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  • A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing Quick View

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    A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

    Get on Down is proud to present A Wolf in Sheep's
    Clothing, the debut album by Black Sheep, available for the
    first time ever as double vinyl release. On the initial release
    of this classic it was "The Choice Is Yours" that blew the
    roof off with even the most of novice rap fans gravitating to
    the song's energy. The cut has gone on to be featured in a
    long list of films and commercials (including the KIA
    campaign with the hip hop hamsters).


    Singles like "The Choice Is Yours" and "Flavor of the Month" made a perfect landing strip for those to delve deeper into the
    duo's debut. Often humorous ("Strobelite Honey"), often serious ("Black with No N.V (No Vision)", Black Sheep were able to
    craft an album that displayed their witty sensibilities while also staying conscious in true Native Tongue form. From the moment
    the album starts with Prince Paul introducing the "lowlifes of the family tree" you know you are in for something special .and
    different. Mista Lawnge's production is every bit as textured as fellow counter parts Tribe or De La, while standing out as being
    completely original and fresh. Tracks like "Butt in the Meantime", "Try Counting Sheep" and "La Menage (Featuring Q Tip)" are
    great examples of the duo's original style - complex layered beats (everything from Jazz, Soul and Rock all meshed together
    perfectly) to compliment Dres' distinct voice and word play. With other standout album cuts like "For Those That Slept" and
    "To Who It May Concern" it seemed as if they had an endless bag of treats, each offering something different while
    preserving the groups style.


    Polar opposite to what other groups at the time were doing, Black Sheep hit a homerun with their debut that few hip hop acts
    would ever reach. VH1 called "The Choice Is Yours" one of the Top 100 Hip Hop tracks of all time and with not one bad or filler
    track, this full album certainly ranks as one of the best hip hop releases of the 90s.

    LP 1
    1. Intro
    2. U Mean I'm Not
    3. Butt In The Meantime
    4. Have U.N.E. Pull
    5. Strobelite Honey
    6. Are You Mad
    7. That Choice Is Yours
    8. To Whom It May Concern
    9. Similar Child
    10. Try Counting Sheep
    11. Flavor Of The Month
    12. La Menage


    LP 2
    1. LASM
    2. Gimme The Finga
    3. Hoes We Knows
    4. Go To Hail
    5. Black With N.V. (No Vision)
    6. Pass The 40
    7. Blunted 10
    8. For Doz That Slept
    9. The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)
    10. Yes

    Black Sheep
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  • Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition) Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition) Quick View

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    Black Sheep Boy (10th Anniversary Edition)

    In celebration of the ten-year anniversary of this iconic album, Jagjaguwar is proud to present the Black Sheep Boy 10th Anniversary Edition, a three-LP set combining the classic Black Sheep Boy album and its counterpart the Black Sheep Boy Appendix with an all new unreleased album entitled There Swims a Swan: full-band recordings made six months prior to the release of Black Sheep Boy which illuminate the album's roots in the traditional American songbook.


    Featuring beautiful, emotional readings of songs popularized by such artists as Washington Phillips, Lead Belly, the Louvin Brothers, and Roscoe Holcomb, There Swims a Swan takes the listener on a trip through the songs that inspired Sheff while composing Black Sheep Boy and reads like a run-through of that album's themes. Black Sheep Boy is celebrated for its album artwork as well as its music, and the Anniversary Edition collects that artwork in a meticulously reworked package, combining every previous element of William Schaff's imagery with a large new piece by Schaff depicting an updated Black Sheep Boy. The release also includes lengthy liner notes by Will Sheff walking the listener through the circumstances surrounding the album.


    For Okkervil River fans (the most high-profile of whom was recently revealed to be President Barack Obama, who included Down Down the Deep River on his 2015 summer playlist), the Anniversary Edition is a loving, comprehensive, richly expanded presentation of a record many consider to be one of the band's best. For those new to the band, this might be the best place to start, the first step on a long road, the opening to a forest you can get lost in.

    LP1 - Volume I
    1. Black Sheep Boy
    2. For Real
    3. In A Radio Song
    4. Black
    5. Get Big
    6. A King And A Queen
    7. A Stone
    8. The Latest Toughs
    9. Song Of Our So-Called Friend
    10. So Come Back, I Am Waiting
    11. A Glow


    LP2 - Volume II
    1. Missing Children
    2. No Key, No Plan
    3. A Garden
    4. Black Sheep Boy #4
    5. The Next Four Months
    6. Another Radio Song
    7. A Forest
    8. Last Love Song For Now


    LP3 - Volume III
    1. Goodnight Irene
    2. I'm In Love With Susan Smith
    3. See See Rider
    4. Knoxville Girl
    5. Satan Is Real
    6. Good Liquor Gonna Carry Me Down
    7. Willow Tree
    8. Moonshiner
    9. Oh, The Wind And Rain
    10. What are They Doing in Heaven Today
    11. Trouble in Mind

    Okkervil River
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  • Black Sheep (Awaiting Repress) Black Sheep (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Black Sheep (Awaiting Repress)

    Yonder Mountain String Band nationally releases its sixth full-length studio album, Black Sheep, on its own Frog Pad Records. On Black Sheep, Yonder Mountain continues to redefine bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. Produced by YMSB, Black Sheep marks the first time the band utilizes (throughout an entire record) the conventional five-piece bluegrass instrumental line-up of guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and bass. Two standout musicians, violinist Allie Kral and mandolin virtuoso Jacob Jolliff, were recruited for the recording and the forthcoming tour dates.


    With the release of Black Sheep, Yonder Mountain begins a new era. It's instantaneously apparent that Black Sheep is the work of a new Yonder Mountain String Band, one with a strong commitment to re-exhibiting itself, broadening its parameters following the departure of a founding member. While it's certainly recognizable as YMSB music, there's undeniably a raw aesthetic to the studio tracks - a sense of daring is embedded in both the instrumental interaction between the five singular players and in the lyrical content of each song.

    1. Insult And Elbow
    2. Black Sheep
    3. Ever Fallen In Love
    4. Annalee
    5. Landfall
    6. I'm Lost
    7. Around You
    8. Love Before You Can't
    9. Drawing A Melody
    10. New Dusty Miller
    Yonder Mountain String Band
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    Joy

    Three tracks from San Pedro, CA's finest on ten inches. From the way back time of 1981. Joy with Black Sheep and More Joy.
    1. Joy
    2. Black Sheep
    3. More Joy
    Minutemen
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    It Begins Again EP


    Limited To 500 Copies On 10" Vinyl


    California's riffmongers BLACK SHEEP WALL return with a short follow-up EP to their triumphant debut "No Matter Where It Ends." On "It Begins Again" massive riffs, punishing vocals, and the artistic vision to give their music space to breath and develop organically, BLACK SHEEP WALL creates music akin to a lurking grizzly. Limited to 500 copies on 10" vinyl, "It Begins Again" is truly an essential record for anyone that worships at the altar of the riff.


    Recommended if You Like: ELECTRIC WIZARD, EYEHATEGOD, COALESCE, DOWN, CORRECTIONS HOUSE, BONGZILLA, COUGH

    1. Ancient Fvck
    2. Provider
    3. Angelic Exorcism
    Black Sheep Wall
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    Falling Into Infinity


    Limited To 1000 Hand-Numbered Copies


    Falling Into Infinity is the fourth studio album by Dream Theater and is considered to be their most infamous album. Often cited as being the black sheep of Dream Theater's discography, Falling Into Infinity is the result of a dark period for the band resulting from several forced compromises with EastWest Records. It is also notable for being the first and only studio album to feature Derek Sherinian on keyboards.

    LP 1
    1. New Millennium
    2. You Not Me
    3. Peruvian Skies
    4. Hollow Years
    5. Burning My Soul
    6. Hell's Kitchen


    LP 2
    1. Lines in the Sand
    2. Take Away My Pain
    3. Just Let Me Breathe
    4. Anna Lee
    5. Trial of Tears

    Dream Theater
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  • Some People Are On The Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now Some People Are On The Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now Quick View

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    Some People Are On The Pitch They Think It's All Over It Is Now

    Long before they became the indie darlings and international recording artistes they're usually remembered as, The Dentists were the black sheep of the mid '80s Medway Rock n' Roll family. Railing against the tried and tested Garage Rock of The Prisoners and The Milkshakes, The Dentists blended the contemporary guitar pop of The Smiths, The Go Betweens and REM with the classic '60s rock of The Who, The Kinks and The Byrds, added a generous sprinkling of heavy-lidded Psychedelia and played the resulting sound stew very loudly at 90 mph on beaten-up old guitars and drums. A recipe for great pop music you may think... and you'd be right!
    1. Flowers Around Me
    2. I'm Not The Devil

    3. Tony Bastable V John Noakes

    4. You Make Me Say It Somehow

    5. Mary Won't Come Out To Play

    6. I Had An Excellent Dream

    7. Kinder Still

    8. The Little Engineers Set

    9. Back To The Grave

    10. Tangerine

    11. The Arrow Points To The Spot

    12. Everything In The Garden

    13. One Of Our Psychedelic Breakers Is Missing
    The Dentists
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    Mermaid EP

    Mermaid is the darkest song you'll hear all year: a self-contained fable shot through with evocative and disturbing imagery but rising to a sweeping, romantic, oddly moving climax. This waltz-time ballad gestures towards the tattered folk of Okkervil River's beloved 2005 album Black Sheep Boy, but somehow unearths something much more mysterious and blurrily ambiguous.



    With Walked Out On a Line we get a glimpse of what might further emerge. Choral and atmospheric and stripped of any of the acoustic textures that have defined much of the band's past work, Walked Out on a Line is a smooth-sailing symbolist fever-dream, fractured and impressionistic lyrics floating over a sea of sighing voices, glittering rhodes, and a gently driving beat. It's an ambitious statement about how much innovative fuel the band has to burn, an as fleeting a 5:20 song as you're likely to hear.

    1. Mermaid
    2. Walked Out On a Line
    Okkervil River
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    The President's Dead (Awaiting Repress)

    The President's Dead is the first release by Okkervil River since 2005's masterful Black Sheep Boy project. Having spent most of 2005 touring and writing, the band and Jagjaguwar wanted to get this single out before 2006 came to a close. Locked in the grooves of this limited-edition vinyl-only release is what might be Okkervil River's most accessible and most contentious song, The President's Dead. A two-minute and forty-two second serving of alternative historical fiction camouflaged as a folk anthem tarted up as a pop single that never was, The President's Dead empathetically depicts the shock felt by a young Republican upon hearing news of an assassination over the radio, its lyrics shifting sneakily from images of public horror to those of private tenderness as its music performs a similarly schizoid leap. Meanwhile, sequestered away on side 2, the lyric that bobs atop the loping, twangy pop of The Room I'm Hiding In depicts a paranoid flight from vastly more powerful pursuers determined to exact the most severe punishment.
    The President's Dead
    The Room I'm Hiding In
    Okkervil River
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    Sorceress (Black Vinyl)

    Pressed On Black Vinyl


    There are few bands that can or will match Sweden's Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention, defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, become one of the best bands on the planet; on album or on stage. Ask any Opeth fan. Enquire with any band that's shared the proverbial pine with the Swedes. Or, get a label representative to talk Opeth. They'll all tell you the same thing: Opeth are peerless. And they're only getting better.


    Opeth's new album, Sorceress, their first for Nuclear Blast via the band's imprint label Moderbolaget Records, is proof chief architect Mikael Åkerfeldt has a near-endless well of greatness inside. From the album's opener "Persephone" to "The Wilde Flowers" and "Strange Brew" to the album's counterpart title tracks "Sorceress" and "Sorceress II", Opeth's twelfth full-length is an unparalleled adventure, where visions cleverly and secretly change, colours mute as if weathered by time, and sounds challenge profoundly. Sorceress is, by definition, moored in Åkerfeldt's impressive record collection-his one true vice-but, as always, there's more invention than appropriation at play.


    "This time around I didn't think about what I wanted to do," Åkerfeldt reveals. "I was forced to write. But once I started, it was easy. This record, like the last record, didn't take long to write. Like five or six months. The thoughts behind this record developed as I was writing. The only thing I was thinking about with this record was to write that songs didn't musically connect. I made sure if I had a song that was new sounding for this record, I'd make the next song completely different. I think the songs are very different from one another. It's very diverse."


    Certainly, every Opeth record has had diversity. In 1995, Orchid reset the rules of death metal. Six years later, Blackwater Park hit the high note for musicality in a genre generally devoid of it. Damnation, in 2003, was the work of a band determined to upend the norm. Five years after that, Watershed closed Opeth's chapter on death metal by visiting its darkest corners and holding its native brutality aloft. And in 2014, Pale Communion officially bridged the progressive music gap by twisting the intrepid sounds of '60s, '70s, and '80s into contemporary brilliance. So, really, what's so different about Sorceress?


    "My music taste got a little wider," grins Åkerfeldt. "I started listening to jazz. I bought a lot of Coltrane records. I never really thought Coltrane would be for me because I like 'dinner jazz.' I like comfortable, soft, nice, and lovely jazz. Like Miles Davis' '50s stuff. Porgy and Bess, for example. I guess Dave Brubeck fits in there, too. So, that's the only new influx of musical inspiration for me. Other than that, I've been buying the same type of records I always have. Prog, symphonic rock, singer/songwriter, metal, hard rock But there wasn't anything that set me off like The Zombies or Scott Walker. Nothing got me going this time."


    Actually, that's not entirely true. Åkerfeldt's always mining for progressive gold. Good, rare music is particularly good at getting his motor running. He found double-gold in one-off Italian outfit Il Paese dei Balocchi and Bobak, Jons, Malone's ultra-obscure Motherlight album. To wit, get Åkerfeldt talking about either and he's all too pleased to discuss the finer points of Il Paese dei Balocchi's string-based darkness or how he fan-boyed Malone via email to get the famed British orchestrator and one-time Iron Maiden producer to contribute to Sorceress.


    "I absolutely love Il Paese dei Balocchi," Åkerfeldt professes. "They did one album. It's insanely good. It has everything I love about progressive rock in it. This album is so orchestrated and epic. It's got lots of string sections. It's very moody, dark, and sad. It's a mystery they didn't do any more. As for Will Malone, he did the strings and stuff for the Sabbath records-Sabotage and Never Say Die! But now he does strings for pop artists like Joss Stone, The Verve, Depeche Mode. I looked him up, mostly because he was the house engineer for Morgan Studios in the '60s. He was also in a few bands. Like Orange Bicycle and played on the Motherlight album. He also had a solo record, which is also amazing and superbly rare. It's orchestral. The bulk of it is strings. It's kind of like Nick Drake."


    Åkerfeldt's quick to point out, however, his newfound progressive music loves didn't directly inspire him to write Sorceress. The majority of the album was penned in Opeth's rehearsal space, where, nestled comfortably in a corner, a computer, a keyboard, and a microphone sit ready for the next Opeth epic. It isn't plush, but it's exactly the type of environment the frontman needs to focus his creative self into song.


    "When I'm in a writing mode, I have tunnel vision," says Åkerfeldt. "I have a really good work ethic. I go down to the studio everyday early in the morning and I work. I absolutely love it. It's so much fun. It's much easier now, too. I write complete demos. I sequence the songs in the order I want them to be on the record. I do mixing. I do overdubs. Once I'm done, I give copies to the guys so they can listen to the album. They practice to it on their own. When it's time to go into the studio, everybody does their own thing. It obviously works."


    For Sorceress, Opeth returned to Rockfield Studios in Wales, where the Swedes had tracked Pale Communion in 2014 with Tom Dalgety. The experience was so positive and historical-the countryside studio was also home to pivotal Budgie, Queen, Rush, Judas Priest, and Mike Oldfield recordings-there really was no other option for Opeth and crew. Rockfield Studios or bust! The studio, with Dalgety yet again in tow, provided the necessary isolation, the right bucolic atmosphere, the best gear, and three square meals a day for Sorceress to come out the other end spitting fire. All in 12 bittersweet days, too.


    "There was a time when I came out of our recordings a wreck," Åkerfeldt bemoans. "But now I come out with a wish. I wish it wouldn't have gone so quickly. There's emptiness after I leave the studio. I love writing and recording in the studio. It's lovely at Rockfield. It's in the sticks. It's got horses and cows. There's lots of sheep in Wales. But the studio is just a studio. It's so beautiful there. So quiet. It's a residential studio as well, so we live there while we're recording. We have chefs for us, too. So, we can just be there, playing, recording, and hanging out."


    If life is like a Peter Max poster, the lyrics to Sorceress aren't. There's color, but they've been treated, corrupted, and befouled. That is to say, they're much darker. Some of bleak lyrical tones stem from Åkerfeldt's personal life-and are thusly contorted beyond recognition-while others touch grimly on topics like love and what happens to people on the other side of it. In fact, some of the lyrical ideas are similar to what was happening on Blackwater Park.


    "I made sure to write good lyrics," Åkerfeldt laughs. "This sounds very old-fashioned black metal to say, but the lyrics are misanthropic. It's not a concept record, so there's no theme running through the record. Most of the record deals with love. The negative aspects of love. The jealously, the bitterness, the paranoia, and the mind games of love. So, it's a love record. Love songs. Love can be like a disease or a spell."


    Luckily, for Åkerfeldt and crew-bassist Martín MÉndez, drummer Martin Axenrot, guitarist Fredrik Åkesson, and keyboardist Joakim Svalberg-the lineup doesn't have to deal with Sorceress' main theme. They've been together since Heritage was completed, and according to Åkerfeldt he's not been in a better band situation before. Not since Orchid. Not since Still Life. Not since Ghost Reveries.


    "It's the best band situation I've ever had. Fans will look at our eras and have their favorite lineup, but this is the best. Even the happiest days of the first and second lineups aren't comparable to what I have now. We never fight. It's like a good work team. We know each other professionally and personally. As much as we're a band, we're also friends. We hang out when we're not doing Opeth."


    A core team is a good thing, when Opeth's credibility is in full view of fans and critics. Åkerfeldt's very aware of what the masses have had to say about Opeth since Watershed. While some disliked the musical shift on Heritage, most have applauded it. They've come to expect something new from Opeth. True to form, Sorceress will give long-time fans and weary critics reason to re-think Opeth and what it takes to be musically fearless.


    "I hope they'll like the record," posits Åkerfeldt. "I can only talk from my perspective and taste here, but we offer diversity that's not really present in the scene today. Whatever genre. We've always been a special band. We've gotten a lot of shit for being different. We still do. Our time will come, I think. It comes down to perseverance. It comes down to not giving up or giving in to public opinion. Music is about doing your own thing or going your own way."

    1. Persephone
    2. Sorceress
    3. The Wilde Flowers
    4. Will O The Wisp
    5. Chrysalis
    6. Sorceress 2
    7. The Seventh Sojourn
    8. Strange Brew
    9. A Fleeting Glance
    10. Era
    11. Persephone (Slight Return)
    12. The Ward
    13. Spring MCMLXXIV
    Opeth
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  • Flavor Of The Month / Butt In The Meantime (On Sale) Flavor Of The Month / Butt In The Meantime (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Flavor Of The Month / Butt In The Meantime (On Sale)

    1. Flavor Of The Month
    2. Flavor Of The Month (Instrumental)
    3. Butt... In The Meantime
    4. Butt... In The Meantime (The Nostrand Ave Rastafarian Mix)
    Black Sheep
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    Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow


    Group's 1975 Debut Includes Signature Man on a Silver Mountain and Heralds Beginning of Powerful Combination of Ritchie Blackmore and Ronnie James Dio


    Wax Cathedral Reissue Comes Replete With Faithful Replication of Original Gatefold Sleeve; Pressed at RTI, America's Best Record Plant


    In 1974, Ritchie Blackmore's bandmates in Deep Purple refused his request to cut a cover of Quatermass' Black Sheep of the Family. Demonstrating impressive commitment to the song, Blackmore set out to record it with the help of then-emerging vocalist Ronnie James Dio and members of his band Elf. To have enough material to release this as a single, Blackmore and Dio collaborated on Sixteenth Century Greensleeves. Pleased with the results, the two fleshed out a full album and Blackmore formally parted ways with Deep Purple. Blackmore and Dio named their new band after the location where they initially discussed their collaboration: the legendary Rainbow Bar and Grill on West Hollywood's Sunset Strip. Rainbow was born.


    Drawing on medieval classical progressions for inspiration, Blackmore paired textured playing paired with Dio's fantastical lyrical imagery and inimitable vocals. The combination set Rainbow apart from its hard rock contemporaries. Featuring what would prove to be Rainbow's signature tune, Man on the Silver Mountain, Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow is a dynamic voyage. Blackmore's somber, melodic playing weaves a mystical tapestry over which Dio's tales of drawbridges, crossbows, and kings settle like a knight on his steed. This influential classic concludes with a flourish, as a cover of the Yardbirds' Gregorian chant-influenced instrumental Still I'm Sad proves a perfect pulpit for Blackmore's rhapsody-like soloing.


    Complete with a faithful replication of the original gatefold sleeve and featuring dead-quiet surfaces, this Wax Cathedral reissue is pressed at RTI, America's best record plant. Even better, it's on colored vinyl.

    1. Man on the Silver Mountain
    2. Self Portrait
    3. Black Sheep of the Family
    4. Catch the Rainbow
    5. Snake Charmer
    6. The Temple of the King
    7. If You Don't Like Rock 'n' Roll
    8. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves
    9. Still I'm Sad
    Rainbow
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    The Toms

    Let's Be Friends Again
    You Must Have Crossed My Mind
    It's Needles
    Other Boys Do
    The Door
    Wasn't That Love In Your Eyes
    I Did The Wrong Thing
    Hook
    The Flame
    Think About Me
    Better Than Anyone Else
    The Bear
    The Toms
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  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Soundtrack Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Soundtrack Quick View

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    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story Soundtrack

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 2007 film Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story.


    The cast and crew recorded 40 original songs;33 are featured in the movie. Singer-songwriter Dan Bern and Mike Viola (of the Candy Butchers) wrote most of the film's songs, including There's a Change A' Happenin', The Mulatto Song and Hole in My Pants. Marshall Crenshaw wrote the title tune and Van Dyke Parks penned one of the 1960-styled psychedelic jams, Black Sheep.


    Singer Angela Correa provides the voice of Darlene Madison Cox (played in the film by actress Jenna Fischer), as she did in the feature film.


    A number of critics noted the unusually high quality of many of the individual songs on the soundtrack; how well they reflected the styles and times they were attempting to spoof and how well they stood on their own as quality compositions. The soundtrack was nominated for both a Grammy and Golden Globe Award and was nominated and won the Sierra Award for Best Song in a Motion Picture from the Las Vegas Film Critics Society.

    1. Walk Hard (Written by Marshall Crenshaw, John C. Reilly, Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan)
    2. Take My Hand (Written by Antonio Ortiz, Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan)
    3. (Mama) You Got To Love Your Negre Man (Written by Michael Andrews, John C. Reilly, Robert Walter, Judd Apatow and Jake Kasdan)
    4. A Life Without You (Is No Life At All) (Written by Mike Viola)
    5. Let's Duet (Written by Charlie Wadhams and Benji Hughes)
    6. Darling (Written by Mike Viola and John C. Reilly)
    7. (I Hate You) Big Daddy (Written by Mike Viola)
    8. Guilty As Charged (Written by Charlie Wadhams and Gus Seyffert)
    9. Dear Mr. President (Written by Dan Bern and Mike Viola)
    10. Let Me Hold You (Little Man) (Written by Dan Bern, Mike Viola and Manish Raval)
    11. Royal Jelly (Written by Dan Bern)
    12. Black Sheep (Written by Michael Andrews and Van Dyke Parks)
    13. Starman (Written by David Bowie)
    14. Beautiful Ride (Written by Dan Bern and Mike Viola)
    15. (Have You Heard The News) Dewey Cox Died (Written by Dan Bern)
    John C. Reilly
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    Maraqopa

    Damien Jurados newest collaboration with producer Richard Swift drops us into a brutal and benevolent landscape. The bold strokes and new turns the pair made with 2010s Saint Bartlett are taken even further. He throws open the gate on his oft insular dirges and allows them to do some real wilding out in the canyon. In Maraqopa, the vistas are miles-wide; the action is more dynamic; the close-ups sweaty and snarling.


    The strummed desert blues that begins Nothing is the News quickly bursts open into an Eddie Hazel-worthy supernova shred session, all of it swirling in tinny-psych and Echoplexd howls. Weve never heard anything like this from Jurado. Fifteen years into his remarkable career, and he continues to blossom. Jurado and Swift establish themselves not only as inventive, trusting collaborators, but as one anothers spirit animals in American outsider songcraft, lone wolves in black sheeps clothing. Swift is the Ennio Morricone to Jurados Sergio Leone.


    At Swifts National Freedom studios, the live-to-tape ethos allowed these songs to expand and retract like a great beasts breath. Every in-the-moment bell and whistle here is hung with a natural, casual care. And from this, each song offers up its own unique gift: the enchanting childrens choir that echoes each line of Jurados lament for innocence lost on Life Away from the Garden; the breezy bossa nova that begins This Time Next Year and rises as effortless as a smoke cloud into high-noon showdown pop; Reel to Reel's wobbly, Spector-symphony and its meta themes; and the wonderful falsetto vocal work Jurado pulls from himself on Museum of Flight.

    1. Nothing Is The News
    2. Life Away From The Garden
    3. Maraqopa
    4. This Time Next Year
    5. Reel To Reel
    6. Working Titles
    7. Everyone A Star
    8. So On, Nevada
    9. Museum Of Flight
    10. Mountains Still Asleep
    Damien Jurado
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    I Am Very Far

    The goal was to push my brain to places it didnt want to go. The idea was to not have any idea, to keep myself confused about what I was doing, frontman Will Sheff says about Okkervil Rivers newest album. The resulting record, I Am Very Far, is a startling break from anything this band has done before. By turns terrifying and joyous, violent and serene, grotesque and romantic, its a celebration of forces beyond our control.


    On I AmVery Far, Sheff emerges not only as a songwriter of the highest caliber, but a producer and arranger of singular vision. Abandoning the tidy conceptual arcs of Okkervil Rivers previous albums, I Am Very Far is a monolithic, darkly ambiguous work, one that doesnt readily offer up its secrets.


    Work on I Am Very Far started in early 2009, after a year spent on the music of others. Sheff contributed vocals to The New Pornographers album Together, wrote a song for Norah Jones The Fall, and helmed the Roky Erickson record True Love Cast Out All Evil, for which his album notes received a Grammy nomination. Immediately upon wrapping up work and leaving Ericksons company, Sheff drove to his home state of New Hampshire for lengthy isolated writing sessions. I wanted to go back home and re-start writing again, like Id never written a song previously, he says, and I wanted the music and lyrics to be both completely wedded together and a little bit beyond my control.


    Sheff emerged from the writing process with 30 or so songs, which he narrowed down to 18. In contrast to Okkervil Rivers usual practice of holing up in one studio for months on end, he opted for a series of short, high-intensity sessions, each in a different location, each employing completely different methods than the one before it. For songs like Rider and Wake and Be Fine, Sheff gathered together a massive version of Okkervil River; two drummers, two pianists, two bassists, and seven guitarists, all playing live in one room, and led them on a week of live-in-the-studio marathon sessions, performing a single song obsessively over and over for as many as 12 hours to capture just the right take. Finishing the record from home, Sheff constantly edited and reworked the album, reinventing the song structures, re-recording vocals, re-writing until the very last minute, reshaping even the tiniest of details, ultimately creating an album that plays not only as a lush, seamless epic, but also as the most deeply personal effort of his career.


    What can listeners expect? Richer and weirder than The Stage Names and deeper and moodier than even Black Sheep Boy, I Am Very Far is dense, fragmented, opaque. A reverie of uncertainty, it feels at once disorienting and oddly familiar, threatening and friendly. Okkervil River have thrown away all maps and compasses but they continue to chart their way, unblinking, toward destinations unknown.

    1. The Valley

    2. Piratess
    3. Rider
    4. Lay of the Last Survivor
    5. White Shadow Waltz
    6. We Need a Myth
    7. Hanging from a Hit
    8. Show Yourself
    9. Your Past Life as a Blast
    10. Wake and Be Fine
    11. The Rise

    Okkervil River
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    The Ecstatic (Pre-Order)

    The Ecstatic is the 2009 fourth studio album by American rapper Mos Def. After venturing further away from hip hop with an acting career and two poorly received albums, Mos Def signed with Downtown Records and recorded The Ecstatic primarily at the Record Plant in Los Angeles. He worked with producers such as Preservation, Mr. Flash, Oh No, and Madlib, the latter two of whom reused instrumentals they had produced on Stones Throw Records. Singer Georgia Anne Muldrow, formerly of the record label, was one of the album's few guest vocalists, along with rappers Slick Rick and Talib Kweli. The front cover features a still from Charles Burnett's 1978 film Killer of Sheep.


    The Ecstatic was described by music journalists as a conscious and alternative hip hop record with an eccentric, internationalist quality. Mos Def's raps about global politics, love, spirituality, and social conditions were informed by the zeitgeist of the late 2000s, Black internationalism, and Pan-Islamic ideas, as he incorporated a number of Islamic references throughout the album. Its loosely structured, lightly reverbed songs used unconventional time signatures and samples taken from a variety of international musical styles, including Afrobeat, soul, Eurodance, jazz, reggae, Latin, and Middle Eastern music. Mos Def titled The Ecstatic after one of his favorite novels-the 2002 Victor LaValle book of the same name-believing its titular phrase evoked his singular creative vision for the album.

    LP 1
    1. Supermagic
    2. Twilite Speedball
    3. Auditorium (feat. The Ruler)
    4. Wahid
    5. Priority
    6. Quiet Dog Bite Hard
    7. Life In Marvelous Times
    8. The Embassy


    LP 2
    1. No Hay Nada Mas
    2. Pistola
    3. Pretty Dancer

    4. Workers Comp.
    5. Revelations
    6. Roses
    7. History (feat. Kweli)
    8. Casa Bey

    Mos Def
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    A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing (Out Of Stock)

    1. Intro

    2. U Mean I'm Not

    3. Butt In The Meantime

    4. Have U.N.E. Pull

    5. Strobelite Honey

    6. Are You Mad?

    7. The Choice Is Yours

    8. To Whom It May Concern

    9. Similak Child

    10. Try Counting Sheep

    11. Flavor Of The Month

    12. La Menage

    13. L.A.S.M.

    14. Gimme The Finga

    15. Hoes We Knows

    16. Go To Hail

    17. Black With N.V. (No Vision)

    18. Pass The 40

    19. Blunted

    20. For Doz That Slept
    Black Sheep
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    This record dynamites the moss-covered castle walls of 2005's "Black Sheep Boy" to let in the glaring sun. Riddled with characters real and fake, with the relics of high culture and the crumpled up trash of low culture, "The Stage Names" is a cinemascopic take on the meaning of entertainment in the modern world. Reverberant with echoes of Motown snap and girl group pop, redolent with ripe whiffs of dirty rock 'n' roll, shining with the shimmy of Bo Diddley, with the shimmer of the Velvets, with the swagger of the Faces, and with a glittery sprinkling of cheap perfume to disguise the stink, "The Stage Names" is a relentlessly paced and ruthlessly thrilling journey.
    1.Our Life Is Not a Movie or Maybe

    2.Unless It Kicks

    3.Hand to Take Hold of the Scene, A

    4.Savannah Smiles

    5.Plus Ones

    6.Girl in Port, A

    7.You Can't Hold the Hand of a Rock and Roll Man

    8.Title Track

    9.John Allyn Smith Sails

    Okkervil River
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    A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing (Out Of Stock)

    1. Intro

    2. U Mean I'm Not

    3. Butt In The Meantime

    4. Have U.N.E. Pull

    5. Strobelite Honey

    6. Are You Mad?

    7. The Choice Is Yours

    8. To Whom It May Concern

    9. Similak Child

    10. Try Counting Sheep

    11. Flavor Of The Month

    12. La Menage

    13. L.A.S.M.

    14. Gimme The Finga

    15. Hoes We Knows

    16. Go To Hail

    17. Black With N.V. (No Vision)

    18. Pass The 40

    19. Blunted

    20. For Doz That Slept
    Black Sheep
    $14.99
    Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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