Pop Rock

Phil Collins – Testify (2002) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins - Testify (2002) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins – Testify (2002) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 884 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Atlantic Records | USA | Cat#: R2 511814 | Genre: Pop Rock

Remastered in 2016! Laidback 2002 solo album, reissued with a BONUS 10-track disc of B-sides, live recordings and demos plus “updated” artwork. Includes “Can’t Stop Loving You” and “Come With Me”.Read More

Phil Collins – No Jacket Required (1985) {2016, Remastered, Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins - No Jacket Required (1985) {2016, Remastered, Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins – No Jacket Required (1985) {2016, Remastered, Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 975 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Atlantic Records | USA | Cat#: R2 551813 | Genre: Pop Rock

Remastered in 2016! Smash 1985 solo album, reissued with a BONUS 13-track disc of live recordings and demos plus “updated” artwork. Includes “Sussudio” and “(Billy) Don’t Lose My Number”.Read More

The B-52s – Cosmic Thing (1989) {2010, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

The B-52s - Cosmic Thing (1989) {2010, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

The B-52s – Cosmic Thing (1989) {2010, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 348 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 077| Genre: New Wave, Pop Rock

Many observers were prepared to write off the B-52’s after the release of Bouncing Off the Satellites. Granted, the album was completed in the wake of Ricky Wilson’s death, but the group appeared bereft of new musical ideas and were sounding rather stale.Read More

Carly Simon – No Secrets (1972) {2011, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Carly Simon - No Secrets (1972) {2011, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Carly Simon – No Secrets (1972) {2011, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 236 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity | USA | Cat#: AFZ 114 | Genre: Pop Rock

Carly Simon’s best album, No Secrets was also her commercial breakthrough, topping the charts and going gold, along with its leadoff single, “You’re So Vain.” That song set the album’s saucy tone, with its air of sexually frank autobiography (“You had me several years ago/When I was still quite naïve”) and its reflections on the jet-set lifestyle.Read More

Santana – Santana IV (2016)

Santana - Santana IV (2016)

Santana – Santana IV (2016)
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Total Size: 593 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Santana IV Records | USA | Cat#: S4007| Genre: Pop Rock, Blues Rock

Two years in the making, Santana IV marks the reunion of nearly all members of the 1971-1972 band, arguably its greatest lineup. Carlos Santana, conguero Michael Carabello, organist/lead vocalist Gregg Rolie, drummer Michael Shrieve, and guitarist Neal Schon cut the landmark Santana III in 1971. It was a short-lived group as Schon and Rolie would depart in early 1973 to form Journey.Read More

Wanda Jackson – Right Or Wrong (1992) {4CDs Box Set}

Wanda Jackson - Right Or Wrong (1992) {4CDs Box Set}

Wanda Jackson – Right Or Wrong (1992) {4CDs Box Set}
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.59 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Bear Family | Germany | Cat#: BCD 15 629 DI | Genre: Pop Rock, Rockabilly

This four-CD set is like a photo album of Wanda Jackson growing up, from innocent adolescent to rockabilly star and the dominant female country singer of the early 1960s. Her complete recordings from the first Decca session in March 1954 until her Capitol session of November 2, 1962, constitute the part of her career that rock & roll and rockabilly fans most care about.Read More

INXS – Shine Like It Does: The Anthology 1979–1997 (2001)

INXS - Shine Like It Does: The Anthology 1979–1997 (2001)

INXS – Shine Like It Does: The Anthology 1979–1997 (2001)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.05 GB (CDs) + 624 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Atlantic / Rhino | USA | Cat#: R2 74262 | Genre: Pop Rock

From the vantage of 2001, the year Rhino released the double-disc retrospective Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979-1997), it’s a little hard to believe that the Australian sextet really rivaled U2 for popularity in 1987/1988, when Kick worked its way to multi-platinum global success. At the time, they belonged next to the likes of U2 and R.E.M., two post-punk legends that worked their way into the mainstream because they were a quintessential college rock band of the ’80s, thrillingly balancing style with substance.Read More

Phil Collins – Dance Into The Light (1996) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins - Dance Into The Light (1996) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins – Dance Into The Light (1996) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 734 MB (CDs) + 146 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Atlantic / Rhino | USA | Cat#: R2 551610 | Genre: Pop Rock

Dance Into the Light is as self-explanatory as titles get: after dwelling in the darkness following a divorce and a split from Genesis, Phil Collins is ready to get happy. That isn’t to say Dance Into the Light is devoid of either ambition or sobriety: Collins turns “Just Another Story” into a piece of meditative funk, while “Wear My Hat,” “River So Wide,” and “Lorenzo” find the drummer delving into African rhythms reminiscent of Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, and Sting (it also points toward the work Collins did on Tarzan just a few years later).Read More

Phil Collins – Hello, I Must Be Going! (1982) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins - Hello, I Must Be Going! (1982) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}

Phil Collins – Hello, I Must Be Going! (1982) {2016, Remastered Deluxe Edition}
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 661 MB (CDs) + 148 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Atlantic / Rhino | USA | Cat#: R2 551611 | Genre: Pop Rock

After the massive success of his 1981 album Face Value, Phil Collins didn’t take a much of a break. Genesis released Abacab six months later, then headed out on a long tour. When they got back, Collins jumped right into recording his second solo album, 1982’s Hello, I Must Be Going! The album wasn’t a huge departure from the formula established on Face Value, built as it was on introspective, gut-spilling ballads, horn-driven R&B jams, arty rockers, and dramatic breakup songs.Read More

Simply Red – Song Book 1985-2010 (2013) {4CDs, Box Set, Remastered}

Simply Red - Song Book 1985-2010 (2013) {4CDs, Box Set, Remastered}

Simply Red – Song Book 1985-2010 (2013) {4CDs, Box Set, Remastered}
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.74 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino | EU | Cat#: 825646366699 | Genre: Pop Rock

Simply Red are a pop institution, at least in areas of the world that are not the United States, and like all institutions, they’re in need of a monument to their longevity. Song Book 1985-2010 is that monument, a four-disc box set that tells their story, concentrating on their hits but also adding a disc of new recordings where they revisit deep cuts from their catalog, refashioning them so they sound similar to latter-day Simply Red.Read More