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Heal My Soul
Heal My Soul
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars JEFF HEALEY'S best studio album dead or alive!!!, April 16 2016
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I usually don't like the " scrapping of the bottom of the barrel for extra songs " albums after a great artist dies. Even if I am biased towards their music , as I am in HEALEY'S case. Think of the LED ZEPPELIN remastered bonus an example of not so great extra tracks etc...

The ballad " ALL THOSE SAINTS " made me cry! How about listening to a song about JEFF HEALEY knowing that he has CANCER. ; [[

HOWEVER , these songs where written / preformed during a period of which HEALEY'S band was falling apart , he knew about his own cancer diagnoses and he was frustrated by the fact that he still had NO creative control over what songs went on HIS albums. Never have I heard his voice so passionate and his guitar solos so angry sounding. Read in booklet that comes with the CD , please.

Most of these 12 songs on this album are were JEFF HEALEY really ROCKS and is not his usual excellent Trumpit , Jazz and / or Blues Rock.
ROCK songs like the CD'S opener " DAZE OF THE NIGHT " and the sing a long rocker " PLEASE " are just some of the best stuff HEALEY has ever recorded. Period!
YES , there is the occasional other brilliant ballads like " BABY BLUE "
Mostly the songs on this CD are JEFF HEALEY playing ROCK music , playing it amazing well as you have never heard him in sing or play guitar before. The time that these songs were recorded it was the late 1980'S and his rock songs were not considered " commercial enough " for his CDS by his record company???

So , please be patient.

JEFF HEALEY'S : HEAL MY SOUL takes about 5 full listens to get at first but the more YOU listen to it the better and better it gets.
HEAL YOUR SOUL is one of those albums that you don't skip any of the songs. It never drags at all.
This is a rare bonus record that is a real gem that every HEALEY fan should have in their JEFF HEALEY CD collection.

5 STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Greatest Hits
Greatest Hits
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing sound for Leonard Cohen's most well known songs., May 13 2015
This review is from: Greatest Hits (Audio CD)
An excellent starter CD for new fans of this master Canadian born poet , author , singer and song writer. Oh yes , he also plays a little guitar.
If you are fairly new to Mr. Cohen's music VIA the cds OLD IDEAS and / or POPULAR PROBLEMS etc this is a 2009 U.K. remastered collection of 17 of his most well known songs. The sound is amazing like Mr. Cohen is playing in your room.
For all of those who would like read about his life and career , I would also highly recommend reading the biography called ,
" LEONARD COHEN : everybody knows " by Harvey Kubernik.

Physical Graffiti (Remastered) 2CD
Physical Graffiti (Remastered) 2CD
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LED ZEP'S 2015 remaster SOUNDS PHYSICALLY AMAZING NOW!!!, Feb. 25 2015
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### This review is for the 2 CD remastered discs only ###

The 2015 remastered PHYSICAL GRAFFITI is in my opinion , the best sounding version of this album on regular CDS.
P.G. is a little louder , much clearer and cleaner than before. It could be the best sounding of all of the LED ZEPPELIN remasters , so far.
While the other remasters are also excellent sounding this 2015 remaster seems to take this new remastering process to the next level.
In the opening song called "Custard Pie" PLANT'S voice is no longer lost in the mix. LED ZEP , were experimenting with Plant and other band members recording some of their song part's in the studio's hall way to create special sound effects. In the older versions PLANT'S voice seemed way too far away and in this case it didn't work so well. The beginning of "The Rover" also sounds vastly better.
The song called "Night Flights" is now at the same volume level as all of the other songs. "KASHMIR" , will blow your head off among other things. Other examples of vastly improved sound in this album's songs are "In The Light" , "Sick Again" and "Trampled Under Foot"
In the "The Wanton Song' " the guitar's sound just incredible , etc...etc...
This 2015 remaster fixes it all. The songs sound full , warm and alive not flat and tinny as before.
What really shines on this album are the drums. You hear every note. All the instruments are now in perfect balance with each other. If you own the Japanese SHM-CDS these remasters are louder than those ones but sound just as great.
They are not as loud as the , MOTHERSHIP CDS.
Again , as with the other LED ZEP remasters they are far , far better sounding than the old 1993 / 1994 remasters. FAR BETTER!!!
PAGE used the same remastering process as BOB LUDWIG used for the BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Album Collection Box Set Volume 1 and for , THE TRAGICALLY HIP'S "Fully Completely" CD remaster.

Fully Completely (2CD Deluxe)
Fully Completely (2CD Deluxe)
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Sound For The HIP'S Fully Completely , 2014!!!, Nov. 22 2014
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Why buy this CD , again???

###...this review is for the 2 CD deluxe edition only...###

1. FULLY COMPLETELY, was remastered using the same revolutionary remastering process used by , BOB LUDWIG
when making the incredible sounding Bruce Springsteen remastered first 7 album CD Box Set [2014]. This same process was also used by JIMMY PAGE for the making of the LED ZEP / 2014 remasters and the last YES , remasters.

So you do hear a slightly louder CD with unbelievable instrumental separation and better sounding vocals and backing vocals " IN OVERTIME "

2. You get a great up tempo , much more rocking version of the classic song called "SO HARD DONE BY" from the "DAY FOR NIGHT" album.

3. You also hear an excellent old [unreleased] song called "The RADIO SHOW" As with some of The HIP'S best music it takes a few listens to get. However , it is fantastic after a couple of listens. A nice HIP bonus!!!

4. I don't buy CDs some times for the second bonus disc and I have heard better live performances of these songs. However , it is a good recall of The HIP live at Toronto's HORSESHOE TAVERN.

The amazing sound of this studio CD and the bonus tracks all for just $9.99 [Canadian] at make this a HIP / remastered CD must have , no brainer!!!

IT IS BEST LISTENED TO IN , 4 or 5 speakers with your receiver set at extended stereo. As with most remasters!!!. NO need to spend huge amounts of money on a BLUE RAY and SACD player.

THE TRAGICALLY HIP , should be amazing in concert during their play all of the album " FULLY COMPLETELY Tour " !!! In a North American / European city near you in , 2015!!!

Now , only if The Tragically Hip would remaster UP TO HERE , ROAD APPLES and DAY FOR NIGHT with this kind of incredible sound quality I would be very , very happy. So would a lot of other people!!!

The remastered FULLY COMPLETELY [2014] just sounds sooooooo great now!!! THANK YOU , The Tragically HIP and Bob Ludwig again!!!

A Merrie Christmas To You
A Merrie Christmas To You
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars BLUE RODEO'S stunning Canadian Christmas Album , 2014, Nov. 19 2014
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I am not a big fan of Christmas albums. Most of the traditional songs have been covered to death in the same old way. Sure , there are exceptions. No one is going to sing the song "O HOLY NIGHT" like Celine Dion does as just 1 example. Over all , if you have heard one Christmas album you have heard them all. That what makes this BLUE RODEO Canadian Christmas album so special. Not only are there fresh takes on the some old Christmas songs , you don't have to be a BLUE RODEO fan to enjoy this CD all year around. This CD is also not too long either so it never drags at any point. Another excellent thing about this record is it's truly Canadian content. You do hear the Christmas song written by JONI MITCHELL "The River" gorgeously sung by JIM CUDDY. It is interesting hearing a male sing this song because it is usually sung / covered by female artists. A fantastic cover of a ROBBIE ROBERTSON song "Christmas Must Be Tonight" with Blue Rodeo sounding a lot like , The BAND.
GORDON LIGHTFOOT'S "Song For A Winter's Night" sounds as beautiful as ever.

We even get 2 ordinal BLUE RODEO Christmas songs by KEELOR / CUDDY. A more rocking version of KEELOR'S song "Glad To Be Alive" with some slightly different lyrics. JIM CUDDY'S new Christmas song called "Home To You For Christmas".

Even all of the beautiful Christmas CD's artwork was made by Arthur Keelor who was is GREG'S great Uncle.

Other "A Marrie Christmas To You" songs are just as fun. GREG , turns the song "O Come All Ye Faithful" into a fun / sing a long mid tempo rocker.
Other Amazing Christmas songs are from Alex Chilton "Jesus Christ" and Paul Simon "Getting Ready For Christmas Day".

"Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and even Merle Haggard's "If We Make It Through December" done in BLUE RODEO style are other treats.

This stunning sounding mostly Canadian Christmas album can be listened to all year long.
It is just that good and you don't have to be a BLUE RODEO fan to enjoy it. However , I am glad that I am a BLUE RODEO fan.

The Album Collection, Vol. 1 1973-1984
The Album Collection, Vol. 1 1973-1984
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 2014 : All Amazing Sounding Bruce Springsteen CDS!!!, Nov. 17 2014
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I received my Bruce Springsteen CD box set early on Sunday Nov. 16th , 2014 from Canada Post. Usually they don't deliver the mail on Sunday but I will not be complaining about it. After years of record company rip offs and re-packaging with very little improvement in the sound BRUCE & BOB LUDWIG etc , finally get the sound of his 1st seven albums right. I never realized just how low the bass was in some of his older CDS until now. The bass is full and thumps a long in perfect balance with all of the other instruments and vocals. You hear every note of every song. What a huge difference in sound between the old RIVER CD and this 2014 remastered version. The ordinal CD of THE RIVER doesn't even come close to this new remastered version. THE RIVER , NEBRASKA , GREETINGS , THE WILD and BORN IN THE U.S.A , all have much more power like any true rock albums should. All of these CDS are cleaner , clearer and are a little louder but not too loud. You hear more backing Vocals , Drums , Piano , Organ , other horns and man does that BIG MAN'S Sax sing. You also hear VERY little hisssssssssss. What amazing sound for all of BRUCE'S first seven albums on CD. Even the new remasters of BORN TO RUN and DARKNESS benefited from this new remastering process. SO they both sound even better than before and yes they were newly remastered.

As far as the packaging is concerned these are cardboard mini albums with all the ordinal artwork in mini album size. The booklet or book has lots of great pictures [many in colour on very high quality paper] but some parts are hard to read because of it's size. I don't buy my CDS for their packaging but if you want AMAZING larger goodies then get the more expensive vinyl versions.

These CDS are quite simply the best sounding BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN CDS on the market now. I will never have to buy these CDS again.

WOW , WOW and more WOW!!!


..: If you are a fan of The TRAGICALLY HIP? I would also highly recommend buying their new remastered CD of their classic album "FULLY COMPLETELY".
It also has 2 extra tracks. A first time release of the amazing song called RADIO SHOW and a much faster version of the song , SO HARD DONE BY.
This remaster was made by Bob Ludwig using the same new remastering process as he did for the BRUCE'S amazing sounding remastered CDS.
JIMMY PAGE , used this same new revolutionary remastering process to remaster the 2014 LED ZEP remasters!!! ###

Led Zeppelin II (Remastered Original CD)
Led Zeppelin II (Remastered Original CD)
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The perfect volume & clarity for deluxe 2014 , LED ZEPPELIN II, June 5 2014
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### NOTE : This review is only for this single CD , Led Zeppelin 2 ordinal remastered CD , 2014 ###

If you are wondering to buy or not to buy???

If you just love the sound of the Japanese SHM-CDs and / or the MOTHERSHIP , CDs.
You will just love these LED ZEPPELIN , 2014 remasters.
As far as the volume level goes , it is smack right in the middle between the amazing sounding 2007 Japanese LED ZEPPELIN SHM-CDs and the MOTHERSHIP volume's.

JIMMY PAGE used the same revolutionary remastering process used by BOB LUDWIG to remaster the 2014 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Box Set CDs.

They are louder , cleaner , clearer than the 1993 / 1994 LED ZEPPELIN remasters versions but not as loud as the MotherShip , versions.

Plant's voice is also more up front in the mix. You hear the incredible clarity of all of the instrument separation in each song.
The drum and bass / keyboard sounds are just mind blowing. PAGE's guitars are crystal clear.

So the LED ZEPPELIN 2014 remasters sound far better than the remastered versions that came out in 1993 / 1994. FAR BETTER!!!
I can truly write this for the 2014 LED ZEPPELIN remastered albums 1 , 3 , 4 and HOUSES OF THE HOLY , as well.

Crank it up and enjoy...You will now not have to raise your stereo volume to ear splitting volumes just to hear more details of this classic LED ZEPPELIN music.

You will never have to buy these CDs , again.

Not Fragile (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
Not Fragile (40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars INCREDIBLE SOUND finally for , B.T.O.'s / Not Fragile!!!, March 22 2014
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After many years of rip-offs and disappointments Universal Records finally got BTO's / NOT FRAGILE , sounding amazing. It's a little louder and a lot clearer and cleaner.
This CD sounds way , WAY , better than the MFSL Gold Disc version and the 2 BTO albums on 1 CD disc specials released recently.

2 CDS ... **

CD 1 & vinyl / 1...the NOT FRAGILE album [& CD] re-mastered to perfection.

CD 2 & vinyl / re-mastered LIVE versions of the NOT FRAGILE songs , collected from various live shows [Japan , Vancouver and Chicago]
+ 2 Bonus live tracks. So far , this is a Canada only release to celebrate BTO'S induction into the JUNO AWARDS / Canadian Music Hall Of Fame , this year in , Winnipeg [2014].
Now only if Universal Records would do this for BTO 1 / BTO 2 and FOUR WHEEL DRIVE?

The vinyl versions are due in APRIL , 2014.

Greatest Hits (Australian Tour Edition 2013)
Greatest Hits (Australian Tour Edition 2013)
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finally BRYAN ADAMS / 2013 , gets it right!!!, Oct. 7 2013
This CD is NOT just another Bryan Adams greatest hits 2 CD set. It is so much more!!!
Part studio & part live [& with a few demos].
Re-mastered in 2013 , it sounds just amazing , finally.
However , what makes this 2 CD set soooooo special also , is the great song selection.

34 remastered songs

DISC 1 :

summer of 69 [studio version].
i do it for you [studio version].
heaven [studio version].
when you're gone [single version]
all for love [solo live version : in England].
have you ever really loved a woman? [studio version]
run to you [studio version].
please , forgive me [studio version].
house arrest [Bryan with a live band version : from Montreal , Canada].
flying [live solo : in Australia].
the only thing that looks good on me is you [studio version].
can't stop the thing we started [studio version].
when you love some one [unreleased version].
cuts like a knife [studio version].
straight from the heart [solo live : in Australian version].
back to you [MTV , unplugged version]
18 til I die [studio version].

DISC 2 :

cloud # 9 [chicane mix].
i'm ready [MTV : unplugged version].
the best of me [studio version].
i'll always be right there [studio version].
you've been a friend to me [?].
tonight in Babylon [solo live : in Australian version].
heat of the night [studio version].
it's only love [with TINA TURNER : studio version].
this time [studio version].
kids wanna rock [studio version].
somebody [studio version].
remember [studio version].
one night love affair [studio version].
hearts on fire [faster band : studio version].
there will never be another tonight [studio version].
rock steady [Bryan solo with band rockin' demo version].
all i want is you [studio version].

They only thing that would make this 2 CD set any better , would be if they added a live versions of , TAKE ME BACK & LOW LIFE.
Other wise , the sound and set lists are just fantastic!!!

The Atlantic Studio Albums 1989-2007 (Box Set)
The Atlantic Studio Albums 1989-2007 (Box Set)
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Yes these RUSH CDs are NEW re-masters + VT re-mix!!!, Oct. 1 2013
I will say that the packaging is pretty basic.
However , I don't buy CDs for their packaging. I buy them for their amazing sound.

Besides , 7 CDs for about $50 dollars is not a bad deal at all.

6 of these 7 CDs in this box set are remastered [these are NOT the too quite 2004 re-masters / re-packaged].
They all have a great sonic improvement.

6 of these CDs were recently remastered for ITunes , H D Tracks and this box set by Masterdisk's chief mastering engineer ,
ANDY Van Dette. He is the same person who remastered the fantastic sounding , RUSH Sector Box Sets.

The 7th disc is the infamous CD / Vapor Trails.
It has been re-mixed at a lower volume but not too low and it sounds awesome , too.
The songs from VT were excellent but they were wrecked but very poor mastering on the first , VT.
Wait until you hear VT , now. WOW , WOW and more WOW!!!
If you loved any of the RUSH Sector Box Sets , you will love this box set too.
As long as packaging isn't your main priority but excellent sound is?!?!

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