The Rolling Stones Goats Head Soup Japanese Import SHM SACD
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This disc will ONLY work on a Super Audio Disc Player!
SHM-SACD (Super High Material SACD) is the ultimate Super Audio CD that
utilizes the materials and technologies that were developed for the SHM-CD to
further enhance the audio-resolution. These discs are made with polycarbonate
developed for the screen of the liquid crystal display. As it has a higher
transparency, players can read the signal more faithfully. Also, it excels in
fluidity, which enables you to cast a more accurate pit. What works wonders for
a low resolution format such as CD should offer even greater sonic improvements
in a real high resolution format such as SACD.
In 1972, the band relocated to Kingston, Jamaica's Dynamic Sound Studios. In
2002, Keith Richards said, "Jamaica was one of the few places that would let us
all in! By that time about the only country that I was allowed to exist in was
Switzerland, which was damn boring for me, at least for the first year, because
I didn't like to ski... Nine countries kicked me out, thank you very much, so it
was a matter of how to keep this thing together..."
Richards also says, "The album itself didn't take that long, but we recorded an
awful lot of tracks. There were not only Jamaicans involved, but also percussion
players who came from places like Guyana, a traveling pool of guys who worked in
the studios. It was interesting to be playing in this totally different
The albums' lead single "Angie" was an unpopular choice with Atlantic Records
which, according to Chess, "wanted another 'Brown Sugar' rather than a ballad."
Despite its laid-back sound, many of Goats Head Soup's songs have a darker
quality to them, such as the opener "Dancing With Mr. D", (D as in Death). Also
found on the album is the Top 20 US hit "Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)",
which criticizes the New York police for the accidental shooting of a 10-year
Preceded by "Angie" as the lead single, which sailed to #1 in the United States
and became a worldwide hit, Goats Head Soup was released in late August 1973 and
also shot to #1 worldwide.
• 2-channel Single Layer SACD
• Two-channel SACD layer only, to secure enough reflectance and not to compress
• Label of the disc is printed with a special green ink called 'Onsho Shiyou,'
which minimizes diffuse reflection.
• Carefully selected master audio is used, from existing DSD files to newly
converted from analog tapes.
• This disc will ONLY work on a Super Audio Disc Player
1. Dancing With Mr. D
2. 100 Years Ago
3. Coming Down Again
4. Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
6. Silver Train
7. Hide Your Love
9. Can You Hear the Music
10. Star Star