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ForeignerBlockbuster 1977 Debut Packed With Anthemic Classic Rock Hits and Heroic Guitar Riffs
Feels Like the First Time: You've Never Heard Foreigner Sound So Immediate, Detailed, Warm, and Dynamic in Analog
System-Testing Sonics: Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes
Blissful feelings arise at the mere mention of 70s arena rock. It gives listeners the permission to have fun, sing along to aircraft-hangar-size choruses, play air guitar solos, forget about any troubles, recall the experience of a first kiss, and quite simply, rock out. Few albums better instill these pleasures than Foreigners 1977 self-titled debut album, a five-times platinum blockbuster chock full of salacious riffs, soaring vocals, edgy beats, and lyrics that practically demand to be shouted. And while the record has always boasted clean, immediate production, never before has it exploded with the dynamic intensity and rich transparency now made possible on Mobile Fidelitys dynamic 180g LP. This is what rock n roll dreams are made of.
Spearheaded by guitar hero Mick Jones, fresh off success with Spooky Tooth, Foreigner rallied around a talented collective pulled from the U.S. and U.K. Joining up with former King Crimson instrumentalist Ian McDonald and drummer Dennis Elliott, as well as keyboardist Al Greenwood and bassist Ed Gagliardi, Jones completed the puzzle with the addition of extraordinary singer Lou Gramm, whose vocal timbre and limitless pipes remain one of the most instantly identifiable combinations in music. Before long, two eternal radio classicsFeels Like the First Time and Cold As Ice, composed on a miniature piano and inspired by Hollywood star Joan Crawfordwere in the bag. Eight more tunes, each as solid as those that came before, followed, and Foreigner quickly became an overnight rock sensation.
In contrast to much of the eras angrier fare and crudely produced music, Foreigner stood out by way of its clean, muscular, professional production. Still, Mobile Fidelity believed that underneath the surfaces, an even fresher, bigger-sounding record loomed. Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, MoFis 180g LP presents the sextets roof-raising anthems and scintillating blend of guitars, synths, and Gramms soulful vocals across a wider, deeper soundstage than ever before imagined. Instrumental separation, tonal balance, and imaging are absolutely superb. Better still, the songs come across with an assertive liveliness that adds to their enjoyment, structure, and melodic character. The accessory flutes, saxophones, and synthesizer solos have never sounded so enmeshed within the overall sonic fabric.
Get ready to hear your new favorite 70s rock album and push the limits of your systems dynamics.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Feels Like the First Time
2. Cold as Ice
5. The Damage Is Done
6. Long, Long Way from Home
7. Woman Oh Woman
8. At War with the World
9. Fool for You Anyway
10. I Need You$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
40Foreigner will celebrate 40 years as one of rock's most popular and enduring acts with a new career-spanning compilation titled 40 that features 23 hits from 40 years recorded between 1977 and 2017.
Following its self-titled debut in 1977, Foreigner went on to record some of rock's most enduring anthems - "Juke Box Hero" and "Hot Blooded" - as well as the #1 smash "I Want To Know What Love Is." The group has 10 multi-platinum albums to its credit and is one of the best-selling bands of all time, with worldwide sales in excess of 75 million.
40 brings together the best songs from Foreigner's nine studio albums, including all 16 of its Top 30 hits: "Feels Like The First Time," "Cold As Ice," "Waiting For A Girl Like You" and more. The collection features "Too Late" from the group's 2008 retrospective No End In Sight and "The Flame Still Burns," the title track from a vinyl EP released just last year. All prior recordings have been remastered.
The first LP covers Foreigner's first five albums: Foreigner (1977), Double Vision (1978), Head Games (1979), 4 (1981) and Agent Provocateur (1984). The 21 tracks include some the group's biggest hits ("Urgent" and "Feels Like The First Time") as well as deeper cuts like "Luanne." The second LP features songs from Inside Information (1987), Unusual Heat (1991), Mr. Moonlight (1994) and Can't Slow Down (2009), and features "Rain," "When It Comes to Love" and "Heart Turns To Stone."LP 1
1. Feels Like The First Time
2. Cold As Ice
3. Hot Blooded
4. Double Vision
5. Dirty White Boy
6. Head Games
8. Juke Box Hero
10. Waiting For A Girl Like You
11. I Want To Know What Love Is
12. That Was Yesterday
1. Heart Turns To Stone
2. Can't Wait
3. Soul Doctor
6. When It Comes To Love
7. Can't Slow Down
8. Too Late
9. Say You Will
10. I Don't Want To Live Without You
11. The Flame Still Burns$31.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Storm FrontAs another definitive installment in the Billy Joel 180 Gram Audiophile Series, Friday Music announces the release of his 1989 tour de force release Storm Front. Recorded with Foreigner's Mick Jones as producer, Joel's new direction proved him correct as the album sailed to the #1 spot on the charts and maintained massive radio play with five huge hit singles for the better part of two years! Featuring the #1 smash We Didn't Start The Fire, the rocker I Got To Extremes and the tender ballad And So It Goes, Storm Front was a pivotal release for the Piano Man, and continues to be one of the most beloved albums in his legendary catalog.
As is the case with Friday Music's other highly successful Billy Joel recordings, Storm Front was mastered impeccably from the original Epic Records tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios with Kevin Gray at AcousTech, and pressed at RTI with Sony Music. This limited edition release also includes a very rare gatefold cover featuring all of the original artwork, plus a poly bag for the cover and a poly lined sleeve.1. That's Not Her Style
2. We Didn't Start The Fire
3. The Downeaster Alexa
4. I Got To Extremes
6. Storm Front
8. State Of Grace
9. When In Rome
10. And So It Goes$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Head GamesHead Games on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP from Mobile Fidelity
Foreigner's 1979 Effort Its Edgiest, Heaviest, Hardest-Hitting Album
Band Pairs Synthesizers With Guitars on Record to Mesmerizing Effect
Head Games, Dirty White Boy Continue Group's Hit Streak
Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Roy Thomas Baker's Original Production Shines Like Never Before
The moment Head Games begins, a nastier, grittier tone is established, and it becomes apparent that Foreigner is bringing something new to the table. Namely, an edgier, leaner sound built around stronger guitars and harder rhythms. The heaviest record of the bands career, the 1979 effort functions as irrefutable proof that the quintet rocked as hard as anybody in the mainstream and did so without losing sight of the melodies that put it at the top of the charts. And with Head Games, there Foreigner would stay.
Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelitys collectible audiophile edition of this longtime favorite classic-rock staple bursts with tremendous dynamics, soaring vocal timbres, punchy dynamics, and newfound instrumental separation. With more emphasis placed on Mick Jones guitar riffs and meatier grooves, you may just find yourself investing in a new power amp to get every last degree of detail thats been uncovered! Longtime fans will be thrilled to hear the subtle nuances now fully discernible amidst a gargantuan soundstage.
Joined by new bassist Rick Wills, and guided by Queen producer Roy Thomas Baker, Foreigner goes for broke, ratcheting up the muscularity on hard-hitting fare such as the hit single Dirty White Boy, Seventeen, and the aptly titled Rev on the Red Line. However, the group maintains its trademark equilibrium, pushing the limits on toughness yet retaining a diamond-in-the-rough smoothness that allows the bands hummable choruses and winding hooks to take hold.
Moreover, the band expands its use of synthesizers to wonderful effect. The smash title track, through which mesmerizing keyboard passages coarse, is a prime example of Foreigners slight albeit thrilling sonic evolution, the net result upping the drama, fanfare, and color. At the time, the combination was a breakthrough idea. Is it any wonder Head Games sold more than 5 million copies?
None, however, sound anywhere near as lifelike, involving, and rich as Mobile Fidelitys remaster. Part of the reason why late 70s arena rock remains beloved, and why its so fun, owes to the go-for-broke nature of the arrangements, decibel-clearing volume levels, and free license to just let loose. By digging in and revealing all the musical information the master tapes provide, Mobile Fidelitys analog 180g LP amplifies the pleasure principle by tenfold!
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Dirty White Boy
2. Love on the Telephone
4. I'll Get Even with You
6. Head Games
7. The Modern Day
8. Blinded by Science
9. Do What You Like
10. Rev on the Red Line$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Agent ProvocateurPressed On 180 Gram Vinyl
Agent Provocateur is the fifth studio album by American/British rock band Foreigner, originally released in December 1984. The album reached the number one spot in the album charts in the United Kingdom, and it reached the top 5 in the United States.
Agent Provocateur contains the band's biggest hit single, I Want to Know What Love Is, which was a #1 single in the UK and the U.S., staying at the top spot for three and two weeks respectively. The follow-up single, That Was Yesterday, also proved to be a sizeable hit. The album was certified Platinum in the UK by the BPI, and triple Platinum in the U.S. by the RIAA.1. A Love In Vain
2. Down On Love
3. Growing Up The Hard Way
4. I Want To Know What Love Is
5. Reaction To Action
6. She's Too Tough
7. Stranger In My Own House
8. That Was Yesterday
9. Tooth And Nail
10. Two Different Worlds$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Double VisionSo much for sophomore jinxes that almost always go hand-in-hand with groups that explode onto the scene. Overflowing with first-rate songwriting, lascivious hooks, and sing-a-long choruses, Foreigners Double Vision lays waste to conventional sophomore-release wisdom and went on to actually exceed the popularity of the bands blockbuster debut. More than seven million copies and two Top Five singles later, the 1978 set still rocks with definite purpose.
Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelitys collectible audiophile 180g LP of this longtime favorite classic-rock staple bursts with tremendous dynamics, soaring vocal timbres, bottom-end punch, and newfound instrumental separation. Sure, you may have heard songs such as Double Vision and Hot Blooded countless times, but trust us, youve never really heard them (outside of an arena setting, stadium amplifiers blaring) like this. You may just find yourself investing in a new power amp to get every last degree of detail thats been uncovered!
Synonymous with AOR (album-oriented rock), Foreigner essentially perfects the style throughout this concise, focused, down-and-dirty ten-song set. The key to any memorable 70s rock record is a catchy single, and the quintet has several lying in the waiting. The title track, inspired by New York Rangers goalie John Davidson getting whacked in the head by a hockey puck, spills over with double-entendre meaning, tough-cut riffs, and a rotating groove, not to mention a mystical keyboard refrain. Equally memorable, and a permanent part of any radio stations rotation, Hot Blooded is the ideal come-on, the groups open-ended rhythm and dance-inspiring beats pouring with promise, salaciousness, and ass-kicking sexuality. A terrific power ballad infused with woe and longing, Blue Morning, Blue Day features insistent harmonies and piano notes that grab you by the collar and doesnt let go.
Of course, great songs alone dont make for great records. The bands chemistry and performance needs to be on par with that of the material. And what else can be said of leather-lunged vocalist Lou Gramm and guitar-hero Mick Jones save for the fact the pair combine for a legendary one-two punch, leading their mates through sensational melodies and swaggering leads. Seldom has the balance between tough and polished, light and heavy, fun and reserved been better established and maintained.
Ready to rock out? Wait until you hear Mobile Fidelitys analog remaster. Itll bring back (double) visions of hot stage lights, dry-ice fog, feel-good times, and amplifiers cranked to 10only this time, the experience will take place inside the confines of your own home. Check it and see!
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Hot Blooded
2. Blue Morning, Blue Day
3. You're All I Am
4. Back Where You Belong
5. Love Has Taken Its Toll
6. Double Vision
8. I Have Waited So Long
9. Lonely Children
10. Spellbinder$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Records: Greatest HitsVery First Time on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Mastered Impeccably from the Original Atlantic Records Tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Records in Hollywood
The legendary rockers Foreigner set the music world on fire back in 1977 with their superstar brand of rock and roll. Augmented with the brilliant musicianship of founding members Mick Jones and Lou Gramm, their initial offerings would prove to become the huge catalyst for things to come. For their next four smash albums, Foreigner, Double Vision, Head Games and Foreigner 4, the singles and hit album tracks would take the band to the top of all the popular music charts as these masterpiece albums would become classic rock manna for the ages. Their performances were of legendary proportion, which still makes them one of the most successful live acts of the classic rock era. With massive radio airplay and of course an amazing string of top chart singles and number one albums, Foreigner to this day are still revered and loved by their continual growing legion of fans worldwide.
After delivering a plethora of hits in rapid succession for Atlantic Records, the label honored this hugely popular band with their incredible greatest hits album simply titled Records. Filled with a treasure trove of chart topping singles and hit album tracks from their first four smash albums, this incredible 1982 effort awarded these rock legends with one of the biggest greatest hits albums ever released, with over seven million units sold!
No stone is left unturned, as this 10 track masterpiece is loaded with hit after hit with smashes like Cold As Ice, Double Vision, Urgent, Long, Long Way From Home, and Head Games. As one of the most enduring albums in their massive career catalog, Records includes even more significant hit tracks like the beautiful Lou Gramm/Mick Jones masterpiece Waiting For A Girl Like You and more hard rock classic hits like Hot Blooded, Juke Box Hero and the one that started it all Feels Like The First Time. All in all, a collection of songs which took the fans by storm, forever associating the title superstars to the Foreigner franchise.1. Cold As Ice
2. Double Vision
3. Head Games
4. Waiting For A Girl Like You
5. Feels Like The First Time
7. Dirty White Boy
8. Juke Box Hero
9. Long, Long Way From Home
10. Hot Blooded$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
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4 (On Sale)Produced by Robert John 'Mutt' Lange (famous for recording AC/DCs' Back In Black), 4 meant the denitive mainstream breakthrough for New York based AOR band Foreigner. Featuring the massive hit "Waiting For A Girl Like You", the album turned into a heavy seller. Other tracks, such as "Urgent", "Woman In Black", "Luanne" and "Juke Box Hero" showed the versatile nature of the group. Combining heavy ring with eective power balladry, Foreigner claimed their stake in Rock and will live on as a Rock staple for many decades to come.1. Night Life
2. Juke Box Hero
3. Break It Up
4. Waiting For A Girl Like You
7. I'm Gonna Win
8. Woman In Black
9. Girl On The Moon
10. Don't Let Go$34.99 $27.64 Save $7.35 (21%)180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
4Produced by Robert John 'Mutt' Lange (famous for recording AC/DCs' Back In Black), 4 meant the denitive mainstream breakthrough for New York based AOR band Foreigner. Featuring the massive hit "Waiting For A Girl Like You", the album turned into a heavy seller. Other tracks, such as "Urgent", "Woman In Black", "Luanne" and "Juke Box Hero" showed the versatile nature of the group. Combining heavy ring with eective power balladry, Foreigner claimed their stake in Rock and will live on as a Rock staple for many decades to come.1. Night Life
2. Juke Box Hero
3. Break It Up
4. Waiting For A Girl Like You
7. I'm Gonna Win
8. Woman In Black
9. Girl On The Moon
10. Don't Let Go$19.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
44 on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP from Mobile Fidelity
#1 1981 Album Teems With Hits: Urgent, Waiting for a Girl Like You, Juke Box Hero
Foreigner's Most Consistent, Economical, and Cleanly Produced Record
Half-Speed Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Sonics Open Window to Mutt Lange's Direct Production
Be A Juke Box Hero: Sound Will Rattle Your Walls and Shake Your Windows!
Want to be a juke box hero? Heres your chance. Featuring Mutt Langes spotless production, contributions from Motown legend Junior Walker and new-wave icon Thomas Dolby, no less than three huge singles, and Foreigners most economical performances, 4 is classic-rock nirvana, a model of crystalline pop-rock melodies and lighter-flicking balladry. More than six million copies later, the 1981 record is still rightly discussed as a front-to-back masterpiece of precision, power, and economy. Its an album that demands to be experienced in the highest-possible fidelity.
Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelitys 180g LP presents 4 in a room-filling, stadium-big sound that simply crushes whats heard on all prior versions. Replete with energetic rockers such as Urgent, Night Life, and Woman In Black, the record benefits from a sonic facelift that opens up the previously compressed dynamics, expands the dimensions of the soundstage, dials in a clear path to the instrumental images, and erases the ceiling that pressed down on Lou Gramms superhuman vocals. For the first time, Langes obsessive, detail-oriented production can be enjoyed in all its splendid glory.
Fresh off blockbuster success with AC/DCs Back In Black, Lange uses his magic touch on 4, pairing with guitarist Mick Jones who, armed with the best batch of riffs of his career, shared a the producers sentiment for discipline, efficiency, and cleanliness. And so, on crisp tunes like Break It Up, pianos and hard-hitting guitars share the same space without ever impinging on one another or overstepping boundaries. The winning formula also propels Top 5 hits like the wildly funky Urgent, sent to new heights by Walkers dazzling saxophone solo, and the touching Waiting for a Girl Like You, a crossover smash that introduced Foreigner to soft-rock and adult-pop audiences.
Simply stated, 4 has everything: Rowdy frustration-releasing cuts, fiery rock n roll tunes, heartfelt torch songs, and synth-drenched pop numbers. The playing throughout positively smokes, as the one-two punch of Gramm and Jones lands with both emotional and musical impact every time. There's not a single wasted note. And, reduced to a quartet, Foreigner seems bent on making more with less, just as Lange does with the polished production. This is 42 minutes of hard-rocking bliss.
Accept no substitute. Mobile Fidelitys collectible audiophile edition will rattle your walls and shake your windows. Be prepared to tap every reserve available from your amplifiers. And play it LOUD!
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Night Life
2. Juke Box Hero
3. Break It Up
4. Waiting for a Girl Like You
7. I'm Gonna Win
8. Woman in Black
9. Girl on the Moon
10. Don't Let Go$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Lost Boys Original Motion Picture Soundtrack1987 was a big year for The Brat Pack once again and a huge eerie blockbuster movie called The Lost Boys. Its success truly made way for several hit songs featured on the amazing soundtrack companion LP, which rode the sales and airplay charts with multiple format hit records for over a year, as the album continues to thrill music fans decades later.
The box office hit featured some of the biggest songs of that year with INXS & Jimmy Barnes hit single Good Times as well as 9 more champions like The Who s Roger Daltrey s stellar version of Elton John's Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me and the classic techno rock smash Cry Little Sister (Theme from The Lost Boys) by Gerard McMann. Superstars like Echo & The Bunnymen also contributed to the hit soundtrack too with their fine interpretation of The Doors classic People Are Strange, plus the great Lou Graham of Foreigner knocks it out of the box with his power smash Lost In The Shadows (The Lost Boys) Through it all The Lost Boys LP will forever be known as one of rocks finest movie and musical soundtracks ever recorded.1. Good Times - INXS and Jimmy Barnes
2. Lost in the Shadows (The Lost Boys) -Lou Gramm
3. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me- Roger Daltrey
4. Laying Down the Law -INXS and Jimmy Barnes
5. People Are Strange Echo & the Bunnymen
6. Cry Little Sister (Theme from The Lost Boys)- Gerard McMann
7. Power Play -Eddie & the Tide
8. I Still Believe -Tim Cappello
9. Beauty Has Her Way -Mummy Calls
10. To the Shock of Miss Louise -Thomas Newman$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
FM Original SoundtrackAppropriately, the soundtrack for the 1978 movie FM feels like a radio play list of the era, collecting songs from Joe Walsh, Randy Meisner, Boz Scaggs, and other '70s radio staples. Steely Dan's title track, Queen's We Will Rock You, Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band's Night Moves, Billy Joel's Just The Way You Are, and Boston's More Than a Feeling are some of the highlights from this double-disc set, which also includes tracks from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Foreigner, and Linda Ronstadt, all of whom also appeared in the film. Though FM itself wasn't exactly a box-office smash, its soundtrack is a surprisingly durable and entertaining collection of classic rock that is arguably better than many of the '70s rock compilations available today.
-All Music GuideFM - Steely Dan
Night Moves - Bob Seger
Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller
Cold as Ice - Foreigner
Breakdown - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Bad Man - Randy Meisner
Life in the Fast Lane - Eagles
Do It Again - Steely Dan
Lido Shuffle - Boz Scaggs
More Than a Feeling - Boston
Tumbling Dice - Linda Ronstadt
Poor, Poor Pitiful Me - Linda Ronstadt
Livingston Saturday Night - Jimmy Buffett
There's a Place in the World for a Gambler - Dan Fogelberg
Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel
It Keeps You Runnin' - Doobie Brothers
Your Smiling Face - James Taylor
Life's Been Good - Joe Walsh
We Will Rock You - Queen
FM (Reprise) - Steely Dan$16.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Monument Singles CollectionRoy Orbison is often credited with having one of the most powerful voices in Rock 'n Roll.
He certainly had one of the most distinctive ones; yet his operatic quavering and impressive range were used to portray a quiet and desperate vulnerability that was foreign to most of his rebelling, sex, drugs & rock'n'roll contemporaries.
This vulnerability is probably why he was so very popular in the '60s, and why after a dip of almost twenty years he could easily reclaim his prominence in the '80s. When David Lynch (in)famously used his song 'In Dreams' in Blue Velvet the public - and Roy himself - learned that there was a different side to his sultryness, and interest in his music was renewed. To celebrate what would have been his 75th birthday Music On Vinyl is releasing The Monument Singles Collection, with amongst others "Only The Lonely", "Crying", and of course "Pretty Woman".
• 180 grams audiophile vinyl
• Including the original mono mixes of Only The Lonely, Crying, It's Over, Pretty Woman and many more
• Gatefold sleeve printed with a bronze metallic layer
• Including printed innersleeves with a bronze metallic layer
• For the celebration of the 75th birthday of Roy OrbisonLP 1
2. Only The Lonely
3. Blue Angel
4. I'm Hurtin'
5. Running Scared
8. Let The Good Times Roll
9. Blue Bayou
10. Dream Baby
1. The Crowd
2. Working For The Man
3. In Dreams
5. It's Over
6. Oh, Pretty Woman
8. Pretty Paper
9. (Say) You're My Girl
10. Paper Boy
1. Pretty One
2. Here Comes That Song Again
3. Today's Teardrops
4. I Can't Stop Loving You
5. Love Hurts
6. Summer Song
7. Candy Man
8. Mean Woman Blues
9. The Actress
3. Distant Drums
4. Indian Wedding
5. Yo Te Amo Maria
6. Only With You
7. Beautiful Dreamer
8. Sleepy Hollow
9. With The Bug$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Difficult To CureDifficult to Cure is the fifth studio album by the British hard rock band, Rainbow. The album marked the further commercialization of the band's sound, with Ritchie Blackmore once describing at the time his like of the rock band, Foreigner.1. I Surrender
2. Spotlight Kid
3. No Release
5. Vielleicht Das Nachster Mal
6. Can't Happen Here
7. Freedom Fighter
8. Midtown Tunnel Vision
9. Difficult To Cure$29.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Fire And WaterFree was one of the British bands that pioneered Hard Rock. Despite a short life span, they were a huge influence bands such as Bad Company and Foreigner, thanks to their style of stripped-down British Blues.
Their follow up to Free, Fire And Water, peaked at #17 in the album charts, carried by the classic Rock anthem All Right Now - which peaked at #4 in Billboard's Hot 100 in 1970. Paul Kossoff's guitar playing and Paul Rodger's incredible voice made Free one of the best bands around. Their revered legacy is justified with Music On Vinyl's 180 gram audiophile treatment.1. Fire And Water
2. Oh I Wept
4. Heavy Load
5. Mr. Big
6. Don't Say You Love
7. All Right Now (Long Version)$37.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Foreign PedestriansPurple Colored Vinyl
Foreign Pedestrians is the first collaborative album between LA-based exotic-beatsmith Monster Rally and Jay Stone, a thought-provoking emcee out of Oakland. The album's production focuses heavily on Monster Rally's global haze sound combined with funk and jazz elements. Stone has the unique lyrical ability to seamlessly bounce around these unconventional beats. The collaboration's tracks cover an immense amount of both physical and temporal space, ranging from the slow-motion smoke-out of Lake Merritt to the lounge soul of Cognac.1. Lake Merritt
2. Permeate / No Cilantro
5. Cognac (feat. Brandon Rayson)
6. Mr. F.T.S.
7. Parthenogenesis (feat. Brandon Rayson)
8. Lake Merritt (Instrumental)
9. Permeate / No Cilantro (Instrumental)
10. Recollection (Instrumental)
11. Melancholy (Instrumental)
12. Cognac (Instrumental)
13. Mr. F.T.S. (Instrumental)
14. Parthenogenesis (Instrumental)$15.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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The Foreign Globester (Discontinued) (On Sale)The Foreign Globester is the latest musical journey the Rondo Brothers have embarked on, this one with their Bay Area companion Motion Man. The Rondo Brothers are producers/multi-instrumentalist musicians Jim Greer and Brandon Arnovick and have fostered a genre-defying track record working with artists as diverse as MC Lars and Deltron 3030 to Galactic and The New York Dolls as well as numerous film scores and commercials including the theme song for NFL player Chad Ocho Cinco. They have also toured extensively with Handsome Boy Modeling School, Lovage, Dan The Automator and as a part of Head Automatica. The Foreign Globester is their third, break through album and stars Motion Man with featured appearances from Poach Stevens, Madison, Krazy Glue, Latrice Barnett, Beefy T, K-Flay and MC Lars.
This title is not eligible for further discount.1. A Quiet Room
2. The Foreign Globester
3. Tumbling Down
4. Bohemian Grove
5. Roketship Flossin
6. You Got It. I want It.
7. Last Nite Ruled
8. Legend Has It w/Krazyglue
9. Tip Toe
10. The Big Foot
11. Bikini Body
12. Cult Leader$17.99 $11.96 Save $6.03 (34%)Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Fragile, As Said BeforeNo Sleep Records is proud to announce the signing of revered New England indie-rock band Foreign Tongues. - Debut full-length LP, recorded at Getaway Recording's studio in Boston with Defeater guitarist and producer Jay Maas, whose credits include Polar Bear Club, Title Fight and Bane. - The band has released a handful of critically acclaimed EPs over the last few years, including 2013's Glue (Youth Conspiracy) and their 2014 No Sleep debut split with The Felix Culpa.$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Person To PersonAn album of dense pop that justifies the band's place among top songsmithing contemporaries like Cass McCombs and James Mercer, as well as Bowie. But the band is able to bypass the songwriter label by delivering a much more collective sound. African high-life guitars are countered with new wave wash; the sound of a band daring to keep its palette open to most any influence, from U2 to The Feelies. Foreign Born deliver the soundtrack for the backyard BBQ of the ages. Extensive touring with Rogue Wave and Grizzly Bear.1.Blood Oranges
2.That Old Sun
6.Can't Keep Time
8.It Grew On You
9.See Us Home
10.Wait In This Chair$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Newest Youth RebellionIndex for Potential Suicide combine experimental sounds with the extremities of noisy, discordant hardcore. Powerful, pissed, and chaotic for fans of Dillinger Escape Plan, The Locust, and Prevail (an ex member of Prevail played on this LP). Guest appearances by Eric Wood of Man Is The Bastard and Neil Burke of Mens Recovery Project and Sinking Body.1. The Newest Youth Rebellion
2. Flavor of the Month
3. Remote Control and Mousepads
4. Eat Lightning, Crap Thunder
5. Global Injustice
6. Rock Out With Your Cock Out
7. Arriving at Suicide
8. Escape Unsuccessful
9. Death Toll Confirmed
10. Electronics Sabotage And Surveillance
11. Escape From Uncle Bill's Lap
12. The Nine Envelopes Contents
13. How to Build a Silencer for a Semi-Automatic Weapon
14. Mongroid Manipulation
15. Silence, Completed
16. 2 1 2, Fuck You$15.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Reanimation (Awaiting Repress)One word: Epic. That's the most succinct way to describe the stunning instrumental debut by cinematic post-rock powerhouse LIGHTS & MOTION. The band's braintrust, 24 year old self-taught multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, engineer, mixer and all around musical savant Christoffer Franzen, created and composed every song in real-time during late night insomnia sessions through pure accident, improvisation and inspiration. And the result? More than you could have ever hoped for. Reanimation is pure, sweeping, musically-animated emotion: modern yet classic, bold yet restrained, grandiose yet humble, storming yet tranquil, swerving yet linear...and you are completely surrounded in the sincerity, the ecstasy, the illumination of it all. Every song is so deeply intimate yet so massively majestic, culminating in a timeless album that is seemingly created from the same stuff dreams are made of. Reanimation will be acknowledged as one of the most important post-rock albums ever to be made...and if this was the last album we ever released on Deep Elm Records, I would consider our 18 year mission an overwhelming success says label founder John Szuch.
Melodies and harmonies, movies and images, loneliness and melancholy are my influences says Franzen. There is just this urge, this need to create and it takes on different shapes. Sometimes it's rough and loud and sometimes it's very quiet. I consider myself to be more and more of a painter of sound. It always starts out with something easy and timid, like a simple brush stroke. Depending on the mood, I change the color and intensity of my next stroke and suddenly the whole impression of what that piece was drastically changes. I compose with layers and depth, and it's often the slightest thing that makes the whole song turn into a new direction, often one I didn't see coming myself. That is part of the journey, at least for the way I write music. I never know what I wiIl end up with, and it's often very different from what I started out with. Sometimes I tell people that this album consists of my dreams...only I wasn't sleeping with they came to me, I just did my best to get them down on tape.
Franzen continues, At the beginning, I really had nothing except for a vision of something vast, heartbreaking and beautiful at the same time. I didn't think in terms of music, but in terms of other things that inspired me, things that painted a picture in my head that I could see so clearly. This was in the Fall of 2011. Without any education in sound engineering or music production, I spent countless nights learning how to get the sounds that I could hear in my head to come out through the speakers. I did this by trial and error, reading endless forums about music production, watching tutorials and experimenting. By doing this I learned the capabilities and limitations of the studio and the gear that I could use, as well as my own as a producer. In order to achieve the sound that I had in mind, I had to pick up all these different instruments and learn how to play them. If somebody had told me one year ago that I would record an entire album by myself, I wouldn't have believed them. I am very proud of it and I can't believe it's done. This album was about gathering the courage to launch an endeavor that was purely my own. It was a reawakening, a rebirth, a resurrection of sorts, and a passageway into a dreamlike world that I created myself...a world to get lost in...a world that gives us hope.
An album for which my immediate feeling is astonishment. I am in awe. Thank you Christoffer. - Troublezine
Amazingly beautiful, intimate, relaxed melodies and soundscapes. Very impressive...a success. - 520 Music
Cinematic soundtrack-mash-ups that bring a fresh breeze into a otherwise linear and narrow genre. - Melodic1. Requiem
5. The March
6. Victory Rose
8 . Fractured
10. Faded Fluorescence
13. Dream Away$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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Crimson Throne (Awaiting Repress)
Red/White Split Color Vinyl
The story of the doomed mission of the Space Shuttle Ambition. Classic science fiction of the darkest order. And so it goes, every track here is the potential soundtrack for some lost B movie classic, from the almost disco drums and groovy synth pulse of the title track, wreathed in sweeping swaths of keyboard shimmer, to the creeping komische swirl of Weightless which would no doubt score some 2001 A Space Odyssey type sentient computer/alien on board seventies sci-fi thriller, to the drum machine drive new wave-y grooviness of Solar Winds, which sounds like the weirdly and creepily jaunty music that plays beneath the closing credits, over the last image freeze-framed, alternatively it also sounds like some lost cold wave gem that could be a Dark Entries resissue!1. The Departure
2. Crimson Throne
4. Solar Winds
6. Frozen Altar
7. The Cavern
8. First Death
9. Bringer Of Death
10. Thermal Event
11. Cosmic Burial
13. The Escape
14. Day 18$17.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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Wet Leather (Awaiting Repress)Originally issued as a limited cassette on Mirror Universe Tapes, Wet Leather is fully realized with 6 bonus tracks and expanded artwork. The Slasher Film Festival Strategy has recorded countless releases over the last 17 years. Think of Wet Leather as the score to an unrealized film that channels b-movies, slasher films, horror, and of course John Carpenter. Aquarius Records speaks highly of SFFS. This guy does it way better than most. The synth sounds are thick and gristly, the melodies sinister and ominous, the tracks laced with skeletal drum machines, and sweeping epic backdrops, as far as Carpenter / Goblin worship goes, it doesn't get much better than this. For fans of Brad Fidel, John Carpenter, Death Waltz Recording Company, Boards of Canada, Sinking Body.1. Lost Time
2. Forced Entry
3. The Other Self
4. The Stalker
5. Shadow Lurker
6. Reflection of the Blade
8. Call of the Night
9. Wet Leather
10. The Hunt
11. Blackest Black
12. The Chase
14. Plastic Bags
15. Heart of Darkness
16. No One Will Ever Love You$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
The Piano Man's # 1 Top Charting Grammy Award Winning 1989 Classic
First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Red Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso - Manufactured At R.T.I.
As another exclusive installment in our Billy Joel 180 Gram Audiophile Master Series, we are proud to announce the Friday Music limited edition red vinyl release of his all out rock tour de force Storm Front.
Recorded in 1989 with the Foreigner's Mick Jones as producer, Joel's new direction proved him correct as the album sailed to the top number one spot of the charts and maintained massive radio play with five huge hit singles for the better part of two years!
Including the number one We Didn't Start The Fire, the rocker I Go To Extremes and the tender ballad And So It Goes, Storm Front was a pivotal release for the Piano Man, and continues to be one of the most loved albums in his massive catalog of recordings.
As with our other stellar Billy Joel recordings, Storm Front is mastered impeccably from by Joe Reagoso and pressed on first time 180 Gram Red Vinyl at R.T.I.
This limited edition release also is presented in an exclusive gatefold cover featuring all of the original artwork elements, plus a poly bag for the cover and a poly lined sleeve to protect your vinyl for years of enjoyment.
I Go To Extremes.....1. That's Not Her Style
2. We Didn't Start The Fire
3. The Downeaster "Alexa"
4. I Go To Extremes
6. Storm Front
8. State Of Grace
9. When In Rome
10. And So It Goes$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now