Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking Gold HDCD
This item not eligible for any further discount offers!
Out of Print! Limited Supplies!
Mastered by Kevin Gray on 24K Gold HDCD!
Numbered, Limited Edition!
Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Albums of All Time - Rated 312/500!
A classic seminal work and one of the most original and unique records of its era. Jane's Addiction's 1988 "Nothing Shocking"
successfully combined the sounds of the punk and post-punk musical genre. The
unique cover graphics and the music make this album a classic in every sense.
Like most great bands, it was not a single member whose contribution was
greater: Dave Navarro lights the album on fire with incredible guitar work, Eric
A's sturdy bass lines sit in a pocket and truly drive the band, Stephen Perkins
is one of rock's greatest and most powerful drummers, and, of course, - the
charismatic Perry Farrell's manic howls and unique voice alone would qualify
this album as one of the all-time greats as his voice whines, yells, and echoes
like no other and Farrell also provided some of the best lyrics that can be
found in alternative rock.
The album packs a sonic wallop and the performances often create a sense that is
could all fall apart at any second, creating a fantastic musical tension.
Such tracks as "Up the Beach", "Ocean Size", and one of alt-rock's greatest
anthems, "Mountain Song" explodes with a force. Also, "Ted, Just Admit
It..." and the haunting "Summertime Rolls" make great use of changing moods and
dynamics. An incredibly consistent and challenging album, other highlights
included the rockers "Had a Dad" and "Pigs In Zen", the horn-driven "Idiots
Rule", the jazz instrumental "Thank You Boys", and the up-tempo "Standing In the
Shower... Thinking". "Jane Says", the acid-etched portrait of a heroin
addict and probably the most sympathetic rock song ever written reached #6 on
the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.
Great bands break rules, but legends write their own. JANE'S ADDICTION have
actually written the rule book for alternative music and culture through a
combination of genre-defying classic songs and a cinematic live experience.
Their songs serve as... the Ten Commandments for alt rock, inspiring an entire
generation of bands such as Nirvana, Rage Against the Machine, Nine Inch Nails,
Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam and Tool. When the Los Angeles quartet came along,
they merged alternative and rock like no one before, becoming the first
alternative rock band, creating a new sound and attitude.
"Nothing's Shocking is a must-have for lovers of cutting-edge, influential,
and timeless hard rock" - AMG
"...as much as any band in existence, Jane's Addiction is the true heir to Led
Zeppelin." - Rolling Stone, October 1988
You've never heard your favorite music sound this good! The clarity is
exceptional, you will hear deeper lows and crisper highs. Treat yourself to a
musical experience you've never had before! These new
24KT+ Gold CDs reproduce the ultimate sound of a classic recorded
performance without the irregular plated surfaces of standard aluminum discs.
Audio Fidelity's 24KT+ Gold CD series brings
you classic music in deluxe packaging with see-through slip cases using original
album art, all beautifully reproduced. They only use the original master mixes
played back on a specially constructed vintage playback deck. Here's where the
PLUS (+) comes in: The analog masters are put through their new proprietary
analog to digital converter which reinforces the resolution of the original
masters adding true "breath of life" to the music. Without any further sonic
manipulation the master is shipped directly to the manufacturing plant for
etching in "real time" onto the glass surface by laser. The end result of this
unique mastering process is a compact disc with the warm sound of the original
analog master tape combined with a genuine 24 karat gold surface free of any
type of physical defect making Audio Fidelity's 24KT+
Gold CD series truly one of a kind!
• 24k Gold CD
• Numbered, Limited Edition
• Mastered by Kevin Gray
1. Up the Beach
2. Ocean Size
3. Had a Dad
4. Ted, Just Admit It...
5. Standing In the Shower... Thinking
6. Summertime Rolls
7. Mountain Song
8. Idiots Rule
9. Jane Says
10. Thank You Boys
11. Pigs In Zen