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Todd Rundgren – A Wizard, A True Star (1973) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, A True Star (1973) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Todd Rundgren – A Wizard, A True Star (1973) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.26 GB (ISO) + 1.09 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analog Spark | Austria | Cat#: AS00045 | Genre: Progressive Rock

Something/Anything? proved that Todd Rundgren could write a pop classic as gracefully as any of his peers, but buried beneath the surface were signs that he would never be satisfied as merely a pop singer/songwriter. A close listen to the album reveals the eccentricities and restless spirit that surges to the forefront on its follow-up, A Wizard, A True Star.Read More

Todd Rundgren – Something / Anything? (1972) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Todd Rundgren - Something / Anything? (1972) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}

Todd Rundgren – Something / Anything? (1972) {2018, Remastered, Hi-Res SACD Rip}
SACD Rip | ISO / DSD / 1bit / 2.8224MHz | FLAC Tracks / 24bit / 88.2kHz
Hybrid SACD | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 3.61 GB (ISO) + 1.65 GB (FLAC) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Analog Spark | Austria | Cat#: AS00044 | Genre: Progressive Rock

After two albums, Todd Rundgren had one hit and a burgeoning cult following, plus growing respect as a hitmaking record producer. There’s no question he was busy, but as it turns out, all this work only scratched the surface of his ambition. He had decided to abandon the Runt pretense and recorded a full double album by himself (save for one side). Others had recorded one-man albums before, most notably Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, but Rundgren — without borrowing musically from either artist — captured the homemade ambience of McCartney with the visionary feel of Music of My Mind, adding an encyclopedic knowledge of pop music from Gilbert & Sullivan through Jimi Hendrix, plus the crazed zeal of a pioneer.Read More