Sara K Play On Words Numbered Limited Edition Half-Speed Mastered 180g LP
Numbered, Limited Edition - 1000 Copies!
180g Vinyl LP!
Half-Speed Mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios!
Mastered From Original Master Tapes & Pressed at Pallas in Germany!
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Play On Words - a musical and lyrical masterpiece with Sara K. on vocals and
four string guitar, makes its way through a number of styles, such as country
and blues, and invigorates these rather staid genres with a new content and
Recorded with minimalist miking techniques and without overdubbing or artificial
enhancement to ensure the purest and most natural sound possible.
There are several reasons why Play On Words became the first Chesky Records
title that AudioNautes Recordings decided to repress. The reputation of the
famous New York label had definitely an impact, as it has grown over the years
to become synonymous with audiophile sound, carving out an increasing niche for
itself inside sampler and test CDs promotionally distributed by audio magazines.
Further contribution came from being in accord with the minimalist approach to
recording, and the proven skills of knowledgeable engineers like Bob Katz and
Further, audiophile friends and audio professionals were asked to pick a title
from the vast Chesky catalog — most of them chose Sara K. The ability of this
singer-songwriter to gather consensus through several different generations and
musical tastes is really a secret only talent can explain.
Publishing either one masterpiece or another at this point didn't matter that
much: Play On Words was chosen because the musicality and the natural feeling of
the original Chesky vinyl remains unmatched any subsequent digital edition, even
the high resolution ones. From this perspective, working on the analog master
could not be anything but a perfect challenge. This AudioNautes Recording vinyl
opens a new collaboration path with Abbey Road and Miles Showell, whose vast
experience was crucial to achieve the best result after a huge number of tests
and many hours of work and listening.
• Numbered, Limited Edition - 1000 Copies!
• HQ-180g Premium Vinyl LP
• Half-Speed Mastered by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios
• Mastered From Original Master Tapes
• Pressed at Pallas in Germany
• Gatefold jacket
1. Horse I Used To Ride
2. Stop Those Bells
3. If I Could Sing Your Blues
4. Turned My Upside Down
1. Wouldn't It Be Loverly
3. Burnin' Both Ends
4. History Repeats Itself