TODD RUNDGREN | HERMIT OF MINK HOLLOW (180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL/LIMITED EDITION/GATEFOLD COVER)
As founding member of the late sixties Philly rockers Nazz, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and producer Todd Rundgren was barely in his 20's when he began his long solo journey with success as one of the music industry's most prolific and celebrated rock artists. For his masterpiece Hermit Of Mink Hollow, Todd Rundgren delivers 12 solid performances which made this one of his most revered efforts in the late 70's. As with many of his solo albums, Todd played all of the instruments, sang and produced this major fan favorite and nailed one of the finest albums of his career and also catapulted Todd Rundren's marquee as a singer/songwriter even further with his smash hit single Can We Still Be Friends. Album opener All The Children Sing immediately brings the listener onto a magical journey as only Todd Rundgren can deliver. Filled with exceptional guitar work, solid lyrical imagery and his stellar vocals, the artist truly delivers a fine opening track for this musical event. Followed quickly by two stellar ballads the aforementioned smash Can We Still Be Friends and the R&B infused Hurting For You, the LP continues to thrill the listener with even more Todd Rundgren staples like the hard rockin' Determination, the bossa nova groove of Too Far Gone, and his follow-up hit single You Cried Wolf. Known to write some very key social commentary oriented songs in his long career, Todd nails some of his finest ever with his brilliant Bag Lady and Bread. Soon to be followed with more hard rockers like his guitar driven Out Of Control, the stellar piano ballad Lucky Guy, and the beautiful Fade Away which closes out the Hermit Of Mink Hollow album, making this one of the most important and finest albums of his career. This amazing album hasn't been on vinyl for several decades that is until now.....Friday Music is honored to announce for the first time ever on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl, the classic Todd Rundgren masterwork Hermit Of Mink Hollow As a continuing installment in our career spanning Todd Rundgren Friday Music180 Gram Audiophile Series, this limited edition album will also be presented for a short time in a first time gatefold cover which will feature the original inner sleeve artwork and lyrics, not seen in decades. Mastered from the authorized original Bearsville Records tapes by Joe Reagoso (Todd Rundgren, Meat Loaf, The Cars) at Friday Music Studios, the Hermit Of Mink Hollow album will be one of the most anticipated audiophile albums released this year. Todd Rundgren...Hermit Of Mink Hollow...A history making rock album from a rock legend, an audiophile dream release...first time 180 Gram Vinyl & Gatefold Cover...is now an audiophile vinyl dream come true...From your friends at Friday Music....Stay tuned for more Todd Rundgren & Utopia original Bearsville Records and Warner Bros. Records audiophile recordings from Friday Music.