From the introductory notes by David Butchart: "In February 1954, as part of a promotional campaign, Deutsche Grammophon produced a now legendary 10-inch LP titled Musik … Sprache der Welt (Music - the Universal Language), that presented selections of its then current recordings. That LP, now a rare collector's item, consisted of extracts of works by the great composers. Each selection had a brief spoken introduction and was intended as a marketing tool for salesmen, to give - as Deutsche Grammophon wrote - "An impression of the breath and quality of our repertoire, a kind of calendar in sound". By reviving the title….we have developed this series to re-create the flavour and the spirit of those times at Deutshce Grammophon. The new 10-CD set of chronologically-ordered orchestral works - from Haydn to Bruckner - features familiar iconic recordings…"
Awesome funk from all eras of Shakatak's career! This double CD collects the extended mixes for 25 of Shakatak's Greatest Hits.
Twelve Inch Eighties is the successful 3CD range by Crimson Productions, compiling extended alternate mixes of some of the biggest hit singles of the 80s. Each themed release is housed in a sleek 3CD digipak with abstract imagery representative of early dance label releases. These carefully selected titles across the range bring together the finest eighties pop, dance and disco, amongst other genres, in all their full 12” single glory. Hold Me Now is a collection of classic love songs extended, remixed and reimagined.