Author Archive: Nat

Tears For Fears – Gold (2006)

Tears For Fears - Gold (2006)

Tears For Fears – Gold (2006)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 782 MB (CDs) + 268 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Universal | EU | Cat#: 0602498379585 | Genre: Synth-Pop

Hip-O’s excellent two-disc Tears for Fears Gold collection boasts 24 tracks from the veteran English duo. All of the obvious hits (“Shout,” “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” “Head Over Heels,” “Mad World,” and “Sowing the Seeds of Love”) are here, but it’s the inclusion of tracks from their woefully overlooked 2004 comeback album, Everybody Loves a Happy Ending, that warrants a high rating.Read More

Talking Heads – Sand In The Vaseline: Popular Favorites 1976-1992 (1992)

Talking Heads - Sand In The Vaseline: Popular Favorites 1976-1992 (1992)

Talking Heads – Sand In The Vaseline: Popular Favorites 1976-1992 (1992)
EAC Rip | 2xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 902 MB (CDs) + 67 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: EMI | UK | Cat#: 0777 7 80466 2 2 | Genre: Post Punk, New Wave

Featuring material from every Talking Heads album except the live The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads, Sand in the Vaseline is a terrific double-disc retrospective of the band’s long and varied career. Featuring all of their hit singles and trademark songs (“Psycho Killer,” “Take Me to the River,” “Burning Down the House,” “And She Was,” “Once in a Lifetime,” “Swamp,” “Memories Can’t Wait,” “Crosseyed and Painless,” “Road to Nowhere,” “(Nothing But) Flowers,” “Life During Wartime”), the set also includes five previously unreleased tracks. 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

Joni Mitchell – The Beginning Of Survival (2004) {Compilation}

Joni Mitchell – The Beginning Of Survival (2004) {Compilation}
EAC Rip | WavPack (.wv) Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 504 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Geffen | USA | Cat#: B0002836-02 | Genre: Folk, Folk Rock

The Beginning of Survival is a whopping 16-track collection from Joni Mitchell’s Geffen period, recorded between 1985-1998, and carefully chosen by the artist as “commentaries on the world in which we live.” One has to wonder about the title: if by saying this is “the beginning of survival,” Mitchell is referring to her own retirement strategy — she is no longer making new records.Read More

Harry Manfredini – Friday The 13th: Parts I-VI (2012) {6CDs Box Set, Limited Edition}

Harry Manfredini - Friday The 13th: Parts I-VI (2012) {6CDs Box Set, Limited Edition}

Harry Manfredini – Friday The 13th: Parts I-VI (2012) {6CDs Box Set, Limited Edition}
EAC Rip | 6xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.46 GB (Scans) + 245 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: La-La Land Records | USA | Cat#: LLLCD 1183 | Genre: Soundtrack, Score

If you were to attend one of the many annual horror conventions held throughout the United States, you would run amok amongst the multituded of die-hard fans who have made FRIDAY THE 13th the acclaimed and cherished franchise it is today. No longer castigated as merely a luckless date on the Gregorian calendar, the folkloric significanse of the thirteenth day of the month falling on a Friday now conjures up an intense passion that is seldom achieved in American cinema.Read More

A-ha – Time And Again: The Ultimate a-ha (2016) {WEB}

A-ha - Time And Again: The Ultimate a-ha (2016) {WEB}

A-ha – Time And Again: The Ultimate a-ha (2016) {WEB}
Digital Download | FLAC Tracks | Front Cover
Total Size: 1.06 GB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Rhino / Warner | Genre: Synth-Pop

Deluxe two CD edition. 2016 collection from Norwegian pop legends A-ha. Time & Again gathers their biggest hits from all 10 of their studio albums and pairs it with a bonus disc of rare and unreleased remixes.Read More

Various Artists – Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists - Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}

Various Artists – Sexy: Romantic Love Songs (2007) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 962 MB | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: IMP Records | Israel | Cat#: 2147 | Genre: Pop, R&B

3CD-Set of exquisite music performed by Demis Roussos, Procol Harum, Kansas, Manhattans, Lou Rawls, Billy Paul, James Brown, Marving Gaye, Platters, Al Green, The Chi Lites, Percy Sledge, Bettie Harris and many more.Read More

Cliff Richard – 75 At 75 (2015) {3CD-Set}

Cliff Richard - 75 At 75 (2015) {3CD-Set}

Cliff Richard – 75 At 75 (2015) {3CD-Set}
EAC Rip | 3xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.53 GB (CDs) + 39.5 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Warner Music | EU | Cat#: 0825646048892 | Genre: Pop

2015 three CD set released to coincide with the 75th birthday of the veteran UK superstar. Contains 75 classic tracks spanning his entire career including “Living Doll”, “Some People”, “Summer Holiday”, “Devil Woman”, “Move It”, ‘We Don’t Talk Anymore” and many others.Read More

Various Artists – Pure… Electronic 80s (2014)

Various Artists - Pure... Electronic 80s (2014)

Various Artists – Pure… Electronic 80s (2014)
EAC Rip | 4xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 1.76 GB (CDs) + 17.7 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: Sony Music | EU | Cat#: 88843039802 | Genre: Synth-Pop, Pop Rock

Sony Music’s Pure… Electronic ’80s collects 64 new wave/synth pop hits over the span of four CDs, with highlights arriving via era radio staples like “Wishing (If I Had a Photograph of You)” (A Flock of Seagulls), “Love My Way” (Psychedelic Furs), “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” (Dead or Alive), and “Rockit” (Herbie Hancock).Read More

Various Artists – 80s 12″ – 72 Original Hits (2009)

Various Artists - 80s 12

Various Artists – 80s 12″ – 72 Original Hits (2009)
EAC Rip | 6xCD | FLAC Image + Cue + Log | Full Scans Included
Total Size: 2.76 GB (CDs) + 21.4 MB (Scans) | 3% RAR Recovery
Label: EMI | EU | Cat#: 50999 6 85590 2 1 | Genre: Pop Rock, New Wave Synth-Pop

72 original 80’s 12-inch mixes spread over six CD’s! Highlights include; Don’t You Want Me (Special Extended Dance Mix) – the Human League, Don’t You (Forget About Me) (Jam And Spoon Remix) (Edit) – Simple Minds, Flesh for Fantasy (Below the Belt Mix) (2002 Digital Remaster) – Billy Idol, Ghost Town (Extended Version) – the Specials, Today (Extended Mix) – Talk Talk, Union of the Snake (The Monkey Mix) – Duran Duran, She Blinded Me with Science (US Mix) – Thomas Dolby and many, many more.Read More