Richard Clapton is - and probably will always be - the great undiscovered genius of Australian rock music. Not to say that he's completely unknown outside of his home country. Neil Young did specifically request him as as opening act for one of his Australian tours, and Jackson Browne has also admitted to being a Clapton fan…
Anthology is singer-songwriter Carly Simon's 26th album, and first anthology album, released in November 2002. It is a two-disc set with all the songs personally picked by Simon. Over the course of the two discs, every one her studio albums (up until that point) is represented with at least one song (not including her just-released Christmas album or her 1993 opera, Romulus Hunt: A Family Opera, on which she only actually performs on one track). The booklet features numerous photographs from Simon's archives, as well as extensive liner notes by Jack Mauro, a lifelong fan of Simon's.
Daniel Ash was the guitarist with Goth band Bauhaus as well as Love and Rockets a band he formed with bassist David J. This collection of Daniels solo work from his years with Beggars Banquet is a three-disc affair and contains his two solo albums Coming Down and Foolish Thing Desire as well a bonus disc of rare tracks, B-sides and demos. New sleeve notes containing a new interview with Daniel. Upgraded art work with many rare photos and memorabilia. This anthology is released with the full support from the artist.
An impressive 5 CD box set featuring one of the most complete anthologies on English folk and folk-rock around. The first two CDs mostly cover solo artists with a praiseworthy attention to the 80s and 90s, while the last three are dedicated to the most important bands of the Seventies.