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The Music Man (Original Broadway Cast)Grammy Hall of Fame winning album and broadway masterpiece. With original gatefold sleeve and pressed on 180 gram vinyl.
The Music Man is one of the best-loved Broadway musicals of all time, and this album captures the magic performance talents of the Original Broadway Cast, including Tony Award winning lead actor Robert Preston. A Grammy winning recording, this exceptional cast album spent an amazing 245 weeks on the Billboard chart. This 180 gram vinyl release contains perfectly restored original gatefold jacket.1. Overture & Rock Island
2. Iowa Stubborn
3. Ya Got Trouble
4. Piano Lesson
5. Goodnight My Someone
6. Seventy Six Trombones
8. The Sadder-But-Wiser Girl For Me
9. Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little & Goodnight Ladies
10. Marian The Librarian
11. White Knight
12. Wells Fargo Wagon
13. It's You
15. Lida Rose & Will I Ever Tell You
16. Gary, Indiana
17. Till There Was You
18. Finale$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ManDeluxe 20th Anniversary Edition
1,000 Numbered Copies On Clear Blue Vinyl
Packaged In A Gatefold Sleeve
Includes 4 Page Booklet
Man is the third solo album by Swedish singer Neneh Cherry, released in 1996. The first single, 7 Seconds was released two years earlier and was a duet with Youssou N'Dour, a famous Senegalese singer who helped make the musical style mbalax popular in Africa. Cherry was nominated for a Grammy in 1994 for the duet.
The album also contains the songs Woman and Kootchi, and features further appearances of Bernard Butler, Tricky and Eagle Eye Cherry.1. Woman
2. Feel It
4. Trouble Man
5. Golden Ring
6. 7 Seconds
9. Carry Me
10. Together Now
11. Everything$42.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
A Man And His Music180 Gram Vinyl Housed in a Gatefold Jacket
50th anniversary reissue and part of the 2015 Sinatra Centennial celebration. Won Grammy for Album of the Year (1967), beating out Revolver by The Beatles.
Instead of using the original recordings, which were made for RCA, Columbia and Capitol Records, and therefore not eligible for use by his then-current label, Reprise, Sinatra used re-recorded versions for the majority of the album's songs, culling tracks from his prior Reprise albums. Three songs were specifically recorded for the project: I'll Never Smile Again, Come Fly With Me and Love and Marriage. There is also a narration from Sinatra that runs throughout the album.LP1
1. Put Your Dreams Away
2. All Or Nothing At All
3. I'll Never Smile Again
4. There Are Such Things
5. I'll Be Seeing You
6. The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else
7. Polka Dots And Moonbeams
8. Night And Day
9. Oh, What It Seemed To Be
12. The House I Live In
13. From Here To Eternity (Extract From Film) featuring Montgomery Clift
1. Come Fly With Me
2. How Little We Know
3. Learnin' The Blues
4. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
5. Young At Heart
7. All The Way
8. Love And Marriage
9. I've Got You Under Skin
11. The Second Time Around
12. The Summit (Comedy Routine) featuring Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr.
13. The Oldest Established (Permanent Floating Crap Game) featuring Bing Crosby & Dean Martin
14. Luck Be A Lady
15. Call Me Irresponsible
16. Fly Me To The Moon
17. Softly, As I Leave You
18. My Kind Of Town
19. The September Of My Years$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
REDD-FRI-7703xCaptain Beefheart & His Magic Band
Captain Beefheart/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Begins!
The Return Of The Iconic Mirror Man Album!
First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl & Smashed Mirror Die-Cut LP Gatefold Cover
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso From The Authorized Buddah Records Tapes
Captain Beefheart will be forever known as one of the first
originators of art rock, prog-rock and punk rock all rolled into
one. With his Howlin' Wolfesque growl and blazing harmonica
blues wailing, Don Van Vilet a/k/a/ Captain Beefheart truly
delivered the goods with his legendary Mirror Man album.
Originally recorded between 1965 and 1967, The Captain
and his Magic Band created some of the most masterful funk
and progressive rock ever waxed with this stellar session.
Consisting of lengthy jam packed champions like his classic
Tarotplane and 25th Century Quaker, Beefheart continues to
rock further with the international title track hit Mirror Man and
the funkified rocker Kandy Korn.
Friday Music is very proud to announce the authorized 180
Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of Captain Beefheart's classic
Mirror Man. Mastered from the authorized Buddah Records
tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol
Mastering in Hollywood, these classic tracks truly reach sonic
heights in the audiophile vinyl domain.
For a very short time, we are also including the super
rare psychedelic die-cut gatefold LP cover artwork not seen in
decades, to further enhance your listening pleasure, plus three
poems on the back cover from the pen of Don Van Vilet.
Enjoy!1. Tarotplane 19:00
2. Kandy Korn 8:00
3. 25th Century Quaker 9:50
4. Mirror Man 15:38$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Delivery ManIn celebration of their 10-year Anniversary, Lost Highway Records is re-releasing twenty of their most acclaimed albums including Elvis Costello's The Delivery Man on limited edition clear vinyl.
With 2004's The Delivery Man, Elvis Costello & the Imposters' first release for Lost Highway, one of modern music's most admired and prolific talents delivered a remarkable album that draws on deep American musical roots more than any of his releases since King of America in 1986.
Recorded in Oxford, MS and produced by Dennis Herring (Modest Mouse, Counting Crows, Buddy Guy & Cracker) and Elvis Costello, it is a collection that ranges from the ferocious, bass-driven opening track, Button My Lip, which speaks in the voice of a desperate man on the verge of committing a terrible crime, to a tender and timely closing rendition of, The Scarlet Tide, referred to by Costello's co-composer and fellow Oscar Nominee, T Bone Burnett as an anti-fear song.
Like a lot of great things in music history, The Delivery Man can be said to have started with the late great Johnny Cash. The Delivery Man is actually a character imported from a song I wrote in about 1986 for Johnny Cash, Costello explains. He's based on a real character. I read this story in the paper about a man who confessed to murdering his childhood friend thirty years later, having been in prison for a number of other things. I thought this story was very interesting because he'd carried this burden of guilt of this childhood crime. I wrote a fictional version of that story in a song called 'Hidden Shame,' which John recorded.
Beyond the Imposters, longtime Attractions Pete Thomas and Steve Nieve, and more recent revelation Faragher, The Delivery Man also features winning turns from two of Costello's own favorite artists, Emmylou Harris and Lucinda Williams.1. Button My Lip
2. Country Darkness
3. There's A Story In Your Voice
4. Either Side of the Same Town
6. The Delivery Man
7. Monkey To Man
8. Nothing Clings Like Ivy
9. The Name Of This Thing Is Not Love
10. Heart Shaped Bruise
11. Needle Time
12. The Judgement
13. The Scarlet Tide$34.99Clear Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Ramblin' Man180 Gram Vinyl
The Ramblin' Man is an album by Waylon Jennings, released in 1974. With a slightly more commercial sound than some of his previous records, The Ramblin' Man remained true to Jennings' outlaw country image and uncompromising musical vision.
The album was released at what was still considered to be the height of the outlaw movement in Country music, and this was reflected in its chart success, with the LP peaking at #3 on the Country charts. Jennings produced it himself, with Ray Pennington co-producing Oklahoma Sunshine and I'm a Ramblin' Man.
The album also includes a gutsy cover of the Allman Brothers' Midnight Rider, cementing Jennings' fearless reputation as a leader of the progressive Country sound.1. I'm A Ramblin' Man
2. Rainy Day Woman
3. Cloudy Days
4. Midnight Rider
5. Oklahoma Sunshine
6. The Hunger
7. I Can't Keep My Hands Off Of You
8. Memories Of You And I
9. It'll Be Her
10. Amanda$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Milk ManColored Vinyl
Deerhoofs Milk Man is being reissued on vinyl in celebration of the bands upcoming All Tomorrows Parties performance of the album in July of 2011 in London (alongside The Flaming Lips and Dinosaur Jr.).
The starting point for Milk Man was actually a cartoon character created by Japanese artist Ken Kagami, a longtime friend of Deerhoof vocalist Satomi Matsuzaki. In contrast to the earnest guitar rock that predominated on their previous album Apple O', Milk Man featured a broad palette of orchestral colors, echoes of music theater and camp, polished and gaudy arrangements, Stravinskian harmonies, and a more stylized, anonymous playing style resulting partly from recording most of the instruments at separate times rather than playing together as a band, and partly from many of the arrangements being created on a computer.1. Milk Man
2. Giga Dance
4. Rainbow Silhouette of the Milky Rain
5. Dream Wanderer's Tune
8. Dog on the Sidewalk
9. That Big Orange Sun Run Over Speed Light
10. Song of Sorn
11. New Sneakers$18.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Applehead ManTranslucent Red Vinyl
When people think of the "Minneapolis sound," most ears point to Prince. But there were many other highly revered and influential bands on the scene in the '80s and '90s, Trip Shakespeare, certainly among them.
Matt Wilson and Elaine Harris met at Harvard and began playing together while Matt's hometown music scene was exploding with not only Prince, but bands like HÜsker DÜ and The Replacements. Matt asked Elaine to head back to Minneapolis with him, where they hooked up with Matt's friend, John Munson to form Trip Shakespeare.
The band became a local sensation and their debut-Applehead Man-appeared on the regional label, Gark, in 1986. Omnivore Recordings is proud to bring Trip Shakespeare back into the spotlight with a reissue of that classic debut, including seven previously unissued bonus tracks, some with Matt's brother, Grammy® winning songwriter Dan Wilson, who soon joined the band becoming the fourth member of Trip Shakespeare.
Applehead Man (co-produced by the band's John Munson) will be released in a digipak with liner notes from Jon Niccum (author of The Worst Gig), and previously unseen photos. The LP (first pressing on translucent red vinyl, with black to follow) contains the original ten tracks, liners and photos.
Trip Shakespeare would eventually be signed to A&M Records, and later, Munson and Dan Wilson would go onto form Semisonic, but the Trip truly starts at Applehead Man.1. Fangs
3. Stop The Winter
5. Applehead Man
6. Washington Bridge
9. Highway In The Sun
10. Beatle$19.99Colored Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Man MachineIn 2009, Kraftwerk have upgraded their Kling Klang masters with the latest studio technology and these magnificent recordings still sound like nothing else in the history of music. Kraftwerk are unique, pristine, profound and beautiful. Decades may pass, but their streamlined synthetic symphonies stand outside time, as fresh as tomorrow, transcendent and sublime.
The 1978 synth-pop album The Man Machine is classic mid-period Kraftwerk and it's the group's most commercially successful release. Building on Trans Europe Express, the album brilliantly embodies Kraftwerk's ethos, style and musical agenda with an elegance that very few artists have been able to rival.1. The Robots
4. The Model
5. Neon Lights
6. The Man Machine$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Limited Edition LP - Sealed Buy Now
Memory ManWith his breathtaking debut album Memory Man, Big Spiders Back (aka Yair Rubinstein) expands on the dreamy, psychedelic sample-based pop from his Warped EP, and pushes his unique sound into a mind-blowing array of new territory. Incorporating everything from British library music to Indian film soundtracks and field recordings, the album flows gracefully between ambient avalanches of sound and hauntingly ethereal vocals, sitting on top of a lush bed of hip-hop and dubstep-inspired beats. The album borrows themes based around memory from a wide array of classic sci-fi books and comics, ranging from J. G. Ballard to William Gibson.
Recorded in the past year both in his garage studio in Seattle and new adopted hometown of Brooklyn, the record is Rubinsteins first effort completely recorded and mixed on his own, save guest contributions and production work from Seattle friends USF. His cross-country relocation coincides with big refinements in his sound, focusing on drum programming more than previous efforts. The more drum-centric approach presents a new style for Big Spiders Back, providing a solid foundation for his lush array of ecstatic, joyfully sung melodies that are staple for the young producer.
At once melancholic, and other times joyful and ecstatic, Memory Man is a diverse and richly-detailed album that rewards repeated listens, and manages to stay consistent and emotionally resonant and compelling.1. Terminal Seat
2. Dead Channel
3. Secret Chiefs
4. Far Light
6. Brigitte Bombay (feat USF)
7. Black Chow
8. Memory Man
10. Playback Singer$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
A dense wall of meticulously controlled chaos
A sentiment carved from the evocative balance of discord and fuzzy
Over the last four years, Olympia-based punk trio Naomi Punk - featuring
singer/guitarist Travis Coster, guitarist Neil Gregerson, and drummer Nic
Luempert - have been lighting up DIY warehouses and large concert halls
alike with their singular brand of mid-tempo, cathartic punk. Commencing
their breakout 2012 debut 'The Feeling', Naomi Punk return to the fold with
their sophomore record, 'Television Man' - their first for Captured Tracks. A
key fixture in the Northwest DIY punk scene, Naomi Punk channel a similar
energy to their contemporaries (Milk Music, Broken Water, Vexx, Gag) and
their fore bearers (Wipers, Dead Moon, Nirvana) while cultivating a body of
work and aesthetic that is wholly their own.
Home recorded in Olympia, Washington over the Fall and Winter of 2013,
and mastered by Rick Fisher at RFI, 'Television Man' is a collection of oblique
punk anthems and collaged instrumental pieces which best showcases the
cathartic aggression that has become their signature.1. Firehose Face
2. Song Factory
3. Television Man
4. Plastic World no. 6
5. Eleven Inches
6. California Truth
7. Eon of Pain
8. Linoleum Tryst #19
9. Whirlpool of Anguish
10. Rodeo Trash Pit$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Hubcap MusicHubcap Music is the sixth studio album by Seasick Steve. About the release, he writes:
Well, I'm still alive.
I made a new record. It's called Hubcap Music. That's cus I play some songs on a guitar made out of 2 hubcaps and a garden hoe, and cus I couldn't
think of nothing else.
It's coming out on Third Man Records. Well, I'm happy about that. I think it's kinda funny record companies still called record companies. They don't
have much to do with records no more. Well, Jack at Third Man, he still likes records and Hubcap Music gonna be a real record...vinyl like. It was recorded on a tape recorder, on old fashion tape, mixed on tape, the vinyl cut from tape. Ain't no computers on this record at all!
Anyway, Dan is still banging on the drums and still banging the wine. My friends John Paul Jones, Jack White and Luther Dickensen playing too. Never thought I would even write that!!! Now I'm fixing to go out and play all over. That's the best and most fun thing. I Can't believe I get to do this...
Can't believe it.
SeaSick Steve1. Down on the Farm
2. Self-Sufficient Man
3. Keep On Keepin' On
4. Over You
5. The Way I Do
6. Purple Shadows
7. Freedom Road
10. Heavy Weight
11. Coast is Clear
12. Tractor$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Man In Black180 Gram Translucent Blue Vinyl
Gatefold Cover Presentation
Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso At Friday Music & Capitol Mastering
Features Rare Studio Photo From The Columbia Archives In The Gatefold Art
In 1971 after a plethora of chart topping albums, a treasure trove of smash singles and a top rated t.v. show, Johnny Cash put together one of his finest albums ever with his masterpiece "Man In Black." Recorded in Nashville, TN, Cash wrote and sang some of his most personal and thought provoking songs from the era with such a conviction that he would forever be known as "The Man In Black."
The "Man In Black" Lp features not only the amazing hit title track, but another top hit with the stellar "The Preacher Said "Jesus Said" featuring the great Billy Graham. More favorites like "Ned Kelly", the heart wrenching "Dear Mrs." as well as his tribute to the brave military with "Singin' In Viet Nam Talkin' Blues" all made this album the more introspective and top charter album that to this day is still loved by millions.
In honor of The Man, the Music, the Legend, The Man In Black, Friday Music is very proud and honored to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Translucent Blue Vinyl release of the Johnny Cash classic Man In Black.
As another classic installment in our exciting Johnny Cash 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series, we are very pleased to present this masterwork in all its true audiophile glory. Mastered impeccably by long time fan and Johnny Cash reissue producer Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and manufactured at R.T.I., Man In Black will be a much anticipated audiophile dream release for Johnny Cash fans everywhere.
For this exclusive presentation, we are also including the first time ever gatefold artwork which includes the original LP cover elements as well as a rare studio photo of the legend in the inside gatefold art from the Sony Music Archives.
Johnny Cash .Man In Black .A history making album from a historic legend, an audiophile dream release . first time gatefold cover ..is now an audiophile translucent blue vinyl dream come true .From your friends at Friday Music .1. The Preacher Said, "Jesus Said" (with Billy Graham)
2. Orphan Of The Road
3. You've Got A New Light Shining In Your Eyes
4. If Not For Love
5. Man In Black
6. Singin' In Viet Nam Talkin' Blues
7. Ned Kelly
8. Look For Me (with June Carter Cash)
9. Dear Mrs.
10. I Talk To Jesus Every Day (with June Carter Cash)$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
URPD-MOV-063xPaul Giovanni & Magnet
Wicker Man SoundtrackRemastered
For many years, this was the holy grail among soundtrack aficionados. This release has been prepared from recently discovered master tapes with a clarity and presence that gives the late Paul Giovanni's haunting music the showcase it has so long deserved.
The Wicker Man is one of the most sought after soundtracks ever! This latest version is presented on limited edition vinyl, packaged in a lavish gatefold sleeve and includes extensive notes and stills from the movie. A luxurious package that pays homage to what is without doubt one of the most innovative and provocative British cult horror films ever produced.
Containing exclusive material from the later, longer version of the film, including the song Gently Johnny, which was not available on early LP issues.
Paul Giovanni, together with Magnet, has created a mysterious and sinister world that has a life of its own nearly 30 years after the film's release. Flutes, lyres, harmonicas, and guitars, mixed in with original and traditional material makes each song totally different, summing up the atmosphere of the movie brilliantly! The Wicker Man is a stunning soundtrack, which all movie buffs and traditional British folk music fans are advised to snap up for your collection!1. Corn Rigs
2. The Landlord's Daughter
3. Gently Johnny
5. Fire Leap
6. The Tinker Of Rye
7. Willow's Song
9. Chop Chop
11. Festival / Mirie It Is / Sumer Is A Cumen In
12. Opening Music / Loving Couples / The Ruined Church
13. The Masks / The Hobby Horse
14. Searching For Rowan
15. Appointment With The Wicker Man
16. Sunset$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Currency Of Man
2016 Grammy Nominee
International best-selling singer, songwriter and musician, Melody Gardot, is back with her 4th studio album, Currency of Man .The highly-anticipated Currency of Man is an intensely creative milestone, transcending musical distinctions of jazz, blues and R&B, to offer a stirring social and musical statement. On the new album, Melody joins forces again with Grammy Award-winning producer Larry Klein (their last collaboration, 2009 s My One and Only Thrill , sell over 1.5 million copies).LP 1
1. Don't Misunderstand
2. Don't Talk
3. It Gonna Come
4. Bad News
5. She Don't Know
6. Palmas Da Rua
7. Same To You
8. No Man's Prize
9. March For Mingus
2. Morning Sun
3. If I Ever Recall Your Face
4. Once I Was Loved
5. After The Rain
6. Burying My Troubles$41.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Man I LoveJohnny Griffin had a reputation as the world's fastest tenor. At this intense live date captured at Club Montmarte in Copenhagen in 1967, the saxophonist lives up to such a billing and more, attacking five compositions with dynamite energy and blinding speed. In addition, Griffin displays the warm and sensitive side he developed later in his career on a touching rendition of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Lady. Throughout, he's aided by a resolutely controlled and superbly dynamic rhythm section comprised of bassist Niels Pederson and drummer Albert Tootie Heath, who, with pianist Kenny Drew, match Griffin's red-hot bravado. This is a hard-bop set no one will want to miss.
Originally released by the UK label Black Lion, an imprint that specialized in resurrecting rare gems from US jazz and blues legends, The Man I Love is on par with Griffin's finest studio outings for Blue Note and a can't-miss opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to get closer to the man and his music. Orchestrated by ORG Music, this historical reissue is afforded the ultimate in audiophile production standards, resulting in sonics and presentation befitting the museum-like worth of this record's existence.
Mastered from the original master tapes at Bernie Grundman Studios by Chris Bellman and pressed at Pallas, the 180 gram LP was curated by legendary engineer Steve Hoffman and eq'd by Grundman himself. A better team you cannot find; every step involved serious quality-control measures to guarantee gorgeous sound. The superb vinyl jacket features exclusive artwork. This is what being a collector is all about.
The title isn't as widely known as some of Griffin's other work, but this reissue preserves historically significant music that will be enjoyed by generations to come.1. The Man I Love
3. Blues for Harvey
4. The Masquerade Is Over
5. Sophisticated Lady
6. Wee$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl - Sealed Buy Now
The Dissent Of ManBad Religion are celebrating three decades of influential, thought provoking and groundbreaking punk rock with a new record and fifteenth studio album, The Dissent of Man. The result is one of the bandfs most forward thinking and musically varied albums ever. The Dissent of Man is not only a snapshot of the bandfs personal experiences of the past few years but also of their continued maturity in songwriting, capturing an array of styles ranging from blazing punk rock songs like the opener gThe Day That the Earth Stalledh and gMeeting of the Mindsh to classic rock]tinged cuts like gCyanideh and gTurn Your Back on Me.h
Bad Religion entered the studio armed with 16 songs that are a testament to why Bad Religion has remained relevant for the better part of three decades. gThese are some of my favorite songs Ifve ever written,h says Gurewitz. gA few of them took me way outside my comfort zone as a writer to a place I havenft gone since Recipe or Stranger than Fiction. As Bad Religion wraps up their 30th anniversary, they open the next chapter of their storied career with The Dissent of Man.1. The Day That The Earth Stalled
2. Only Rain
3. The Resist Stance
4. Wonft Somebody
5. The Devil in Stitches
6. Pride and the Pallor
7. Wrong Way Kids
8. Meeting of the Minds
9. Someone to Believe
12. Turn Your Back On Me
13. Ad Hominem
14. Where The Fun Is
15. I Wonft Say Anything$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Mr. Tambourine Man
The Byrds/Friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Series Continues!
Their Landmark 1965 Debut Masterpiece In Stereo! Produced By Terry Melcher!
First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Clear Vinyl & Gatefold Cover Presentation
Mastered By Joe Reagoso And Pressed At R.T.I.
The Byrds were truly a gift to rock music fans all over the world. There will never be another
collective of superstar talent like The Byrds. Their amazing sound and membership is of legendary
proportion, and it all started 50 years ago with their brilliant debut album Mr. Tambourine Man.
Jam packed with 12 classic rock champions like I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better, Chimes of Freedom,
All I Really Want to Do and of course the smash title track, Mr. Tambourine Man became one of the
more important albums ever in classic rock.
With the lead vocals and unmistakable 12 string guitar work of Roger McGuinn, the musicianship
and lead vocal work of the legendary David Crosby, the solid bass playing and lead vocal work
of Chris Hillman, along with the stellar lead vocals of Gene Clark and the hipster Michael Clarke on
drums, all of these ingredients made The Byrds a force to reckon with like no other. They turned Bob
Dylan folk classics into psychedelic electric treasures and their own brilliant tunes into rock manna
which will forever stand the test of time.
Friday Music is no stranger to the legendary sound of The Byrds. That is why we are so very
honored to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Clear Vinyl 50th Anniversary Edition of their
debut classic Mr. Tambourine Man.
Mastered impeccably by Joe Reagoso (The Byrds/Jefferson Airplane) for the first time on audiophile
vinyl, The Byrds' Mr. Tambourine Man will truly become one of the most important and historical
180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl titles in quite some time.
To celebrate The Byrds 50th Anniversary, we further enhance this limited anniversary edition
with a stunning gatefold cover featuring the original artwork and newly found photos from the lens
of Don Hunstein,as well as being pressed by R.T.I on clear vinyl.
Hey Mr. Tambourine Man!1. Mr. Tambourine Man
2. I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
3. Spanish Harlem Incident
4. You Won't Have to Cry
5. Here Without You
6. The Bells of Rhymney
7. All I Really Want to Do
8. I Knew I'd Want You
9. It's No Use
10. Don't Doubt Yourself, Babe
11. Chimes of Freedom
12. We'll Meet Again$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Mirror Man SessionsWhen Captain Beefheart went into the studio in late 1967 to record the follow-up to their debut album 'Safe as Milk', which had been released earlier that year, it was with the intention of producing a double album.
Three of the tracks they recorded were long, psychedelic blues jams. These were intended to fill one of the set's two LPs.
This concept, however, was at some point abandoned, and many of the tracks from the sessions were left unfinished and without any vocals.
A number of the abandoned tracks were re-recorded in 1968, and released as 'Strictly Personal'.
The original session tapes, however, remained the property of Buddha Records, who released them under the title 'Mirror Man' in 1971.
In 1999, Buddha Records issued an expanded version of the album entitled 'The Mirror Man Sessions', which features five additional tracks taken from the abandoned tapes.
Music On Vinyl is proud to pay homage to the late Don Van Vliet by re-releasing these Mirrorman Sessions as a double album on 180 gram audiophile vinyl.LP 1
2. 25th Century Quaker
3. Mirror Man
4. Kandy Korn 8:00
1. Trust Us (Take 6)
2. Safe as Milk (Take 12)
3. Beatle Bones n' Smokin' Stones
4. Moody Liz (Take 8)
5. Gimme Dat Harp Boy$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Ice Cream ManMaster P took his music to a new level of quality on Ice Cream Man, which is his first to feature the production stable known as Beats by the Pound (i.e., KLC, Mo B. Dick, DJ Daryl, Carlos Stephens, Ken Franklin, Craig B). Themes of drugs, violence, and ghetto life are prevalent and well exploited. Ice Cream Man was Master P's best-selling album to date, and it created a significant buzz in the hardcore rap underground, setting the stage for his chart-topping follow-up, Ghetto D (1997).
- Jason Birchmeier (AllMusic)
*Tracklist & Cover Art are subject to change.LP 1
2. Mr. Ice Cream Man (feat. Silkk The Shocker)
3. Time For A 187
4. 1/2 On A Bag Of Dank
5. Break 'Em Off Somethin' (feat. UGK)
6. How G's Ride (feat. Big Ed, Silkk The Shocker)
7. No More Tears (feat Mo B. Dick)
8. The Ghetto Won't Change (feat. Mo B. Dick)
9. Commercial 1
10. Playa From Around The Way (Feat. Silkk The Shocker & Mo B. Dick)
11. Sellin' Ice Cream (feat. Mo B. Dick)
1. Time To Check My Crackhouse
2. Bout It, Bout It II (feat. Mia X)
3. Back Up Off Me
4. Never Ending Game
5. Watch Dees Hoes (feat. Mr. Serv-On, Silkk The Shocker, Tre-8)
6. Bout That Drama (feat. Silkk The Shocker)
7. Killer Pussy
8. Things Ain't What They Used To Be
9. My Ghetto Heroes (feat. Skull Duggery)$24.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
An Innocent ManAn Innocent Man on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram 45RPM 2LP from Mobile Fidelity
Infectious Doo-Wop, Carefree Soul, Harmonious Pop a Testament to Music of Joel's Childhood
Album Sounded Mediocre For the Longest Time-No Longer: Mobile Fidelity Reissue Allows You to Hear This Pleasing Set With Fresh Ears
Another Joel Blockbuster: Seven-Times Platinum 1983 Affair Includes "Uptown Girl," "For the Longest Time," "An Innocent Man," "Tell Her About It"
After making The Nylon Curtain, Billy Joel felt the need to exhale and get back to the carefree music of his childhood. He also met supermodel Christie Brinkley, who brought serious degrees of levity and romance to his world. In love, relaxed, and out to have fun, the singer crafted An Innocent Man, arguably the most easygoing and pleasing album of his career. Featuring four Top 40 pop singles and the same number of Top 5 Adult Contemporary hits to grace the Billboard charts, the record remains a commercial staple.
An essential title in Mobile Fidelity's Billy Joel catalog restoration series, An Innocent Man is mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180 gram LP at RTI. The resulting presentation effortlessly outshines that heard on all previous editions of this 1983 set. Particularly, the effervescent harmonies now possess an airiness and extension that lends to realistic tonal decay. Instruments are balanced and placed on a wider, deeper soundstage, contributing improved to improved imaging and spaciousness. Joel's voice, too, comes across with tremendous clarity, presence, and body. These songs have never sounded so contagious.
Per usual, Joel proves a melodic jukebox. The vocalist's grasp on structure, hooks, and delivery help make this batch of songs among his most beloved, easy to hum, and impossible to ignore. Much of the appeal resides in Joel's understanding of the early rock and roll, doo-wop, and soul that he grew up hearing in New York, and the manners in which the popular songwriters favored simplicity over complexity, good-natured vibes over seriousness, and romantic charm over introspective sadness.
Whether floating on a cloud on the giddy "Uptown Girl" (check out his falsetto), doubling as both the lead and background vocalist on the reminiscent-themed "The Longest Time," or tapping gospel undercurrents on the tribute "Keeping the Faith," Joel revels in 50s and 60s pop constructs, turning out amiable refrains and unforgettable moods. Love perfumes the air, and Joel can't get enough, and it's a feeling he passes on to his listeners.
As the calm before stormier periods in his life, and a timeless connection to America's finest pop music traditions, An Innocent Man is indeed innocent-a guiltless pleasure that keeps on giving.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Easy Money
2. An Innocent Man
3. The Longest Time
4. This Night
5. Tell Her About It
6. Uptown Girl
7. Careless Talk
8. Christie Lee
9. Leave a Tender Moment Alone
10. Keeping the Faith$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Searching For Sugar ManThe story remains one of the music world's most unusual tales of the 1970s: an obscure debut LP by a Detroit singer-songwriter becomes a source of hope and inspiration to the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. Now, the story of Rodriguez and his cult album Cold Fact is the basis for Searching For Sugar Man, a riveting new documentary by filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul. Light In The Attic Records in partnership with Sony Legacy are honored to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack, comprising tracks from Cold Fact and its 1971 follow-up Coming From Reality - both reissued in 2008 and 2009 by Light In The Attic. The soundtrack begins with the otherworldly "Sugar Man" and acts as a primer to this long-overlooked musician's fusion of gritty funk, political poetry and blissful psych-folk.
Searching For Sugar Man, a Red Box Films & Passion Pictures Production in association with Canfield Pictures & The Documentary Company, distributed by Sony Pictures Classics in the U.S., was a big hit at this year's Sundance Film Festival where it won the world documentary audience award and a special jury award, and then went on to screen at SXSW, Tribeca, and the Sheffield Doc Fest. The film opens in New York, Los Angeles, and London (via Studio Canal) on July 27th and will play in other cities throughout the coming months. For a complete release schedule, visit the film's website: www.SearchingForSugarManMovie.com.
Back in the late '60s, Rodriguez was discovered in a Detroit bar by renowned producers Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore. They recorded a 1970 album that they believed was going to secure his reputation as one of the greatest recording artists of his generation. Instead, Cold Fact bombed, and despite the release of a second LP, entitled Coming From Reality and produced by Steve Rowland, Rodriguez drifted into obscurity, even being subject to some fantastic rumors of a dramatic onstage death.
Cold Fact took on a life of its own when a bootleg recording found its way into apartheid-era South Africa. Banned by the government, the album became a country-wide phenomenon over the next two decades, and the soundtrack to a resistance movement of liberal African youth. Back in Detroit, working in construction and renovation (he also ran for mayor), Rodriguez was totally unaware that he was not just a folk hero but a household name thousands of miles away.
Decades later, two South African fans, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman and Craig Bartholomew-Strydom set out to find out what really happened to their hero, and their investigation led them to a story more extraordinary than any of the many myths they'd heard. Their story forms the basis of Searching For Sugar Man.
Both sides of the story, Rodriguez's life in Detroit and the subsequent impact of his music in South Africa, proved fascinating to Stockholm-based documentary filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul. His short documentary films for Swedish Television's international cultural weekly show Kobra became the basis for such films as Men Who Stare At Goats (George Clooney) and The Terminal (Tom Hanks). The evolution of the financing, production, and filming of Searching For Sugar Man is as fascinating and complex as the life of Rodriguez himself.
"I describe myself as 'musico-politico'," Rodriguez said recently. "I was born and bred in Detroit, four blocks from the city center. Back then, I was influenced by the urban sounds that were going on around me all the time. Music is art and art is a cultural force. As far as my work from Detroit comparing to the South African Apartheid, the similarities echo. The placards of the 1970s in the United States read things like: We Want Jobs and Stop the War - I was looking at the music from a working class perspective that was relevant, as it turns out, to the kids in South Africa."1. Sugar Man
2. Crucify Your Mind
4. I Wonder
5. Like Janis
6. This Is Not A Song, It's an Outburst: Or, The Establishment Blues
7. Can't Get Away
8. I Think of You
9. Inner City Blues
10. Lifestyles - Sandrevan Lullaby
11. Street Boy
12. A Most Disgusting Song
13. I'll Slip Away
14. Jane S. Piddy$27.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
The Journey Man"In my music," says Goldie, "is everything I've learned, everyone I've met, everything I've experienced." And it's been an incredible trip. The maverick innovator - who rewrote the future of the jungle scene with landmark releases that still sound like they were kidnapped from tomorrow - has a unique story to tell. From children's homes in the West Midlands through stints in New York and Miami as one of the UK's most celebrated exponents of graffiti art to rubbing shoulders with an exceptional list of musical collaborators including David Bowie, Noel Gallagher and KRS-One, Goldie has defiantly, definitively, done it his own way. "I'm an alchemist," he likes to insist. "I practice the dark arts of messing with the form of something solid."
Though marriage and his passion for bikram yoga have, he says, proved a calming influence, these days he's just as full of inspired, out-there ideas as he was back in 1993 when he did his first cover interview for the rave magazine Generator. "My music is about fallout," he said then, "about the damage that has been done to the system." Today, in the office of one of his London-based contacts, the ideas are still sparking. "Drum'n'bass has done to electronic music what graffiti has done to the art world," he muses, before launching into a rapid-fire synthesis of art history, dancefloor evolution and his own hyperactive brand of self-actualization, which loosely translates as: "Why do something ordinary when you can do something extraordinary?"
It sums up the reason why, in 1994, music critic Simon Reynolds famously observed: "Goldie revolutionized jungle not once but three times. First, there was Terminator (pioneering the use of time stretching), then Angel (fusing Diane Charlemagne's live vocal with David Byrne/Brian Eno samples to prove that hardcore could be more conventionally musical), now there's Timeless, a 22-minute hardcore symphony." Each of these were moments that shaped the musical fabric of the decade and beyond, presaging Goldie's transition from the underground rave scene into the world of bona fide A- list superstars.
But it didn't start out like that. The boy who would become Goldie was born Clifford Price on 19 September 1965, just as The Rolling Stones hit the top of the charts with Satisfaction. His dad Clement, originally from Jamaica, had been plying his trade as a foundryman in Leeds. His mum Margaret, who had been born in Glasgow, was a popular singer in the pubs and clubs of the West Midlands. Barely more than a toddler, Goldie was just three when she placed him into foster care (though she kept his younger brother Melvin). He still remembers, he says, the day the social workers came to take him away.
Over the next 15 years, he bounced between a series of foster homes and local government institutions around the Walsall area. His eclectic musical taste was forged, he reckons, in those same local authority homes listening to the sonic tangle of other teenagers' record collections. "In one room," he says, "a kid would be playing Steel Pulse while through the wall someone else had a Japan record on and another guy would be spinning Human League." On rare visits to see his dad, he'd lie sprawled over the living room couch, listening to Jazz FM, marveling at the lavishly-tooled '80s productions of Miles Davis, Pat Metheny, David Sanborn and Michael Franks, adding further layers to his complex musicography.
Already developing the irresistible urge to excel that has marked his inimitable musical career, Goldie's first love was roller-hockey. He earned a place as goalkeeper in England's national squad before the lure of music overtook the lure of sport. After discovering electro and hip hop, he grew his hair - the "goldilocks" that won him his nickname - and joined a breakdance crew called the B-Boys in nearby Wolverhampton. He also discovered graffiti. "They called me 'the spray can king of the Midlands'," he says proudly. His talent was undeniable, bringing him to the attention not only of Britain's Arts Council but to Dick Fontaine, producer of a Channel 4 TV documentary on graffiti. Fontaine's 1987 film Bombin' captured a visit to the UK by New York artist Brim Fuentes. Brim met Goldie and his B-Boys crew in Wolverhampton's Heathtown before heading a dozen miles away to Birmingham's Handsworth, where the producer filmed the aftermath of rioting that had left four dead, 35 injured and dozens of stores burned out. Several months later, Fontaine reversed the process and took Goldie to New York, introducing him to hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa. For Goldie, on his first trip abroad, never mind his first trip over the Atlantic, the Big Apple was love at first sight. Back in Britain, he begged, borrowed and saved until he had enough to fund a return trip to the Bronx.
"I started painting the trains and getting involved on the streets," he says, remembering his total immersion in what was still, at that point, an emerging culture. Art and music as symbiotic technologies. Rubbing shoulders with the Big Apple's best graffiti artists, his own distinctive style was accelerated and enriched. A move to Miami followed. He worked in the flea markets, he says, "painting trucks for drug dealers" and developing a sideline in gold jewelry that included the distinctive grills that became a trademark on his return to the UK. The magical properties of shaping, working and bending precious metals to his will - as close to alchemy as the modern world gets - became an analogue for the way he prefers to operate in the studio, chasing quicksilver dreams, mercury-fast rivulets of imagination into impossibly lush, breakbeat concertos. Back in Britain, Goldie found himself seduced by the sweetheart of the rave. Though it took him eight attempts to get entry into the club, at London's Rage in 1991 he marveled at the alternate sonic worlds being forged by Fabio and Grooverider behind the decks. "It really flipped me out," he remembers. Soon he found himself in the orbit of Dego McFarlane and Mark Clair. Their label Reinforced was in the vanguard of breakbeat, issuing astonishing records that stripped out boundaries and limits while setting the tone for the scene's sense of adventure. At first, he helped out doing artwork and a bit of A&R. But soon he was in Reinforced's Internal Affairs studio watching intently as Mark and Dego recorded tracks like Cookin' Up Ya Brain and Journey From The Light. "I was watching what they could do," says Goldie, "trying to gauge the possibilities of the technology." Soon he was getting involved. "I remember one session we did that lasted over three days," he says, "just experimenting, pushing the technology to its limits. We'd come up with mad ideas and then try to create them. We were sampling from ourselves and then resampling, twisting sounds around and pushing them into all sorts of places."
What followed was a series of inspired break-driven releases such as Killa Muffin, Dark Rider and Menace. Then Terminator, with its writhing drum loop, dropped and suddenly Goldie's name was on everyone's lips. He followed up with the equally revolutionary Angel, tilting the axis towards the lush, trippy textures that made 1995's debut album Timeless the drum'n'bass scene's first platinum album. Incredibly, given what was happening elsewhere in the scene at the time, the recording of the album's epic title track began as far back as 1993, when most other producers were still focused on the original sonic tropes of hardcore rave.
Timeless was a masterpiece - of production, of songwriting, of sonic perfection and breakbeat futurism. Even today, it still sounds as astonishingly new and inspired as it did back on those early pre-release cassettes circulated by London Records in the early months of 1995 when Goldie was still living on the 18th floor of a North London tower block.
By then, Goldie had already set up his own record label - Metalheadz - with his friends the DJ duo Kemistry and Storm. Along with studio collaborator, Rob Playford's Moving Shadow and LTJ Bukem's Looking Good imprint, Metalheadz helped to define drum'n'bass as a distinct musical format with singles by J Majik, Asylum and Goldie himself. Still bursting with energy, he then launched a legendary club night, Metalheadz Sunday Sessions, at London's Blue Note. The scene's best producers - among them revolutionary artists like Photek, Source Direct, Peshay and Dillinja - would compete to have their latest recordings debuted at the club and the scene's faithful came from far and wide to hear the best tunes before anyone else. "Those nights at the Blue Note were magical," he recalls. "It was an underground phenomenon that became an institution." David Bowie, who was making the drum'n'bass-influenced album Earthling at the time, fell in love with the place. "I remember popping out to take a break from all the madness inside the club," says Goldie. "He was outside having a cigarette, a bit of a breather. We chatted for a bit, looked at each other, grinned and then plunged back into it all. It was just that kind of place."
Goldie is one of only a handful of artists ever to co-write with Bowie - on the track Truth from the drum'n'bass pioneer's second album Saturnz Return. Released in 1998, the album also saw his vision become more expansive (the opening track, Mother, clocked in at just over an hour). The album's collaborative approach included guest spots from rap legend KRS-One, Sex Pistols manager and all-around provocateur Malcolm McLaren, super-producer Trevor Horn and Oasis main man Noel Gallagher (on the single Temper Temper).
Fuelled by the limitless creativity that has been the hallmark of his career to date, Goldie next turned to acting. He reunited with Bowie in Andrew Goth's 1999 thriller Everybody Loves Sunshine then took the part of Bullion in the 1999 James Bond movie The World Is Not Enough. Other box office smashes - including Guy Ritchie's crime heist caper Snatch - followed before he joined the cast of BBC1 soap opera EastEnders, playing the gangster Angel Hudson.
A series of blockbuster TV appearances - on shows such as Maestro (where he learned to conduct an orchestra), Classic Goldie (which saw him perform his own orchestral composition at the Royal Albert Hall in the summer of 2009) and Goldie's Band: By Royal Appointment.
The orchestral training proved useful. In 2014, he translated his original vision for Timeless into the stunning Timeless (Sine Tempore). Performed live with the Heritage Orchestra at the Wilderness Festival to suitably rapturous acclaim, the performance was repeated the following year as part of the Meltdown Festival at London's Royal Festival Hall. In between, he found time to unveil Fragments Of Gold, a piece inspired by medieval chants that he performed live in Glasgow Cathedral.
Drum'n'bass, of course, has remained a consistent passion, both through his Metalheadz label and his releases under the Rufige Kru moniker (2007's Malice In Wonderland and 2009's Memoirs Of An Afterlife). "Technologically," he says, "breakbeat has managed to surpass all other forms of music to date. There isn't a recording engineer alive who can tell me there's any other form of music that is more complex than the music we make." Goldie has also recently announced he will be releasing a brand new double album 'The Journey Man' this year. The album comprises two parts, 16 brand new tracks in total, all written and produced by Goldie. It also features a host of collaborators handpicked by Goldie to help realize his vision for the album.
"I often look at music not so much as a producer but like a director. You're drawing together engineers, performers and arrangers to create something special, something magical. It's like alchemy. The notes, the music, the lyrics, they're all in my head and each element has to be communicated and brought to life to create the finished track. I'm always inspired by great movie directors - people like Stanley Kubrick and PT Anderson - and, if you think about it, it's quite a similar approach. They start off with a vision and then they use that vision to deploy the actors and the cameramen and the editors in order to create the finished film."
Collaborators on 'The Journey Man' album include vocalist and songwriter Natalie Duncan, who was discovered when chosen in the three-part BBC series 'Goldie's Band By Royal Appointment' and later provided the vocals for Goldie's 2012 single 'Freedom'. Other featured vocalists on the album include Terri Walker, Tyler Lee Daly, Natalie Williams, JosÉ James, Naomi Pryor as well as Goldie's wife, Mika Wassenaar Price.
'The Journey Man' will be released through Cooking Vinyl and Goldie's own record label, Metalheadz.
Goldie's love affair with painting has remained consistent too and he continues to exhibit visual work that's just as dazzling as his sonic output. Beginning with Night Writers, the 1986 exhibition at Wolverhampton's art gallery that introduced Goldie and his Supreme Graffiti Team to the British Arts Council, his shows have defined a unique aesthetic that's all his own. And through them all, from 1987's Rockin' The City in Birmingham (where he exhibited alongside Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja) and the 1988 Crucial Creators exhibition in Walsall to more recent gallery events like 2007's Love Over Gold and 2012's Athleticizm collection (including portraits of London Olympics stars such as Victoria Pendleton, Tom Daley and Jessica Ennis), runs a consistent thread of energy, experimentalism and boundary-pushing. His 2013 collection, Lost Tribes, an innovative series of pieces fusing Goldie's style with the artistic expression of the ancient peoples of Africa, Asia and America was, he says, "my most important breakthrough".
And for the kid who lay awake, gazing at the stars, through the window of a children's home, growing up has brought some surprises. In 2012, he was selected as one of the BBC's New Elizabethans, 60 people - ranging from David Hockney to Roald Dahl, David Bowie and Tim Berners-Lee - who have helped shape British culture during the reign of Elizabeth II. Four years later, he was awarded the MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours. It's acceptance, of course, on a grand scale. But at heart, he's still the gatecrasher, amped-up on ideas, buzzing on nothing but love, hope and the certainty that, while his way might not be the easy way, it's very definitely the path of a true artist.
- Tim Barr, 2017LP 1
1. Horizons (feat. Terri Walker & Swindle)
5. The Mirrored River
1. I Adore You (w/ Ulterior Motive)
2. I Think of You
3. Truth (feat. Jose James)
1. Tu Viens Avec Moi?
2. The Ballad Celeste
3. This Is Not A Love Song
4. The River Mirrored (feat. Terri Walker)
6. Tomorrow's Not Today
7. Run Run Run$35.99Vinyl LP - 3 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Man & MythMan And Myth, Roy's first studio album in 13 years, isn't just proof
that one of the leading, most erudite and passionate orators of the
British folk rock renaissance hasn't lost an iota of his gifts, but also
timely evidence for anyone who has wondered why so many musical
luminaries have been lining up to praise this enigmatic and legendary singer-songwriter.
In 2011, Harper performed a special show at the Royal Festival Hall
in celebration of his 70th birthday, playing with guests including
Joanna Newsom, Jonathan Wilson and Jimmy Page of Led
Zeppelin-who once penned a tribute called Hats Off To (Roy)
Harper. David Gilmour not only played on record and stage for
Harper, but Pink Floyd engaged him to sing Have A Cigar on the
band's landmark album Wish You Were Here. Fellow collaborator
Kate Bush has called Harper one of the greatest English songwriters while the late John Peel demanded, on his death, that cricket
obsessive Harper's When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease be
played at his funeral. Johnny Marr, meanwhile, has stated that
Harper's 1971 opus Stormcock was intense and beautiful and
Four of the seven tracks that constitute Man And Myth were
recorded with Jonathan Wilson at his studio in Laurel Canyon.
Wilson had been assembling a Harper tribute album and the two
struck up a friendship after meeting backstage at London's Borderline in 2012. Heaven Is Here and The Exile, the album's epic
closing tracks, and January Man were subsequently recorded
back in County Cork.
Man And Myth is incontrovertible proof to everyone of Roy Harper's
persisting brilliance, with many hallmarks of what has singled him
out since his first album 47 heady years ago.1. The Enemy
2. Time Is Temporary
3. January Man
4. The Stranger
5. Cloud Cuckooland
6. Heaven Is Here
7. The Exile$22.99Vinyl LP + CD - Sealed Buy Now