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Singles (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Deluxe) (Pre-Order)A Newly Expanded And Remastered Edition In Celebration Of The Film's 25th Anniversary
2xLP Vinyl Package Containing Bonus CD Of Rarities And Unreleased Tracks
Newly Released Bonus CD Features Previously Unreleased Recordings By Chris Cornell, Mike Mccready, Mudhoney, And Paul Westerberg In Addition To Rarities Such As Cornell's 1992 EP Poncier
Includes Liner Notes And A Track-By-Track Description Of The Album's Music Written Especially For This Collection By Cameron Crowe, The Screenwriter And Director Of "Singles"
Epic Soundtrax and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Cameron Crowe's groundbreaking romantic comedy, "Singles," with the release of a newly expanded and remastered edition of the Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack album.
The 2xLP edition features the album's original 13 tracks newly mastered and freshly pressed across four sides of collectible 12 vinyl. The bonus CD of rarities and unreleased tracks is included as a special insert in the 2xLP 12 vinyl package.
The newly released bonus CD features previously unreleased recordings by Chris Cornell, Mike McCready, Mudhoney, and Paul Westerberg in addition to rarities such as Cornell's 1992 EP Poncier (debuting an early rendition of "Spoonman") and tracks from the film not included on the best-selling soundtrack album first released on June 30, 1992. The success of "Singles" helped establish a then-emerging new generation of rock artists-including 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains and Soundgarden-as musical forces to be reckoned with.
The expanded edition of the "Singles" soundtrack includes, for the first time on CD, "Touch Me I'm Dick," the signature track from "Singles" performed by Citizen Dick (a fictional band created for the film featuring frontman Matt Dillon backed by Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament).
The new Epic Soundtrax/Legacy Recordings edition of the Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack includes liner notes-and a track-by-track description of the album's music-written for especially for this collection by Cameron Crowe, the screenwriter and director of "Singles." The newly expanded edition of the film's soundtrack is produced by Danny Bramson and Cameron Crowe and mastered by Mike Piacentini at Battery Studios, New York.
Set in Seattle at the beginning of the 1990s, Crowe's film featured music by relatively obscure (at that time) bands like Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains and Soundgarden, providing an introduction to an emerging grunge rock music scene for a welcoming mainstream audience. The film became a cult classic while the soundtrack achieved RIAA double platinum status in the US.
A romantic comedy capturing the zeitgeist of an era, "Singles" helped define the look, sound, attitude and style of Generation X with a fresh-faced ensemble cast featuring Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Matt Dillon, Bill Pullman, Sheila Kelly, Jim True-Frost, James LeGros, Ally Walker, Jeremy Piven, Eric Stoltz, Tim Burton and more.
Crowe's groundbreaking film chronicling the lives of Seattle's twentysomethings touched a nerve in the culture while the movie's best-selling soundtrack-with tracks from new artists and classic rockers-provided a critical overview of the roots of grunge and the essential contributions of Seattle rock. Alongside new songs like Alice In Chains' "Would?" and Pearl Jam's "Breath" and "State of Love and Trust" stood the Jimi Hendrix Experience's "May This Be Love" and a breathtaking cover of Led Zeppelin's "The Battle of Evermore" performed by The Lovemongers (a musical side project created by Heart's Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson).
The first edition of the Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack was originally released on June 30, 1992 and became a chart-topping best-seller three months prior to the theatrical release of the film. The soundtrack included music from key bands from the Seattle music scene-including Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden-while Paul Westerberg, in his first solo recordings outside The Replacements-contributed two songs and provided the score for the film. Smashing Pumpkins were also featured on the soundtrack with the song "Drown."
"The album itself was always designed to be sort of an anti-soundtrack, more like a souvenir and a simple mix-tape of some of Seattle's finest," said Cameron Crowe. "It really is and was a tribute to those hard-working bands that welcomed me to their city with open arms, and the music so many still love so much. Anyway, here we are now revisiting 'Singles,' the film, as well as the soundtrack you hold in your hands, expanded with a special tip of the hat to the fans of the original release. Included are unreleased and raw elements that helped shape the experience of making the movie back in 1991. Hope you enjoy the trip back as much as I did - Viva Seattle!"
25 years ago, the film "Singles" and its soundtrack worked together to bring the underground Seattle music scene to the forefront of mainstream consciousness. The album was among the first top-selling movie soundtracks of the 1990s to showcase new material from emerging contemporary bands. The expanded edition of Singles: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is cause to celebrate anew the radical rock sounds that radiated out of the American Northwest a quarter century ago and changed pop music forever.LP 1
1. Would? - Alice In Chains
2. Breath - Pearl Jam
3. Seasons - Chris Cornell
4. Dyslexic Heart - Paul Westerberg
5. Battle Of Evermore - The Lovemongers
6. Chloe Dancer/Crown Of Thorns - Mother Love Bone
1. Birth Ritual - Soundgarden
2. State of Love And Trust - Pearl Jam
3. Overblown - Mudhoney
4. Waiting For Somebody - Paul Westerberg
5. May This Be Love - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
6. Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees
7. Drown - Smashing Pumpkins
1. Touch Me I'm Dick - Citizen Dick (first time on CD)
2. Nowhere But You - Chris Cornell (Poncier)
3. Spoon Man - Chris Cornell (Poncier)
4. Flutter Girl - Chris Cornell (Poncier)
5. Missing - Chris Cornell (Poncier) (first time on CD)
6. Would? (live) - Alice In Chains (first time on CD)
7. It Ain't Like That (live) - Alice In Chains (first time on CD)
8. Birth Ritual (live) - Soundgarden (first time on CD)
9. Dyslexic Heart (acoustic) - Paul Westerberg (first time on CD)
10. Waiting For Somebody (score acoustic) - Paul Westerberg (previously unreleased)
11. Overblown (demo) - Mudhoney (previously unreleased)
12. Heart and Lungs - Truly
13. Six Foot Under - Blood Circus
14. Singles Blues 1 - Mike McCready (previously unreleased)
15. Blue Heart - Paul Westerberg (previously unreleased)
16. Lost In Emily's Words - Paul Westerberg (previously unreleased)
17. Ferry Boat #3 - Chris Cornell (previously unreleased)
18. Score Piece #4 - Chris Cornell (previously unreleased)$29.99Vinyl LP + CD - 2 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Stand By Me (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)1986 was a big year for a huge blockbuster movie called
Stand By Me. The Rob Reiner classic truly made way for the
hit soundtrack companion LP, which sailed to the top of both
the sales and airplay charts with the classic re-charting hit
title track Stand By Me by the late great Ben E. King.
The classic movie featured some of the biggest songs
honoring the birth of rock and roll including Buddy Holly's
worldwide smash hit single Everyday as well as The Silhouettes smash #1 Get a Job and
The Coasters' rock champion Yakety Yak.
As with our continuing expansion into the original movie soundtrack genres, Friday
Music is very proud to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of
Stand By Me - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. This mega movie soundtrack
rock classic comes with all of the great tunes you remember like Let the Good Times Roll
by Shirley and Lee and Come Go With Me by The Del Vikings.
This stunning album is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (Elvis Presley/Sons of
Anarchy/Brian Wilson) from the Atlantic Records tapes and includes the original LP sized
artwork, not seen since its original 1986 release.
Stand By Me The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Another amazing rock
soundtrack classic from your friends at Friday Music
Goodness Gracious, Great Balls Of Fire!1. Everyday (Buddy Holly)
2. Let the Good Times Roll (Shirley and Lee)
3. Come Go With Me (The Del Vikings)
4. Whispering Bells (The Del Vikings)
5. Get a Job (The Silhouettes)
6. Lollipop (The Chordettes)
7. Yakety Yak (The Coasters)
8. Great Balls of Fire (Jerry Lee Lewis)
9. Mr. Lee (The Bobbettes)
10. Stand By Me (Ben E. King)$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Beauty Behind The MadnessBeauty Behind the Madness is the second studio album by Canadian recording artist The Weeknd. The album features guest appearances from Labrinth, Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey, while the production on the album was handled by Illangelo, Mike Dean, Danny Boy Styles and Max Martin, among others.
The album was supported by three singles. Often was released as the lead single. The Hills was the second single and Can't Feel My Face was the third single. The Hills and Can't Feel My Face both reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Beauty Behind the Madness also includes Earned It, which was released on December 23, 2014 as the lead single from the soundtrack to Fifty Shades of Grey.1. Real Life
3. Tell Your Friends
5. The Hills
7. Can't Feel My Face
9. Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
10. In The Night
11. As You Are
12. Dark Times
14. Angel$39.99Vinyl LP - 2 LP Sealed Buy Now
Halloween / Escape from New York
12 Housed In Deluxe Mylar Mirrorboard Sleeve
Much of the power of the best films by the cult director John Carpenter can
be attributed to their use of music - music that, more often than not, was
composed and performed by Carpenter himself. What began as a necessity for
the low-budget productions by Carpenter became a major part of his aesthetic,
and established him as a pioneering figure in genre-film score work as well as
electronic music in general. Now, flanked by his son Cody Carpenter and godson
Daniel Davies, and with two albums (Lost Themes and Lost Themes II) of nonsoundtrack
material under his belt, Carpenter has decided to revisit some of his
most beloved themes.
Halloween was Carpenter's breakthrough as a feature film director. Made for
$300,000, it was the most profitable independent movie of its day, and to date has
spawned several sequels, becoming an renowned franchise; its stories, characters
and scores known the world over. It tells the story of Michael Myers, who brutally
massacred his sister 15 years ago and escapes from from a mental hospital on
Halloween night to relive his grisly crime again and again. The film's pulse is the
eerie 5/4 piano theme that Carpenter places at the center of its pivotal scenes. It's
a classic theme that stands tall alongside Psycho, Jaws, and The Exorcist as one of
the most famous - and greatest - in horror movie history.
The dystopian action thriller Escape from New York is another Carpenter classic,
uniting the director with his greatest muse, Kurt Russell. In the film, Manhattan
has been turned into a maximum security prison whose population consists of
street punk gang escapees, and Russell's Snake Plissken must rescue the President,
whose plane has crashed on the island. The minimal synthesizer theme that
tracks Plissken's journey across this ravaged vision of NYC is one of Carpenter's
defining works as a composer.
This double A sided 12 release includes the themes to Halloween and Escape from
New York, newly re-recorded by Carpenter and his Lost Themes bandmates. These
new masters have never been previously released. The 12 is available as a deluxe,
mylar-sleeve black vinyl and a limited-edition picture disc, both with new artwork
by Jay Shaw. May this release serve as a bridge between the Horror Master's
legendary past and his remarkable present.1. Halloween
2. Escape from New York$16.9912 Vinyl Single - Sealed Buy Now
Whiplash SoundtrackAndrew Neyman is a 19-year-old jazz drummer, dreaming of greatness but unsure if his dream will ever come true. Haunted by the failed writing career of his father, Andrew is determined to rise to the top of the country's most elite music conservatory. One night, Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), a conductor equally known for his talent for teaching as he is for the terrifying method of his instruction, discovers Andrew practicing the drums. Even though Fletcher says very little to him that night, he ignites in Andrew a passion to achieve his goal. To Andrew's surprise, the next day, Fletcher requests that he be transferred into his band. This single act changes the young man's life forever.1. Snare Liftoff
3. Too Hip To Retire
5. Fletcher's Song In Club
7. Rehearsal Medley: First Nassau Band Rehearsal/Second Rehearsal/Studio Eavesdrop/Studio Rehearsal After Breakup
9. Good Job
13. Casey's Song
15. Drum & Drone
17. When I Wake
18. Hug From Dad$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Blow-Up SoundtrackBlow-Up is a soundtrack album by Herbie Hancock featuring music composed for Michelangelo Antonioni's cult film Blow-Up, released in 1966. Musically the songs evoke the ambience of swinging Sixties' London with grooves that create effective bluesy Jazz moods on the slow pieces, and funky ones on the up-tempo tracks.
The album features performances by Hancock on keys, Freddie Hubbard and Joe Newman on trumpet, Phil Woods and Joe Henderson on sax, Ron Carter on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums. Rumours go that either the fabled Jimmy Smith or Paul Griffin played the Hammond organ on this record.
Rock fans remember the film and the soundtrack for the inclusion of a rare Yardbirds number, Stroll On (actually, an adaptation of Tiny Bradshaw's The Train Kept A-Rollin'), one of only three songs they recorded with both Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page on guitars. The bassline to Bring Down The Birds was sampled by Deee-Lite for their 1990 hit single Groove Is In The Heart featuring Bootsy Collins.1. Main Title - "Blow Up"
2. Verushka Part I
3. Verushka Part II
4. The Naked Camera
5. Bring Down The Birds
6. Jane's Theme
7. Stroll On
8. The Thief
9. The Kiss
11. Thomas Studies Photos
12. The Bed
13. End Title - "Blow Up"$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
UnitedTheir first album "United" was released in June 2000 and contains the two hit singles "If I Ever Feel Better" & "Too Young". "Too Young" is included in the "Lost in Translation" soundtrack by Sofia Coppola.1. School's Rules
2. Too Young
4. If I Ever Feel Better
5. Party Time
6. On Fire
8. Summer Days
9. Funky Squaredance
10. Definitive Breaks$20.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Science & Magic: A Soundtrack to the UniverseLil Bub has had her paws in the music world for quite some time now. She's tight with Steve Albini, produced a single for Kelley Deal, worked closely with David Yow, collaborated with Andrew W.K., spearheaded 50 Bands and a Cat (she's the cat), been held by Jonathan Richman, has a song written for her by Kimya Dawson, was rapped about by Aesop Rock, enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner with Murder by Death, appeared in The Foo Fighters' HBO Documentary, Sonic Highways, was the July, 2014 cover story for SPIN Magazine, and famously appears on Run the Jewels' highly anticipated Meow the Jewels record made up entirely of cat sounds.
And now she's finally ready to blow minds with the very first full length concept album written by a magical space cat, and it's darn good. This is music made by a magical space cat. The songs on this album are the soundtrack to BUB's universal adventure, and a soundtrack to the universe itself. You'll feel transported by the music's stimulating spirit, and taken to places beyond your imagination's limits, all the while experiencing the sonic aura of BUB's loving and compassionate presence.1. Hello Earth
2. New Gravity
4. A Friend
5. GOOD JOB
6. Another Voyage
7. Science and Magic
8. Space Sister
9. Earth Sister
10. Rebirth$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Best Of SadeBy the time this was released in 1994, something unexpected happened. Sade's early work became classic and the later additions boasted even better vocals and songs that nicely improved on the theme. The timeless sound and class always exhibited makes Sade Adu and her band a no-brainer for an appealing compilation.
Like Al Green's Greatest Hits, The Best of Sade doesn't detract from the original albums and is a marker of time, not the end of the act. The ice-princess demeanor and detached vocals worked perfectly for the mid-'80s singles and radio samples Smooth Operator and Your Love Is King. The tracks from the make-or-break second album, Promise, seem less dolorous propped up and sequenced for a compilation. The sensual-to-a-fault The Sweetest Taboo and Never As Good As the First Time both retain their strength here. This set also includes tracks from Sade's comeback CD, Love Deluxe, including Kiss of Life and No Ordinary Love.
As a bonus, The Best of Sade also includes a rare cover of Please Send Me Someone to Love from the Philadelphia soundtrack.LP 1
1. Your Love Is King
2. Hang On To Your Love
3. Smooth Operator
5. The Sweetest Taboo
6. Is It A Crime
7. Never As Good As The First Time
8. Love Is Stronger Than Pride
2. Nothing Can Come Between Us
3. No Ordinary Love
4. Like A Tattoo
5. Kiss Of Life
6. Please Send Me Someone To Love
7. Cherish The Day
8. Pearls$32.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
ParadiseSometimes stars emerge. Sometimes stars are thrust upon us. And sometimes stars simply slip into the atmosphere as if propelled by something otherworldly. It is into this last category that the astonishing presence, voice, look and feel of Lana Del Rey falls. Musical stardom is not an option with Ms Del Rey. It is her vocation. She calls herself the 'gangsta Nancy Sinatra' and defines her genre as 'Hollywood pop/sadcore,' a dramatic new loop for pop music. Her look she describes as 'Lolita got lost in the hood.' Get used to it all. This isn't just soundbite, it's Lana's reality.
The EP's lead single is Ride, a downtempo pop ballad produced by Rick Rubin and co-written by Video Games author Justin Parker. The video for Ride premiered at a promotional event in Santa Monica on October 10, airing online two days later. A cover of the popular 1950s track, Blue Velvet, and an original track, Burning Desire, were included on the EP as promotional singles. An ancillary music video for Blue Velvet was used in a commercial for clothing line H&M to help promote the EP. For the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Del Rey served as a model for the Jaguar F-Type luxury automobile and performed Burning Desire as another avenue of promotion. Burning Desire also serves as the soundtrack for an eponymously titled short film starring Damian Lewis scheduled for a 2013 release. A teaser trailer was released to Del Rey's official YouTube channel with snippets of each song featured on the EP. Even before its release, the song Cola received media attention due to the controversial nature of its lyrics. The track was confirmed to be the EP's second single several days after its release. Music videos for Ride, Blue Velvet, and Bel Air were posted to VEVO and YouTube to help promote the EP.1. Ride
4. Body Electric
5. Blue Velvet
6. Gods & Monsters
8. Bel Air$13.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Greatest Hit SinglesBest known for his classic Shaft soundtrack and role on South Park, Isaac Hayes has one of the deepest and impressive discographies in modern music. This singles collection focuses on his heyday, kicking off with Hot Buttered Soul-era tracks such as Walk On By and By The Time I Get To Phoenix.
One of the best-available Isaac Hayes compilation, Greatest Hit Singles bypasses a couple of his later disco hits, but the result is a more unified sound that helps illustrate why Hayes was so important to the development of '70s soul...for a more concentrated dose of Hayes at his best, Greatest Hit Singles is hard to beat. - Steve Huey, allmusic.com1. By The Time I Get To Phoenix
2. Walk On By
3. I Stand Accused
4. The Look Of Love
5. Never Can Say Goodbye
6. Theme From shaft
7. Do Your Thing
8. Let's Stay Together
9. Ain't That Loving You
10. Theme From the Men
11. I Don't Want To Be Right
12. Joy$21.99Vinyl LP -Sealed Buy Now
7 Inch Singles Box SetA collection of singles, from the rock supergroup power trio (Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton) Cream. These are 7 singles from the years of 1967-1070.1. Wrapping Paper / Cat's Squirrel
2. I Feel Free / N.S.U
3. Strange Brew / Tales Of Brave Ulysses
4. Spoonful Pt.1 / Spoonful Pt.2
5. Anyone For Tennis / Pressed Rat And Warthog
6. Sunshine Of Your Love / SWLABR
7. White Room / Those Were The Days
8. Crossroads / Passing The Time
9. Badge / What A Bringdown
10. Lawdy Mama / Sweet Wine$59.997 Vinyl LP - 10 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Suicide Squeeze Records Presents:Forever Singles (Awaiting Repress)
Limited Edition Of 1,000 Copies
Pressed On Custom Light Green Vinyl
Like many of the great independent record labels of the '90s, Suicide Squeeze started
off as a hobby. And like so many other hobby labels, Suicide Squeeze's rst ventures
were 7 singles. But whereas many upstarts plodded through a series of crudely
assembled debut records by short-lived and long-forgotten friends' bands, the Seattle
label hit the ground running with a stream of well-packaged singles by beloved
Northwest artists - 764-Hero, Pedro The Lion, Elliott Smith, and Modest Mouse, to
name a few. Not surprisingly, the quality of these early releases helped catapult the
label into a full-time operation.
Whether a testament to the enduring allure of vinyl or the quality of the artists on the
roster, Suicide Squeeze continues to make 7s. And in this era of renewed interest in
vinyl, the label's limited-run releases sell out quickly. Lucky collectors continue to enjoy
the vinyl, and the dedicated fans always have the option to download the mp3s. But
what's the better plan for making these recordings endure for posterity? To add mp3s
to the ever-expanding annals of the internet, or to create a new slab of wax capturing
the best singles Suicide Squeeze has had to offer in recent years? Not content with
limiting the songs to the former, the Seattle indie label is going for the latter, culling
some of their nest tracks for the compilation album Suicide Squeeze Presents:
The LP captures the rowdy garage rock of The Coathangers and Davilla 666, the
scraggly dirt-ridden guitars of JEFF the Brotherhood and Heavy Cream, the nostalgic
'60s girl-group melodies of Bleached and La Luz, the exuberant power pop of
Audacity, King Tuff, Nobunny, and Meat Market, the hazy noir soundtrack of Dirty
Beaches, the vitriolic basement-show noise-punk of Nu Sensae, the sinister post-punk
of Wax Idols, and the West Texas-bred Twin Reverb rock of The Numerators. Bundled
together onto one record, the collection perfectly captures the spirit of Suicide
Squeeze in the current decade: rambunctious youthful urgency tempered with a hat
tip to rock n' roll's gritty unsung heroes of the past.
In keeping with the limited-edition nature of the 7s, Forever Singles will be released
on 1000 hand-numbered colored vinyl. And while the compilation is a vital
documentation of the Northwest label's continuing commitment to bold and brash new
artists, it's also a solid reminder of rock music's humble beginning on dusty old '45s.1. The Coathangers "Merry Go Round"
2. JEFF the Brotherhood "Heavy Days"
3. Bleached "Electric Chair"
4. Meat Market "Too Tired"
5. Heavy Cream "Toasted"
6. Dirty Beaches "Lone Runner"
7. NÜ Sensae "Throw"
8. Audacity "Finders Keepers"
9. La Luz "T.V. Dream"
10. Nobunny "La La La La Love You"
11. King Tuff "Wild Desire"
12. Numerators "Dead"
13. Wax Idols "Schadenfreude"
14. Davila 666 "No Crees Que Ya Cansa"$16.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
Freddie Mercury: Messenger Of The Gods - The Singles (Box Set)Box Set Features 13 x 7" Singles On Colored Vinyl
Includes Booklet Featuring Previously Unpublished Photos
Freddie Mercury was a man of many talents and many different sides. The songs he wrote for and with Queen filled stadiums around the globe and have rightly gone down in history, but he also embarked on a solo career that took him from the clubs of Munich and New York to the great opera houses of the world.
He was the ultimate showman, but he kept his private life away from the prying eyes of the media; a larger than life rock star who loved disco, classical music and ballet. He was a restless spirit, a true chameleon who reveled in his own contradictions.
All the different sides of this iconic musician can be found on Freddie Mercury: Messenger Of The Gods - The Singles. Fittingly released on Mercury Records for the world outside North America, and on Hollywood Records in North America, this box set brings together all 13 of Freddie's solo singles on individually coloured vinyl.
From his debut solo single I Can Hear Music, released under the name Larry Lurex, through the dance floor-influenced solo anthems of the 80s and up to his collaborations with legendary Spanish opera singer Montserrat CaballÉ including the timeless Barcelona, this is a journey through the career of a unique talent.
Born Farrokh Bulsara on the East African island of Zanzibar on September 5, 1946, the rechristened Freddie Mercury was already a star in his own mind by the time he formed Queen with Brian May and Roger Taylor in 1970. Where his band mates had studied astrophysics, dentistry and electronics at college, Freddie majored in stardom.
His first solo single actually emerged a week before Queen's own debut 7". Released in 1973 and credited to Larry Lurex in a nod to the fashionably flamboyant noms de rock of the glam era, the Beach Boys cover I Can Hear Music and its B-side, Goin' Back, were recorded as a favour towards a musical project by Trident Studios' house engineer Robin Geoffrey Cable, in 1972.
As Queen's career rocketed towards the heavens, Freddie poured his energies into the band. It would be more than a decade before he released his second solo single, the pulsating, electronic Love Kills. Originally released in 1984, Love Kills was a collaboration with famed Italian disco producer Giorgio Moroder for the soundtrack to Moroder's update of the groundbreaking 1927 silent movie Metropolis. A Top 10 UK hit, it found Freddie moving away from Queen's traditional sound, paving the way for what he would do next.
Released in 1985, Freddie's debut solo album, Mr Bad Guy, fully explored the music he had fallen in love with in the dance clubs of Munich and New York. The four hit singles released from that album - I Was Born To Love You, Made In Heaven, Living On My Own and Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow, all of which are included in the Messenger Of The Gods box set - crackled with playfully hedonistic energy, but they also hid a more serious side to Freddie. Here was a man who craved the good times but wanted something deeper as well.
Within two years, he had abandoned the sound of the clubs for the music of the opera house - though not before releasing both the epic single Time, the theme to the lavish stage musical of the same name produced by Dave Clark, and his outrageous (and strangely revealing) Top 5 cover of The Platters' 1965 hit, The Great Pretender.
In 1987, he dived headlong into the world of opera and classical music with the towering single, Barcelona. A duet with legendary Spanish soprano Montserrat CaballÉ, an idol of Freddie's, it came about after the opera star asked him to write a song about her home town.
Barcelona remains one of the most momentous hit singles not just of Freddie's career but in pop history. Not only did it lead to an album of collaborations between these two huge talents, but the title track was also chosen as the official anthem of the 1992 Olympics. That song, together with the two other singles taken from the album, The Golden Boy and How Can I Go On, are all included as part of Messenger Of The Gods with their original B-sides.
In October 1988 Freddie and Montserrat were invited by the King and Queen of Spain to perform Barcelona on the steps of Barcelona's National Palace of Montjuic at the open air La Nit festival which was staged to mark the arrival of the Olympic Flag from Seoul.
But sadly, Freddie would not live to see the fruits of his collaboration with Montserrat CaballÉ showcased at the Barcelona Olympics. He passed away on November 24, 1991, just seven months before the Games took place. The grand opening ceremony was a fitting tribute to a man who thrived on spectacle.
Messenger Of The Gods is completed by two posthumous singles, In My Defence and Living On My Own (No More Brothers Radio Mix), the latter of which became Freddie's first solo number 1 and was the biggest selling European single of the year in 1993.
Had he lived, it is anyone's guess where this most restless and protean of singer's muses would have taken him. But Messenger Of The Gods - The Singles is a towering legacy, a collection of songs which will never lose their stature of classics and will live on forever.Disc 1 - Blue Colored Vinyl
(a) I Can Hear Music - Larry Lurex (1973)
(b) Goin' Back - Larry Lurex
Disc 2 - Orange Colored Vinyl
(a) Love Kills (1984)
Disc 3 - Yellow Colored Vinyl
(a) I Was Born To Love You (1985)
(b) Stop All The Fighting
Disc 4 - Red Colored Vinyl
(a) Made In Heaven [Single Remix] (1985)
(b) She Blows Hot And Cold
Disc 5 - White Colored Vinyl
(a) Living On My Own [Single Edit] (1985)
(b) My Love Is Dangerous
Disc 6 - Red Colored Vinyl
(a) Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow (1985)
(b) Let's Turn It On
Disc 7 - Cyan Colored Vinyl
(a) Time (1986)
(b) Time [Instrumental]
Disc 8 - Orange Colored Vinyl
(a) The Great Pretender (1987)
(b) Exercises In Free Love [Freddie's Vocal]
Disc 9 - Clear Colored Vinyl
(a) Barcelona [Single Version] (1987)
(b) Exercises In Free Love [Montserrat's Vocal]
Disc 10 - Gold Colored Vinyl
(a) The Golden Boy [Single Edit] (1988)
(b) The Fallen Priest [B-Side Edit]
Disc 11 - Green Colored Vinyl
(a) How Can I Go On [Single Version] (1989)
(b) Overture Piccante
Disc 12 - Neon Pink Colored Vinyl
(a) In My Defence (1992)
(b) Love Kills [Wolf Euro Mix]
Disc 13 - Yellow Colored Vinyl
(a) Living On My Own [No More Brothers Radio Mix] (1993)
(b) Living On My Own [Julian Raymond Album Mix]$139.997 Inch Colored Vinyl Box Set - 13 Singles Sealed Buy Now
Juice SoundtrackJuice is the soundtrack to the 1992 film starring Tupac Shakur and Omar Epps. It was released on December 31,
1991 through MCA Records and consisted mainly of hip hop. The soundtrack was a success and featured four
charting singles Uptown Anthem, Juice (Know the Ledge), Don't Be Afraid and Is It Good to You. Continuing with it's Respect The Classics campaign, UMe will be reissuing this classic soundtrack back on vinyl for the first time in over 15 years.1. Uptown Anthem (Naughty by Nature)
2. Juice (Know the Ledge) (Eric B. & Rakim)
3. Is It Good to You (Teddy Riley & Tammy Lucas)
4. Sex, Money & Murder (MC Pooh)
5. Nuff Respect (Big Daddy Kane)
6. So You Want to Be a Gangster (Too Short)
7. It's Going Down (EPMD)
8. Don't Be Afraid (Aaron Hall)
9. He's Gamin' on Ya' (Salt-n-Pepa)
10. Shoot 'Em Up (Cypress Hill)
11. Flipside (Juvenile Committee)
12. What Could Be Better Bitch (Son of Bazerk)
13. Does Your Man Know About Me (Rahiem)
14. People Get Ready (Brand New Heavies & N'Dea Davenport)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Limited Edition Lenticular Cover
Friday is the soundtrack album for the 1995 comedy film "Friday" starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. The
soundtrack reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and spawned the successful Dr. Dre single Keep Their Heads
Ringin'. In celebration of the 20 year anniversary of this soundtrack, Universal will reissue this classic back on vinyl with
a limited edition lenticular cover with an animated joint that lights up and smokes. RESPECT THE CLASSICS!!1. Friday - Ice Cube
2. Keep Their Heads Ringin' - Dr. Dre
3. Friday Night - Scarface
4. Lettin' Niggas Know - THREAT
5. Roll It Up, Light It Up, Smoke It Up - Cypress Hill
6. Take A Hit - Mack 10
7. Tryin' To See Another Day - The Isley Brothers
8. You Got Me Wide Open - BOOTSY COLLINS AND BERNIE WORRELL
9. Mary Jane - Rick James
10. I Wanna Get Next To You - Rose Royce
11. Superhoes - Funkdoobiest
12. Coast II Coast - Tha Alkaholiks
13. Blast If I Have To - E-A-SKI
14. Hoochie Mama - 2 Live Crew
15. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Roger$38.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Footloose SoundtrackEverybody cut loose! The unforgettable soundtrack to Footloose topped the charts for 10 weeks in 1984, and spun off three Top 10 singles, including No. 1 hits Footloose by Kenny Loggins and Let's Hear It for the Boy by Deniece Williams.1. Footloose (Kenny Loggins)
2. Let's Hear It for the Boy (Deniece Williams)
3. Almost Paradise (Love Theme from Footloose) (Mike Reno feat. Ann Wilson)
4. Holding Out for a Hero (Bonnie Tyler)
5. Dancing In The Sheets (Shalamar)
6. I'm Free (Heaven Helps the Man ) (Kenny Loggins)
7. Somebody's Eyes (Karla Bonoff)
8. The Girl Gets Around (Sammy Hagar)
9. Never (Moving Pictures)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Kicks SoundtrackFirst Pressing Of 500 Numbered Copies On Red Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
PVC Protective Sleeve
Score By Brian Reitzell (Drummer For The French Band, Air)
Featuring Tracks By Wu-Tang Clan, Charles Bradley, RJD2, Mac Dre And More
In director Justin Tipping's feature debut Kicks, nothing is as simple as it seems. It's the story of fifteen-year-old Brandon, longing for a pair of the freshest sneakers that money can buy. Assuming that merely having them on his feet will help him escape the reality of being poor, neglected by the opposite sex and picked on by everyone - even his best friends. Working hard to get them, he soon finds that the titular shoes have instead made him a target after they are promptly snatched by Flaco, a local hood. Brandon goes on a mission to retrieve his stolen sneakers.
The director intentionally derived local artists, including Roach Gigz, Dave Steezy, and NanosauR, as well as the late Dre and Iamsu! from the San Fransisco Bay Area where the film is set.
I always knew I wanted to weave an eclectic soundtrack together that intertwined hip-hop and sweeping score to reflect the Bay Area sound, as well as the world inside the characters' imagination, said Tipping in a statement.
Bay Area composer Brian Reitzell is notable for his soundtrack work on The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation (for which he was nominated for a BAFTA), Marie Antoinette, and The Bling Ring. He is also the drummer of French electronica duo, Air.
We wanted the score to connect with the source music sonically, added Reitzell. I think that when you do that, the music as a whole -- both songs and score -- make for a more immersive/connective experience. The connection is evident in the beat-heavy track, 606 In The 510, from Reitzell's score.
The soundtrack features previously unreleased tracks from Nanosaur, Jay Casio and Reitzell, as well as two dialogue interludes set to lyrics from Notorious B.I.G.'s 1993 single Party and Bullshit and tracks by Wu-Tang Clan, Charles Bradley, RJD2 and Mac Dre.LP 1
1. Spaceship (Brian Reitzell)
2. Party And Bs (Interlude 1) (Jahking Guillory)
3. Friends Hanging Out (Brian Reitzell)
4. The Sheboygan Left (RJD2)
5. Cream (Wu-Tang Clan)
6. Bbq Music (Marc E Bassy)
7. Kitchen Astronaut (Brian Reitzell)
8. Self-made (Keith Jenkins)
9. Slow Trap (Nanasour)
10. Travel To Oakland (Brian Reitzell)
11. Sincerely Yours (Iamsu!)
12. 37 (Roach Gigz)
13. Super Hella High (YMTK)
1. Wave Or Swim (Dave Steezy)
2. Get Stupid (Remix) [Mac Dre]
3. Aye (Jay Casio)
4. In You (I Found A Love) [Charles Bradley & MSB]
5. Slideshow (Blue Magic)
6. Fireworks Went Off (Brian Reitzell)
7. Flaco Arrives (Brian Reitzell)
8. Flaco Chases Brandon (Brian Reitzell)
9. Party And Bs (Dialog Interlude 2) [Jahking Guillory]
10. 606 In The 510 (Brian Reitzell)$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl
Gatefold Sleeve With Metallic Embossing
Includes Poster, 8-Page Booklet & A Print/Replica Of Historical Newspaper Front-Page
Score By James Horner
Features The Academy Award Winning Song My Heart Will Go On By Celine Dion
First Time On Vinyl
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.
Upon its release on December 19, 1997, Titanic achieved critical and commercial success. Nominated for fourteen Academy Awards, it tied with All About Eve (1950) for the most Oscar nominations. It won eleven, including the awards for Best Picture and Best Director, tying Ben Hur (1959) for the most Oscars won by a single film.
Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture was composed, orchestrated and conducted by James Horner (Avatar, The Amazing Spider-Man, Southpaw, The Magnificent Seven). CÉline Dion, who was no stranger to movie songs in the 90s, sang My Heart Will Go On, the film's signature song written by James Horner and Will Jennings. The song became a worldwide smash hit, going to the top of the music charts around the world.LP 1
1. Never An Absolution
2. Distant Memories
5. Leaving Port
6. "Take Her To Sea, Mr. Murdoch"
7. "Hard To Starboard"
8. Unable To Stay, Unwilling To Leave
9. The Sinking
1. Death Of Titanic
2. A Promise Kept
3. A Life So Changed
4. An Ocean Of Memories
5. My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From Titanic) - Performed By CÉline Dion
6. Hymn To The Sea$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Wash SoundtrackThe Wash is a 2001 soundtrack album followed by the movie The Wash. The album was produced by multi-platinum producer Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. It was Dr.Dre's first compilation soundtrack album. Singles off the album include The Wash and Bad Intentions, charting in the Billboard Hot 100 (peaking at #1 and #1 on the U.S. Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart), while the album itself peaked at #1 in the Billboard 200. Available for the first time since it's original pressing in 2001!1. On The Blvd. - Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
2. Bring 2 - Bilal
3. Blow My Buzz - D12
4. Benefit Of The Doubt - Truth Hurts Feat. Shaunta
5. Bad Intentions - Dr. Dre & Knoc-turn'al
6. Get Fucked Up With Me - Xzibit
7. My High - Yahroo
8. Holla - Busta Rhymes
9. Bubba Talk - Bubba Sparxxx
10. Good Lovin' - Shaunta
11. Feels Like I Can Fly - Daks
12. Gotta Get This Money - Supafly
13. Everytime - Toi
14. Str8 West Coast - Knoc-turn'al
15. No - Joe Beast
16. The Wash - Dr. Dre & Snopp Dogg$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Top Gun SoundtrackFueled by the power of hit singles like Kenny Loggins' Danger Zone and Berlin's Take My Breath Away, the soundtrack to Top Gun was one of the biggest hits of 1986, topping the charts for five weeks and helping the film rocket to all-time classic status. Hear it in all its glory!1. Danger Zone (Kenny Loggins)
2. Mighty Wings (Cheap Trick)
3. Playing with the Boys (Kenny Loggins)
4. Lead Me On (Teena Marie)
5. Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from Top Gun) (Berlin)
6. Hot Summer Nights(Miami Sound Machine)
7. Heaven in Your Eyes (Loverboy)
8. Through the Fire (Larry Greene)
9. Destination Unknown (Marietta)
10. Top Gun Anthem (Harold Faltermeyer)$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Waiting To Exhale SoundtrackMasterfully Produced And All But One Track Written By Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Featured R&B Divas Old School (Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Chaka Khan) And New School (Whitney Houston, Brandy, Mary J. Blige)
Released In Purple Vinyl (Whitney Houston's Favorite Color)
Waiting to Exhale was a phenomenon on so many levels. First, it was a literary phenomenon, as the 1992 novel launched author Terry McMillan to superstardom. Then, when the feature film based on the book was released in 1995, it became a broader cultural phenomenon-a mainstream Hollywood film focusing on the lives of four African-American women was a genuinely revolutionary act at the time. And, finally, it was a musical phenomenon, as its soundtrack seamlessly blended female R&B divas new school (Whitney Houston, Brandy, Mary J. Blige, etc.) and old school (Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Chaka Khan) in a masterful suite of songs composed and produced by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds.
Critical and commercial reaction to the soundtrack was over the top; The New York Times deemed the album one of the Top Ten releases of the year, and the record topped the Billboard Pop and R&B charts for five and ten weeks, respectively, spawning the #1 hit singles "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)," "Not Gon' Cry," and "Let It Flow." Yet, because the album came out in 1995 at the height of the CD era, Waiting to Exhale never came out on LP in the U.S., and was released in Europe as a low-budget 2-LP set with both records stuffed inside a single album jacket pocket.
Now, Real Gone Music is releasing this landmark '90s R&B album on vinyl in America for the first time in a limited edition (of 1000) gatefold double-LP package sporting a luminous photo of the movie's four principal actors (Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine) on the inside spread and pristine vinyl pressed in purple (Whitney's favorite color).
Gently pulsating and seductive, Waiting to Exhale is Babyface's masterpiece, one of the great make-out records of all time; now you can get that slow jam groove in the grooves!LP 1
1. Exhale (Shoop Shoop) - Whitney Houston
2. Why Does It Hurt So Bad - Whitney Houston
3. Let It Flow - Toni Braxton
4. It Hurts Like Hell - Aretha Franklin
5. Sittin' Up In My Room - Brandy
6. This Is How It Works - TLC
7. Not Gon' Cry - Mary J. Blige
8. My Funny Valentine - Chaka Khan
1. And I Gave My Love To You - Sonja Marie
2. All Night Long - SWV
3. All Night Long - Chante Moore
4. My Love, Sweet Love - Patti LaBelle
5. Kissing You - Faith Evans
6. Love Will Be Waiting At Home - For Real
7. How Could You Call Her Baby - Shanna
8. Count On Me - Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans$35.99Colored Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
St. Elmo's Fire Soundtrack
The Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Soundtrack Vinyl Series Continues!
First Time Audiophile Vinyl Presentation
Features The #1 Smash Hit St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) By John Parr And
David Foster's #1 Smash Hit Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire
1985 was a big year for The Brat Pack and a huge blockbuster movie called St. Elmo's
Fire. 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.
The box office smash featured some of the biggest songs of that year with John Parr's
#1 smash hit single St. Elmo's Fire as well as 9 more champions like the #1 Love Theme
From St. Elmo's Fire by David Foster. Superstars like Jon Anderson (YES) also contributed
to the hit soundtrack too with tunes like This Time It Really Was Right, Billy Squier with the
rock anthem Shake Down and Elefante's (John Elefante formerly with Kansas) power ballad
Young and Innocent. Superstars like Fee Waybill (The Tubes) and Steve Lukather (Toto)
were also on hand for the film score, and through it all the St. Elmo's Fire LP will forever
be known as one of rock's finest movie and musical soundtrack's ever recorded.
As with our continuing expansion into the original movie soundtrack genres, Friday
Music is very proud to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the
smash St. Elmo's Fire - The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
This stunning album is mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (Yes/Kansas/Toto) from
the Atlantic Records tapes and includes the original LP sized artwork, not seen since its
original 1985 release.
St. Elmo's Fire The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Another rock soundtrack
classic from your friends at Friday Music MAN IN MOTION!!!1. St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) (John Parr)
2. Shake Down (Billy Squier)
3. Young and Innocent (Elefante)
4. This Time It Was Really Right (Jon Anderson)
5. Saved My Life (Fee Waybill)
6. Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire (Instrumental) (David Foster)
7. If I Turn You Away (Vikki Moss)
8. Stressed Out (Close To The Edge) (Airplay)
9. Georgetown (David Foster)
10. Love Theme From St. Elmo's Fire (For Just A Moment) (David Foster)$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Penny Dreadful SoundtrackTranslucent Red Colored 180 Gram Vinyl
Penny Dreadful has been the number one program on the Showtime Network for the last three years. This LP
release comes on translucent red 180 gram vinyl. The package focuses heavily on the array of show characters,
with a full color inner sleeve in additional to the jacket. The vinyl tracklisting has been contracted to only the best tracks in order to fit
on a single LP.1. Demimonde (Main Title)
4. Everyone Likes Oranges
5. Street, Horse, Smell & Candle
6. Welcome To The Grand Guignol
7. Closer Than Sisters
8. Never Say No
9. Secret Room
10. The Last Rites
11. Let Me Die
12. Back Hand Of God
13. I Was Never Going To Go To Africa
14. Reborn$21.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now