AC/DC – Powerage Japan LP with obi

$195.00

An original Japanese pressing of Powerage by AC/DC, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Powerage by AC/DC, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Powerage is a 1978 pressing on the Atlantic label.

The cover is VG++, with slight edge wear.  The obi is VG+ with a few wrinkles on the back, but no tears.

The lyric insert is M-.

The disc is M- with a few spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a rare AC/DC LP.

Background: Powerage, released in 1978, was the fifth album by AC/DC, and the fourth to receive worldwide distribution. It was also their last album before becoming truly famous, as the follow-up to this LP was 1979’s Highway to Hell.

Powerage only reached #133 on the U.S. album charts, but it was eventually certified as platinum by the RIAA for sales of more than one million units.

Allmusic.com gave Powerage a 3 1/2 star review:

Powerage was a first in the sense that it debuted bassist Cliff Williams, but it really is more of a final curtain to the band’s early years. It would be the last produced by Vanda & Young, the legendary Australian production team who also helmed hits by the Easybeats, and it was the last before AC/DC became superstars. As such, it’s perhaps the most overlooked of their ’70s records, also because, frankly, it is the most uneven of them. Not that it’s a bad record — far from it, actually.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Atlantic
Catalog Number:
P-10533A
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in