Playlist
Land of Dreams
Randy Newman
Bad News from Home
Genre: Rock
Year: 1988
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So Far
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Find the Cost of Freedom
Genre: Rock
Year: 1969
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The Nashville Sound
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
White Man's World
Genre: Rock
Year: 2017
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Following a string of tasteful but sometimes bloodless collaborations with Sophie Van Otter, Bill Frisell, and the London Symphony Orchestra, Costello delivers his most visceral and satisfying CD in years with When I Was Cruel. Reunited with half the Attractions, Pete Thomas and Steve Nieve, Costello sticks relatively close to the sharp new-wave melodies that sealed his reputation in the late '70s and '80s, but infuses them with powerful sonic touches: a hypnotic loop of Italian pop singer Mina that carries the title track, the melodica that casts an eerie glow over "Soul for Hire," and the frenetic, klezmer-inspired horns that drive "15 Petals." Costello's guitar is frequently drenched in tremolo, and his lyrical wit hasn't been this consistently spiky and unforced since Blood & Chocolate. Compared to some of his more uptown adventures, When I Was Cruel may seem at first a kind of semi-nostalgic slumming, but the opposite may be the case: like Woody Allen, Costello is at his most artful when he produces perfect pop trifles that will almost certainly outlast his more self-conscious "serious" work. --Keith Moerer
When I Was Cruel
Elvis Costello
Spooky Girlfriend
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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Following a string of tasteful but sometimes bloodless collaborations with Sophie Van Otter, Bill Frisell, and the London Symphony Orchestra, Costello delivers his most visceral and satisfying CD in years with When I Was Cruel. Reunited with half the Attractions, Pete Thomas and Steve Nieve, Costello sticks relatively close to the sharp new-wave melodies that sealed his reputation in the late '70s and '80s, but infuses them with powerful sonic touches: a hypnotic loop of Italian pop singer Mina that carries the title track, the melodica that casts an eerie glow over "Soul for Hire," and the frenetic, klezmer-inspired horns that drive "15 Petals." Costello's guitar is frequently drenched in tremolo, and his lyrical wit hasn't been this consistently spiky and unforced since Blood & Chocolate. Compared to some of his more uptown adventures, When I Was Cruel may seem at first a kind of semi-nostalgic slumming, but the opposite may be the case: like Woody Allen, Costello is at his most artful when he produces perfect pop trifles that will almost certainly outlast his more self-conscious "serious" work. --Keith Moerer
When I Was Cruel
Elvis Costello
45
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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Love Is Everywhere
Bob Schneider
Big Blue Sea (Redux)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2009
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Run Toward the Mountains
Ian Ethan Case
Aftershocks
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2015
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After the Gold Rush
Neil Young
After the Gold Rush
Genre: Rock
Year: 1970
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Complete BBC Recordings
Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
We Were Wrong
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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A Perfect Day
Bob Schneider
Another Bad Idea
Genre: Pop
Year: 2011
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Dance of Time
Eliane Elias
Samba De Orly
Year: 2017
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Dance of Time
Eliane Elias
You’re Getting To Be a Habit With Me
Year: 2017
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Dance of Time
Eliane Elias
O Pato
Year: 2017
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Wanting
Gabriela Anders
Fire Of Love
Genre: Jazz
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The Ties That Bind: The River Collection
Bruce Springsteen
Chain Lightning (The River: Outtakes)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2015
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Only was Tommy Emmanuel's first all acoustic album. Armed with 'only' his acoustic guitar, Tommy blasted the boundaries of the acoustic genre with a musicality and passion that arguably eclipses his command of the instrument. Only is a deeply intimate encounter with one of the world's great performers, and a technique that guitar enthusiasts, critics, and peers of the world stage describe as 'frightening'. This Special Edition Includes Bonus Tracks of previously unreleased recordings. Remixed & Remastered by the original engineer/producer.Best Fingerstyle Guitarist in Acoustic Guitar Players Choice Awards 2008!
Only (Special Edition) [Remastered]
Tommy Emmanuel
Stay Close to Me (Studio Remixed)
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2000
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Fordlndia
Jhann Jhannsson
The Rocket Builder (Io Pan!)
Genre: Electronic
Year: 2008
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Twenty Five
Yellowjackets
Revelation
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2006
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World's Fair
Julian Lage
Gardens
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2015
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Levitate
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
In The Low Country
Genre: Rock
Year: 2009
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Levitate
Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers
The Black Rats Of London
Genre: Rock
Year: 2009
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War Crime Blues
Chris Whitley
God Left Town
Genre: Rock
Year: 2004
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War Crime Blues
Chris Whitley
War Crime Blues
Genre: Rock
Year: 2004
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Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Courtney Barnett
Pedestrian At Best
Genre: Alternative
Year: 2015
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Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Courtney Barnett
Debbie Downer
Genre: Alternative
Year: 2015
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Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
Courtney Barnett
Elevator Operator
Genre: Alternative
Year: 2015
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Peter Gabriel 3: Melt
Peter Gabriel
Games Without Frontiers
Genre: Rock
Year: 1980
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Don't Let Go
George Duke
The Future
Genre: Jazz
Year: 1990
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Oranges and Lemons, from 1989, is a fantastic record, a lucid, technicolor sprawl of modernized Beatleisms and airbrushed psych-pop confectionary. Commercially, it was such a shame Tears for Fears had exactly the same idea at exactly the same time. Appropriately, given its title, several of the songs on Oranges and Lemons deal with Andy Partridge's newly acquired parental status (the jazzy "Pink Thing" is a cunning double-entendre about fatherly pride and his penis) as well as wryly address the wider failings of the world into which our children are born. Yes, like some sherberty, fructose-flavored lozenge, Oranges and Lemons is both bitter and sweet. But unquestionably excellent, as witnessed by the Byrds-like village-idiot love song "Mayor of Simpleton" and other highlights like "King for a Day" and "Poor Skeleton Steps Out." The Eastern mystique, serpentine guitars, and "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" style chorus of "Garden of Earthly Delights" is conceivably what John, Paul, George, and Ringo would have sounded like if they'd hung around a little longer with the Maharishi. As for the dreamy, green-field tourist brochure panoramas of "Chalkhills and Children," think Brian Wilson drifting over the English countryside in a hang glider. --Kevin Maidment
Oranges & Lemons
XTC
Here Comes President Kill Again
Genre: Alternative & Punk
Year: 1989
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Live At Union Chapel
Bill Laurance
Never-Ending City (Live)
Genre: Jazz
Year: 2016
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CD/DVD combo. 2007 live release from the singing/songwriting legend, an intimate retrospective of 40 years worth of songs and the people, places and events that inspired them., Features new performances of some of Taylor's most popular recordings interspersed with his insightful and humorous anecdotes on the inspiration behind the songs. The CD features 19 songs while the DVD contains the same tracks plus bonus footage and outtakes. Concord.
One Man Band (Live)
James Taylor
Carolina In My Mind (Live)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2007
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CD/DVD combo. 2007 live release from the singing/songwriting legend, an intimate retrospective of 40 years worth of songs and the people, places and events that inspired them., Features new performances of some of Taylor's most popular recordings interspersed with his insightful and humorous anecdotes on the inspiration behind the songs. The CD features 19 songs while the DVD contains the same tracks plus bonus footage and outtakes. Concord.
One Man Band
James Taylor
The Frozen Man (Live)
Genre: Rock
Year: 2007
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The Battle Of Los Angeles
Rage Against The Machine
Born Of A Broken Man
Genre: Pop
Year: 1999
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The Battle Of Los Angeles
Rage Against The Machine
Sleep Now In The Fire
Genre: Pop
Year: 1999
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Yerakina
Banda Magda
Cucurrucucú Paloma
Genre: World
Year: 2014
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So Far
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Find the Cost of Freedom
Genre: Rock
Year: 1969
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So Far
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Guinnevere
Genre: Rock
Year: 1969
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So Far
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Ohio
Genre: Rock
Year: 1969
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Blood
Lianne La Havas
Tokyo
Genre: R&B/Soul
Year: 2015
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The Very Best of Motorhead
Motorhead
Killed by Death
Genre: Rock
Year: 2002
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