Joe Jackson Classics Double LP Bundle (AWAITING REPRESS)
Original Release Date: 1979, 1982
Original Label: A&M Records
- REPRESSES SHIP Q3 2022
- DISCOUNTED Bundle Featuring Intervention's Joe Jackson Look Sharp! and Night & Day 180G LPs!
- 100% Analog Mastering From Real Analog Tapes
- Mastered by Kevin Gray At CoHEARent Audio
- Ultra-Quiet 180-Gram Vinyl Pressed At RTI
- Beautifully Restored "Old-Style" Album Art Printed By Stoughton
Joe Jackson's 1979 debut album Look Sharp! is an inspired set of power-pop that feature some of Jackson’s best and most timeless tunes. Radio classics from these two albums include, "Is She Really Going Out With Him?," "Sunday Papers" and more.
For 1982's Night and Day Jackson went to New York looking for new inspirations and sounds, and found his greatest commercial and critical success with Night and Day, an album redolent of the glitz and glamour of the city. These superbly crafted and arranged pop songs are inspired by the grandeur of Cole Porter and George Gershwin, and confidently infused with elements of jazz, swing and salsa. A genre-jumping crossover hit that virtually no one who heard the edgy power-pop of Jackson’s first 1979 efforts- Look Sharp! and I’m the Man- could ever claim to have seen coming. Perhaps the fearless Jackson’s finest hour in the studio.
Look Sharp! and Night and Day are sourced from the best-sounding analog tapes currently available, beautifully preserved ½” “safety copies” of the original stereo masters. We were able to maintain the grungy "New Wave" edge of the original LPs, but also restore the driving bass lines and bottom-end foundation on these tapes. The result is the best-sounding versions of Look Sharp! and I'm the Man anyone's ever heard, with all the drive and pop of the original UK releases, but with superb tonal balance, imaging and clarity. The definitive issues of these iconic New Wave classics!
The (Re)Discover Series
You know those songs that come up on the radio when you’re driving and you crank up the volume to 11 and sing your lungs out? That’s the spirit of what Intervention’s (Re)Discover Series is all about! Taking these FM classics and presenting them in "like you’ve never heard it before" sound quality so you can get that same blast of energy and excitement on your hi-fi at home. The hallmark of this series will be 100% analog mastering from real analog tapes. Combining superior master sources with the truly full-range mastering chain at Cohearent Audio and RTI’s dead quiet vinyl pressing means that you’ll hear these FM staples with power, majesty and musical detail like it’s the first time. (Re)Discover these sonic treasures with us!