Emerson, Lake & Palmer – Works Japan 2 LP set with obi

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of the 2 LP set Works by Emerson, Lake & Palmer, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of the 2 LP set Works by Emerson, Lake & Palmer, including the original obi and insert.

About this copy: This copy of Works is an original 1977 pressing on the Atlantic label.

The cover is VG++ and close to M-, with slight corner and edge wear. The obi is VG++, with a tiny tear on the front.  The insert is M-.

The two discs are M- with a number of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean discs!

A nice  copy of a scarce Emerson, Lake & Palmer LP.

Background: Released in early 1977, Works was the fifth studio album by Emerson, Lake & Palmer.  The LP reached #9 on the UK charts and #12 in the U.S.

Works was a double album with the first three sides devoted to solo material, with each member getting a full side.  Side four had two tracks by the entire band.

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

Though no one talked about it at the time of its release, this album reflected a growing split within the group. Originally, the trio’s members, tired of sublimating their musical identities within the context of ELP, each intended to do a solo album of his own. Reason prevailed, however, probably aided by the group’s awareness that the combined sales of the solo albums issued by the five members of Yes the previous year were a fraction of the sales of Yes’ most recent records. The result was this double LP; essentially three solo sides and one group side, it is the most complex and demanding of the group’s albums.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Atlantic
Catalog Number:
P4652~3A
Year of Release: 1980
Format: Stereo
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Weight 18 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in