Test Compact Discs

A topic for further discussion: How much does the CD player matter?

But for now, a selection of CDs that get used for system checking and equipment evaluation:

IMG_1650IMG_1652Hell Freezes Over (Live) – The Eagles (Geffen Records 424-725-2)
Track 6: Hotel California

Rickie Lee Jones – Rickie Lee Jones (Warner Bros 7599-27389-2)
Track 5: Easy Money

IMG_1654IMG_1637Silver Rain – Marcus Miller (3 Deuces FDM 36 673-9)
Track 5: Frankenstein
Track 6: Moonlight Sonata

Crazy Love – Michael Bublé (Reprise Records 9362-49707-7)
Track 1: Cry Me A River
Track 2: All of Me

IMG_1646IMG_1643The Hunter – Jennifer Warnes (Private Music 261974)
Track 1: Rock You Gently
Track 2: Somewhere Somebody
Track 7: Lights of Lousianne
(and most of the others)

Brothers in Arms – Dire Straits (Vertigo 824 499-2)

Look for one of the original 1985 issues, not the 1996 remastered version. There were various 1985 versions released all having the same catalogue number. See further info here or on link on the Vertigo number above.

IMG_1648AIMG_1653 Little Night Music – Royal National Theatre Cast Recording (Tring 001)
Track 18: Send In The Clowns

A Wonderful World – Tony Bennett & k.d.lang (RPM Records 509870-2)
Track 1: Exactly Like You
Track 2: La Vie En Rose
(and most of the others)

david-rees-williams-trioHidden Colours – David Rees-Williams Trio (BBC Radio 3 ‎– DPNCD006)
Track 1: Music For A While
(and most of the others)

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