Product Code: MFSL 1-158
Artist: Linda Ronstadt & The Nelson Riddle Orchestra
Origin: USA
Label: (1983)
Format: LP
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Cover: M
Record: M
Genre: Easy Listening , Jazz N

What's New (Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab Original Master Recording)

SEALED - NEVER OPENED - NEVER PLAYED! EXTREMELY RARE - kept sealed for over 30 years!

TOP QUALITY AUDIOPHILE pressing - Half speed mastered Japanese pressing on high definition super vinyl!

1984 Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab MFSL 1-158

MFSL JAPAN JVC Super Vinyl LPs have been Out of Print for over three decades and are some of the finest and most valuable vinyl masterpieces ever produced.

These titles set the standard of what would become known as Audiophile. The expense and fine attention to detail that went into these original MFSL Pressings have never been duplicated.

What's New is a Grammy-nominated, Triple Platinum-certified, 1983 jazz album by American singer/songwriter/producer Linda Ronstadt. It represents the first in a trilogy of 1980s albums Ronstadt recorded with bandleader/arranger Nelson Riddle. John Kosh designed the album covers for all 3 albums. The album spawned a major change in popular culture because Ronstadt was then considered the leading female vocalist in rock. Both her record company and manager, Peter Asher, were very reluctant to produce this album with Ronstadt, but eventually her determination won them over and the albums exposed a whole new generation to the sounds of the pre-swing and swing eras. The one-time popular music sung by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Peggy Lee, and their contemporaries was relegated in the 1960s and 1970s to Las Vegas club acts and elevator music. Ronstadt later remarked that she did her part in rescuing these songs which she called "little jewels of artistic expression" from "spending the rest of their lives riding up and down on the elevators.