Favored Nations

Favored Nations

Profile:
Favored Nations (Favored Nations Entertainment) is a record label founded in 1999 by guitarist Steve Vai and former Guitar Center owner Ray Scherr. The first studio album released by the label was Coming to Your Senses by guitarist Frank Gambale in 2000. Soon afterwards, a variety of artists such as Eric Johnson, Dweezil Zappa, Johnny A., Larry Carlton, Eric Sardinas, and Steve Lukather, Neal Schon, Johnny Hiland, Stanley Jordan and Novecento, Allan Holdsworth, John Petrucci, Marty Friedman, The Yardbirds, Dave Weiner and Peppino D'Agostino had also signed to Favored Nations.

Favored Nations was followed by separate branches called Favored Nations Acoustic in 2002 and Favored Nations Cool in 2004. Pro-Found is a sister label that is basically a promotional tool for Favored Nations artists through the Favored Nations and ProFound websites.
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Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
102788 sometime tuesday morning  album cover Johnny A. sometime tuesday morning(CD, Album) Favored Nations, STFU Records, glaophone records 102788 US 1999 Sell This Version
86976-1968-2 The Very Best Of Steve Vai  album cover Steve Vai The Very Best Of Steve Vai(CD, Comp, RM) Legacy 86976-1968-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
AMCD 312 Bloom  album cover Eric Johnson (2) Bloom(CD, Album) Azul Music AMCD 312 Brazil 2005 Sell This Version
Dagdad Music DM2002 Anthology  album cover Pierre Bensusan Anthology(CD, Album, Comp) Favored Nations Dagdad Music DM2002 UK 2002 Sell This Version
DVD 57035 Where The Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are(2xDVD, NTSC) DBN DVD 57035 Argentina 2011 Sell This Version
EA72327 Where The Other Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Other Wild Things Are(DVD, 2DV) Light Without Heat, Favored Nations, Jibboom EA72327 Singapore 2011 Sell This Version
EA72589 Tony MacAlpine  album cover Tony MacAlpine Tony MacAlpine(CD, Album) SunDog Records, Favored Nations EA72589 Singapore 2011 Sell This Version
FAVR25402 Santamental  album cover Steve Lukather & Friends Santamental(CD, Album) Bop City Records, Favored Nations FAVR25402 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN230-2 Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3  album cover Steve Vai Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3 (Comp) FN230-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
FN 0777-2 Flex-Able  album cover Steve Vai Flex-Able(CD) Akashic Records (35), Favored Nations FN 0777-2 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
FN1003-2 Favored Nations CD Sampler 2001  album cover Various Favored Nations CD Sampler 2001(CD, Comp, Promo) Favored Nations FN1003-2 2001 Sell This Version
FN1005-P Appetizer For 2003  album cover Various Appetizer For 2003(CD, Comp, Promo) Favored Nations FN1005-P 2003 Sell This Version
FN2001-2 Coming To Your Senses  album cover Frank Gambale Coming To Your Senses(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2001-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2010-2 Submarine  album cover Gregg Bissonette Submarine (Album) FN2010-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2020-2 Scream  album cover Chad Wackerman Scream(CD, Album, RE) Favored Nations FN2020-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2030-2 Outbound  album cover Stuart Hamm Outbound(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2030-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN 2040-2 Live And Beyond  album cover Eric Johnson (2) & Alien Love Child Eric Johnson (2) & Alien Love Child - Live And Beyond (Album) FN 2040-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2050-2 Automatic  album cover Dweezil Zappa Automatic (Album) FN2050-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2060-2 No Substitutions Live In Osaka  album cover Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather - No Substitutions Live In Osaka(CD, Album, RP) Favored Nations FN2060-2 US Unknown Sell This Version
FN2070-2 Blue Planet  album cover Robin Dimaggio Blue Planet (Album) FN2070-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
FN 2080-2 Sometime Tuesday Morning  album cover Johnny A. Sometime Tuesday Morning(CD, Album) Favored Nations, Favored Nations FN 2080-2 2001 Sell This Version
FN2084-P Sleigh Ride  album cover Johnny A. Sleigh Ride(CD, Single, Promo) Favored Nations FN2084-P US 2002 Sell This Version
FN 2090-2 The Grip!  album cover Greg Koch The Grip! (Comp) FN 2090-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
FN 2120-2 Compression  album cover Billy Sheehan Compression (Album) FN 2120-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
FN2130-2 Intuite   album cover Pierre Bensusan Intuite (CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2130-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
FN2150-2 Dancing  album cover Mike Keneally & Beer For Dolphins Mike Keneally & Beer For Dolphins - Dancing(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2150-2 Austria 2000 Sell This Version
FN2160-2 Burn The Sun  album cover ARK (7) Burn The Sun(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2160-2 US 2001 Sell This Version
FN 2170-2 Absolute  album cover Neil Citron Absolute(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN 2170-2 USA & Canada 2001 Sell This Version
FN2180-2 Mantra  album cover Rob Balducci Mantra(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2180-2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
FN 2190-2 So Yuh Don't Like Modern Art  album cover Banned From Utopia* So Yuh Don't Like Modern Art(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN 2190-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
FN2200 That Was Then, This Is Now - The Best Of X-Tacy  album cover Andy Timmons That Was Then, This Is Now - The Best Of X-Tacy (Comp) FN2200 US 2002 Sell This Version
FN2210-2 Freak Guitar  album cover Mattias Ia Eklundh Freak Guitar (Album) FN2210-2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
FN2220-2 The Elusive Light & Sound Vol. 1  album cover Steve Vai The Elusive Light & Sound Vol. 1 (Album) FN2220-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
FN2240-2 Radio Free Gristle  album cover Greg Koch Radio Free Gristle (Album) FN2240-2 2003 Sell This Version
FN2250-2 華 Hana  album cover Tak Matsumoto 華 Hana(CD, Album, Enh, O-c) Favored Nations FN2250-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2260-2 Music For Speeding  album cover Marty Friedman Music For Speeding(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2260-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2270-2 An Evening With John Petrucci & Jordan Rudess  album cover John Petrucci & Jordan Rudess John Petrucci & Jordan Rudess - An Evening With John Petrucci & Jordan Rudess (Album) FN2270-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2280 Birdland  album cover Yardbirds* Birdland(2xLP, Album) Favored Nations FN2280 US 2016 Sell This Version
FN2280-2 Birdland  album cover Yardbirds* Birdland (Album) FN2280-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2280A Birdland  album cover Yardbirds* Birdland (Album) FN2280A US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2281-P Please Don't Tell Me 'bout The News  album cover The Yardbirds Please Don't Tell Me 'bout The News(CD, Single, Promo) Favored Nations FN2281-P US 2003 Sell This Version
FN 2290-ADV Get Inside  album cover Johnny A. Get Inside(CD, Album, Promo, dig) Favored Nations FN 2290-ADV US 2004 Sell This Version
FN 2300-2 Black Pearls  album cover Eric Sardinas Black Pearls (Album) FN 2300-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2310-2 Instro Mania  album cover The Dillengers Instro Mania(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2310-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2320-2 Known Unknown  album cover Vernon Reid & Masque (8) Vernon Reid & Masque (8) - Known Unknown (Album) FN2320-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
FN2330-2 All Night Wrong  album cover Allan Holdsworth All Night Wrong(CD, Album) Sony Music, Favored Nations FN2330-2 US 2002 Sell This Version
FN2340-2 CAB4  album cover CAB (13), Tony MacAlpine, Bunny Brunel, Dennis Chambers, Brian Auger And Special Guest Patrice Rushen CAB (13), Tony MacAlpine, Bunny Brunel, Dennis Chambers, Brian Auger And Special Guest Patrice Rushen - CAB4(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2340-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2350-2 Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3  album cover Steve Vai Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3(CD, Comp) Favored Nations, Light Without Heat FN2350-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2360-2 Various Artists: Archives Vol. 4   album cover Steve Vai Various Artists: Archives Vol. 4 (CD, Comp) Favored Nations FN2360-2 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
FN2370-9 Live At The Astoria London  album cover Steve Vai Live At The Astoria London FN2370-9 2003 Sell This Version
FN2380-2 Rockonica  album cover Reeves Gabrels Rockonica(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2380-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2390-2 Johnny Hiland  album cover Johnny Hiland Johnny Hiland(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2390-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2400-2 The Universe Will Provide  album cover Mike Keneally + Metropole Orkest* Mike Keneally + Metropole Orkest* - The Universe Will Provide(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2400-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2410-2 Acoustic Christmas  album cover Various Acoustic Christmas(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2410-2 Austria 2004 Sell This Version
FN2420-2 Stage Left  album cover Martin Barre Stage Left(CD, Album) Favored Nations, Randm Records FN2420-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
FN 2430-2 I On U  album cover Neal Schon I On U (Album) FN 2430-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN 2430-P I On U  album cover Neal Schon I On U(CD, Album, Promo) Favored Nations FN 2430-P US 2006 Sell This Version
FN2440-2 Altiplanos  album cover Pierre Bensusan Altiplanos (Album) FN2440-2 France 2005 Sell This Version
FN2450-P Pierre Bensusan Altiplanos(CD, Album, Promo) Favored Nations FN2450-P US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2460-2 Cosmic Troubadour  album cover Billy Sheehan Cosmic Troubadour(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2460-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2470-2 Shove The Sun Aside  album cover Dave Weiner Shove The Sun Aside (Album) FN2470-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN 2480-2 Bayshore Road  album cover Peppino D'Agostino & Stef Burns Peppino D'Agostino & Stef Burns - Bayshore Road(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN 2480-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2490-2 The Color Of Light   album cover Rob Balducci The Color Of Light (CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2490-2 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
FN2500-2 Freak Guitar - The Road Less Traveled  album cover Mattias Ia Eklundh Freak Guitar - The Road Less Traveled (Album) FN2500-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN2510-2 Bloom  album cover Eric Johnson (2) Bloom (Album) FN2510-2 Europe 2005 Sell This Version
FN2510-P Eric Johnson (2) Bloom (Album) FN2510-P US 2005 Sell This Version
FN 2520-2 Black Coffee  album cover Al Kooper Black Coffee (Album) FN 2520-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2530-2 Chamber Works  album cover Terry Bozzio + Metropole Orkest* Terry Bozzio + Metropole Orkest* - Chamber Works(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2530-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2540-2 Santamental  album cover Steve Lukather & Friends Santamental(CD, Album, RE) Favored Nations FN2540-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2540-P Santamental  album cover Steve Lukather & Friends Santamental(CDr, Album, Promo) Favored Nations FN2540-P US 2005 Sell This Version
FN2550-2 Other True Self  album cover Vernon Reid, Masque (8) Vernon Reid, Masque (8) - Other True Self (Album) FN2550-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
FN2560-2 Resolution  album cover Andy Timmons Band Resolution (Album) FN2560-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
FN2580-2 Live At B.B.King Blues Club  album cover Yardbirds* Live At B.B.King Blues Club(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2580-2 US 2007 Sell This Version
FN2590-2 Eric Sardinas And Big Motor  album cover Eric Sardinas And Big Motor Eric Sardinas And Big Motor (Album) FN2590-2 US 2008 Sell This Version
FN2600-2 Crazy (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)  album cover Various Crazy (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2600-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2610-9 Where The Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are(2xDVD, NTSC, Dig) Favored Nations, Light Without Heat FN2610-9 US 2009 Sell This Version
FN2620-2 Where The Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are(CD, Album, Dig) Favored Nations Entertainment FN2620-2 US 2009 Sell This Version
FN2630-9 Where The Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are(2xBlu-ray, Album, Multichannel, Dig) Favored Nations, Light Without Heat FN2630-9 US 2009 Sell This Version
FN2640-2 Where The Other Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Other Wild Things Are (Album) FN2640-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2650-2 Steve Vai Presents: Western Vacation  album cover Western Vacation Steve Vai Presents: Western Vacation(CD, Album, RE) Favored Nations FN2650-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2660-2 Shrinking Violet  album cover L.A. Guns Shrinking Violet(CD, Album, Dlx, RE) Favored Nations FN2660-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2670-2 Terrorizing Telemarketers Vol. 5  album cover Jim Florentine & Don Jamieson Jim Florentine & Don Jamieson - Terrorizing Telemarketers Vol. 5(CD, Album, RE) Favored Nations FN2670-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2690-2 Vividly  album cover Pierre Bensusan Vividly(CD, Album, Dig) Favored Nations, Favored Nations Acoustic FN2690-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2700-2 Little By Little  album cover Tommy Emmanuel Little By Little(2xCD, Album) Favored Nations FN2700-2 US 2010 Sell This Version
FN2710-9 Live At The Palladium  album cover Mimi Fox Featuring Akira Tana And Chris Enghauser Mimi Fox Featuring Akira Tana And Chris Enghauser - Live At The Palladium(DVD-V) Favored Nations FN2710-9 US 2011 Sell This Version
FN2730-2 Tony MacAlpine  album cover Tony MacAlpine Tony MacAlpine (Album) FN2730-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
FN2740-2 Acoustic Gypsy Live  album cover L.A. Guns Acoustic Gypsy Live(CD, Comp) Favored Nations FN2740-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
FN2760-2 Sgt. Pepper  album cover Andy Timmons Band Sgt. Pepper(CD, Album, Dig) Timstone Records, Favored Nations FN2760-2 US 2011 Sell This Version
FN2780 The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A...  album cover Steve Vai The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A...(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2780 Brazil 2012 Sell This Version
FN 2780-2 The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A...  album cover Steve Vai The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A... (Album) FN 2780-2 US 2012 Sell This Version
FN2790-2 The Story Of Light: - Real Illusions: Of A...  album cover Steve Vai The Story Of Light: - Real Illusions: Of A...(CD, Album, Del + DVD-V) Favored Nations FN2790-2 2012 Sell This Version
FN2830-2 Freak Guitar - The Smorgasbord  album cover Mattias Ia Eklundh Freak Guitar - The Smorgasbord(2xCD, Album) Favored Nations FN2830-2 Sweden 2013 Sell This Version
FN2840 The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A...  album cover Steve Vai The Story Of Light - Real Illusions: Of A...(2xLP) Favored Nations FN2840 Europe 2013 Sell This Version
FN2860 The Guitar Mastery Of Tommy Emmanuel  album cover Tommy Emmanuel The Guitar Mastery Of Tommy Emmanuel(2xCD, Comp) Favored Nations FN2860 US 2014 Sell This Version
FN2870 Infinity  album cover Nicolas Meier Infinity(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN2870 2016 Sell This Version
FN 20602 No Substitutions "Live In Osaka"  album cover Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather - No Substitutions "Live In Osaka" (Album) FN 20602 US 2001 Sell This Version
FN20602/RTD 353.2060.2 No Substitutions "Live In Osaka"  album cover Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather Larry Carlton, Steve Lukather - No Substitutions "Live In Osaka"(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN20602/RTD 353.2060.2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
FN 2290 - 2 Get Inside  album cover Johnny A. Get Inside(CD, Album) Favored Nations FN 2290 - 2 US 2004 Sell This Version
FN23502-2 Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3  album cover Steve Vai Mystery Tracks: Archives Vol. 3(CD, Comp) Favored Nations FN23502-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
FN2680-1A/B Where The Wild Things Are  album cover Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are (Album) FN2680-1A/B US 2010 Sell This Version