The Mystic Moods Orchestra – Highway One

15 Feb

Highway One, though quite impressive as a sound ‘spectacle’, was a quite corny concept album suggesting a mildly raunchy US beach town holiday romance.

Q4 transfer & scans by ‘Captain Beyond’

Release: DS233

Source: Q4

Format: DVD-A/V  MLP/DTS/DD

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7 Responses to “The Mystic Moods Orchestra – Highway One”

  1. staygroovy February 26, 2013 at 21:43 #

    Fausto Papetti was a saxophone player/band leader and the undisputed king of corny instrumental remakes in Italy for the 'hits of the day'. He had a celebrated series of bi-yearly albums with sultry naked models. Very collectible vinyl stuff… Not that any of this was multichannel, but it does have some sort of resemblance to these 'mood/exotica' types of records in a nostalgic kind of way (for those of us who lived through the 70's and foggily remember).

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fausto_Papetti

  2. OxfordDickie February 25, 2013 at 08:42 #

    Never heard of him, do tell more………..

  3. staygroovy February 24, 2013 at 23:37 #

    “Quite corny concept album” gets new lease on life via Quad Blogspot!

    Hey, I'll take a listen, sometimes certain records are so utterly wonky that they can now feel cool in a kitsch kind a way. Have you ever heard of Fausto Papetti?

    Thanks OD.

  4. OxfordDickie February 19, 2013 at 09:33 #

    Well, thanks for the offer, October is a long way off and i'm now at the other end of the country, but we'll have to see what transpires nearer the time

  5. duilawyr February 19, 2013 at 02:25 #

    How about “a pint”? I am coming your way Oct 20-27. My nephew just got accepted to London School of Econ and is moving from Pittburgh to London, and I am going to help him move. I'll take you and the Ms. out for a pint at your local.

  6. OxfordDickie February 17, 2013 at 10:32 #

    Now there's a frightening thought… George Formby in Quad…….

  7. InQuadWeTrust February 16, 2013 at 18:24 #

    I need more time with this and I've only got halfway – but two words I never thought I would associate with quad recordings are George and Formby.

    This is my Sunday morning listen and I can't wait!

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