Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John, complete with obi.
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.
About this copy: This copy of Tumbleweed Connection is an original 1970 Japanese pressing, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.
The cover and obi are M-. The booklet and lyric insert are included.
The red vinyl record is M- and aside from a single spindle mark on the label, looks unplayed.
We’ve had a few of these over the years, but this is the nicest copy we’ve ever seen of this LP.
A beautiful copy of a terrific album.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1970|