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What is your best recorded standard CD?

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Another good quality (IMHO) is the original release of We Can't Dance by Genesis in 1991, especially the last song Fading Lights

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I don't have any but Peter Gabriel albums and meant to be well produced.

 

Also Alan Parsons Project.

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Jacques Loussier on Telarc

Yello.............Essential Yello

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Gorillaz

Rodrigo y Gabriella

 

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My personal favourite for sound quality is Radiohead - In Rainbows

 

 

Good shout, I'd completely forgotten about that

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For all you bass fiends: 'Thunder' by S.M.V.

S.M.V. are Stanley Clarcke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten. If the names don't ring a bell, move on... nothing to be seen here!

If you know these gents, have a listen; you won't be disappointed!

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Tracey Chapman's debut album is excellent.

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Yes - I can confirm that the latest Peter Gabriel, 'New Blood', sounds sensational.

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The Wallin Jennys Bright Morning and 40 Days CDs both sound very good.

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john dolan wrote:

The Wallin Jennys Bright Morning and 40 Days CDs both sound very good.

40 days- one of my favourites... if you like the Jennys you might like The Staves

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An honourable mention for 'The Yes album' (1971) by Yes. The album's producion is commendably lean with just the right amount of prominence given to each of the featured instruments - Kaye's nicely-judged piano and organ parts and sparing use of synth, alongside Howe's wonderfully versatile and technically brilliant acoustic and electric guitar work. This provides ample room for the band's rhythm section - Squire's throaty, toppy Rickenbacker 6003 bass and Bruford's vibrant, jazz-inflected drumming - to shine through. The original 1994 remaster by Joe Gastwirt is perfectly judged -- bright, open and spacious. Later Yes albums (even the hugely wonderful 'Close to the Edge') sound cluttered by comparison. Yes are a great band and this is their best-recorded album -- a testament to simplicity.

 

 

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john dolan wrote:

The Wallin Jennys Bright Morning and 40 Days CDs both sound very good.

 

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 just listening to Ryan Adams's love is hell vol 1+2....sounds good. Coldplays Parachutes surprised me recently.

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They opened unexpectedly?

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They opened unexpectedly?

There were no strings attached.  embarassed

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radiorog wrote:

 just listening to Ryan Adams's love is hell vol 1+2....sounds good. 

Ryan Adams chooses his instruments carefully, and allways pays attention to them being recorded well. I like his 'Cold Roses' album too.