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  1. Thank you, that worked. Much appreciated.
  2. Further information: Speakers are approximately 14 months old and are in pristine condition. They have around 400 hours of use, and sound magnificent. A once in lifetime purchase. The D9.2 not only looks good but sounds even better... these speakers are a true 3-way design that will represent the music as the musicians and producers intended it to be heard...come in for a demo and hear the Spendor D9. The new Spendor D9.2 is an elegant, modern, full‐size, 3 way, 4 driver, floor‐standing loudspeaker. The D9 delivers music with exceptional resolution and a vibrant realism that conventional loudspeakers cannot match. It delivers low frequencies with breath‐taking power, scale and authority. It has a beautiful coherence and transparency across the entire sound spectrum. It is easy to place in a multiplicity of rooms, easy to drive, very efficient, plays any kind of music and, if you have the inclination, it will play very loud without compression. With its tall slim enclosure and smart modern finishes D9 is entirely at home in any modern living environment. It will do full justice to the finest ancillary equipment. Spendor D9.2 Floorstanding Speakers Features: *Spendor LPZ (Linear Pressure Zone) tweeter* The goal of every tweeter designer is to achieve linear acoustic output over a wide frequency range. In practice this is extremely difficult. Spendor’s approach to this age‐old challenge is radical, and it works. The Spendor LPZ tweeter is built around a stainless steel front plate which forms a damped acoustic chamber directly in front of a lightweight woven polyamide diaphragm. The front plate incorporates a phase correcting micro foil to equalise sound wave path lengths across the diaphragm surface, simultaneously it generates a symmetrical pressure environment on both faces of the tweeter diaphragm so the tweeter operates in a balanced linear mode. The front plate also provides excellent mechanical protection for the delicate tweeter dome and a smart modern appearance. Imagine focusing an ultra‐high quality camera lens until you see a clear bright image. That’s the effect of Spendor LPZ technology. Our sequential geometry micro‐foil operates like an acoustic lens. The result is perfect focus, uninhibited sound transmission and a very wide listening window. Sound images are vivid, in‐the‐air, as bright or sweet as any music demands. *Spendor 18cm drive units developed for D9* The D9.2 mid‐bass drive unit has an advanced EP77 polymer cone mid‐range drive unit. Housed in an isolated enclosure at the top of the cabinet, it handles only mid‐range frequencies which eliminates mid‐low frequency inter-modulation. It delivers music with superb clarity and vanishingly low colouration. The two D9 low frequency drivers have ultra‐rigid, two part bonded, lightweight Kevlar composite cone assemblies. The drivers are in a large dedicated low‐frequency acoustic enclosure. Like Spendor’s highly regarded A9 loudspeaker (now superseded by D9) the D9 delivers accurate powerful bass without distortion or compression. All three drivers feature cast magnesium alloy chassis, high efficiency motor systems, optimised electro‐dynamic damping, and excellent thermal dissipation for wide dynamic range. New polymer surrounds with very stable molecular composition reduce driver ‘break‐in’ time significantly. *5G (Fifth generation) Spendor Linear flow port* When extended low frequency sound reproduction is the goal there is simply no substitute for volume. In the D9 low frequencies are handled by two specially designed bass drivers in a substantial volume enclosure. For optimum low frequency response and power handling the enclosure is ported, but not like a conventional loudspeaker. The D9 incorporates our latest 5G Spendor Linear flow port technology. Inspired by Formula 1 diffuser technology, it offers significant advantages over any conventional port or transmission line loading. An aerodynamically profiled central baffle, like an aircraft wing, creates a tapered twin‐venturi port. Air at the port extremities is smoothly decelerated and there is a further reduction in air velocity in the large tapered area at the cabinet base. The result is evenly balanced acoustic pressure and air‐flow along the whole length of the port. Rapidly decreasing air velocity at the port extremities creates an air‐curtain effect to eliminate port noise and spurious mid‐band radiation. A carefully optimised combination of bass driver electrical and mechanical parameters, enclosure volume, air flow and wide‐band (very low‐Q, very low phase shift) port tuning allows the D9 to deliver deep, fast, articulate bass in a way no conventional loudspeaker can challenge. *Unconstrained internal airflow* Conventional loudspeakers incorporate foam or fibre to provide low frequency acoustic damping. The damping material stores energy. As stored energy is released it is no longer in‐time with the music and it creates an unnaturally, heavy , slow sound. Inside the D9.2, the sound path, from the bass drivers to the listening room is unrestricted, there is no low frequency damping. As a result the Spendor D9 is entirely free from damping material energy storage effects, the advantage is clearly audible, music sounds naturally fast, agile and coherent. *Spendor dynamic cabinet damping* Timing is fundamental to the musical experience. In conventional loudspeakers rigid high density cabinet panels are mass‐damped to reduce cabinet‐talk. Spurious energy is stored and released slowly. This introduces unacceptable blurring and slowing of the sound. Spendor’s solution is asymmetric aperture bracing of the cabinet to disperse internal waves. Dynamic Damping with small low mass constrained polymer dampers at key energy interface points instantly convert any spurious energy in the cabinet structure into inaudible heat. The result is a silent rigid cabinet and a naturally fast clear sound. *Stabiliser Inserts* The base of the cabinet has four leveling feet attached via forged steel inserts to hold the cabinet rock steady. The elimination of micro‐vibration allows fine musical detail to be reproduced with delicate precision. *Crossover network* A meticulously refined crossover network with precision wound inductors and high‐linearity plastic film capacitors integrates the drivers seamlessly in a minimum phase alignment. Each crossover component and every complete pair of Spendor loudspeakers is calibrated and matched to stringent broadcast reference standards.. *High efficiency* 90dB efficiency and an easy to drive 8 ohm load ensure complete compatibility with a wide range of amplifiers and cables. With substantial power handling the D9.2’s can play very loud without sounding compressed. At low replay levels the sound is always clear and balanced. *Elegant modern design* The Spendor D9 looks as good as it sounds. Our premium finishes perfectly complement today’s on trend interiors. Spendor Dark, a diamond polished gloss lacquer over a dark natural veneer, for an alluring modern look. Satin white, a silky pure white lacquer, for a distinctive contemporary look. Dark ebony for a deep luxurious look, and natural rosewood for a timeless exotic look. Standard finishes are light oak, dark walnut, cherry and black ash. The plinth is finished in satin black lacquer. Specifications: DESCRIPTION 3-way floorstanding DRIVE UNITS 1 x MF & 2 x LF 180mm, HF 22mm H x W x D 1155 x 210 x 398mm WEIGHT 35kg RESPONSE 27Hz - 25kHz IMPEDANCE 8 Ohms AMPLIFIER 25-250watts SENSITIVITY 90dB CROSSOVER 500Hz, 4.2kHz
  3. Ha, sorry everyone, typo. There’s no link next to the listing, only a report or share option.
  4. Hello, I’m having trouble finding the relist button, for an item I was trying to sell, which expired after 14 days. Could someone please point me in the right direction?
  5. Further information: STILL UNDER WARRANTY TILL 28/4/23 - REMOTE, ORIGINAL PACKAGING & MANUAL INCLUDED Photos: This is the epitome of extreme quality and is, quite simply, a masterpiece. As you would expect from such an elite amp, it includes exceptionalquality components such as Toroidal transformer and subsystems throughout its construction. In addition, it incorporates improved customized components, Marantz own developed HDAMs and the use of a more efficient electrical signal path. These elevate the audio quality to an even more sublime level. The PM-14S1 also comes with a new remote controller, which features a stylish black anodized aluminium top, and which can also control the SA-14S1 Player. The final touch of elegance is supplied by the special Marantz-made solid copper speaker terminals, for effortless and powerful signalling to your loudspeakers. This is luxury to the extreme. Main Features 2x 90Watts (8 ohm) / 2x 140 Watts (4 ohm) HDAM & Current feedback Amp of Marantz Unique technology for High Quality Sound Current feedback amplifier provides wide range, very fast and accurate signal handling Marantz proprietary HDAM-SA3 circuits Strong power supply with high current type schottky diode Marantz original solid pure copper speaker terminals SPKT-100 High quality Linear Control Volume CCFB (Constant Current Feedback) MM/MC phono equalizer with V/I servo Toroidal Transformer, rigid premium chassis, Low Noise LCD display Power Amp Direct input for easy integration in an AV setup
  6. Further information: Like new condition. No longer required. Free postage within Australia. No cosmetic marks.
  7. Further information: Outstanding condition In perfect working order Technology The Aria is an "all analogue amplifier" with no digital control circuitry. The fully aluminium case screens the internal circuit from any stray RFI signals. Our designers have avoided including any superfluous gadgets as they obstruct the signal path and degrade the sound quality. The Aria incorporates many innovative design ideas including a self-adjusting servo control to keep the MC input circuit at its optimum, compensating for any variations in ambient or operating temperature. Both stages have their own separate input sockets and input pre-amplifier circuitry. This enabled us to design bespoke input circuitry for each cartridge type without compromise. Signal switching is performed at high level and low impedance (via relays) ensuring there is no degradation of the signal. MC Stage Design & Features The MC input uses parallel connected, low noise FET's (Field Effect Transistor's) configured as a compound pair. The use of FET transistors ensures there is no bias current flowing in the cartridge coil so as not to upset the delicate magnetic geometry of the cartridge. The MC input has the provision for selecting resistive input loading of 70ohms to 400ohms and capacitive loading of 1000pF to 4200pF. The input sensitivity can be changed by 6dB via the back panel. MM Stage design & features The MM input uses low noise, bipolar input transistors also configured as a compound pair. There are two separate power supplies for each channel and further sub-power supplies for each of the low noise input circuits. Nichicon FG electrolytic capacitors have been used in critical positions throughout the power supplies. Polypropylene capacitors have been used in the signal path and equalization networks. Discrete circuitry is used throughout the signal path ensuring full control of the circuit design.
  8. Further information: Manufactured for AU region 240V. Unit is made in Japan Pristine condition Unit includes all original packaging, manual, counterweight and 45 adaptor Unit does NOT include a headshell Coreless Direct Drive Motor Conventional analogue turntables have problems with degradation in sound quality caused by factors such as minute speed vibration during rotation and rotation irregularity called "cogging." In the SL-1200G, the use of a newly developed coreless direct-drive motor with no iron core eliminates cogging. Also, the twin-rotor construction reduces the bearing load while maintaining high torque and also reduces minute vibration during rotation. These factors enable reproduction of the warm, exquisitely detailed sound etched on analogue records. High-precision Motor Control Technology The application of motor control technology developed for Blu-ray devices and switching the drive mode depending on the operational status of the motor achieve a high-starting torque and high-speed stability. Three-layered Turntable Platter The turntable has a three-layered construction with a rigidly combined brass and aluminium die-cast platter. With a deadening rubber covering its entire rear surface to eliminate unnecessary resonance, thereby achieving high rigidity and vibration damping. This delivers smooth rotational stability and inertial mass surpassing the SP-10MK2, the direct-drive turntable standard used by broadcast stations worldwide, as well as having more than twice the inertial mass of the SL-1200MK5. High-level Balance Adjustment When the weight distribution of the turntable is uneven, excess vibration or noise occurs during rotation, which causes degradation in sound quality. Therefore, the balance of the turntable is adjusted at the factory by using specialized high-precision balance adjustment equipment for each and every item after the turntable is assembled. High-sensitive Tonearm The tonearm employs lightweight magnesium which has a high damping effect, with cold drawing improving the characteristics of the material and achieving the high-precision required. In addition, high initial-motion sensitivity is attained by employing the traditional Technics gimbal suspension construction with horizontal rotation axis and the vertical rotation axis intersecting at a single central point, as well as high-precision bearings using a cut-processed housing. Four-layered Cabinet Construction A hairline-processed, 10-mm-thick top panel of immaculate aluminium has been added to the previous three-layered construction of aluminium die-cast, BMC, and heavyweight-class rubber on the SL-1200MK5. This four-layered construction combines high rigidity with a high-quality finish and feel. High-quality Terminals The use of brass-milled, gold-plated phono terminals and ground terminals prevent degradation in sound quality while enabling the easy attaching and detaching of cables. Also the use of metal shielding construction inside the case reduces the effects of external noise.
  9. Further information: Speakers are approximately 14 months old and are in pristine condition. They have around 400 hours of use, and sound magnificent. A once in lifetime purchase. The D9.2 not only looks good but sounds even better... these speakers are a true 3-way design that will represent the music as the musicians and producers intended it to be heard...come in for a demo and hear the Spendor D9. The new Spendor D9.2 is an elegant, modern, full‐size, 3 way, 4 driver, floor‐standing loudspeaker. The D9 delivers music with exceptional resolution and a vibrant realism that conventional loudspeakers cannot match. It delivers low frequencies with breath‐taking power, scale and authority. It has a beautiful coherence and transparency across the entire sound spectrum. It is easy to place in a multiplicity of rooms, easy to drive, very efficient, plays any kind of music and, if you have the inclination, it will play very loud without compression. With its tall slim enclosure and smart modern finishes D9 is entirely at home in any modern living environment. It will do full justice to the finest ancillary equipment. Spendor D9.2 Floorstanding Speakers Features: *Spendor LPZ (Linear Pressure Zone) tweeter* The goal of every tweeter designer is to achieve linear acoustic output over a wide frequency range. In practice this is extremely difficult. Spendor’s approach to this age‐old challenge is radical, and it works. The Spendor LPZ tweeter is built around a stainless steel front plate which forms a damped acoustic chamber directly in front of a lightweight woven polyamide diaphragm. The front plate incorporates a phase correcting micro foil to equalise sound wave path lengths across the diaphragm surface, simultaneously it generates a symmetrical pressure environment on both faces of the tweeter diaphragm so the tweeter operates in a balanced linear mode. The front plate also provides excellent mechanical protection for the delicate tweeter dome and a smart modern appearance. Imagine focusing an ultra‐high quality camera lens until you see a clear bright image. That’s the effect of Spendor LPZ technology. Our sequential geometry micro‐foil operates like an acoustic lens. The result is perfect focus, uninhibited sound transmission and a very wide listening window. Sound images are vivid, in‐the‐air, as bright or sweet as any music demands. *Spendor 18cm drive units developed for D9* The D9.2 mid‐bass drive unit has an advanced EP77 polymer cone mid‐range drive unit. Housed in an isolated enclosure at the top of the cabinet, it handles only mid‐range frequencies which eliminates mid‐low frequency inter-modulation. It delivers music with superb clarity and vanishingly low colouration. The two D9 low frequency drivers have ultra‐rigid, two part bonded, lightweight Kevlar composite cone assemblies. The drivers are in a large dedicated low‐frequency acoustic enclosure. Like Spendor’s highly regarded A9 loudspeaker (now superseded by D9) the D9 delivers accurate powerful bass without distortion or compression. All three drivers feature cast magnesium alloy chassis, high efficiency motor systems, optimised electro‐dynamic damping, and excellent thermal dissipation for wide dynamic range. New polymer surrounds with very stable molecular composition reduce driver ‘break‐in’ time significantly. *5G (Fifth generation) Spendor Linear flow port* When extended low frequency sound reproduction is the goal there is simply no substitute for volume. In the D9 low frequencies are handled by two specially designed bass drivers in a substantial volume enclosure. For optimum low frequency response and power handling the enclosure is ported, but not like a conventional loudspeaker. The D9 incorporates our latest 5G Spendor Linear flow port technology. Inspired by Formula 1 diffuser technology, it offers significant advantages over any conventional port or transmission line loading. An aerodynamically profiled central baffle, like an aircraft wing, creates a tapered twin‐venturi port. Air at the port extremities is smoothly decelerated and there is a further reduction in air velocity in the large tapered area at the cabinet base. The result is evenly balanced acoustic pressure and air‐flow along the whole length of the port. Rapidly decreasing air velocity at the port extremities creates an air‐curtain effect to eliminate port noise and spurious mid‐band radiation. A carefully optimised combination of bass driver electrical and mechanical parameters, enclosure volume, air flow and wide‐band (very low‐Q, very low phase shift) port tuning allows the D9 to deliver deep, fast, articulate bass in a way no conventional loudspeaker can challenge. *Unconstrained internal airflow* Conventional loudspeakers incorporate foam or fibre to provide low frequency acoustic damping. The damping material stores energy. As stored energy is released it is no longer in‐time with the music and it creates an unnaturally, heavy , slow sound. Inside the D9.2, the sound path, from the bass drivers to the listening room is unrestricted, there is no low frequency damping. As a result the Spendor D9 is entirely free from damping material energy storage effects, the advantage is clearly audible, music sounds naturally fast, agile and coherent. *Spendor dynamic cabinet damping* Timing is fundamental to the musical experience. In conventional loudspeakers rigid high density cabinet panels are mass‐damped to reduce cabinet‐talk. Spurious energy is stored and released slowly. This introduces unacceptable blurring and slowing of the sound. Spendor’s solution is asymmetric aperture bracing of the cabinet to disperse internal waves. Dynamic Damping with small low mass constrained polymer dampers at key energy interface points instantly convert any spurious energy in the cabinet structure into inaudible heat. The result is a silent rigid cabinet and a naturally fast clear sound. *Stabiliser Inserts* The base of the cabinet has four leveling feet attached via forged steel inserts to hold the cabinet rock steady. The elimination of micro‐vibration allows fine musical detail to be reproduced with delicate precision. *Crossover network* A meticulously refined crossover network with precision wound inductors and high‐linearity plastic film capacitors integrates the drivers seamlessly in a minimum phase alignment. Each crossover component and every complete pair of Spendor loudspeakers is calibrated and matched to stringent broadcast reference standards.. *High efficiency* 90dB efficiency and an easy to drive 8 ohm load ensure complete compatibility with a wide range of amplifiers and cables. With substantial power handling the D9.2’s can play very loud without sounding compressed. At low replay levels the sound is always clear and balanced. *Elegant modern design* The Spendor D9 looks as good as it sounds. Our premium finishes perfectly complement today’s on trend interiors. Spendor Dark, a diamond polished gloss lacquer over a dark natural veneer, for an alluring modern look. Satin white, a silky pure white lacquer, for a distinctive contemporary look. Dark ebony for a deep luxurious look, and natural rosewood for a timeless exotic look. Standard finishes are light oak, dark walnut, cherry and black ash. The plinth is finished in satin black lacquer. Specifications: DESCRIPTION 3-way floorstanding DRIVE UNITS 1 x MF & 2 x LF 180mm, HF 22mm H x W x D 1155 x 210 x 398mm WEIGHT 35kg RESPONSE 27Hz - 25kHz IMPEDANCE 8 Ohms AMPLIFIER 25-250watts SENSITIVITY 90dB CROSSOVER 500Hz, 4.2kHz
  10. Phenomenal speakers. A once in a lifetime purchase.
  11. Further information: Limited to 2500 units worldwide. 24 page booklet. 5 discs. "...Sonically, this just may be a permanent entry in the global audiophile community's list of 'Best-Ever Sounding LPs'. It certainly belongs there for musical content, too." Sound Quality: 99% out of 100% - Ken Kessler, Hi-Fi News, May 2011 Analogue Productions' Blue Note and Nat "King" Cole Reissues WIN A Positive Feedback 2010 Brutus Award! "The results on this five 45rpm 180g LP set are simply astonishing, particularly if you've heard the originals. The transparency, dynamics and three-dimensionality create the intense sensation of being in the studio with the musicians and especially with Cole who appears as a visceral, floating apparition between the speakers. The size and three-dimensionality of the vocal image produces the sensation of the listener being a 'fly on the microphone mike stand' listening to Cole perform, surrounded by musicians. The arrangements and performances are faithful to the originals but the sound of course is far superior. The feeling is of sitting in on history by being there, not merely eavesdropping after the fact...Given the sonics and the superb packaging, it's easy to say that this box set is worth every penny of its considerable cost. I cannot recommend it more highly." Music = 10/11; Sound = 11/11 - Michael Fremer, Musicangle Additional liner notes by Nat "King" Cole expert Jordan Taylor. One of Nat "King" Cole's crowning achievements and a fittingly lavish celebration of a cultural and musical icon, The Nat "King" Cole Story offers a glorious overview of the career of one of the greatest and most beloved performers in popular music history. 38 tracks, many re-recorded in stereo for this anthology, offer a selection spanning his popular career. His beginnings leading the popular jazz-oriented Nat "King" Cole Trio are represented with selections including "Route 66" and "I Love You (For Sentimental Reasons)." Hits including "Nature Boy," "Mona Lisa," "Unforgettable," "Orange Colored Sky," "Night Lights" and "Looking Back" are here to represent his unparalleled string of memorable hits as a popular vocalist. "Calypso Blues" and "Ay Cosita Linda" help illustrate the range his projects could cover. More contemporary to this anthology, selections including "Wild Is Love" are augmented here with two huge hits as a special bonus, "Ramblin' Rose" and "Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer" to further expand the scope. A talent and voice for all times with a body of work that could and did help define their eras, Nat "King" Cole's career offers some of the finest, most enduring and treasured recordings ever made. Nat "King" Cole could never be fully served by any one set. But this wonderful cornucopia stands as a fantastic celebration for the enthusiast and a good starting point for someone just beginning to explore The Nat "King" Cole Story. Using the original first generation 2-track and 3-track session tapes from Capitol's vaults and all-analogue systems including custom headstacks, 3-track preview heads, console and monitoring chain installed at AcousTech specially for these releases, mastering engineers Kevin Gray and Steve Hoffman realize the stunning beauty of these recordings in this 45-RPM 180-gram five album set. Originally presented as a deluxe box set of 3 LPs in a canvas-bound embossed box with essays and pictures included in a album-sized booklet, The Nat "King" Cole Story was a prestigious release Capitol took obvious pride in. Complete with 5 LPs, canvas-bound embossed box and booklet with essays and pictures, Analogue Productions proudly recreates the experience for a new generation to cherish with this deluxe release. This truly is a no-expenses-spared project, resulting in the ultimate version of this title and a historic reissue. There are 38 songs in this collection. Of those, three are the same recordings included on other Analogue Productions Nat "King" Cole reissues. "Stardust" (track 28) is the same version included on Love Is The Thing. "St. Louis Blues" (track 30) is the same version included on the album of that title. And "Paradise" (track 33) is the same version included on The Very Thought Of You. Three more songs - "Sweet Lorraine," "It's Only A Paper Moon" and "(Get Your Kicks On) Route 66" - are songs that appear on After Midnight, however these versions are stereo re-recordings of the original arrangements from the 1940s. 1. Straighten Up And Fly Right 2. Sweet Lorraine 3. It's Only A Paper Moon 4. (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 5. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 6. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) 7. Nature Boy 8. Lush Life 9. Calypso Blues 10. Mona Lisa 11. Orange Colored Sky 12. Too Young 13. Unforgettable 14. Somewhere Along The Way 15. Walkin’ My Baby Back Home 16. Pretend 17. Blue Gardenia 18. I Am In Love 19. Answer Me, My Love 20. Smile 21. Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup 22. The Sand And The Sea 23. If I May 24. A Blossom Fell 25. To The Ends Of The Earth 26. Night Lights 27. Ballerina 28. Stardust 29. Send For Me 30. St. Louis Blues 31. Looking Back 32. Non Dimenticar (Don’t Forget) 33. Paradise 34. Oh, Mary, Don’t You Weep 35. Ay, Cosita Linda 36. Wild Is Love (spoken intro and song) 37. Ramblin’ Rose 38. Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer Photos: PLEASE READ If you include any reference to pricing whatsoever in this section (excluding RRP), your ad will not be approved If you are advertising multiple items, you must post one bulk price only, or post seperate ads for each item If you don't include photographs of the actual item being sold, your ad will not be approved You understand that a reasonable donation for selling fees is expected upon successful sale of your item - if you have previously sold items and not made a donation, your advertisement may not be approved.
  12. Further information: #858 of a limited edition of 3000 units. 23-Times Platinum Collection Among the 5 Best-Selling Albums in History. Joel's Peak-Era Hits In One Place. Mastered from the Original Master Tapes for the First Time: Unsurpassed Sound. 26-Track Set Includes Standards Such as "Piano Man," "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me," "Pressure," "Allentown," "Uptown Girl," and Many More. Piano Man, Turnstiles, 52nd Street, The Stranger, Glass Houses, Songs In the Attic, and An Innocent Man Also Available on 180 gram LP from Mobile Fidelity. It's the third best-selling record in American history. It contains nearly every one of Billy Joel's peak-era chart hits as well as a smattering of fan favorites. It encapsulates exactly why the singer-songwriter-pianist remains one of the most beloved, commercially successful, relentlessly creative, and oft-referenced artists in music. Spanning 1973 to 1985, Billy Joel's Greatest Hits Vol. 1 and 2 functions a hand-guided tour through pop, rock, doo-wop, blues, R&B;, blue-eyed soul, and chamber jazz. It is rivaled by few-if any-other compilations. Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's pristine reissue of this ubiquitous classic finally does justice to the Hall of Fame caliber music. Part of the label's restoration of Joel's most crucial releases, Billy Joel's Greatest Hits Vol. 1 and 2 literally takes on new life. Devoid of the flatness, squelched dynamics, and limited soundscapes that defined previous versions, the collection brings Joel's genius and intentions into a more transparent light. Is it any wonder that this double set has moved more than 23 million copies to date? No. All told, 20 Top 40 singles line up alongside six album-track favorites, the songs all instantly recognized by name. This is touchstone material that's long crossed over into multiple generations of listeners and eradicated genre boundaries, and formed the basis of Joel's constantly sold-out concerts for the past two-plus decades. As demonstrated on diverse fare ranging from 'Piano Man' to 'The Stranger,' 'Big Shot' to 'Uptown Girl,' and the pair of then-new tracks ('You're Only Human (Second Wind)' and 'The Night Is Still Young'), Joel always succeeds in wrapping his head around rich swaths of American pop, his music stopping by way of New Orleans, Kansas City, Memphis, Chicago, and other milestone cities. The singer's simple, yet disarmingly effective lyrics speak to universal truths and uplift. Joel's melodic flair does the rest, filling out tunes with comprehensive arrangements, towering harmonies, and a swift sense of purpose. His catalog testifies on behalf of unimpeachably ovation songwriting and execution. Experience all his hits in heart-rustling fidelity. They, and you, have waited long enough for such an intimate encounter. Track List: [Disc 1] Piano Man Captain Jack The Entertainer Say Goodbye to Hollywood New York State of Mind The Stranger Scenes From an Italian Restaurant [Disc 2] Just the Way You Are Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) Only the Good Die Young She's Always a Woman My Life Big Shot Honesty You May Be Right It's Still Rock and Roll to Me [Disc 3] Don't Ask Me Why She's Got a Way Pressure Allentown Goodnight Saigon Tell Her About It Uptown Girl The Longest Time You're Only Human (Second Wind) The Night Is Still Young Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve. Photos: PLEASE READ If you include any reference to pricing whatsoever in this section (excluding RRP), your ad will not be approved If you are advertising multiple items, you must post one bulk price only, or post seperate ads for each item If you don't include photographs of the actual item being sold, your ad will not be approved You understand that a reasonable donation for selling fees is expected upon successful sale of your item - if you have previously sold items and not made a donation, your advertisement may not be approved.
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