A distinguished member of the Better Records Rock and Pop Hall of Fame.
We award this copy’s side one our very special Four Plus A++++ grade, which is strictly limited to pressings (really, individual sides of pressings) that take a given recording to a level we’ve never experienced before and had no idea could even exist. We estimate that about one per cent of the Hot Stamper pressings we come across in our shootouts earn this grade. You can’t get much more rare than that.
- Beyond White Hot stamper sound on side one of this Turquoise Liberty Mono pressing – the sound is guaranteed to blow your mind
- Julie is in the room with you – intimate, breathy and Tubey Magical like practically nothing you’ve ever heard
- For late night listening this may be the best Sultry Female Vocal recording ever made
- “…one of the purest, most subtle lounge albums of all time (not to mention one of the best vocal jazz albums ever).”
This side had breathy resolution that was hard to believe, along with size and immediacy that no other side of any copy could touch. Phenomenal. (more…)