Joni Mitchell - Blue (50th Anniversary)
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- The ONLY way to get this album this holiday season, is to purchase this incredible Joni Mitchell vinyl box set, featuring her first four albums.
Joni Mitchell's acclaimed 1971 album Blue, is the timeless record that features such classics as "Carey", "River", "Case of You" and "California".
Sad, spare, and beautiful, Blue is the quintessential confessional singer/songwriter album. Forthright and poetic, Joni Mitchell's songs are raw nerves, tales of love and loss etched with stunning complexity. Even tracks like "All I Want," "My Old Man," and "Carey", which are the brightest, most hopeful moments on the record - are darkened by bittersweet moments of sorrow and loneliness. At the same time that songs like "Little Green" (about a child given up for adoption) and the title cut (a hymn to salvation supposedly penned for James Taylor) raise the stakes of confessional folk-pop to new levels of honesty and openness.
Joni Mitchell's music moves beyond the constraints of acoustic folk into more intricate and diverse territory, setting the stage for the experimentation of her later work. Unrivalled in its intensity and insight, Blue remains a watershed.
Mastered from the original master tapes by Steve Hoffman and cut by Kevin Gray at RTI, this is the definitive analog pressing of Joni Mitchell's 1971 masterpiece.
Heavyweight vinyl produced by Reprise Records in 2020. Deluxe gatefold sleeve with faithfully replicated artwork, including lyrics. Made in Germany.
- All I Want
- My Old Man
- Little Green
- This Flight Tonight
- A Case of You
- The Last Time I Saw Richard