Foghat – Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce Japan promo LP with obi

$50.00

An original Japanese promotional copy of Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce by Foghat, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese promotional copy of Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce by Foghat, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce is an original 1981 promo pressing on the Bearsville label.

The cover is VG+. with a bit of edge wear and a small 1/4″ tear at the mouth.  The obi is VG, with a few wrinkles and a repaired tear.

The insert is M-.

The disc has stock labels with “Sample” printed on both sides in Japanese.  The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A nice copy of a scarce Foghat LP.

Background: Released in 1981, Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce was the eleventh album by Foghat.

The album reached #92 on the U.S. album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce a 3 star review:

By the time Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce hit record stores in 1981, it had been ten years since Foghat had released their first American single “I Just Want to Make Love to You,” and even though the veteran London blues/boogie rock outfit had a rather long list of commercial accomplishments, the wavering quality and focus of their music in the late ’70s had shaken the band’s core fan base and slight critical appeal. The stomp and the swagger were replaced by glitter and global tours, rust turned to chrome, howlin’ blues to raunch and roll. So bandleader Lonesome Dave Peverett continued an experiment he had tentatively begun a year earlier on Tight Shoes: drawing on new musical influences from the burgeoning punk and new wave scene in and around London. … An interesting effort, Girls to Chat & Boys to Bounce might actually captivate extremely open-minded new wave fans and Foghat completists.

 

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Bearsville
Catalog Number:
25 AP 2124
Year of Release: 1981
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in