Foreigner is a British-American rock band,originally formed in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.Jones came up with the band's name as he, McDonald and Dennis Elliott were English, while Gramm, Al Greenwood and Ed Gagliardi were American.Their biggest hit single, "I Want to Know What Love Is", topped the UK and US Charts among others. They are one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time with worldwide sales of nearly 80 million albums,including 37.5 million albums in the United States alone.
Through the Veils - 10th Anniversary Special Edition is a new, special edition release from singer / songwriter Unita, a crystalline voiced songstress often compared to Enya, Loreena McKennitt and Sarah McLachlan. Her successful original release with the same title became an International hit in the New Age genre and also did some crossover into contemporary music. Carol Wright with NAV said “Through the Veils is mouthwatering and soul-stirring. In essence, a gem… the real thing.” Now, a decade later, this special edition version will delight many with the crisp, clear sound of the re-mastering, the beautiful new packaging, and two bonus tracks of new music recorded by Unita. This timeless collection of original music soars with Unita’s haunting and beautiful voice, accompanied by an intimate blend of piano, keyboards, layered vocals and ethereal textures. Dreams, Angels, Peace, Love… all themes of the gorgeous songs within that take the listener on a wondrous journey. Popular recording artists Joseph Akins (Masterpeace, Spirit Touch) and Herb Ernst (Dreamflight Trilogy, Bringers of the Dawn, Angels and Ecstasy) lend their piano and keyboard talents to this exceptional album of music. This album will surely touch a new generation of listeners as well as become a must-have collector’s item for her fans.unitasong.com
BEST IN SHOW is NOT a 'Best Of' or compilation album, this is their seventh studio album and it is, hands down, the best since their debut. The album was released on July 31, 2012 simultaneously with Up to No Good, the second album from Nigel Dupree Band, fronted by vocalist Nigel Thomas Dupree, the son of Jackyl's lead singer, Jesse James Dupree. In honor of Father's Day, the first singles from Best in Show and Up to No Good, titled "Screwdriver" and "Tumbleweed", respectively, were issued to radio on June 17, 2012, with an add date at radio of June 26, 2012. This album is the essence of biker rock,capturing rock and roll at it's best,it's an album for everyone.
New Zealand screenwriter Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show) made his feature directorial debut with this science fiction drama, set in a future when one's life is determined by genetic engineering rather than education or experience. The wealthy can choose the genetic makeup of their descendants. People are designed to fit into whatever role is decided before birth. But what happens when someone desires another way of life? Citizens in this impersonal future-world are fashioned as perfect specimens, so those in the natural-born minority are viewed as inferior to the pre-planned perfect specimens (aka "Valids") who dominate. One of the natural-borns (aka "In-Valids"), Vincent Freeman (Ethan Hawke), has several defects (poor vision, emotional problems, and short 30-year life expectancy), but he also develops a different outlook on his pre-ordained fate. He yearns to break free from society's constraints, and he dreams of a journey into space as a Gattaca Corp. navigator.
Hiring noted roots experimentalists Tchad Blake and Mitchell Froom as engineer and consultant, respectively, Sheryl Crow took a cue from their Latin Playboys project for her second album – she kept her roots rock foundation and added all sorts of noises, weird instruments, percussion loops, and off-balance production to give Sheryl Crow a distinctly modern flavor…