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Burt Bucharach - Various Interpreters - The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection

Various Interpreters - The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection (released 1998)
EAC Rip | Accurate | FLAC tracks + M3U + LOG | no CUE (separate tracks) | HQ-Artwork (300dpi) included in packaging | 2CD 874MB
Evergreen | Pop | Label: WSM | Catalog Number: 9548-396242| RAR 3% Rec. | RS.com | Source: My collection (as usual)

Burt Bucharach - Various Interpreters - The Look of Love - The Burt Bacharach Collection

The Four Seasons ‎ - Sing Big Hits By Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Bob Dylan / New Gold Hits (1996)

The Four Seasons ‎ - Sing Big Hits By Burt Bacharach, Hal David, Bob Dylan / New Gold Hits (1996)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 01:12:03 | 176 MB
Genre: Pop, Rock | Label: Ace

The seventh in a series of two-fer reissues of the 1960s albums by the Four Seasons and their lead singer Frankie Valli on the British label Ace, this disc combines the group's ninth studio album, The 4 Seasons Sing Big Hits by Burt Bacharach…Hal David…Bob Dylan (originally released in November 1965) and its eleventh, New Gold Hits (May 1967). (For good measure, Ace has tossed in two Four Seasons singles from 1966, "Opus 17 (Don't You Worry 'Bout Me)" and "I've Got You Under My Skin.") These may be the quartet's two most misunderstood albums; for one thing, despite the presence of the word "Hits" in both titles, neither was actually a compilation.

The 18th Century Corporation - Bacharach Baroque (1969)  Music

Posted by Domestos at June 13, 2018
The 18th Century Corporation - Bacharach Baroque (1969)

The 18th Century Corporation - Bacharach Baroque (1969)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 00:25:19 | 74.41 Mb | Covers
Easy Listening, Jazz | Country: UK | Label: United Artists Records

Late 60's pop hit interpretations done in upbeat mock 18th century classical baroque style….lots!! of harpsichord on side 1, and lots to love for "Swinging London" style 60's Baroque/Sunshine Pop fans…..Side two is much weaker and is more downbeat, the harpsichord replaced with flamenco style guitar.

Marion Maerz - Burt Bacharach Songbook (1971/2009)  Music

Posted by Domestos at May 1, 2018
Marion Maerz - Burt Bacharach Songbook (1971/2009)

Marion Maerz - Burt Bacharach Songbook (1971/2009)
MP3 CBR 320kbps | 00:34:52 | 79.95 Mb | Covers
Ballad, Easy Listening | Country: Germany | Label: Bureau B

The phenomenon of German-language cover version of smash American hits has become more well known around the world, and it's plenty safe to say a lot of the attention has been paid to the sheer head-shaking value of much of it. In the case of Marion Maerz's early-'70s attempt at a career boost via an album of Burt Bacharach hits, while her work won't make people forget Dionne Warwick, the Carpenters, or Gene Pitney (among many others), there's enough to enjoy that rewards attention after the culture shock wears off.
Valerie Joyce - The Look of Love: Music of Burt Bacharach (2007) {Chesky Records}

Valerie Joyce - The Look of Love: Music of Burt Bacharach (2007) {Chesky Records}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image level 6 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 307MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 123MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Vocal Jazz

The Look of Love is Valerie Joyce's much anticipated follow-up to her Chesky debut, featuring elegantly chic original arrangements of the classic pieces in Burt Bacharach & Hal David's catalogue. This super audio CD was recorded in multi-channel surround sound using Chesky's state of the art minimalist miking techniques and the world's finest custom-made electronics to assure the purest, most natural sounding recording available.
Valerie Joyce - The Look Of Love: The Music Of Burt Bacharach (2007) MCH SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Valerie Joyce - The Look Of Love. The Music Of Burt Bacharach (2007)
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DST64 2.0 & 5.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 49:42 minutes | Front/Rear cover+PDF | 3,69 GB
or FLAC 2.0 Stereo (converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear cover+PDF | 1,06 GB
Features Stereo and Multichannel surround sound | Label: Chesky Records # SACD332

The Look of Love is Valerie Joyce's much anticipated follow-up to her Chesky debut, featuring elegantly chic original arrangements of the classic pieces in Burt Bacharach & Hal David's catalogue. This super audio CD was recorded in multi-channel surround sound using Chesky's state of the art minimalist miking techniques and the world's finest custom-made electronics to assure the purest, most natural sounding recording available.

Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis: The Very Best Of Bomb The Bass (1999)  Music

Posted by Designol at March 28, 2018
Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis: The Very Best Of Bomb The Bass (1999)

Bomb The Bass - Beat Dis: The Very Best Of Bomb The Bass (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 499 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 180 Mb | Scans included | 01:12:40
Electronica, House, Downtempo, Trip-Hop | Label: Camden/BMG | # 74321 709062

Tim Simenon's Bomb the Bass pet project pumped some of the best acid house straight into late-'80s dance clubs. Best known stateside for the seminal "Beat Dis," similarly groundbreaking slow-beat club groove, and the Burt Bacharach cover "Say a Little Prayer," Simenon's brand of acid-laced rap and snappy sampling kept sweat flowing coast to coast. Unfortunately, by the time the band's second album appeared in 1991, Bomb the Bass was all but forgotten in the beginnings of the grunge backlash. However, the sonics have continued to percolate, hence the welcome appearance of the U.K. compilation Beat Dis: The Very Best Of, which serves up a healthy hodgepodge of hits and a neat tweak for aging ravers' long-lost brain cells. In no particular order, Beat Dis unravels 1988 through 1991, commencing with the 12" version of "Beat Dis" and ending with the absurdly short "Megamix," while hitting all the important points in between. First-wave favorites include the aforementioned "Say a Little Prayer" and "Shake It," while the 1991 incarnation weighs in mightily with "Dune Buggy Attack" and the British hit "Winter in July".
Marlene Dietrich - Lili Marlene: The Best of Marlene Dietrich (2000) [Re-Up]

Marlene Dietrich - Lili Marlene: The Best of Marlene Dietrich (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 194 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 124 Mb | Scans included
Cabaret, Vocal Pop | Label: Spectrum Music | # 544 293-2 | Time: 00:45:25

La Femme Dietrich's career lasted several decades, and when she inked a deal with Decca Records in 1939, her first recording assignment was to produce an album of her "greatest hits," so already pervasive was her fame. This 16-track collection rounds up selections recorded over a 25-year period between her signing to Decca and her later recordings for Dot and Kapp, all of which parent company MCA-Universal now owns. Besides the definitive, elegant orchestral reading of 'Falling In Love Again', Marlene also puts her pipes and personality to other hits like "The Boys in the Backroom" and "You've Got That Look (That Makes Me Weak)" from the movie Destry Rides Again, as well as a batch of classy readings of "You Do Something to Me," "You Go to My Head," and uncharacteristic, almost surreal 1957 rock & roll stabs at "Near You," and "Kisses Sweeter Than Wine" and the campy spins of her final single in 1965, "If He Swing By the String" and "Such Trying Times." All in all, a great little career overview to add to the pop vocal side of the collection.
Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - Painted from Memory (1998) [MFSL Remastered 2017, Ultradisc UHR, Hybrid SACD, Audio CD Layer]

Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach - Painted from Memory (1998)
Mastered by Rod LoVerde, Ultradisc UHR, Hybrid SACD 2017, Audio CD Layer
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 292 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~135 Mb | Scans included | 00:52:38
Baroque Pop, Ballad, Easy Listening | Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab | # UDSACD 2193

Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach first collaborated on "God Give Me Strength," a sweeping ballad that functioned as the centerpiece in Allison Anders' Grace of My Heart. It was a stunning song in the tradition of Bacharach's classic '60s work and it was successful enough that the composers decided to collaborate on a full album, Painted from Memory. Wisely, they chose to work within the stylistic parameters of Bacharach's '60s material, but Painted from Memory never sounds like a stylistic exercise. Instead, it's a return to form for both artists. Bacharach hasn't written such graceful, powerful melodies since his glory days, and Costello hasn't crafted such a fully realized album since King of America. It's a testament to both that even if the album is clearly in Bacharach's territory, it feels like a genuine collaboration.
Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach - Painted From Memory (1998) [MFSL 2017] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach - Painted From Memory (1998) [MFSL 2017]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 52:13 minutes | Scans included | 1,45 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 1,07 GB
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab # UDSACD 2193

Painted from Memory is a collaboration between Elvis Costello and Burt Bacharach. The collaboration commenced with "God Give Me Strength", a commission for the 1996 film "Grace of My Heart". Apparently pleased with the result, the pair expanded the project to this full album, the first for Costello after an absence of two years, and for Bacharach after an absence of 21 years. Lyrics and music are co-credited to both Bacharach and Costello. "I Still Have That Other Girl" won a Grammy Award in 1998 for "Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals" for Bacharach and Costello.