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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Jon And Vangelis : Cronicles 1994



Chronicles is an album produced by Jon and Vangelis, released by Polydor in 1994.





VANGELIS PAPATHANASSIOU


Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou  born 29 March 1943), known professionally as Vangelis ,is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music. He is best known for his
Academy Award–winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, composing scores for the films Antarctica, Blade Runner, Missing, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, and Alexander, and the use of his music in the PBS documentary Cosmos: A Personal Voyage by Carl Sagan. Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands of the 1960s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as a psychedelic Progressive Rock classic .


JON ANDERSON

John Roy "Jon" Anderson (born 25 October 1944) is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 
musician best known as the former lead vocalist in the progressive rock band Yes. He is also an accomplished solo artist and has collaborated with Greek musician Vangelis and others. It is a commonly held misconception that Anderson sings falsetto, a vocal technique which artificially produces high, airy notes by using only the ligamentous edges of the vocal cords; however, this is not the case.
Anderson is also responsible for most of the mystically themed lyrics and concepts which are part of many Yes releases.

CRONICLES :

Jon Anderson - vocals
Vangelis - keyboards / synthesisers / programming
Music composed by Vangelis & Jon Anderson
Lyrics by Jon Anderson
Arranged and Produced by Vangelis.


TRACKS

01. I Hear You Now (5:11)
02. He Is Sailing (6:48)
03. Thunder (2:14)
04. Beside (4:07)
05. Birdsong (1:29)
06. A Play Within a Play (7:03)
07. And When the Night Comes (4:37)
08. Deborah (4:56)
09. Curious Electric (6:39)
10. The Friends of Mr. Cairo (4:20)
11. Back to School (4:56)
12. Italian Song (2:54)
13. Polonaise (5:25)
14. Love Is (5:45)

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Coral : Magic And Medicine 2003




The Coral are an English band formed in 1996 in Hoylake on the Wirral Peninsula in England. The band first emerged during the early 2000s (decade) and found success with their debut album The Coral (2002) and follow up Magic and Medicine (2003).

Their self-titled debut album was nominated for the 2002 Mercury Music Prize and later voted the fourth best album of the year by NME Magazine. In 2008 guitarist Bill Ryder-Jones left the band, however The Coral continued as a five-piece. Their sixth album Butterfly House was released in 2010.

" Magic and Medicine " is the second album by The Coral, released on 28 July 2003 in the United Kingdom, where it debuted at number 1 in the charts, and on 10 February 2004 in the United States (see 2003 in music). The singles "Don't Think You're the First" and "Pass It On" earned them their first top ten hits.

Remarkably authentic in recovering the vibes of early British rock, Magic and Medicine is a mature, solid throwback. Whether or not the Coral travel these same musical avenues in the future, for now they've definitely created an album that's a world unto itself, and one that's well worth repeat visits.

The album title originates from a lyric in Time Travel, the hidden track on the band's debut album: "Well there's a war going on, ain't the obvious one. It's between magic and medicine".




TRACKS

01. In the Forest   James Skelly, Nick Power     2:39
02. Don't Think You're the First   J. Skelly     4:03
03. Liezah   J. Skelly, Power     3:31
04. Talkin' Gypsy Market Blues  J. Skelly     3:07
05. Secret Kiss   J. Skelly     2:56
06. Milkwood Blues      J. Skelly     3:54
07. Bill McCai   J. Skelly     2:37
08. Eskimo Lament   Power     2:30
09. Careless Hands   J. Skelly, Bill Ryder-Jones     4:14
10. Pass it on  J. Skelly,Power      2:19
11. Confessions Of A.D.D.D.  J. Skelly     3:06

LYRICS
"Confessions Of A.D.D.D."

On this here street where I do sit
Lives a man we can't forgive
His felony was jealousy
An impossible personality

And if you think it's you then let me know

He wasn't rich, he wasn't poor
Though how he longed for so much more
At night he dreamed of buccaneers
Pirate ships and privateers
And if you think it's you then let me know

His window was his favourite seat
For watching history repeat
Was he cursed or was he blessed
In the end well he confessed

And if you think it's you then let me know

This is what he said...

The warning signs
Are on my wall
There's no feelin' anymore
Has it always been like this?
Signed and sealed without a kiss
Well I know it's there
It's just something that I missed

And through the tears of madness
Souvenirs of sadness
Is all he sees, all he sees

So how do I begin to end this tale?
Of a time when all was well
And he'd laze on summer days
Down by the lake
Where the seagulls play
What a way
To waste his days

Who is to blame?
Have I been framed?
Who is to blame?
Have I been framed?
For the death of these days? 



CD Rip

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

The Blues Cargo : First Delivery 1993


" Blues Cargo " love Blues Music and mostly like to play Chicago Blues style. Started playing in 1987 at Athens Greece as a four member band. Two guitars Bass and Drums. After some changes to the members the Band at this time has a five member configuration which is drums,bass,guitar,keybords and sax.


They like to listen to all kind of Blues Music But their influences came from people like Freddie King, Jimmy Rogers, Willy Dixon, Albert Collins, Albert King, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, James Cotton , B B King. Also the younger ones like SRV, Lurie Bell, Chris Cain , Larry McCray, Robert Cray .


Through these years they had a great deal of live appearances in Athens and all over Greece. Also they had the good luck to back up a number of American blues people such as lurrie Bell, Maxine Howard, Byther Smith, Jean Carol, Eddie C Campell, Louisiana Red, Big Time Sarah, Nellie Tiger Travis, Lovy Lee, Lefty Dizz, and others.....and some oppenings like John Mayall, John Hammond, and Nick Gravenites .
Their first album "FIRST DELIVERY"comes at 1993 with eleven original songs.

 


In the Spring of 2008, after almost 15 years a second album is released called of course "DELAYED DELIVERY" that contains five new original songs five old ones and four covers. Two albums for two much different seasons.

24 - October 2015 Live at " Route 32 Rock n'Blues "
Βουλιαγμένης 32 Αργυρούπολη (20μ από στάση Μετρό ρεύμα προς Αθήνα)


Tracks

01. Straight Tequila
02. Don’t Want to be crazy
03. Everyday Have The Blues
04. 95%
05. Ain’t That I Don’t Love You
06. Boogie 69
07. I Got The Blues
08. Handy Man
09. Go Away
10. Emptiness
11. Garbage Bin
12. TWO Wheel Mama
13. Six Hundred Miles
14. I Don’t Care


MP3 @ 320  : Size : 181 MB
FLAC : Size:  453 MB

Saturday, October 10, 2015

V.A : Rock and Punk Rock in the 70's


This is a Rock compilation edited with the Greek music magazine    " Pop And Rock "
as a vinyl record in limited edition . This about Rock and Punk Rock at the late seventies .


TRAXS

01. Dire Straits
: Sultans Of Swing
02. Sham 69 : Angels With Dirty Faces
03. The Jam : David Watts
04. The Motors : Airport
05. Magazine : Touch And Go
06. Skids : Sweet Suburbia
07. City Boy : 5-7-0-5
08. Flash And The Pan : Down Among The Dead Men
09. The Members : The Sound Of Suburbs
10. Blondie : Hanging ON My Telephone
11. Generation X : King Rocker
12. Sham 69 : Hurry Up Harry
13. Penetration : Don't Dictate
14. Fingerprintz : Dancing With Myself

Sunday, October 04, 2015

All About Eve : Scarlet and Other Stories 1989


Scarlet and Other Stories is the second studio album by All About Eve. It was held to be considerably darker both in tone and lyrics than their first album, All About Eve.
The relationship between lead singer Julianne Regan and guitarist Tim Bricheno broke down during the album's recording and production, and Regan later said that she hadn't wept as much in her life as she had during the making this album.

Scarlet and Other Stories reached No. 9 in the UK charts with three Top 40 singles resulting from it.



More info and other albums of this band : HERE

TRACKS


 

01. Road to Your Soul
02. Dream Now (Bricheno, Cousin, Regan)
03. Gold and Silver
04. Scarlet (Bricheno, Cousin, Regan)
05. December







06. Blind Lemon Sam (Bricheno, Cousin, Regan)
07. More Than the Blues
08. Tuesday's Child
09. The Empty Dancehall
10. Only One Reason
11. The Pearl Fishermen (Bricheno, Cousin, Regan)



Format : Vinyl LP
Made in : Grece
Year : 1989
Label: :  Mercury Records

MP3 : Size : 111 MB @ 320
Flac Part 1 : Size : 158 MB
Flac Part 2 : Size : 144 MB

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Η Μοναξιά



Η Μοναξιά μου δική σου
κι η Μοναξιά σου δική μου .

(Τάδε έφη Φωκάς )

Κάθε υψηλή ιδέα έχει και ένα κόστος .
και τα σφυριά χτυπούν τα θεμέλια της ηθικής
Εμείς , αδιάφοροι στις αντιρρήσεις και στις ζήλειες
Εσείς λάτρεις της ντροπής .

Οτι μας βοηθήσει αυτό θα μας ενώσει
Οτι μας κρατήσει αυτό , δεν θα μας προδώσει .


Η Μοναξιά σου , καπετάνιος σε φλεγόμενη θάλασσα
Η Μοναξιά μου , στίχος σε τετράδιο μιάς ηλίθιας παρένθεσης

Μήπως θα πρέπει να βρούμε κάποιες λέξεις
κάποιες ορέξεις από αχόρταγους γκρεμούς
να ανταλλάξουμε ονόματα , στίχους πτωτόγνωρους
γιά να πιστέψουμε στους ανθρώπινους καϋμούς ;

Η Μοναξιά μου δική σου
κι η Μοναξιά σου δική μου .

Η Μοναξιά σου βαθύ λεπίδι . Τον ουρανό μου χαράζει
Τρύπα ανοίγει γιά να μπει το φως .
Πράσσινος βάφεται ο κόσμος μου .
Λειβάδια κατοικουν εκεί που σκοτάδι ήταν .

Τεράστιο το δένδρο της απόλαυσης ,
τα όνειρά μας θα σκεπάσει
κι η μοναξιά θα σαπίσει μπροστά στον ήλιο , εκείνο τον λαμπερό
γιά μια νέα ζεστή ζωή .



Οτι μας μπερδεύει , αυτό θα μας κρατήσει
Οτι μας χαλάει , αυτό θα μας λυτρώσει
οτι μας ανήκει , αυτό θα μας πληγώσει
οτι μας χωρίζει , αυτό θα μας ενώσει .

Μπερδεμένος ο κόσμος μου ,
υπάρχω ακόμα .
Βαζω φωτιά στη Μοναξιά
γιατί γνωρίζω ότι μονάχος μου δεν είμαι .

Εχω Εσένα !!!