Alan Parsons, Paul Young, Velvett Fogg, The Church, Smokie, Danny Gatton, Wailing Souls, and Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
We've got another beautiful release list for you! Eight titles are now available in stores. If you hadn't already pre-ordered, make sure you do it now.
Let's start with The Time Machine, the third solo release by the amazing Alan Parsons. The album is now available as a limited edition of 1500 copies on transparent blue coloured vinyl. The package includes a 4-page booklet with lyrics and pictures.
Remember 80's teen idol Paul Young? We sure do! His impressive career is summed up on his first compilation album From Time to Time (The Singles Collection), which includes all his hits up to 1991. We're releasing it on a 2LP set for the first time. It's a 30th anniversary edition of 2000 copies on translucent blue vinyl.
Also available now: psychedelic rock band Velvet Fogg's self-titled album. This much sought after title is now released as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on purple coloured vinyl. If you're into fine alternative rock from Down Under, Gold Afternoon Fix by The Church should do just fine. It is available as a limited edition of 2000 individually numbered copies on black & gold marbled vinyl.
The Montreux Album was released in 1978 as the fifth studio album by English rock band Smokie. Today we're releasing it as a limited edition of 1000 copies on solid pink vinyl. It includes 4 bonus tracks, as well as liner notes in the gatefold sleeve and a beautifully etched d-side. Is instrumental rock more your thing? Try 88 Elmira St. by the renowned guitarist Danny Gatton. This LP is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on translucent coloured vinyl and includes an insert.
And let's not forget we've got one black vinyl release today: Wild Suspense by Jamaican reggae group The Wailing Souls. A must have for fans of the genre!
Finally, due to high demand, we're also releasing a new coloured vinyl version of the soundtrack to the film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga. It's released as a limited edition of 1000 copies on “Volcano Man” flaming coloured vinyl. The package contains a 4-page booklet + printed innersleeve with movie stills and an exclusive “Play Jaja Ding Dong” fridge magnet.
Velvett Fogg are a psychedelic rock band hailing from Birmingham, England. Active during the late 1960's, Velvett Fogg were one of the many new bands from the Birmingham underground scene trying to take pop and rock music to a higher level of creativity. They were given a record deal by Pye Records, through which they released their first and only studio album, the self-titled Velvett Fogg.
The Montreux Album was released in 1978 as the fifth studio album by English rock band Smokie. It was named after Mountain Studios in Montreux, Switzerland, where the album was primarily recorded. Recorded at the hight of the band's popularity, this is the last album made in partnership with Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. Three singles were released: “For a Few Dollars More”, “Oh Carol”, and “Mexican Girl”, all of which charted well across Europe.
The Jamaican reggae group The Wailing Souls was formed in 1965. They released their debut album Wild Suspense through Island Records in 1979, after their singles releases through Channel One became popular. Wild Suspense became a roots reggae stemple, renowned for its staggering musicianship.
The Time Machine is the third solo release by Alan Parsons and features guest vocals by Tony Hadley (of Spandau Ballet), Colin Blunstone, Máire Brennan (of Clannad) and Beverly Craven. The concept of the album revolves around time travelling and memories of the past.
Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is a 2020 American musical comedy film directed by David Dobkin and written by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele. The film follows Icelandic singers Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdóttir (Ferrell and Rachel McAdams) as they are given the chance to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest.
English singer Paul Young has an impressive career, as proven by this compilation album From Time to Time (The Singles Collection). Originally released in 1991, this album features his greatest hits up to that point.
88 Elmira St. is the fifth album by American guitarist Danny Gatton, released in 1991. This instrumental album covers various genres including jazz, country, rockabilly and blues. 88 Elmira St. was named after Gatton's childhood home, and it includes a cover version of the Danny Elfman-composed theme song to The Simpsons.
Gold Afternoon Fix is the sixth album by the Australian alternative rock band The Church, originally released in April 1990. The single “Metropolis” reached the top of the Modern Rock Tracks chart.