Judee Sill Songs of Rapture and Redemption: Rarities & Live Numbered Limited Edition 180g 2LP (Colored Vinyl)
Judee Sill Songs of Rapture and Redemption: Rarities & Live Numbered Limited Edition 180g 2LP (Colored Vinyl)
Genre: Folk
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Judee Sill Songs of Rapture and Redemption: Rarities & Live Numbered Limited Edition 180g 2LP (Colored Vinyl)

Judee Sill

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SKU:
ROGLP010
UPC:
081227931667

Out Of Print! Only 1 copy left!

Strict One Time Pressing! Very Limited Quantities! Order Now Or Miss Out!
Numbered, Limited Edition 180g Colored Vinyl Double LP!


Brand New Collection Includes Demos and Live Tracks Making Their Debut On Vinyl

Born October 7, 1944 and hailing from California, Judith Lynn Sill was an American singer songwriter who learned how to play piano in her father’s Oakland bar. She met, befriended and started opening shows for Graham Nash and David Crosby in the mid-to-late 1960s.

After a bit of interest from Atlantic Records, David Geffen offered Judee a contract and she became the first artist to sign with his then fledgling Asylum label. During her early days at Asylum she sold her song "Lady-O" to the Turtles and was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. Graham Nash produced her first single, "Jesus Was A Cross Maker," off her self-titled debut album which was released on September 15, 1971 and engineered by Henry Lewy (Joni Mitchell). The song was inspired by her romance with singer songwriter JD Souther, who later wrote the song "Something In the Dark" about her. The album featured Sill’s voice in multiple overdubs, often in a four-part chorale or fugue. Her debut album was not a commercial success, despite good reviews. Sill took over orchestration and arrangements for her second album, Heart Food, which was released in March of 1973. The album was critically acclaimed but sold poorly and ended her association with Asylum and David Geffen.

Judee continued to write songs and in 1974 began to record new material planned for a third album that was never finished. Sill continued to struggle with drug addiction and health problems, eventually dropping out of the music scene completely. Judee tragically died of a drug overdose on November 23, 1979 at her apartment in North Hollywood.

Sill’s music was not commercially viable at the time but was incredibly influential as well as ground-breaking and many notable songwriters such as Andy Partridge, Liz Phair, Warren Zevon and Shawn Colvin have been fans of her work. Her songs have been covered by the Hollies, Cass Elliott, Warren Zevon, Beth Orton, Bill Callahan, Bonnie Prince Billy, Ron Sexsmith, The Fruit Bats and many more.

Features:
• Strict One Time Pressing based on preorders received
• Only 1296 pressed worldwide
• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Colored Vinyl
• 180g Vinyl
• Pressed at Record Industry
• Gatefold jacket
• Tip-on Stoughton sleeve

Selections:
Side One - Live at Boston Music Hall, 10/3/71:

1. Intro/The Vigilante
2. Lady-O
3. Enchanted Sky Machines
Side Two - Live at Boston Music Hall, 10/3/71:
1. The Archetypal Man
2. Crayon Angels
3. The Lamb Ran Away With The Crown
4. Jesus Was A Cross Maker
Side Three:
1. The Pearl (Outtake from the album Judee Sill)
2. The Phoenix (Outtake from the album Judee Sill)
3. Jesus Was A Cross Maker (home demo)
4. The Desperado (outtake from the Heart Food sessions)
5. The Kiss (Solo demo for Heart Food)
6. Down Where The Valleys Are Low (Solo demo for Heart Food)
Side Four - Solo demos for Heart Food:
1. The Donor
2. Soldier Of The Heart
3. The Phoenix
4. The Vigilante
5. The Pearl
6. There's A Rugged Road
Description

Out Of Print! Only 1 copy left!

Strict One Time Pressing! Very Limited Quantities! Order Now Or Miss Out!
Numbered, Limited Edition 180g Colored Vinyl Double LP!


Brand New Collection Includes Demos and Live Tracks Making Their Debut On Vinyl

Born October 7, 1944 and hailing from California, Judith Lynn Sill was an American singer songwriter who learned how to play piano in her father’s Oakland bar. She met, befriended and started opening shows for Graham Nash and David Crosby in the mid-to-late 1960s.

After a bit of interest from Atlantic Records, David Geffen offered Judee a contract and she became the first artist to sign with his then fledgling Asylum label. During her early days at Asylum she sold her song "Lady-O" to the Turtles and was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone. Graham Nash produced her first single, "Jesus Was A Cross Maker," off her self-titled debut album which was released on September 15, 1971 and engineered by Henry Lewy (Joni Mitchell). The song was inspired by her romance with singer songwriter JD Souther, who later wrote the song "Something In the Dark" about her. The album featured Sill’s voice in multiple overdubs, often in a four-part chorale or fugue. Her debut album was not a commercial success, despite good reviews. Sill took over orchestration and arrangements for her second album, Heart Food, which was released in March of 1973. The album was critically acclaimed but sold poorly and ended her association with Asylum and David Geffen.

Judee continued to write songs and in 1974 began to record new material planned for a third album that was never finished. Sill continued to struggle with drug addiction and health problems, eventually dropping out of the music scene completely. Judee tragically died of a drug overdose on November 23, 1979 at her apartment in North Hollywood.

Sill’s music was not commercially viable at the time but was incredibly influential as well as ground-breaking and many notable songwriters such as Andy Partridge, Liz Phair, Warren Zevon and Shawn Colvin have been fans of her work. Her songs have been covered by the Hollies, Cass Elliott, Warren Zevon, Beth Orton, Bill Callahan, Bonnie Prince Billy, Ron Sexsmith, The Fruit Bats and many more.

Features:
• Strict One Time Pressing based on preorders received
• Only 1296 pressed worldwide
• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Colored Vinyl
• 180g Vinyl
• Pressed at Record Industry
• Gatefold jacket
• Tip-on Stoughton sleeve

Selections:
Side One - Live at Boston Music Hall, 10/3/71:

1. Intro/The Vigilante
2. Lady-O
3. Enchanted Sky Machines
Side Two - Live at Boston Music Hall, 10/3/71:
1. The Archetypal Man
2. Crayon Angels
3. The Lamb Ran Away With The Crown
4. Jesus Was A Cross Maker
Side Three:
1. The Pearl (Outtake from the album Judee Sill)
2. The Phoenix (Outtake from the album Judee Sill)
3. Jesus Was A Cross Maker (home demo)
4. The Desperado (outtake from the Heart Food sessions)
5. The Kiss (Solo demo for Heart Food)
6. Down Where The Valleys Are Low (Solo demo for Heart Food)
Side Four - Solo demos for Heart Food:
1. The Donor
2. Soldier Of The Heart
3. The Phoenix
4. The Vigilante
5. The Pearl
6. There's A Rugged Road
ISBN
Genre
Folk
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Judee Sill
Title
Songs of Rapture and Redemption: Rarities & Live
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
Creation Date
Release Date
08-10-2018
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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