Harry Nilsson Aerial Ballet 180g LP
Harry Nilsson Aerial Ballet 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Harry Nilsson Aerial Ballet 180g LP

Harry Nilsson

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SKU:
EUROS3956
UPC:
4260019715289
180g Virgin Vinyl! High Quality Pressing!
100% Analogue!


To define in a nutshell the music of Harry Nilsson in accordance with his personality can easily become a fiasco. The American singer-songwriter might well share his reputation as a multi-talented eccentric with a number of other musicians. However, his highly unusual style and his "satirical catchy pop songs [composed] with the sparkling eye of a cynic and the tearful eye of a nostalgic" (rororo Rock Lexicon) cannot be pigeonholed. Nilsson packaged derisive lines, spiced with a pinch of self-irony, in suspiciously pleasing yet carefully selected tunes. His cultivated and astonishingly supple voice basked to the full in bittersweet phrases, aided by elaborate, melting, slushy arrangements with strings and winds. Several of the wonderfully fresh numbers from "Aerial Ballet" reached top places in the charts. "Everybody’s Talkin’" became world-famous through its use in the film Asphalt Cowboy and brought Nilsson his first Grammy award. The song "One" soared to the top ten of the charts. The other light and airy songs now invite you to create your very own hit list. Every single number makes great listening!

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head.

"Interesting, then, that the band most credited for dramatically reshaping pop music saw in Nilsson a kindred spirit. Perhaps that's because the Beatles recognized that, as mind-blowing as Sgt. Pepper originally seemed, its music hall stylings, old-fashioned horn charts, baroque pope, and chiseled songcraft were right up Nilsson's alley. And if at times Nilsson is under the Fab Four's spell - tracks like "One" and "Mr. Tinker" clearly evoke songs like "Eleanor Rigby" and "She's Leaving Home" - in some ways Aerial Ballet seemed to prefigure the less ornate White Album." - Jeff Wilson, The Absolute Sound, July/August 2017

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Good Old Desk
2. Don't Leave Me
3. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song
4. Little Cowboy
5. Together
Side 2:
1. Everybody's Talkin'
2. I Said Goodbye To Me
3. Little Cowboy
4. Mr. Tinker
5. One
6. The Wailing Of The Willow
7. Bath

Recorded 1967 and 1968 at RCA Victor's Music Center of The World, Hollywood.
Description
180g Virgin Vinyl! High Quality Pressing!
100% Analogue!


To define in a nutshell the music of Harry Nilsson in accordance with his personality can easily become a fiasco. The American singer-songwriter might well share his reputation as a multi-talented eccentric with a number of other musicians. However, his highly unusual style and his "satirical catchy pop songs [composed] with the sparkling eye of a cynic and the tearful eye of a nostalgic" (rororo Rock Lexicon) cannot be pigeonholed. Nilsson packaged derisive lines, spiced with a pinch of self-irony, in suspiciously pleasing yet carefully selected tunes. His cultivated and astonishingly supple voice basked to the full in bittersweet phrases, aided by elaborate, melting, slushy arrangements with strings and winds. Several of the wonderfully fresh numbers from "Aerial Ballet" reached top places in the charts. "Everybody’s Talkin’" became world-famous through its use in the film Asphalt Cowboy and brought Nilsson his first Grammy award. The song "One" soared to the top ten of the charts. The other light and airy songs now invite you to create your very own hit list. Every single number makes great listening!

This Speakers Corner LP was remastered using pure analogue components only, from the master tapes through to the cutting head.

"Interesting, then, that the band most credited for dramatically reshaping pop music saw in Nilsson a kindred spirit. Perhaps that's because the Beatles recognized that, as mind-blowing as Sgt. Pepper originally seemed, its music hall stylings, old-fashioned horn charts, baroque pope, and chiseled songcraft were right up Nilsson's alley. And if at times Nilsson is under the Fab Four's spell - tracks like "One" and "Mr. Tinker" clearly evoke songs like "Eleanor Rigby" and "She's Leaving Home" - in some ways Aerial Ballet seemed to prefigure the less ornate White Album." - Jeff Wilson, The Absolute Sound, July/August 2017

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering

Selections:
Side 1:

1. Good Old Desk
2. Don't Leave Me
3. Mr. Richland's Favorite Song
4. Little Cowboy
5. Together
Side 2:
1. Everybody's Talkin'
2. I Said Goodbye To Me
3. Little Cowboy
4. Mr. Tinker
5. One
6. The Wailing Of The Willow
7. Bath

Recorded 1967 and 1968 at RCA Victor's Music Center of The World, Hollywood.
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Harry Nilsson
Title
Aerial Ballet
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-03-2017
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
06-06-2017
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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