Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Tumbleweed Connection is an original 1970 Japanese pressing, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.
The cover is M-. The obi is VG++ with slight foxing on the top edge. The lyric insert is M-.
The red vinyl record is VG+ on side one with a couple of light marks. Side two is M-. Clean disc!
A nice copy of a terrific album that’s hard to find complete.
Background: Tumbleweed Connection was Elton John’s third album (his second in the U.S.) and the album reached #5 on the U.S. album charts and #2 in the UK.
Instead of repeating the formula that made Elton John a success, John and Bernie Taupin attempted their most ambitious record to date for the follow-up to their breakthrough. A loose concept album about the American West, Tumbleweed Connection emphasized the pretensions that always lay beneath their songcraft. Half of the songs don’t follow conventional pop song structures; instead, they flow between verses and vague choruses. These experiments are remarkably successful, primarily because Taupin’s lyrics are evocative and John’s melodic sense is at its best.
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