Foghat – Energized original Japan LP with obi


An original Japanese pressing of the 1974 LP Energized by Foghat, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Energized by Foghat, including the original obi.

Despite the band’s later success, this album was never issued again in Japan after the original 1974 release.

About this copy: This copy of Energized is an original 1974 Japanese pressing on the Warner Brothers label.

The cover is VG++, with slight corner and edge wear.  The obi is M- and includes the “hojyuhyo,” or reorder tag.

The insert is M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A nice copy of a terrific LP.

Background: Released in 1974, Energized was the third album by Foghat.  The album reached #34 on the U.S. charts and was later certified gold by the RIAA. gave Energized a 3 star review:

The third album proved to be the charm for Foghat. On Energized, their fusion of blues song structures and heavy metal energy comes into sharp focus. The group storms out of the gate with the opening track, “Honey Hush”; this inspired reworking of a blues classic moves like a locomotive about to run off the rails and dazzles the listener with a barrage of furious, metallic guitar riffs. …. In short, Energized is a solid listen for anyone who gets nostalgic about 1970s arena rock, and a must-have for Foghat fans.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Warner Brothers
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1974
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in