Nils Lofgren: Face the Music mit Bruce Springsteen?

Die Box mit 9 CDs, 1 DVD, 136-Seiten Booklet, 169 Tracks

Die Box mit 9 CDs, 1 DVD, 136-Seiten Booklet, 169 Tracks

Face the Music wurde heute vorgestellt und hier: Face the Music von Amazon gelistet . Es handelt sich dabei um eine 9 CD plus 1x DVD Boxet, dass nur für Amerika angekündigt wurde und als Import bei  Amazon (hier) angeboten wird. Der Preis liegt bei 146,97 €, was sehr viel Geld ist. Aber die Aufmachung macht einen vielversprechenden Eindruck.

Über die Tracklist ist wenig bekannt. Auf der Box sind 169 Tracks, 40 davon unveröffentlicht und selten. Es ist nur zu hoffen das Valentine das Duett mit Bruce Springsteen inkl. Musikvideo in der Box enthalten sind. Des Weiteren ist Bruce in dem 136-seitigen Booklet zu finden, dass von Nils zusammengestellt wurde, inkl. Track by Track Notes und einem Vorwort von Dave Marsh.

Editorial Reviews

The stellar career of singer-songwriter-guitarist Nils Lofgren receives a comprehensive retrospective in Face the Music, limited edition nine-CD/one-DVD boxed set that is individually hand signed and numbered by the artist.

The collection s music component, selected by Lofgren himself, comprises 169 tracks, stretching back to Lofgren s early work with his Washington, D.C.-area band Grin, which he founded at the age of 17 in 1968, and surveying both his major-label solo albums and independent self-released music. Two of the CDs contain 40 previously unreleased tracks and rarities. The DVD features 20 video clips selected from a body of performances as diverse as Nils career.

A detailed, lavishly illustrated 136-page booklet, with an introduction by noted rock journalist Dave Marsh, contains Lofgren s track-by-track commentary and personal reflections on his work, as well as his tours of duty as a sideman with such luminaries as Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, and Ringo Starr. The set also contains homages to Lofgren by such colleagues as Bonnie Raitt, Joe Walsh, Sting, Bono, and Paul Rodgers.

In its entirety, the set gives a full-length, intimately detailed picture of the performer Neil Young who hired the 18-year-old Lofgren to play piano and guitar on After the Gold Rush in 1969 calls an inspiration to me for many years. A true triple threat, Lofgren has distinguished himself as the writer of melodic, affecting, and hard-rocking songs, a sensitive and seemingly ageless singer, and a guitarist of incomparable power and imagination.