Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On (1971) [MFSL 2008]
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 35:23 minutes | Scans included | 1,43 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 702 MB
Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab # UDSACD 2038
Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On was a landmark recording and is considered one of the greatest albums ever made. Rolling Stone named it Album Of The Year when it came out and, in 2003, it was ranked number 6, the highest for a non-rock album, in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab has obtained the master tapes of this landmark album and for the first time What’s Going On has been released on the Super Audio CD.
Marvin Gaye’s 1971 landmark recording, What’s Going On, revolutionized music history. The brilliant concept album featured politically charge anthems tackling themes of urban decay, environmental issues, police brutality, unemployment and poverty. The album not only topped the Billboard R&B charts, it was featured on countless “Best of” lists including Spin magazine, Q magazine, Mojo and NME. The album ranked #6 on Rolling Stone’s “500 Greatest Albums of All Time.” The album received high regards from Billboard, the Chicago Tribune, The Observer, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Slant Magazine, Uncut and Q. Included were the monster hits, “What’s Going On” and “Inner City Blues.”
01 – What’s Going On
02 – What’s Happening Brother
03 – Flyin’ High (In The Friendly Sky)
04 – Save The Children
05 – God Is Love
06 – Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
07 – Right On
08 – Wholy Holy
09 – Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
Mastered by Rob LoVerde at Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab, Sebastopol, CA.