Chicago Chicago VI Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid Stereo SACD
Chicago Chicago VI Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid Stereo SACD
Genre: Pop Rock

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Chicago Chicago VI Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid Stereo SACD

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Chicago Chicago VI on Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid SACD from Mobile Fidelity! Re-Mastered From Original Master Tapes!

1973 Set Continues Fusion Group’s Commercial Dominance

Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Reference-Caliber Separation, Tonalities, and Balance

First Chicago Album Recorded at Producer James William Guercio’s Caribou Studios

Includes the Top Ten Hits “Just You ‘N’ Me” and “Feelin’ Stronger Everyday”


And the hits kept coming. Just several years removed from its pioneering debut and follow-up efforts, Chicago found itself in an environment where musical tastes had radically shifted. Slightly streamlining its approach and continuing to develop irresistible melodies, the band again proves that there’s nothing quite as powerful as first-rate songwriting and cohesive playing on Chicago VI, a multiplatinum effort that spawned two Top Ten hits and positioned the group at the top of the mainstream pop-rock ladder.

Mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity’s Hybrid SACD lavishes Chicago VI with a clarity, transparency, and detail no previous digital edition has ever enjoyed. As the first album to be recorded at producer/manager James William Guercio’s custom-built Caribou Studios, the 1973 set features remarkable harmonic extension, terrific separation, and finely sculpted images. All of these facets and more are improved and further brought into balance on this SACD, which throws the septet’s phenomenal interplay and skyscraping vocals into unopposed relief on wide, extra-deep soundstages.

Chicago VI can be viewed as a perfect summation of the band’s many strengths. While the extended arrangements are slimmed down, there’s no shortage of horn-stoked rock momentum or head-turning jazz/pop fusion. Guitarist Terry Kath, per usual, is a tremendous presence, spicing the funk-leaning “Jenny” with fretwork on par with that of Jimi Hendrix. Pianist Robert Lamm shows off by way of “Critic’s Choice,” a sardonic albeit delicately professional response to the group’s detractors. Country accents arise via Peter Cetera’s “In Terms of Two,” an acoustic tune underpinned by the band’s strong chemistry. Then there are the hits.

Tapping into the era’s pop aesthetic, “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day” remains a quintessential merger of Chicago’s more aggressive early sides and its later, softer approach. Cetera’s vocals soar, triggering within the listener sentiments associated with the bittersweet experiences of moving on from a relationship. Similarly diverse, “Just You ‘N’ Me” rides a trombone to the top of the charts, the group capitalizing on its insouciant mix of horns, harmonies, and crescendos. Anyway you look at it, Chicago VI is a pop triumph.

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Mastered From Original Master Tapes

Selections:
1. Critics' Choice
2. Just You 'N' Me
3. Darlin' Dear
4. Jenny
5. What's This World Comin' To
6. Something In This City Changes People
7. Hollywood
8. In Terms of Two
9. Rediscovery
10. Feelin' Stronger Every Day
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This item not eligible for any further discount offers!

Chicago Chicago VI on Numbered Limited Edition Hybrid SACD from Mobile Fidelity! Re-Mastered From Original Master Tapes!

1973 Set Continues Fusion Group’s Commercial Dominance

Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Reference-Caliber Separation, Tonalities, and Balance

First Chicago Album Recorded at Producer James William Guercio’s Caribou Studios

Includes the Top Ten Hits “Just You ‘N’ Me” and “Feelin’ Stronger Everyday”


And the hits kept coming. Just several years removed from its pioneering debut and follow-up efforts, Chicago found itself in an environment where musical tastes had radically shifted. Slightly streamlining its approach and continuing to develop irresistible melodies, the band again proves that there’s nothing quite as powerful as first-rate songwriting and cohesive playing on Chicago VI, a multiplatinum effort that spawned two Top Ten hits and positioned the group at the top of the mainstream pop-rock ladder.

Mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity’s Hybrid SACD lavishes Chicago VI with a clarity, transparency, and detail no previous digital edition has ever enjoyed. As the first album to be recorded at producer/manager James William Guercio’s custom-built Caribou Studios, the 1973 set features remarkable harmonic extension, terrific separation, and finely sculpted images. All of these facets and more are improved and further brought into balance on this SACD, which throws the septet’s phenomenal interplay and skyscraping vocals into unopposed relief on wide, extra-deep soundstages.

Chicago VI can be viewed as a perfect summation of the band’s many strengths. While the extended arrangements are slimmed down, there’s no shortage of horn-stoked rock momentum or head-turning jazz/pop fusion. Guitarist Terry Kath, per usual, is a tremendous presence, spicing the funk-leaning “Jenny” with fretwork on par with that of Jimi Hendrix. Pianist Robert Lamm shows off by way of “Critic’s Choice,” a sardonic albeit delicately professional response to the group’s detractors. Country accents arise via Peter Cetera’s “In Terms of Two,” an acoustic tune underpinned by the band’s strong chemistry. Then there are the hits.

Tapping into the era’s pop aesthetic, “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day” remains a quintessential merger of Chicago’s more aggressive early sides and its later, softer approach. Cetera’s vocals soar, triggering within the listener sentiments associated with the bittersweet experiences of moving on from a relationship. Similarly diverse, “Just You ‘N’ Me” rides a trombone to the top of the charts, the group capitalizing on its insouciant mix of horns, harmonies, and crescendos. Anyway you look at it, Chicago VI is a pop triumph.

Features:
• Super Audio CD
• SACD Stereo SACD Layer
• This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Mastered From Original Master Tapes

Selections:
1. Critics' Choice
2. Just You 'N' Me
3. Darlin' Dear
4. Jenny
5. What's This World Comin' To
6. Something In This City Changes People
7. Hollywood
8. In Terms of Two
9. Rediscovery
10. Feelin' Stronger Every Day
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Chicago
Title
Chicago VI
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
SACD
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
12-23-2013
ASSOC
S
Scratch & Dent
0
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