"Ignition" is the debut solo album from Rock singer-songwriter John Waite (ex-vocalist for The Babys). It was released on Chrysalis in late June 1982, and produced by Neil Giraldo (producer/guitarist for Pat Benatar, who was on the same label).
This collection spans Waite's career with The Babys and his solo work and includes 2 previously unreleased tracks: "Love Is A Rose To Me" and "World In A Bottle."
This collection is really quite interesting. With a couple of unissued tracks, b-sides, soundtrack hits, unknown gems, this collection is a good place to go for those who only have his hits from prior compliations.
"No Brakes" is a 1984 album by John Waite and was released in June 1984 the United States on the EMI America label. It features the number 1 hit single "Missing You." No Brakes was certified gold on September 4, 1984.
A 17-track career retrospective that not only spans the mid-'70s to the mid-'90s, but encompasses solo cuts and songs that John Waite recorded with the Babys in the '70s and Bad English in the '80s. For all that, it's remarkably inconsequential right-of-center mainstream commercial rock, whether he's playing guitar-based pop/rock with the Babys or doing the power ballad thing with Bad English. Includes his 1984 number one solo single "Missing You," the Bad English smashes "When I See You Smile" and "Price of Love," and several smaller hits.
John Tavener was the perfect choice as the composer to create the musical score for the film CHILDREN OF MEN. Much of the music used throughout the film (songs like 'Ruby Tuesday' etc) are well enough known that they don't require re-recording in this memoir of a deeply moving film. But it is the opportunity to listen without the visuals to the music Tavener created 'that brings an even deeper appreciation for his accomplishment. In addition to Tavener's own compositions this CD includes the Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau rendering of Mahler's 'Nun Will Die Sonn' So Hell Aufgeh'n' from the 'Kindertotenlieder' (a more apt song cycle could not be imagined for this childless film) as well as Krzysztof Penderecki's 'Threnody For The Victims Of Hiroshima' as conducted by the composer and Handel's excerpt from 'Alexander's Feast' ('War, he sung, is toil and trouble').
The dynamic sextet featured in two of Zorn's most recent and popular musical projects-The Dreamers and O'o-jump another level in Ipos, their most beautiful and powerful recording to date. Featuring ten new compositions from the lyrical Book of Angels, the music draws exotica, surf, world music, latin jazz, rock, film music and more into a seductive new musical world. Perfect for the early morning, late at night, at home or in the car, The Dreamers play Masada is truly a magical combination. Powerful new music performed by an all-star band of downtown masters.