Rhino Records, the world's leading pop culture label, isproud to announce the release of BEST OF GARY WRIGHT: THE DREAM WEAVER.This first-ever career retrospective from the progressive-rock icon arrivesin stores September 15.
The 19 songs on this CD include the #2 pop hits "Dream Weaver" (memorablyrevived in the films Wayne's World and The People Vs. Larry Flynt) and"Love Is Alive," as well as the Top 20 hit "Really Wanna Know You."Spanning 1970 to 1998, the recordings on BEST OF GARY WRIGHT includeselections from all nine of his solo albums cut for A&M, Warner Bros.,Cypress, and Triloka. The personnel on these tracks - which includes suchrock notables as George Harrison, David Crosby, Graham Nash, and KingCurtis - attests to the musical community's high regard for this keyboardvirtuoso.
BEST OF GARY WRIGHT also features "If You Believe In Heaven," from theforthcoming album Human Love, and the track "Someone Like You," which isavailable only on this CD. Coproduced by Wright himself and includinginformative liner notes by writer Barry Alfonso, BEST OF GARY WRIGHT willbe available at retail for a suggested list price of $16.98 CD as well asthrough RhinoDirect at 1-800-432-0020 and via the Rhino website at.
A versatile performer since childhood, Gary Wright first drew acclaim as afounder of progressive-rock band Spooky Tooth in the early 1970s. Goingsolo, Wright scored a massive international hit in 1975 with "DreamWeaver." Its rich layering of synthesizers and yearning vocals firmlyestablished Wright as a staple of FM radio playlists throughout the decade.After more than 25 years of groundbreaking sounds, Wright continues toblaze new musical trails with the Larkio album Human Love, due this winter.
For track listings, liner notes, artwork, or review copies, please contactTom Muzquiz at Rhino Media Relations.