showcased how he managed to play all instruments on three sides of the record and produces the whole record as well.
Todd Rundgren's masterpiece A Wizard, A True Star has everything to offer from the American multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. It's pure greatness packed in 19 tracks, which just sporadically clocks above 2 minutes each.