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Warner Home Video, 2013
Joyful Noise tells the story of an unlikely partnership between two strong-minded women who are forced to work together to save a small town Gospel Choir after budget cuts threaten to shut them down. Music is a very important component to the story.
Concert for George [Blu-ray]
Rhino Records, 2011
Blu-Ray pressing. Filmed on November 29, 2002 before a sold-out audience at Royal Albert Hall the Concert For George is a beautifully filmed, joyous celebration of some of the most significant music of the 20th century. Includes breathtaking performances of some of George's songs from rock's most influential artists and pop culture icons including Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Monty Python with Tom Hanks, and ...
Joyeux Noel (Widescreen)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2006
Academy Award(r), Golden Globe(r) and BAFTA nominee for Best Foreign Film, JOYEUX NOEL (Merry Christmas) tells the true-life story of the spontaneous Christmas Eve truce declared by Scottish, French and German troops in the trenches of World War I. Enemies leave their weapons behind for one night as they band together in brotherhood and forget about the brutalities of war. Diane Krüger (Troy), Daniel Brühl (Good Bye Lenin!) and Benno Fürmann ...
J&R Adventures, 2013
Seesaw reunites force-of-nature blues-rock vocalist Beth Hart and guitar hero Joe Bonamassa for a second album of choice covers from various musical eras. As with their first outing, Don't Explain, the project is in collaboration with producer Kevin Shirley (Joe Bonamassa, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Black Crowes). Each of the three principals suggested and selected tracks for the 11-song set list, which mines soulful classics previously made ...
After The Greatest Songs of the Fifties skyrocketted to #1 on the Billboard charts and attained Platinum status, Barry Manilow once again takes us through time with his release, The Greatest Songs of the Sixties. The album, produced by Manilow and Clive Davis, features endless classics including a remake of the Righteous Brothers "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling'" (1965) to the Beatles' "And I Love Her"(1964), to Herb Alpert's "This Guy's In ...
Modular Interscope, 2011
Tame Impala are a rainbow sandstorm of stoned riffage, mindbending melody and blissed out adventurism from the most isolated city in the world who echo the lighter side of Cream, Blue Cheer and Kyuss. This is the band's debut album 'InnerSpeaker'. 'InnerSpeaker' is Tame Impala's chance to paint a far more extensive picture, and sure enough it redrafts the entire Tame Impala world as we knew it into an explosive, cosmic wonderland of ecstatic ...
Noted English screenwriter Richard Curtis makes his directorial bow with this romantic comedy that follows the dizzying foibles of no less than a dozen couples, featuring a cast that includes Hugh Grant as a bachelor British PM and Billy Bob Thornton as a disturbing hybrid of the worst of Clinton and Bush. Seemingly taking its lead from Bridget Jones's Diary and its sequel (both of which Curtis also wrote), Love 's rich, eclectic collection ...
Now That I've Found You: Collection
Rounder / Umgd, 2008
Alison is the brightest star to emerge in bluegrass in many a blue moon, and this 12-track collection-which contains highlights from her four albums for Rounder, outside projects and four new cuts-is a great introduction to this great new talent. Includes the single When You Say Nothing at All .
XL Recording, 2010
Like the first album, Contra was produced by keyboardist Rostam Batmanglij and is the realization of a whole and unique musical vision that sees the band stretching out and adding new textures, instrumentation, and rhythms into their sound.Primarily recorded in New York with a springtime sojourn to Mexico, Contra feels altogether fresh, joyous, and like nothing else but is immediately recognizable as the sound of Vampire Weekend.
Ella & Louis
Polygram Records, 2003
The first full-length collaboration between Ella and Louis turned out just as sublime as one would imagine. Recorded in 1956, this historic LP finds them serenading each other with Cheek to Cheek; Isn't This a Lovely Day?; Can't We Be Friends?; Moonlight in Vermont; Tenderly , and more.
Trio Mediaeval: Folk Songs
Ecm Records, 2007
Geffen Records, 2005
Takk is the fourth album from Sigur R¢s. Written, performed and produced by the band (along with co-producer Ken Thomas) at their studio in Alafoss, Iceland, Takk is the record to justify every amazing claim ever laid at this exceptional band's door. Huge and intimate, orchestral and gossamer-light, rich layered and essentially simple, Takk is a work of a band operating at the very top of their game. It accomplishes what maybe they haven't done ...
A&M Records, 2004
Styx: Tommy Shaw (vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, mandolin, keyboards, synthesizer); John Curulewski (vocals, guitar, synthesizer); Glen Burtnick (vocals, guitar, bass); James Young (vocals, guitar); Dennis DeYoung (vocals, keyboards, synthesizer); Lawrence Gowan (vocals, keyboards); Chuck Panozzo (vocals, bass); Todd Sucherman, John Panozzo (vocals, drums, percussion).Includes liner notes by Martin Huxley.There have been several Styx ...
Here We Go
Heads Up, 2012
2012 album from the acclaimed guitar virtuoso. Here We Go was co-produced by White and long time collaborator DC (George Benson, Al Jarreau, Bob James, Jeffrey Osborne) and includes a range of original material written in the recent and distant past and features guest spots from saxophonists David Sanborn and Kirk Whalum. Like his previous album, Good Day (2009), Here We Go is a collection of songs written and recorded to move people on a level ...
Stan Getz & The Oscar Peterson Trio: The Silver Collection
The Oscar Peterson Trio
Saving Mr. Banks Soundtrack (Deluxe)
Walt Disney Records, 2013
Walt Disney Records will release the original motion picture digital soundtrack for Disney's 'Saving Mr. Banks' and the 'Saving Mr. Banks' 2-Disc Deluxe Edition on December 10, 2013. Thomas Newman composed and conducted the original score. 'Saving Mr. Banks' will release in U.S. theaters on December 13, 2013, limited, and open wide on December 20, 2013. One of the most respected film composers, Newman has scored over 50 films. He has been ...
Stevie Nicks: Through the Looking Glass
For over four decades Stevie Nicks has been responsible for composing some of the best loved and most joyous contemporary songs ever written, as this documentary film recounts. Featuring rare footage, archive and new interviews, plus contributions from those who have worked closely with Stevie such as good friend Keith Olsen, Rumours producer Ken Caillat, and Rick Vito, this DVD will delight fans.
Rocket to Russia
The original 1977 punk masterpiece- Sheena Is a Punk Rocker; Cretin Hop; Rockaway Beach; Teenage Lobotomy; Surfin' Bird , and more-plus five bonus tracks: Needles & Pins (unissued early version); Slug (demo); It's a Long Way Back to Germany (UK B-side) and more!
The Best of Doug Sahm & the Sir Douglas Quintet 1968-1975
Sir Douglas Quintet
This Texas roots-rock treasure blended blues, country and rock 'n' roll. Here are 22 favorites, key album cuts and unissued tunes: Mendocino; Is Anybody Going to San Antone; Be Real; In the Dark; Nuevo Laredo , and more!
Wig Out at Jagbags
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks
Matador Records, 2014
Wig Out At Jagbags is Stephen Malkmus' sixth solo effort with the Jicks and finds the formerPavement leader (alongside Joanna Bolme, JakeMorris & Mike Clark) at his most playful and joyous in recent memory. The album, written in Berlin & recorded in Belgium with longtimePavement and Jicks associate Remko Schouten is a looser, more unbridled affair that gathers those trademark guitar moves and lyrical acrobatics into an amalgam of what SM himself ...
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