iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store…If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Platinum & Gold Collection: Michael Hedges by Michael Hedges, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Platinum & Gold Collection: Michael Hedges

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

While there is nothing new under the sun on Michael Hedges' Platinum & Gold Collection (all of the tracks on this collection have been previously released album tracks), this is nonetheless a fine sampling of the various modes, styles, and developments in the late artist's career as a virtuoso guitarist and iconoclastic songwriter. There are the transcendentally beautiful ones ("Aerial Boundaries," "Bensusan"), the radically interpretive ones ("After the Gold Rush," "All Along the Watchtower"), and the bizarre, jarring moments where Hedges seemed to dare his audience to expand their notions of who he was as a musician ("Ignition") or forget about him altogether. But Hedges, as evidenced here, was too mercurial to be pinned down for very long. His finest moments are captured here, and fans as well as the curious have something to celebrate in finding the first true collection of his significant work on the shelves.

Biography

Born: December 31, 1953 in Sacramento, CA

Genre: New Age

Years Active: '80s, '90s

One of the most innovative and acclaimed solo guitarists of his era, self-described "violent acoustic" artist Michael Hedges rose to success on the strength of a unique performing style that utilized harmonics and picking to create the impression of multiple guitars playing simultaneously. Born in Sacramento, CA, in 1953, Hedges studied classical guitar while in college, subsequently earning a degree in composition from the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. In 1980, he enrolled in Stanford University's...
Full bio
Platinum & Gold Collection: Michael Hedges, Michael Hedges
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Followers

Contemporaries