Murray Head - Nigel Lived - 45rpm 180g 2LP

Product no.: IR014

Murray Head - Nigel Lived - 45rpm 180g 2LP
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Intervention - IR-014 -  Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio

AAA 100% Analogue - 180 Gram Virgin Vinyl - Pressed at RTI

AAA 100% Analogue This LP was Remastered using Pure Analogue Components Only, from the Master Tapes through to the Cutting Head

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Drawing from the best-possible source material, Kevin Gray cut Nigel Lived from original engineer Phill Brown’s ¼-inch 15ips analog master tapes at 45RPM over two LPs. The sound is fantastically dynamic, open, and full-range Sound 5/5 VinylReviews

• Artist-Approved Release
•100% Analog Mastering From The Original Master Tapes!
• Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio
•45 RPM x 2 LPs For Extreme Sound Quality
• Dead Quiet 180-Gram Vinyl Pressed At RTI
• Exquisitely Restored Gatefold Jacket + Authentic 8-Page Book by Stoughton
Nigel Lived is a groundbreaking classic and one of the boldest, most inventive albums of all time. Recorded by the great recording engineer Phill Brown, Nigel Lived hearkens back to the golden era of all-analog recording, a sonic and musical masterpiece that every music lover and audiophile simply must have.IR's 45 RPM Double-LP set

 It's packaged in a beautiful film-laminated gatefold with an amazing reproduction of the 8-page book from the original LP release that represents the fictional Nigel's diary.   
Nigel Lived was mastered 100% analog by Kevin Gray at CoHEARent Audio from recording engineer Phill Brown's original master tapes. The sound quality on these tapes is a revelation, with deep but tuneful bass, sweet highs, gorgeous vocals and VERY WIDE dynamics! Murray and the musicians put so many fascinating sounds and textures down, and the tapes are simply stunning!

Intervention early on decided that Nigel's re-release had to be a Double-LP set at 45 RPM to preserve the magnificent sonics Murray, Phill and Co. put on tape and make the best-sounding Nigel possible. Nigel's original vinyl release was very challenging to cut as a single 33 RPM LP with side 1 at over 22 minutes and side 2 at nearly 27 minutes of run time! There's no doubt, especially on side 2, that levels had to be dropped and the bass had to be filtered on the original LP. Our 45 RPM cuts required no sonic compromises of any kind, so people can hear Nigel at its absolute best for the very first time on his 45th birthday! 

Nigel's original LP art has been restored by IR's Tom Vadakan. The old-style, "tip-on" LP jacket and 8-page book are printed by Stoughton. 

Side 1
Pacing On The Station
Big City
Bed & Breakfast
Side 2
The Party
City Scurry
When You Wake Up In The Morning
Side 3
Why Do We Have To Hurt Our Heads
Pity The Poor Consumer
Nigel, Nigel
Miss Illusion
Side 4
Murray Head - Nigel Lived - 45rpm 180g 2LP

RTI HQ-180 Vinyl

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