Genesis – Foxtrot 1978 Japan LP with obi


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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Foxtrot by Genesis, including the original obi.

Note: There were two Japanese issues of this LP in 1978 with different catalog numbers and obi.  This is the first of the two.

About this copy: This copy of Foxtrot is a 1978 pressing on the Charisma label of an album that was originally released in 1972.

The cover is M- with trace corner wear..  The obi is M-.  The lyric insert is M-.

The disc is VG++ on side one with a faint inaudible scuff through the first track.  Side two is M-.  There are one or two spindle marks on the labels.  It’s a very clean disc that has had little play.

A nice copy of a scarce Genesis LP.

Background: Released in 1972, Foxtrot was the fourth studio album by Genesis.

The album reached #12 on the UK charts but did not chart in the U.S. gave Foxtrot a 5 star review:

Foxtrot is where Genesis began to pull all of its varied inspirations into a cohesive sound — which doesn’t necessarily mean that the album is streamlined, for this is a group that always was grandiose even when they were cohesive, or even when they rocked, which they truly do for the first time here. Indeed, the startling thing about the opening “Watcher of the Skies” is that it’s the first time that Genesis attacked like a rock band, playing with a visceral power. … But what impresses most about Foxtrot is how that precociousness is delivered with pure musical force. This is the rare art-rock album that excels at both the art and the rock, and it’s a pinnacle of the genre (and decade) because of it.


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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Charisma
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in