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Various Artists: Seafaring Strangers: Private Yacht: Limited Edition Lavender Coloured Vinyl

Seafaring Strangers: Private Yacht: Limited Edition Lavender Coloured Vinyl

Various Artists

  • US $38.99  

  • Release Date 21 June 2019
  • In Stock
Product code
NUM72LPC1
Format
Double Vinyl LP
Label
Numbero

"The Numero Group’s dive into the deep end of America’s private press continues. Having battled the witches and wizards of Darkscorch, the outlaws of Cosmic Americana, and traveled alongside Ladies From the Canyon and their Lonesome Heroes, it’s time to take it easy.

With pop music’s volume knob adjusted for deflation in the early ‘70s, softness begat smoothness. Crewmen arrived from the worlds of jazz, folk, rock, and soul, all peddling a product that was sincere, leisurely, and lofty. A sound that was buoyant, crisp, defined. Sometimes classified as West Coast—and, later, Yacht Rock—the compass points of our Private Yacht expedition are the blue-eyed harmonies of Hall and Oates, the cocaine-dusted Fender Rhodes of Michael McDonald, and the combover strums of James Taylor. Here, at the glassy apex of rock’s softer side, 20 strong swimmers are gathered together. An album for both relaxation and reflection, where listeners can enjoy the present, a cool breeze, and a taste of the good life. "

Featuring amazing new artwork from JJ Harrison. Produced by series composer Tim Kiefer.