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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered edition of the classic 1978 ambient masterpiece Blake's New Jerusalem by Tim Blake. Tim first came to prominence as a member of Gong, where his synthesizer experimentation and mastery was demonstrated on albums such as Flying Teapot, Angel's Egg and You. He would also join Hawkwind from 1979 - 1980 and from November 2007. After departing Gong in 1975 he teamed up with French lighting designer Patrice Warrener to form Crystal Machine, pioneering the use of lasers and synthesisers in a live setting. Blake's debut solo album, Crystal Machine, was originally released in 1977 on the French experimental label Egg. Tim followed this with arguably his finest work, Blake's New Jerusalem in 1978. Unlike his previous work, the album featured songs and the lengthy title-track would dominate the album's second side. New Jerusalem also featured the guest appearance of Jean-Philippe Rykiel on mini-moog. Tim Blake would later perform both Lighthouse and New Jerusalem as a member of Hawkwind when he joined the band the following year.
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Graham Parker

Cloud Symbols [LP]

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Vinyl LP pressing. The inimitable Graham Parker is back with a new album entitled Cloud Symbols. With his Rumour packed away, Graham enlists a new gang, The Goldtops (Martin Belmont, Geraint Watkins, Simon Edwards and Roy Dodds), on this record (who, incidentally feature former Rumour member Martin Belmont). Additionally, The Rumour Brassalso feature on six of the tracks.
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Vinyl LP pressing. The eponymous debut studio album by Manfred Mann's Earth Band was released in January 1972 to much critical acclaim. An exceptional-sounding record, it showed the band utilizing the recording studio to full advantage at the time, while marking a new phase for Manfred Mann as he assembled a band musically superior to other British hard rock and blues influenced groups of the early seventies. While still a couple years away from pop radio success, most notably their version of Blinded By The Light, the Earth Band's debut wad a solid foundation to a career that continues to this day. Manufactured on heavy duty vinyl and remastered, the album is being released under the "Artist Approved" banner, i.e. it is issued with the full approval of the featured artists.
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Don Airey s discography is definitely one of the most impressive for any British musician. It is hard to find a name between all those that in the last 30 years have left a mark in the history of rock that has not worked with him at some point. To name the most obvious of Don Airey s associations: Ozzy Osbourne, Rainbow, Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Gary Moore, Brian May, Uriah Heep, Black Sabbath and, obviously, Deep Purple, the band Don Airey has been a full time member of, for over ten years. Don Airey has never been a session player. Bands and artists have worked with him for his unique musical vision, for the twist he could give to songs. Albums like Rainbow s Down To Earth or Ozzy Osbourne s Bark At The Moon would not have been the same without Airey s chord progressions, solos and his skill to play for the team .It is not difficult to see Don Airey playing with Deep Purple in front of 15.000 people one day, and the next day playing the organ in the church of his beloved local village with the same
concentration and respect for the music and the audience. It is with the same spirit that Don shows no particular effort when moving from the glories of the last two Deep Purple albums (NOW What?! and Infinite , both having benefitted from his very present talent) and the work in clubs with his own band. Always with a big smile on his face as soon as the guitar roars, he is waiting to reply with his Hammond.

One Of A Kind is just that a true classic hard rock gem displaying great melodies, great riffs, great solos and a unique band unity. It has also been recorded using the spirit of a band and therefore features talented prominent band members. Carl Sentence (from the current line-up of British legends Nazareth) is a singer that all fans of rough voices like Rob Halford and Graham Bonnet would love. Laurence Cottle, who has played with Don in the Gary Moore band makes a great rhythm section together with the thunderous talent of Jon Finnegan, evidently loud on stage as much as in life. Last but definitely not least, the incredible talent of Simon McBride, who shows no fear of being compared to the many incredible guitar players Don has played with before. Simon was also part of Ian Gillan s band, together with Don - during the recent tour in East Europe. One song after the other quenches every hard rock fan s thirst, who would make a capital mistake to overlook this album. Available on 2 CD Jewel/180 Gram Vinyl and Digital.

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Vinyl LP pressing. Upon examining the eventful life of Can bassist Holger Czukay, one might come to the conclusion that this intrepid musician was a loner. His turbulent career exuded an enduring eccentricity governed by a boundless free spirit. Yet Czukay, who passed away unexpectedly last year at the age of 79, constantly emphasized that his creativity was always contingent upon a musical partner, whether that was a skin-and-bones counterpart or an anonymous manifestation that interacted with him through radio waves or, as happened later, the internet. Nonetheless, most of his partners were of flesh and blood. His oeuvre, which is in itself cinematic in nature, boasts a cast worthy of a Martin Scorsese film. Only the most interesting character actors were cast: Brian Eno, Phew, Rolf Dammers, David Sylvian, Annie Lennox, Jah Wobble, his Can bandmates The list could go on and on. Many of these masterpieces are now out of print, so Groenland Records, which already released the highly acclaimed retrospective CINEMA to mark the occasion of Holgers 80th birthday at the beginning of the year, has taken it upon itself to release reissues of Holgers music in order to make it accessible once again.
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Kevin Griffin

Anywhere You Go [LP]

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Kevin Griffin formed the alternative rock band Better Than Ezra in 1988. The band had great success in the 1990s with hits such as “Good,” “In the Blood,” and “Desperately Wanting,” and has continued in the 2000s with hits such as “Extra Ordinary,” “A Lifetime,” and “Juicy.” They continue to tour and produce new recordings, the most recent of which is All Together Now, released in September 2014. Griffin has also produced, written, and co-written songs for other artists, such as Sugarland, James Blunt, Christina Perri, Taylor Swift, Train, Howie Day, Missy Higgins, Daniel Powter, Augustana, Debbie Harry, and Josh Radin. Griffin is credited with having co-written “Stuck Like Glue,” the Mediabase #1 single from the 2010 Sugarland album, Incredible Machine, as well as their subsequent single “Tonight.” Most recently, Kevin co-wrote Tristan Prettyman’s top ten single, “My Oh My.” He also co-wrote and co-produced James Blunt’s “I’ll Be Your Man” from his recent Some Kind of Trouble album. Griffin co-wrote the Top 40 hit “Collide” with Howie Day. He also co-wrote four tracks on Missy Higgins’ debut album, The Sound of White, which included the hit “Scar.” The album went ten times platinum in Australia. Griffin also co-wrote Tristan Prettyman’s single “Madly,” and “Avalanche” on the self-titled, major-label debut of American Idol winner David Cook. Better Than Ezra released their 7th studio album, Paper Empire in May 2009. Kevin co-produced the Album with Producer Warren Huart. Other recent artists Kevin has worked with include Secret Sisters, A Rocket to the Moon, Boys Like Girls, Megan and Liz, Skillet, Shinedown, and Hot Chelle Rae. Kevin co-wrote three songs with Barenaked Ladies frontman, Ed Robertson, on their 2013 album Grinning Streak, two songs on their 2015 album Silverball, and four on their 2017 album Fake Nudes. Kevin Griffin will now release his new solo album ANYWHERE YOU GO on October 4th, 2019 via The End/BMG.

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Originally released in 1972, the same year as their first album, Glorified Magnified was the second album by Manfred Mann's Earth Band's. Produced by Manfred Mann and Dave Hadfield (and Tom McGuinness on It's All Over Now Baby Blue) at Manfred's Workhouse Studios in London's Old Kent Road. The line-up features Manfred, Mick Rogers, Colin Pattenden and Chris Slade. vThis classic album is re-released on 180gm vinyl under the Artist Approved banner.
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Art Alexakis

Sun Songs [LP]

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Some 25 years into his career as a recording artist, ART ALEXAKIS— best-known as the singer-guitarist and sole songwriter behind the iconic alt-rock outfit EVERCLEAR—has started a new chapter in his remarkably prolific career, now as a solo artist. Writing songs and performing all instruments on his own, Alexakis recently began working on compositions that will comprise his first-ever solo album, which he intends to unveil in 2019 via The End Records/BMG. A key driver for Alexakis’ solo initiative has been the work/rehearsal/recording space he recently constructed near his home in Southern California. The singer-guitarist—who’s also a husband and father— enjoys an inspiring work-life balance that allows him to conveniently create whenever he likes, quickly shifting back and forth between the studio and home. He uses his studio HQ—which is also Everclear’s rehearsal space—to frequently collaborate with co-producer/engineer Stuart Schenk (Invisible Stars), who is helping Alexakis develop his still-forming solo material. For several years Alexakis has been performing solo shows, dubbed “Songs and Stories,” where the singer-songwriter plays stripped-down acoustic versions of past favorites, while also offering the audiences tales and anecdotes pertaining to those compositions. He says he hopes to showcase new solo material at upcoming acoustic shows, but future live solo performances may expand upon that concept, with backing musicians potentially helping Alexakis recreate the diverse sounds he’s now exploring as a solo artist. Creating outside of the Everclear realm also gives Alexakis the chance to explore styles and sounds that don’t necessarily work for his band. His solo work will continue to push the boundaries of what you can expect from an Art Alexakis composition, as no direction or source of inspiration is really off the table. He cites everything from the Hamilton soundtrack to the great acoustic singer-songwriters as influences for his own writing.

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Simply Red

Blue Eyed Soul [LP]

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Simply Red - Blue Eyed Soul - Full Length Vinyl - Blue Eyed Soul is the twelfth studio album by British pop group Simply Red.
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Running Backwards was officially released as an exclusive K's Choice 10th anniversary fan club release, but now finally available on vinyl. This release contains 9 songs written by the Belgian band. Besides 6 studio tracks the record contains two live recordings and one demo. Some songs are from their early years, while others are rarities that have never been released before. K's Choice rose to worldwide fame in 1997 by releasing their charting song "Not an Addict". Later on they started to release more successful albums.
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Nazareth

Fool Circle

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Vinyl LP pressing. The Fool Circle is the twelfth studio album by Scottish hard rock band Nazareth, released in February 1981. The Fool Circle is notable for a reggae sound on many of the songs. In an interview bassist Pete Agnew commented: "Fool Circle was the nearest we came to making a concept album, trying to inject a bit of humor into a pretty heavy subject. I think the fact that we recorded it on the island of Montserrat might account for a teeny bit of reggae poking it's way through."
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180 gram 12" vinyl plus bonus 7" single, featuring extensive sleevenotes. Active for roughly four years at the end of the Sixties, Angel Pavement released just two singles in their lifetime - 'Baby You've Gotta Stay' b/w 'Green Mello Hill' in October 1969, followed by 'Tell Me What I've Got To Do' b/w 'When Will I See June Again' in January 1970. Despite numerous high-quality recordings being made at Morgan Studios in Willesden, north-west London, the group failed to obtain a release for their intended album, Socialising With Angel Pavement. Here we reconstruct that LP - initially slated to appear in August 1970 - for the first time.
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If one is aware of high prices on online music sites or is a part of any worldwide record collectors' circles, albums from groups such as Ithaca and Agincourt might sound familiar. Producers, composers, singers and multi-instrumentalists Peter Howell and John Ferdinando are two English musicians who started their partnership in the mid-1960s. From 1968, with the release of their soundtrack for the play Alice Through The Looking Glass, until the release of a project called Friends in 1974, they put together a total of five albums, Ithaca (1973) and Agincourt (1970) being the two most expensive and collectable of all of them. Incredibly rare and highly sought-after for years, the records contained a magical world brimming with folk music, soft psychedelia, psych-pop and progressive overtones; their music is absolutely exquisite and truly unique. It is predominantly folk, but very far from its traditional format. The longer one listens to their legacy, the longer one is going to find peculiar elements of classical gestures plus many flourishes of soft psychedelia, idiosyncratic progressive overtones, acid-folk and a taste that one is always entering the enchanting toy world of psych-pop. It does make total sense that the word "cult" is frequently applied to describe their creations. On Ithaca, Agincourt And Other Psych-Folk Fairy Tales (a 21 track double LP accompanied by a 19 track CD of totally distinct material), one also has the chance to read their own words. Both of them were interviewed for the liner notes, where they reveal their secret influences and their simple but unexpected ways of creating and composing. Be subtle, be daring, and be immersed in the magic world of Peter Howell and John Ferdinando. 

2LP: A1. Journey (Destruction/Rebirth - Patterns Of Life) A2. Questions (Did You Know? - Will We Be Alive?) A3. Dreams (Story Of Our Time - Beneath This Sky) A4. Journey II (A Game For All Who Know) B1. Though I May Be Dreaming B2. Going Home B3. All My Life B4. Lisa B5. Barn Owl Blues B6. Kind Sir C1. Times (Seven Seasons - The Path - Given Time) C2. When I Awoke C3. Get Together C4. Joy In The Finding D1. Title Theme D2. Bluebottle Stripe D3. Fishing D4. Love Theme D5. Honesty D6. Windfall Wood D7. Tomorrow Come Someday CD: 01. March Of The Chessman 02. Mirabella 03. Dance Of The Talking Flowers 04. Dum And Dee 05. Get Together 06. Joy In The Finding 07. Take Me There 08. Dawn 09. Through The Eyes Of A Lifetime 10. You Need Friends 11. A Tale Of Your Life 12. One Sweet Day 13. Lonely Road 14. In The Morning 15. Take A Walk 16. Once In A Winter Town 17. Time To Run 18. Someone Like You 19. Feelings (Look Around You - I Want To Feel You)

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Seminal funk-rock album originally released on Rare Earth in 1970. Featuring the monster breakbeat on 'The Sorcerer Of Isis'. Formed in Detroit in 1968, Power of Zeus became the first rock band to be signed by Motown subsidiary label, Rare Earth. The group drew inspiration from British hard rock and heavy metal giants like Cream, Black Sabbath, and Led Zeppelin when they created this well-produced, seminal post-hard rock album. After 'The Gospel According to Zeus', the group never made another album and slipped into obscurity, until it was discovered by the hip hop diggers. The drum beat from "Sorcerer of Isis" has been one of the most sampled in hip-hop music, including KRS-One, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Cyprus Hill, Tribe Called Quest and Eminem to name a few. Half-speed mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, London. Transferred from 2 x 1/4" analog reels at 192kHz/24-bit. Official Mr Bongo reissue. Released for Record Store 2019.
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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing in special tri-fold jacket. Includes printed inner sleeve. Blood, Sweat & Tears' fourth album B, S & T: 4 was written by different band members. The record peaked at #10 on the Billboard Pop albums chart and two singles made their way into the Pop singles chart. The tracks are generally shorter compared to their previous albums. The band moved a little bit to the mainstream direction, offering some impressive performances. Their musical style is still a mix of rock, blues, jazz and folk. The warm atmosphere is recognisable and it is great from beginning to the piano led end, a charming, energetic and lively album. In their almost 50-years of existence Blood, Sweat & Tears covered a lot of famous songs by James Taylor, The Band and The Rolling Stones, among others. They also incorporated different music from artists like Thelonious Monk and Sergei Prokofiev in their songs.
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Love Junky was originally released in 1995 and was The Popguns' third studio album, marking a departure in style away from the more frantic C86 (1986) style featured on their previous albums and sessions. Fans have always loved them for their strong song writing, energetic guitar power-pop and the rich, emotive vocals of lead singer Wendy Morgan.
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David Gray announces details for the release of his new album, Gold In A Brass Age. This marks his 11th studio album which is set for release on March 8, 2019. Gold In A Brass Age was produced by Ben DeVries, son of producer and soundtrack composer Marius. The album finds Gray in renewed creative form and arrives just ahead of a run of headline shows in the US and UK. Gold In A Brass Age is defined by an intuitive approach from Gray, exploring new electronic textures and sound palettes, along with new production techniques in the process. David began writing Gold In A Brass Age in 2016 and it was recorded over several months between tours, including a 50 date US tour and a co-headline tour with Alison Krauss in 2017. Using a cut and paste approach to the arrangement of songs, the album's atmospheric and experimental undertones are evident throughout.

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2 x LP reissue of Sebastian Bach's legendary 1998 appearance at the Whisky A Go-Go

SIDE A: “Slave To The Grind” / “Piece Of Me” / “Frozen”
SIDE B: “Here I Am” / “Parasite” / “18 & Life”
SIDE C: “Blasphemer” / “Riot Act” / “Sweet Little Sister” / “In A Darkened Room” / “Monkey Business”
SIDE D: “The Most Powerful Man In The World” / “I Remember You” / “Eternal Life” / “Youth Gone Wild”

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Offering a solid introduction into this man's special brand of soul (his charm, passionate delivery, musical feeling, gospel background, sentimental mood renderings and R&B innovation), this release includes one of Jerry Butler's most overlooked albums from the onset of his solo career on the Vee-Jay label: Moon River. It was originally issued in 1962, and has been long unavailable on vinyl.
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Double vinyl LP pressing. Radio Days - The Paul Jones Era is the first complete collection of existing BBC recordings made by the original Manfred Mann lineup with vocalist Paul Jones between 1964 and 1966. The band join legendary BBC presenter Brian Matthew through the rapidly changing music styles and environment of the mid-'60s. The sessions also feature another legend, bassist Jack Bruce, who was previously with The Graham Bond Organisation and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. After his stint with Manfred Mann, Bruce would go on to form Cream with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker. His presence in the group is highlighted on "Long Hair, Unsquare Dude Called Jack" never before officially available. "Radio Days" also includes group and individual interviews. Compiled from BBC recordings featured on the programs "Saturday Swings," "Saturday Club," "Top Gear," Swing Into Summer" and "Pop Inn," this "Radio Days" collection is a fascinating look into how one of the UK's most respected sixties bands promoted their current and upcoming releases and cultivated their fan base. Manfred Mann achieved this by performing new studio versions of their HMV label output along with some unique, BBC-only performances.
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Triple vinyl LP pressing. The second volume of Manfred Mann's BBC recordings, Radio Days - The Mike d'Abo Era, covers the band's Fontana label hitmaking from 1966-1969. The band lineup on this release includes Manfred Mann (keyboards), Mike d'Abo (vocals/piano), Mike Hugg (drums/vibes/piano), Tom McGuinness (guitar), and Klaus Voormann (bass). Highly regarded BBC host Brian Matthew expertly follows the band's development through their increasingly complex pop confections while keeping their sense of humor intact. For such a rapidly changing music environment, Manfred Mann's BBC radio appearances with Brian Matthew and other influential hosts such as John Peel, David Symonds and Tony Brandon, would prove to be essential to the success of their singles. Volume two spotlights the "Saturday Club," "Easy Beat" and "Top Gear" sessions aired on the BBC's "Top Of The Pops" transcription series hosted by Brian Matthew, and some extremely rare off-air recordings have also been included. The changing landscape of 1960s music led the various members of Manfred Mann to record production, songwriting, recording of film scores, commercial jingles and also artist management - all the while continuing to create band recordings. Many of these pursuits are documented in Brian Matthew's incisive interviews. With one exception ("Mighty Quinn"), none of these BBC tracks have been released commercially before.
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Thunder

Please Remain Seated

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Limited edition orange colored vinyl LP pressing. Since forming in 1989, Thunder have notched up twenty Top Fifty singles, 2 UK Gold albums, and cultivated a reputation as consummate live performers. Their last album - 2017's Rip It Up - hit number 3 in the UK album charts, giving the band their highest chart placing in 22 years. In celebration of their 30th anniversary Thunder revisit and reinterpret a selection of their finest songs in a way you've never heard them before. Please Remain Seated is the sound of a band taking a strange journey into their own music, but also distilling thirty years of playing together in order to create something truly compelling, taking in flavors of rock, blues, jazz and soul along the way. Includes the hits - "She's So Fine" and "Low Life In High Places." Welcome to the delicate sound of Thunder!
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Recording artist, songwriter and 4 time grammy winning producer Joe Henry returns with his 15th studio album as a solo act.

Recorded in just two days in June 2019, and fairly by accident as the intent was to record demos of thirteen new songs.

With only a handful of friends playing in support, Joe entered the studio and tore through these songs with determination and abandon, then went home. The next day he listened and understood that something had transpired that was more than he had bargained for; that the songs as recorded sparked an ember that somehow remained bright and alive before him, moving beyond any sense of expectation he may have held.

The songs were heard as complete and vividly so; the casual circumstances had not limited his expression but in fact liberated him from the cloying aim for posterity that can make weighty any session—and landed him instead in a place both unencumbered by the past and unattached to futures.

These recordings are raw and wirey and spare because the songs insisted they be. In Joe’s mind, these are as “produced”––as anything he's touched, as well as being deeply and fundamentally romantic: accordingly in love with life.

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Pioneering post-punk band, the Gang of Four were formed in the bricolage punk rock fallout culture of late seventies Leeds - a place where art was a mirror and guitars were machine guns. Gang of Four tore up the template and made sense of the question marks thrown up by year zero. They redesigned rock in the punk aftermath, taking the incendiary energy of the form and crisscrossing it with funk, stripping away the baggage of rock excess and creating a new stripped-down music that was full of agit energy, heavy grooves, shrapnel guitars and politically charged lyrics matching the fervour of the times. Swerving trad rock rhythms, the beats were invented from scratch and every instrument played a pivotal role in the sound in a non-hierarchical structure. In short, they came up with post punk. The band then bounced around the music business releasing a series of albums that have been a direct inspiration to a diverse selection of bands who wanted to deconstruct rock music without losing it's sense of excitement, from the surrounding post-punk generation to the big bands that followed. The Red Hot Chili Peppers, INXS, R.E.M., U2, Rage Against the Machine, Nirvana and Massive Attack have all spoken of their debt to Gang of Four. More recently, the band's influence has become almost universal-now everybody talks about Gang of Four. From Franz Ferdinand to St Vincent, from Sleater Kinny and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem to Nine Inch Nails: today's creators of angular rock music have GO4's influence and imprint all over them. The band is reaching an urban audience with Frank Ocean sampling them on his latest album and Pharrell name-checking the band in his interviews. Inevitably GO4 disbanded in 1984 but reformed later that decade, since then releasing a series of albums that emphatically demonstrate their capacity for invention and twisting energy. The line-up now includes Thomas McNeice-the bass player joined in 2008-and John 'Gaoler' Sterry, who has supplied vocals since 2011.
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Limited 180gm red vinyl LP pressing. In 2005, Simple Minds announced that Graffiti Soul had been written on location in Rome, Sicily, Antwerp and Glasgow. The band then returned for the first time in almost three decades to Rockfield Studios, near Monmouth in Wales, where the group had originally recorded their earlier albums Real to Real Cacophony, Empires And Dance and New Gold Dream. On it's release in May 2009, the album reached #10 in the UK albums chart. The two bonus tracks include the band's version of Neil Young's "Rockin' In The Free World".
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Vinyl LP pressing. For Steve Clarke, The Soft Cavalry's self-titled debut album is equally a labor of love, and the first record he's masterminded from start to finish, with invaluable contributions from his wife, Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, on co-vocals and spiritual/practical guidance, and Steve's brother Michael, who produced the record. The band's music is a particularly British brand of intense cinematic drama. Melodic and timeless, the album lands in the atmospheric dimensions between Pink Floyd, Talk Talk and Mansun. A record radiating midlife crisis but equally enormous elation; a helix of fear and hope, aching for resolution. If the album has a theme, reckons Steve, "it's recovery versus new doubt. I'm there, in the middle. The word that kept coming back to me was 'resilience'. With the right mentality and people around you, especially family, we get through, and find a level of hope."
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Ooh Ba La Baby - Mamie van Doren - 1956-1959 Mamie van Doren (born Joan Lucille Olander) is an American actress, model, singer, and sex symbol who is known for being one of the first actresses to recreate the look of Marilyn Monroe.[2][3] Van Doren is perhaps best remembered for the rock 'n' roll, juvenile delinquency exploitation movie Untamed Youth (1957), and other films of this calibre.
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Limited 180gm white vinyl LP pressing with printed inner sleeve. The third solo album from Bronski Beat and Communards vocalist, Jimmy Somerville. To mark the 20th anniversary, Manage The Damage is issued on vinyl for the first time. Includes the single 'Lay Down' on which Somerville sampled Brigitte Bardot's 'Contact' (penned by legendary French singer-songwriter, Serge Gaisnbourg).
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Nicolette Larson

Nicolette

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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 1978 US Top 20 album from the late and much acclaimed Larson. Features the Top 10 hit 'Lotta Love'. Larson continued to pursue her solo work alongside singing on many sessions with the likes of Neil Young and Linda Ronstadt, before her untimely death in 1997.
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2019 repress on purple vinyl. Originally released to much acclaim in 1981 by Rough Trade, Heartbeat was the first in a long line of groundbreaking albums by Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti. This early example of Chris & Cosey features cut-up sampled voices, Cosey's disto-guitar, industrial sequences, melodious synths, and cinematic sweeps. Includes a 12" B/W double-sided insert of archive photos, clippings, and texts. "There are moments of great beauty like 'Moorby' and, equally, many moments of sheer depravity all performed with Kraftwerk's cultured class and the hypnotic charm and deadly grace of a synthesised cobra." -Steve Sutherland (Melody Maker, 1982)"All the world loves a love story? but Heartbeat still has an edge of evil among the extensions of the pair's established scenarios." -Sandy Robertson (Sounds, 1981)
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Zephyr

Going Back To Colorado

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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. 1971 Warner Bros album from US hard rockers Zephyr. The band features young and extremely talented guitarist Tommy Bolin. Bolin went on to be a member of the James Gang and Deep Purple whilst playing with the likes of Billy Cobham on the way. Bolin's untimely death in 1976 left a big hole, though his talent shines on till this day
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Undoubtedly, Quicksilver Messenger Service along with Jefferson Airplane and Grateful Dead build up the first row of the West Coast Sound of the Psychedelic Era of the late 1960's! One of the highlights of each jam of the band was the crackling interaction between guitarists John Cipollina and Gary Duncan, who lashed each other to spacey heights, exemplary listening to the band's masterpiece "Happy Trails." What an album! John Cipollina has long been dead, but Gary Duncan continued the project under his name starting in the 1990s, recruiting interesting Bay Area musicians and making them one of the most popular jam bands again. The recordings of this record were made in 1997 in Fieldstone, CA and show Duncan and his Quicksilver Band once again immensely playful. The long, sprawling jams (between 8:34 and 15:46 minutes) range from classic West Coast rock to jazz and fusion. They are tangible songs that capture the sun and the special way of life in California and transfer it to the listener. Just like back then! Gary Duncan had been very pleased that Sireena Records turned to him and proposed to release these recordings on vinyl for the first time. He was already very ill at the time of the contact and died unfortunately on 29 June at the age of 72 years. Dedicated to his memory, this record is reminiscent of a wonderful man who had the hippie thought deep inside him - and a guitarist who was without any doubt one of the greats of his time!
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Limited colored vinyl LP pressing. 2019 release. In a career spanning 45 years, Leo Sayer has sold more than 80 million records worldwide. Selfie is the first album to be completely performed, produced and arranged by Leo Sayer. Leo has also written most of the album's songs, with the exception of three co-writes with Albert Hammond, 'Build You A Rainbow' with Simon Bartholomew and Marc Burrows, 'Occupy' by with Billboard Chart-topping DJ producer Lee Dagger - who as part of Meck went to #1 with Leo in 2006 with 'Thunder In My Heart Again' - and 'Don't Leave Me' written solely by Australian, Chiara Hunter, who Leo mentored in 2014. Leo wanted to make an album by himself and with the technology now available, he was in lock-down at his home studio in Australia. The result is Selfie, a great album full of great songs with some incredibly thought-provoking lyrics. This project has been overseen creatively by Leo Sayer, who remains one of the UK's great singer/songwriters of all time.
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Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing. With Their New Face On is the first release by the British Spencer Davis Group after the departure of Steve Winwood (who formed Traffic). They literally put a new face on, as they moved from their R&B music to a more psychedelic approach. Baroque pop in the style of the Kinks marks one side of the album, and blues and psychedelia the other one. Hailing from Wales, Spencer Davis founded the famed Spencer Davis Group in 1963, producing a dozen top 10 hit songs, including 'Gimme Some Lovin', 'Somebody Help Me', 'I'm a Man' and 'Keep On Runnin', helping to bring British rock 'n roll to the rest of the world.
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Jesse Colin Young

Dreamers [LP]

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One of rock’s most influential and enduring singer-songwriters, JESSE COLIN YOUNG, who first made history with the Youngbloods on their classic ‘60s peace anthem “Get Together,” and who has amassed a loyal worldwide over the past five decades, will release his 19th solo album, DREAMERS, on May 24th, 2019 via BMG. Born Perry Miller, “Jesse” was born in Queens, NY. With his band The Youngbloods, Jesse would go on to release 10 studio albums, all charting in the US top 200. Their debut and self titled Album, The Youngbloods would prove to be one their most successful. The Youngbloods toured consistently from 1965 to 1985 while embracing their Folk Rock / good time attraction. Their sound would temper their Blues and Jugband influences with gentle California psychedelia. Jesse Colin Young has released 18 albums, 19 singles and EPs, and has accrued over 200 writing and performance credits in his career. Today, Jesse continues to tour with his own 8 piece band, consistently selling out venues in the east coast.

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John Lodge is the bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for the iconic Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 inductees, The Moody Blues. Songwriter of such mega Moody hits from "Ride My See Saw," to "I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band)," "Isn't Life Strange?" and many more, Lodge has been performing and recording with the legendary band for more than five decades, selling in excess of 70 million albums along the way. Voted one of the "10 most influential bass players on the planet," this incredible new collection features three new recordings, two new remixes, and live tracks chosen by John Lodge himself and represents some of the finest work of his career. The artwork was lovingly created by the great Roger Dean (Moody Blues, Yes, Uriah Heep).
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Shawn Lee

Ride Again

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"Rides Again" has been in the making for a few years, Shawn Lee explains: "Yes, this record has had quite a long gestation period. The opening song 'Wichita' was written and recorded way back in 2007!" With every passing year Lee vowed to write and record more songs with a 'Country' feeling in view of finishing a complete album, but always got too busy with other projects. 2019 arrived and the American born and London based singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and filmmaker decided that the time was now. Recorded and arranged very quickly in stolen hours from other recording and touring commitments. The songs came together intuitively and organically. "This is a very reflective and personal album. I am looking back to my childhood in Wichita/Kansas and thinking about where I'm at the present moment and the idea of an unwritten future. I could have only made this album at this point of my life", Shawn Lee says. Musically Country & Soul music share common vocabulary and "Rides Again" illustrates this in it's own personal way. "I was inspired by people like Tony Joe White, JJ Cale, Glen Campbell, Rob Galbraith and Hoover to name but a few. I grew up with Country music all around me and it only makes sense that some of that fused in my musical DNA." Recorded in London at Shawn Lee's studio by long time engineer Pierre Duplan, it features Shawn playing all most all of the instrumentals with haunting pedal steel by Joe Harvey-Whyte, Carwyn Ellis (The Pretenders, Edwyn Collins) on keyboards in two songs plus Andy Ross on saxophone and Everton Nelson on violin on one song. "I'm really proud of this record and damn glad I finally finished it!" Definitely: Shawn Lee is 'still on the line'.
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Shortly after the release of their 1985 debut, George Best, The Wedding Present gathered all their pre-LP singles and EPs onto a single album. Available once more on [PIAS], Tommy is the definitive look at their early work and remains one of the great albums of the mid-80's indie UK scene.

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Martin Bisi

Solstice

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Martin Bisi, the NYC post-punk producer releases Solstice, his firstsolo record in 5 years. A psychedelic opus through light and shadow, split between Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. Operatic vocals appear throughout. Effects-driven guitar, keyboards, electric viola, and 4 different drummers create landscapes of sound, linking songs that swing between disorienting, peaceful, fearful, hopeful
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Vinyl LP pressing. 2019 release. The band Parson Jones is singer-songwriter Joshua Hollenstein and multi-instrumentalist and producer Kerry Fogarty. On their debut single for the French label Underdog Records, the duo was singing non-standard rhymes. One could hear a mixture of soul and psychedelic pop, a meeting between OutKast and Grizzly Bear, groovy and hippie. Without demonstration of style, Parson Jones thus envisages the music which make the buttocks dance and the brain meditate. Inspired by Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, Curtis Mayfield, Al Green and Creedence Clearwater revival; it does not matter if the dressing is funk, rock, pop, soul, psychedelic, if the tone is euphoric or melancholic: it's the great and beautiful score of timeless pop music played by Parson Jones.

        
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