Alice Cooper – Killer original Japan LP with obi and calendar

$295.00

Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese copy of Killer by Alice Cooper, including the original obi and 1972 calendar.

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Description

Offered for sale is an original Japanese copy of Killer by Alice Cooper, including the original obi and 1972 calendar.

About this copy: This copy of Killer is a 1972 Japanese pressing on the original green Warner Brothers label.

The cover is M-, with trace corner wear and the calendar is still attached to the cover.  The obi is VG++, with slight wear near the bottom edge, but no tears.  The “hojyuhyo,” or reorder tag, is still attached.

The insert is M-.

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

A nice copy of a rare Alice Cooper LP, as the band’s albums sold poorly in Japan.

Background: Released in 1972, Killer was the fourth album by Alice Cooper.

The album reached #21 on the U.S. album chart and #27 on the UK chart.

Allmusic.com gave Killer a 4 1/2 star review:

Alice Cooper wasted little time following up the breakthrough success of Love It to Death with another album released the same year, Killer. Again, producer Bob Ezrin was on board and helps the group solidify their heavy rock (yet wide-ranging) style even further. The band’s stage show dealt with the macabre, and such disturbing tracks as “Dead Babies” and the title track fit in perfectly. … With Killer, they became one of the world’s top rock bands and concert attractions; it rewarded them as being among the most notorious and misunderstood entertainers, thoroughly despised by grownups.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Warner Brothers
Catalog Number:
P-8189W
Year of Release: 1972
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 15 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in