In 1968, Carl Perkins re-signed with Columbia Records, and immediately released one of the best records of his career, Restless. Already a star of the Johnny Cash Show, Carl Perkins was now back in the charts, and his career was once again on the upturn. The 4 CDs in this box cover all of his recordings from his second tenure with Columbia (1968 to 1972) and all of the Mercury recordings (1973 to 1975).
Men and women are literally on opposite ends of the planet: she is in Iceland, he - in Australia - are connected by some unknown history, the author left-overs. Both are in total solitude of his existence. Woman on a snowy cold ocean shore climbs to the top of the lighthouse, which tears the roof of a large icicle, and then soothes her by her sexual hunger. A man loads into the back of his jeep, large ice blocks and carries them through the sandy wasteland home, where with their help, committing slow suicide noose, protracted as the melting ice.
The film is based on the visual contrast of landscapes of the two corners of the world and the general emotional mood of his characters. In the film, no dialogue, and the author would have plenty of geysers, waterfalls and beautiful erotic scenes in stuffy rooms. Although these scenes are the same really cold, as those same blocks of ice, about unbanal use of which has hints director.
There are 21 cuts on this Hip-O collection of Van Morrison's Greatest Hits. The interesting thing is that of these 21 cuts, only about half of them will be recognizable to the casual Van Morrison fan, as they come from his Bang sides and the far more popular Warner Brothers singles of the early '70s. As it should be, although there is one glaring omission: "Tupelo Honey" is absent from the song list. The rest may not have been greatest hits in America, but they do represent a fine – if arguable – selection of the material from the late '70s, '80s, and '90s…