Kourosh - Back From The Brink (Now Again Records)

Kourosh - Back From The Brink (Now Again Records)

آلبوم Back From The Brink حاصل دوسال زحمت شبانه روزی کورش یغمایی در ایران ، کاوه یغمایی در کانادا و آقای آلاپات و تیم ایشان در آمریکاست .

آلبومی که موفق به کسب عنوان آلبوم ماه از مجله معتبر موسیقی MOJO شده .

آثار کورش یغمایی بدلیل داشتن کلیه استانداردهای موسیقی ، آثاری ماندگار و ارزشمند برای موسیقی ایران و جهان است. موفقیت و جذابیت این آلبوم مهر تائیدی است بر این موضوع و فاخر بودن آثار کورش یغمایی این اسطوره ی موسیقی ایران .

این آلبوم برای برای دانشگاه ها و مراکز معتبر موسیقی جهان نیز برای تجزیه و تحلیل و بررسی ارسال شده .

موسیقی ایران باز هم با نام کوروش یغمایی بر قله های افتخار می درخشد .

 

آلبوم به سه فرمت توسط شرکت Stones Throw تهیه و برای فروش در سایت قرار داده شده

فرمت 1 : آلبوم در 2 سی دی (2 CD)

فرمت 2 : آلبوم در سه ال پی (3 LP)

فرمت 3 : 8 تک آهنک در 4 صفحه (4x 7-inch box set) این 4 صفحه قبل از انقلاب در ایران نیز تهیه و پخش شده بود .

 

Pre-Revolution Psychedelic Rock from Iran: 1972–1979. Officially-licensed anthology.

IN THE STORE:
KOUROSH - BACK FROM THE BRINK 2 x CD
KOUROSH - BACK FROM THE BRINK 3 x LP
KOUROSH - BACK FROM THE BRINK 4 x 7-inch

Now-Again Records presents the Kourosh Yaghmaei anthology: Rre-Revolution Psychedelic Rock from Iran: 1972-1979. The only officially-licensed anthology.

Official release date: August 23, 2011.
Available now at Stones Throw.


Now-Again Records is proud to present Back from the Brink, the only legitimately licensed collection of the godfather of Iranian psychedelic rock, Kourosh Yaghmaei. Known within the Iranian diaspora simply by his first name, Kourosh’s Pre-Revolution recordings were thought lost after Islamic fundamentalists took control of Iran. They weren’t: Kourosh had protected them – along with key ephemera from the 70’s. Their collection here - spread over 2 CDs, 3 LPs and a 4x7” box set - bolstered by Kourosh’s first person recollections of Iran’s 70s rock scene and its death after the Revolution- tells the story of an driven artist’s desire to persevere in the face of terrible adversity.

Kourosh Yaghmaei and his brothers Kamran and Kambiz were amongst the few inspired Iranian musicians determined to change Tehran’s musical landscape in the late 60’s and early 70’s. The trio, armed with rented, second-hand instruments and records by The Ventures, The Kinks, The Doors, merged Western garage rock, psychedelia and Iranian folkloric music to create a sound unlike anything that came before them. Later, inspired by the unlikely duo of Elton John and James Taylor, Kourosh’s music took a sophisticated turn, and he churned out funky, progressive rock that is as imminently enjoyable as it is impossible to categorize.

His star on the rise was knocked off course by the Revolution, and its backdrop of Islamic fundamentalists burning record companies and harassing musicians. But while most Pre-Revolution musicians – including his brothers – fled Iran in 1979, Kourosh stayed, loyal to the country of his birth. He has suffered a performance and recording ban for twenty-two out of the last thirty-two years. Yet he remains stoic and resolved to continue bolstering Iranian musical tradition. Kourosh still lives in Tehran and is pleased that his story – and his glorious 70s recordings – will finally spread the world over. This essential piece of Iran’s musical history is accompanied in all formats by a full color book with extensive liner notes, never-before-seen photos and ephemera.

3formats: 3/LP, 2/CD, 4 x 7-inch box set ....

3/LP: 3 records housed in a 6-panel gatefold jacket and comes with an oversized 28-page book full of liner notes, full annotation, rare photos and ephemera. Note: CD version contains some songs not available on vinyl; text is in English only

2/CD: 2 discs in a hardbound 52-page book full of liner notes, full annotation, rare photos and ephemera. Note: CD version contains songs not available on vinyl; text is in English only

4x7” Box Set: Exact reproductions of the 4 picture-sleeve 7” singles Kourosh released before the Revolution, housed in a magnet-clasped box and comes with a 44-page book full of liner notes, full annotation, rare photos and ephemera. Note: text is in English only


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