“This record really goes back to that strange early Duran mix: the hard-edged pop coexisting with the dark, weird and experimental,” says John Taylor of the album’s development. Working with renowned LA-based artist Alex Israel, the stunning box set release of Paper Gods seeks to replicate that unease. Mining Hollywood for inspiration as “the world’s primary desire factory”, Israel’s artwork encourages fans to search beyond perceptible positivity for signs of darkness in the artwork.
Fresh Cream represents so many different firsts, it's difficult to keep count. Cream, of course, was the first supergroup, but their first album not only gave birth to the power trio, it also was instrumental in the birth of heavy metal and the birth of jam rock…
One of country music s most eclectic heroes, Marty Robbins celebrated an extraordinary career as one of the genre s leading crossover artists. While Marty Robbins maintained a busy schedule throughout his life, it was without a doubt his early career that left the biggest impact on the world of country music. Johnny Cash released a version of I Couldn t Keep From Crying in 1960, while Guy Mitchell recorded versions of both Singing The Blues and Knee Deep In The Blues .
Very rare Japanese-only 8½" x 8" x 4" deluxe black glossy box with red titles, contains 40 Japanese 3" CDs in 3" x 3" paper picture sleeves. Many early CDs are in unique sleeves. Also includes 38-page book containing track listings and lyrics of each title song in both Japanese and English. Warner Music Japan decided to release this box set to commemorate Madonna's single success in Japan.
The A Time and a Place box set brings together a select body of live performances by Emerson, Lake & Palmer captured before worldwide audiences during the band's career and tenure at the sharp end of the Progressive rock genre. It features high-quality soundboard recordings on the first three discs and audience recordings on the fourth. The collection has been praised by fans and in album reviews for the quality of the soundboard recordings, as well as the vast diversity of tracks featured on the discs..
A collection of hits from the times of World War II 1939-1945. Includes legendary performers - Glenn Miller, Oscar Peterson, Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Coleman Hawkins, George Formby, Nat King Cole, Gracie Fields …
Revolution Calling is a box set of the complete EMI recordings – and one interactive video game – by Queensrÿche, the thinking-man's metal cum progressive hard rock band from Seattle. The package is slick in that all eight releases – nine discs in all – come in a tight, handsome black box with paper LP-styled covers for each album and a double gatefold version for the two-disc game Promised Land – a further extrapolation on an album of the same name.
NOVELA is perhaps one of the most popular and pivotal rock bands in Japan. Between 1980 and 1987 they delivered many albums. The sound on the first records was 'heavy progressive', later NOVELA turned more into a harder-edged rock band. NOVELA featured two known 'progrock legends': keyboard virtuoso Toshio Egawa (later Gerard and Sheherazade) and multi-instrumentalist Terutsugu Hirayama (he founded TERU'S SYMPHONIA).