Donald Fagen The Nightfly - MFSL, UltraDisc One-Step 45RPM, LOW #1038 Ltd Ed, OOP. Condition is Used . Shipped domestically with buyer's choice of USPS Media Mail or Priority Mail. Shipped Worldwide with eBay International Delivery.
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About this product Product IdentifiersRecord LabelMobile Fidelity Sound LabUPC0821797200325eBay Product ID (ePID)238902227
Product Key FeaturesRelease Year2017
Additional Product FeaturesFormatVinylContributing ArtistsGreg Phillinganes, Rick Derringer, Larry Carlton, Steve Khan, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Jeff Porcaro, Marcus MillerRelease Date20171110GenreRock & PopArtistDonald FagenDistributorUrp Music DistributionSpar CODEDDDRecording TypeStudio
Media Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)
Fagen's solo debut reaches three-dimensional sonic and emotional heights never before attained on Mobile Fidelity's opulent UD1S (UltraDisc One-Step) box set. Strictly limited to 6,000 numbered copies, this ultra-hi-fi collector's edition literally and figuratively brings you closer to music that picks up where Steely Dan's Gaucho leaves off. You'll enjoy deep-black backgrounds, boundless soundstaging, pointillist details, staggering dynamics, and arguably, the most lifelike tonalities and nuances ever committed to vinyl. Experienced via UD1S, The Nightfly places Fagen and his session pros in your listening room. Every note, breath, and movement is reproduced with exquisite accuracy, wowing clarity, and impeccable balance. Consider this edition your new go-to reference.
The lavish packaging and beautiful presentation of Mobile Fidelity's The Nightfly pressing befit its extremely select status. Housed in a deluxe box, this UD1S version contains special foil-stamped jackets and faithful-to-the-original graphics that illuminate the splendor of the recording. No expense has been spared. Aurally and visually, this reissue of The Nightfly is a curatorial artifact meant to be preserved, poured over, touched, and examined. It is made for discerning listeners that prize sound quality and creativity, and who desire to fully immerse themselves in the art ? and everything involved with the album, from the images to the textures and liner notes.
Nominated for seven Grammy Awards, The Nightfly "represent[s] certain fantasies that might have been entertained by a young man growing up in the remote suburbs of a northeastern city during the late fifties and early sixties, i.e., one of my general height, weight, and build," pens Fagen in the liner notes, revealing the work's thematic thrust and wistful, nostalgic appeal. At their core, songs look at the world via an optimistic, mindfully innocent lens and through the eyes of an adolescent holed up in his bedroom with his ear to a radio whose exciting transmissions inspire thoughts of futuristic cities, late-night deejays, otherworldly hopes, and Cold War romances. Cinema for the ears, The Nightfly comes on like a film transferred to wax ? its stories filled with relatable vulnerability, ambition, and warmth.
1 - I.G.Y 2 - Green Flower Street 3 - Ruby Baby 4 - Maxine 5 - New Frontier 6 - The Nightfly 7 - The Goodbye Look 8 - Walk Between Raindrops