Tag Archive: Mike + The Mechanics

Mike + The Mechanics – Silent Running – The Master Collection (2018)

Mike + The Mechanics - Silent Running - The Master Collection (2018)

Mike + The Mechanics – Silent Running – The Master Collection (2018)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 828 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG | EU | Cat#: BMGCAT281DCD | Genre: Pop Rock

2CD set. Career-spanning, 28-track “best of” compilation features “The Living Years”, “All I Need Is A Miracle”, “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)”, “Over My Shoulder”, “Nobody Knows” and more.Read More

Mike + The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (2017)

Mike + The Mechanics - Let Me Fly (2017)

Mike + The Mechanics – Let Me Fly (2017)
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Basic Scans Included
Total Size: 365 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: BMG | UK | Cat#: 538268632 | Genre: Pop Rock

Let Me Fly is the second album from the latter-day incarnation of Mike + the Mechanics, the one featuring Andrew Roachford and Tim Howar splitting lead vocal duties. By this point, any of Mike Rutherford’s lingering prog influences are long gone, leaving a streamlined and polished professional pop group. Even when the pace quickens and the arrangements sparkle, the affair seems subdued and, to that end, Roachford never quite gets the chance to stretch his chops. Then again, virtuosity isn’t the name of the game here: this is gleaming mature pop, music for well-tailored moods and, to that end, it succeeds.Read More

Mike + The Mechanics – Mike + The Mechanics (1985) {2012, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Mike + the Mechanics - Mike + The Mechanics (1985) {2012, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}

Mike + The Mechanics – Mike + The Mechanics (1985) {2012, Audio Fidelity, HDCD Remastered}
EAC Rip | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans @600 dpi, JPG, Included
Total Size: 351 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Audio Fidelity, USA | Cat#: AFZ 111 | Genre: Pop Rock

With all of it’s members exercising their expertise, the debut album from Mike + the Mechanics posted two Top Ten singles in the span of three months. The songwriting comes out on top before anything else, with the somber stir of “Silent Running,” the album’s first release, peaking at number sixRead More