ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & TIM RICE-JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (2LP)-1970-UK FIRST PRESS-MCA - MKPS2011/12. The first edition of the album was released in early July 1970, several months before official release. It is an extremely rare because it was stamped only a few hundred copies. The album went on sale and were sent out as promotion for the press and managers industry. Cover is an envelope, unfolding in the form of four-pointed stars (all stars is made of shiny foil) and the "buttoned" rear. Illustration with the image of Christ here is not on a separate attachment, but posted on the bottom of the envelope. All subsequent English editions were produced either in a box or in a conventional double envelope.Labels MCA Records old design of the late 1960-ies, yellow on the background of the "drill". The subsequent English editions of the labels had design "bow tie". Matrix number of 1st press: 7-214-2 1 B / 7-215 1 C / 1 C 7-216-2 / 7-217.
Vinyl in clean and beautiful condition Side 1 & 2 visually under a strong light a few hairlines (only visual)- EX+/NMINT(very strict!), Side 3 in very clean condition , under silnym light 1-2 conditional hairline - NMINT(strictly!), Side 4 in a completely sheer top condition - NMINT/ARCHUVE. Cover frosted texture is in top condition with minimal traces of storage (very slight scuff marks on corners) - EX+/NMINT(STRICTLY!!!) Labels are in excellent condition with minimal signs of listening - NMINT.
P/S. This is the best specimen of a mega rarity, of those that need to see over the past 15 years.
Lot sold: 46000 ₽
DEEP PURPLE & THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, MALCOLM ARNOLD-CONCERTO FOR GROUP AND ORCHESTRA-1970-FIRST UK PRESS-HARVEST - SHVL767. of the matrix A-1/B-1 Stamper 2AR/1AA (Very early!) Concerto for Group and Orchestra (in translation from English. — "Concerto for group and orchestra") is a live album by British rock band Deep Purple, recorded with the Royal Philharmonic orchestra. One of the first attempts to blend classical music and rock music in one work. Was released in the U.S. in December 1969, and in the UK in January 1970. At the time of formation of the second Deep Purple line in the group, there was a confrontation between art-rock ambitions of Lord John and the hard-rock of Ritchie Blackmore. The Lord considered the possibility of creating works which will combine the features of classical and rock music. Deep Purple Manager Tony Edwards decides to go for broke and reserves albert Hall on 24 September, leaving John Lord about six months to write the score. Ritchie Blackmore subsequently terribly envious of the Lord, that idea came to mind not to him ...more
Lot is not sold
Estimate: 10000—12000 ₽
SADE-DIAMOND LIFE1984-FIRST UK PRESS-EPIC - 26044. Rare British original. Diamond Life is the debut Studio album by English group Sade .The album spawned four singles, including the singles "Your Love Is King" and " Smooth Operator ". Diamond Life was met with recognition from music critics and subsequently won a Brit Award for best British album in 1985. From a commercial point of view, the album was a success, receiving high praise in the UK and the USA , and then was certified multi-platinum in both regions. Diamond Life sold over six million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling debut recordings of the era, and became the best selling debut British singer, which lasted twenty-four years. ...more
Lot sold: 2600 ₽
Estimate: 3000—4000 ₽
DEEP PURPLE-FIREBALL-1971-FIRST UK PRESS-HARVEST - SHVL793 of the Matrix A-2U/B-3U a Very rare original British from the first matrices. Fireball is the fifth Studio album by British rock band Deep Purple. Released in September 1971. Compared to Deep Purple in Rock, this album was written in a more experimental style. Allmusic called him one of the four essential albums, along with Machine Head, In Rock and Burn ...more
Lot sold: 8100 ₽
Estimate: 12000—15000 ₽
ENYA-WATERMARK-1988-FIRST PRESS UK/EU-GERMANY-WEA-243875-1. Rare original with promo sticker. Watermark is the second album by Irish singer, songwriter and musician Enya. The album received many positive reviews from critics and it became a commercial success that propelled Enya to international fame. ...more
Lot is not sold
Estimate: 3000—4000 ₽
QUEEN-THE WORKS-1984-FIRST PRESS USA-CAPITOL ST-12322. Rare American original. The Works is the eleventh Studio album by British rock band Queen, released on 27 February 1984. The album became a kind of return to roots. After a failed attempt to release a dance album, the group understands that people want the old Queen with a powerful hard fast numbers (Now I'm Here, Dead On Time, Tie Your Mother Down), lyrical ballads (Love Of My Life, Jealousy), hard-rock ballads in the spirit of "waving flag" (We Are The Champions, In The Lap Of The Gods), Opera mnogogolovy (The Prothet''s Song, Somebody To Love) and metal quick strikes (Stone Cold Crazy Let Me Entertain You). As mentioned Brian may, The Works is "A Night At The Opera" with several strokes from The Game. The Works gave the world two great hit songs: "Radio Ga Ga" and "I Want to Break Free". The album went double platinum and was sold over five million copies. ...more
Lot sold: 2000 ₽
Estimate: 3500—4500 ₽