Donald Fagen The Nightfly 180g LP
Donald Fagen The Nightfly 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Donald Fagen The Nightfly 180g LP

Donald Fagen

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UPC:
603497844876

1982 Debut Solo Studio Album Reissued On 180g Vinyl LP!

Released in 1982, this was Donald Fagen's first album project post-Steely Dan. Marking a considerable departure from his earlier work, The Nightfly eschewed that outfit's ironic distance in favor of autobiographical intimacy. The album, one of the best-produced ever, was recorded with the painstaking attention to detail that was such a part of Steely Dan. In fact, Fagen used the same top session players.

Produced by Gary Katz (Can't Buy A Thrill, Gaucho) and engineered by Roger Nichols (Steely Dan, John Denver, Beach Boys and many more), many of the musicians on The Nightfly had also played on previous Steely Dan records, including Jeff Porcaro, Rick Derringer and Larry Carlton. Similar to the Aja and Gaucho albums, a large number of studio musicians were employed, crediting 31 musicians as having played on the record.

This classic album received several Grammy nominations and produced two hit songs, "I.G.Y." and "New Frontier".

Continuing in the smooth pop-jazz mode favored on the final Steely Dan records, The Nightfly is lush and shimmering, produced with cinematic flair by Gary Katz; romanticized but never sentimental, the songs are slices of suburbanite soap opera, tales of space-age hopes (the hit 'I.G.Y.') and Cold War fears (the wonderful 'The New Frontier,' a memoir of fallout-shelter love) crafted with impeccable style and sophistication.
-Jason Ankeny, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. I.G.Y.
  2. Green Flower Street
  3. Ruby Baby
  4. Maxine

Side B:

  1. New Frontier
  2. The Nightfly
  3. The Goodbye Look
  4. Walk Between Raindrops
Description

1982 Debut Solo Studio Album Reissued On 180g Vinyl LP!

Released in 1982, this was Donald Fagen's first album project post-Steely Dan. Marking a considerable departure from his earlier work, The Nightfly eschewed that outfit's ironic distance in favor of autobiographical intimacy. The album, one of the best-produced ever, was recorded with the painstaking attention to detail that was such a part of Steely Dan. In fact, Fagen used the same top session players.

Produced by Gary Katz (Can't Buy A Thrill, Gaucho) and engineered by Roger Nichols (Steely Dan, John Denver, Beach Boys and many more), many of the musicians on The Nightfly had also played on previous Steely Dan records, including Jeff Porcaro, Rick Derringer and Larry Carlton. Similar to the Aja and Gaucho albums, a large number of studio musicians were employed, crediting 31 musicians as having played on the record.

This classic album received several Grammy nominations and produced two hit songs, "I.G.Y." and "New Frontier".

Continuing in the smooth pop-jazz mode favored on the final Steely Dan records, The Nightfly is lush and shimmering, produced with cinematic flair by Gary Katz; romanticized but never sentimental, the songs are slices of suburbanite soap opera, tales of space-age hopes (the hit 'I.G.Y.') and Cold War fears (the wonderful 'The New Frontier,' a memoir of fallout-shelter love) crafted with impeccable style and sophistication.
-Jason Ankeny, AllMusic

Features

  • 180g Vinyl
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side A:

  1. I.G.Y.
  2. Green Flower Street
  3. Ruby Baby
  4. Maxine

Side B:

  1. New Frontier
  2. The Nightfly
  3. The Goodbye Look
  4. Walk Between Raindrops
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
3.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Donald Fagen
Title
The Nightfly
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
01-29-2021
Release Date
05-26-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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