Tag: Cherry Red

The Bobby Fuller Four: Magic Touch: The Complete Mustang Singles Collection (Now Sounds)

Texas rocker Bobby Fuller will forever be known for his sole hit and his mysterious death. That’s a shame, as this new compilation shows that he was a versatile and promising young artist.

The Ghost Of Christmas: Alien Sex Fiend, “Ghost In The Machine”

This special series is dedicated to the forgotten tradition of ghost stories during the Christmas season. We think it’s an absolutely fantastic idea, and so we decided to make a playlist of sorts to give your evenings the touch of darkness the holiday requires. First up is a new track from an old master.

Dinosaur Jr: Ear-Bleeding Country: The Best Of Dinosaur Jr (Cherry Red)

Few greatest hits packages serve a band quite as well as this Dinosaur Jr compilation from 2001. This reissue expands that set with a second disc of fan favorites and choice cuts from their post-reunion releases.

Sky: Carillon: The Singles Collection 1979-1987

British classical rock phenomenon Sky offered up a unique take on progressive music, and this two disc collection that compiles their complete singles discography shows what made them such a versatile and interesting band.

Tanya Tucker: Delta Dawn/What’s Your Mama Name/Would You Lay With Me/You Are So Beautiful  (Morello)

Tanya Tucker was just barely in her teens when she first appeared, and her early records coupled with a powerful singing voice belied her young age. This collection compiled all of her recorded material for Columbia Records and is still some of the finest country you will ever hear.

Various Artists: Kubrick’s Music: Selections From The Films of Stanley Kubrick (El Records)

Although this four-disc box set that examines this soundtrack scores of Stanley Kubrick is far from complete and nowhere near definitive, it does offer five hours’ worth of fantastic music that shows just how diverse the legendary director’s ear was when it came to his films.

Felt: Me & A Monkey On The Moon (Cherry Red)

Felt came to a quiet end in 1989, completing their”ten albums and ten singles in ten years” plan, and they did so with some of their finest music and best produced material of their career. The album also serves as an interesting predecessor and forerunner to the forthcoming Britpop movement.

Felt: Train Above The City (Cherry Red)

Felt’s final album for Creation was a mysterious and puzzling experiment that confounded listeners and didn’t sound anything like Felt.

Felt: The Pictorial Jackson Review (Cherry Red)

After an unsatisfying album experience, it was decided that Felt should quickly turn out a new album, but upon hearing the demos Creation convinced Lawrence to release them virtually as-is resulting in a stark-sounding album that predicted a new style.

Felt: Poem Of The River (Cherry Red)

Felt’s third album for Creation found them being guinea pigs for the label’s newest concept, which resulted in an album finds them heading into an unexpected new musical direction.