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The Flaming Lips followed-up their interactive 1997 extravaganza Zaireeka in typical unforeseen fashion by releasing their 1999 magnum opus The Soft Bulletin, the most emotionally accessible and musically grandiose statement of the band's career. Wayne Coyne's plaintive and spiritual explorations on the human experience are brought to life as never before here by a symphonic multidimensional sound that is as beautiful as it is transcendent. Featuring ethereal and poignant classics like Race For The Prize, Waitin' For A Superman, Suddenly Everything Has Changed and Feeling Yourself Disintegrate among others, The Soft Bulletin proved to be that elusive artistic breakthrough from a band that looked destined to be eternally restless. Not only is The Soft Bulletin a high water mark for The Flaming Lips on multiple levels, it's arguably one of the best recordings of the decade plus.
LP1 1. Race For The Prize 2. A Spoonful Weighs A Ton 3. The Spark That Bled 4. The Spiderbite Song 5. Buggin' (Remix) 6. What Is The Light? 7. The Observer
LP2 1. Waitin' For A Superman 2. Suddenly Everything Has Changed 3. The Gash 4. Slow Motion 5. Feeling Yourself Disintegrate 6. Sleeping On The Roof
The Flaming Lips
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RCA Living Stereo classical LPs - the gold standard for top quality orchestral performance and sound!
Remastered and cut at 33 1/3 RPM by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound
Lacquers plated by Gary Salstrom and pressed on 200-gram vinyl at Quality Record Pressings!
Grade: A+. As good as this record has ever sounded. Liquidly beautiful string and wind tone, very deep and powerful bass (although the orchestra occasionally overloads the mics or mic preamps, as it does on the original RCA pressings), sensational dynamics on both the Ravel Rapsodie and the Rachmaninoff Isle of the Dead (with some of the lifelike ease you usually only hear on reel-to-reel tape), and astonishing preservation of inner detail (some of which I haven't heard before this clearly on vinyl or digital). - Jonathan Valin, The Absolute Sound.com, June 11, 2013
Yet another giant of the Living Stereo series. The Isle Of The Dead is a truly awesome orchestral spectacular with dynamic peaks that will stun most listeners. Also included is the equally stirring version of Rhapsodie Espagnole.
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Rapsodie Espagnole Pavan for a Dead Princess
Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Isle of the Dead, Op. 29
Fritz Reiner with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
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