Elvis Presley - Elvis is Back! (Waxtime in Color LP)
Label: WaxTime In Color– 950642
Genre: Rock, Blues
Style: Blues Rock, Rock & Roll
180 gram Orange limited edition coloured vinyl
Elvis Is Back!is the fourthstudio albumby Americanrock and rollsingerElvis Presley, released byRCA Victoron April 8, 1960. It was Presley's first album issued instereophonicsound. Recorded over two sessions in March and April, the album marked Presley's return to recording after hisdischarge from the U.S. Army. It was Presley's first album of new material sinceElvis' Christmas Albumwas issued in 1957.
In 1957, as Presley's fame was soaring, he received a draft notice from the Memphis Draft Board, but was given a deferment so he could finish his latest film production,King Creole. During Presley's two-year military service in Germany,RCA VictorandParamount Picturesprogressively released material he had completed prior to enlistment. During his last months in the Army, Presley experimented with new sounds and worked on further improving his performance. He also prepared material for his first session inNashville, which was scheduled to take place upon his return. Presley returned to the United States on March 2, 1960. The singer reunited with his original bandThe Blue Moon Boys, excepting bassistBill Black. The first session was held on March 20–21 and the second session was held on April 3–4, completing the album.
Elvis Is Back!topped theUK Albums Chartand reached number two inBillboard'sTop LP's. Initially, the release received mixed reviews, but over subsequent years its critical reception became progressively more positive.Elvis is Back!was certified Gold on July 15, 1999, by theRecording Industry Association of