(Brian Eno) 801 – 801 Live original Japan LP with obi


An original Japanese pressing of the 1977 LP 801 Live by 801, featuring Brian Eno and including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of 801 Live by 801, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of 801 Live is a Japanese first pressing on the Polydor label, released in 1977.

The cover is VG++, with trace corner wear.  The insert is M-.  The obi is M-.

The disc is M- and looks like it may have been played once.

A great copy of a progressive rock classic.

Background: 801 was a short-lived group featuring Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera (of Roxy Music) as well as members of Curved Air and Quiet Sun.

The band had changing members over the years, but 801 Live was their first LP, recorded in late 1976.

Allmusic.com gave 801 Live a 4 1/2 star review:

801 provided Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera with one of his most intriguing side projects. Although the band only played three gigs in August and September 1976, this album captures a night when everything fell right into place musically. That should only be expected with names like Eno and Simon Phillips in the lineup. …801 Live is a cohesive document of an unlikely crew who had fun and took chances. Listeners will never know what else they might have done if their schedules had been less crowded, but this album’s a good reminder.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Polydor
Catalog Number:
MPF 1101
Year of Release: 1977
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in
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