MUSIC ON VINYL - 27th SEPTEMBER


MOLOKO - I AM NOT A DOCTOR

I Am Not A Doctor is the successor of Moloko's first album Do You Like My Tight Sweater? The duo experimented with their earlier sound and combined it with drum and bass and synthpop. The result of it all is a more entertaining and versatile sound, receiving critical praise all over the world. Although it was not a big seller the single "Sing It Back" experienced chart success after it was remixed by DJ Boris Dlugosch. The song eventually became a worldwide hit and could be heard in almost every nightclub for years. Roisin Murphy and Mark Brydon blended their talents very well and created another noteworthy record.


I Am Not A Doctor is available as a limited edition of 3000 numbered copies on white coloured vinyl.


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MACY GRAY - ON HOW LIFE IS

Reaching #4 on the Billboard 200, On How Life Is meant instant success for R&B singer Macy Gray. The hit single "I Try" topped multiple charts, of which the Mainstream US Top 40 was arguably the crown on its achievement. With a contemporary mix of Hip Hop minded Soul, Gray has been a force to be reckoned with ever since. She's also a reflective musician who can speak earnestly of the pangs of love and relationships. The album was met with highly positive reviews from music critics, who praised her raspy voice and the adventurous abilities. Gray's debut album was arguably one of her best.


On How Life 20th anniversary edition is available as 1500 individually numbered copies on transparent blue vinyl. The package includes an


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THIRD EYE BLIND - BLUE

After Third Eye Blind's successful self-titled debut album, they struggled with the power of their main band members. After an isolated recording experience, they released their second album Blue. It was well received by the critics because of the more experimental and harder rock sound. The hit single "Never Let You Go" peaked at number 14 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and spent three weeks at number one in Canada. The serious record is a brilliant mix of pop-rock, alternative rock, and post-grunge music. The combination of their poignant lyrics and a versatile sound showcase their overwhelming talent. Blue is another fine release of the late '90s.


Third Eye Blind is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on silver coloured vinyl. The package includes an insert.


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AGAINST ME! - WHITE CROSSES

White Crosses is the fifth album by the American punk rock band Against Me!. The band, which is formed by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace, merged their punk rock style with a big arena rock sound. “We're Breaking Up” is a good example of their new sound, where the emotion is built on top of their punk noise. Personal struggles can be found on album epic "Suffocation". The albums' single "I Was a Teenage Anarchist" is their most successful hit, reaching the 1st place in the Canadian rock chart and number 33 in the US rock chart. White Crosses' shows how they have expanded both sonically as structurally and still have the power of their former days.


Against Me! reshaped the world of punk music by combining this genre with folk and alternative rock. After releasing 7 studio albums they're still going strong and performing all over the world.




White Crosses is available as a limited edition of 750 numbered copies on silver coloured vinyl. The package includes an insert.


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TODD RUNDGREN - RUNT:

THE BALLAD OF TODD RUNDGREN

Music On Vinyl presents Todd Rundgren the A Wizard, A True Star series. His second album Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren consists of mostly piano-led ballads, with the exceptions being "Bleeding", "Parole", and "Chain Letter". He was playing most of the instruments himself, as he was becoming very particular about arrangements. Rolling stone magazine called it the best album Paul McCartney never made, even though it sounds not exactly the same. Ballad is more song-oriented than its predecessor, but still with some clever in-jokes. He's never repeating himself and showing moment after moment how talented he is both as a musician as a producer. This one can be placed among Rundgren's very best albums.


Todd Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He is known for his stage outfits, experimental music and adopting computer technologies to describe his musical ideas.


Runt. The Ballad of Todd Rundgren is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on transparent blue coloured vinyl.


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TODD RUNDGREN - TODD

His fifth studio album Todd was an expansion on the experimentation music of his previous album A Wizard, A True Star. Some of his finest pop tunes can be found on this album, like “A Dream Goes on Forever” and “The Last Ride”. The layered sound of guitar solos and pop tunes are well blended with his growing fascination for synthesizers. A mastermind as Todd is he created an incredible piece of music. The record is on all levels, one of his most ambitious projects and can't be missed in any pop or experimental music collection.


Todd is available as a limited edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on gold coloured vinyl. The package includes an insert (50 cm x 25 cm).


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IGGY POP - NEW VALUES

New Values is the third solo studio album by Iggy Pop and his first record since The Stooges' Fun House and post-Stooges Kill City without any involvement from David Bowie. It was released in 1979, featuring "I'm Bored" and "Five Foot One". The track "Don't Look Down" was covered by David Bowie on his 1984 Tonight album. The album is dotted with synthesizer patches and electronic percussion and shows how Iggy evolved as a songwriter. The true pop spirit can be found in songs like "How Do Ya Fix a Broken Part", and "Angel", complete with slower tempos and female vocalists. Other famous musicians on the album were Klaus Krüger, who'd previously worked with Tangerine Dream, on drums, former Stooge James Williamson as guitarist, and multi-instrumentalist Scott Thurston.


New Values 40th-anniversary edition is available as 1500 individually numbered copies on green vinyl. The package includes an insert.


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