Genre: Pop Rock
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"


Harry Nilsson Aerial Ballet 180g LP

Harry Nilsson

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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

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

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.

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