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CLASSIC CANADIAN TITLES NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON 180 GRAM VINYL

REISSUES TO BE RELEASED ON JULY 12 INCLUDE COLIN JAMES’S AND THE LITTLE BIG BAND, ANNE MURRAY’S THERE’S A HIPPO IN MY TUB, RITA MACNEIL’S REASON TO BELIEVE, AND PRISM’S SELF TITLED ALBUM

 

 

07 JUNE 2019 (TORONTO, ON) – Universal Music Canada is proud to announce the forthcoming release of four quintessential Canadian albums, available for the first time on 180-gram vinyl on July 12. Classic albums from Colin James, Anne Murray, Rita MacNeil and Prism are set to arrive as the first of many Canadian vinyl reissues anticipated in 2019. See below for details and tracklist information.

 

Colin James – And The Little Big Band

Released in 1993, Colin James’s foray into sing-jive with his album, And The Little Big Band, reached Double Platinum status and included the radio staples “Cadillac Baby”, “Breakin’ Up The House” and “Surely (I Love You)”.

 

Tracklisting

 

Side A

  1. Cadillac Baby
  2. That's What You Do to Me
  3. Sit Right Here
  4. Three Hours Past Midnight
  5. Satellite
  6. Surely (I Love You)

 

Side B

  1. Breakin' Up the House
  2. No More Doggin'
  3. Evening
  4. Train Kept a Rollin'
  5. Leading Me on
  6. Boogie Twist Part II
  7. Cha Shooky Doo

 

 

Anne Murray – There’s A Hippo In My Tub

There's A Hippo In My Tub is a 1977 children's album by Anne Murray and was certified Platinum in Canada. The album was initially reissued in 1979 by Sesame Street Records entitled Anne Murray Sings for the Sesame Street Generation. It was again reissued in 2001 in CD format by EMI Music Canada and included three extra songs not on the original album, and this version, for the first time, is available on vinyl!

 

Tracklisting:

 

Side A:

1.Hey Daddy

  1. Stars Are the Windows to Heaven
  2. Animal Crackers
  3. Hi-Lili-Hi-Lo
  4. Why Oh Why (Why, Why, Why)
  5. Teddy Bears' Picnic
  6. Sing High, Sing Low
  7. Inch Worm

 

Side B:

  1. You Are My Sunshine/ Open Up Your Heart
  2. I Can See Clearly Now
  3. What a Wonderful World
  4. Sleepytime
  5. Lullaby Medley: Hush Little Baby/Sleep Child/Brahms Lullaby

 

 

Rita MacNeil – Reason to Believe

Originally released in 1988, the album Reason to Believe, which was written as a dedication for her mother, reached Platinum status in Canada and contained the singles “Working Man”, “Walk On Through” and “Reason To Believe”.

 

Tracklisting:

 

Side A

  1. Walk on Through
  2. Two Steps from Broken
  3. City Child
  4. Doors of the Cemetery
  5. Reason to Believe

 

Side B

  1. When the Loving is Through Causing the Fall
  2. The Music’s Going Round Again
  3. Sound Your Own Horn
  4. Working Man 5. Good Friends

 

 

Prism - Prism

Prism is the self-titled debut album by Canadian rock band Prism, originally released in May 1977 on the Canadian record label GRT. It was produced primarily by Bruce Fairbairn and the majority of songs were written by Jim Vallance (he also served as co-producer on two tracks).  The album achieved Platinum status in Canada and included the classic tracks “Spaceship Superstar” and “Take Me To The Kaptin”. This edition is available on Limited Edition 180-gram Blue Vinyl.

 

Tracklisting:

 

Side A

  1. Spaceship Superstar
  2. Open Soul Surgery
  3. It's Over
  4. Take Me To The Kaptain
  5. Freewill

 

Side B

  1. Vladivostok
  2. Amelia
  3. Julie
  4. I Ain't Lookin' Anymore