Gentle Giant – Three Friends Japan LP with obi


A 1978 Japanese pressing of Three Friends by Gentle Giant, complete with original obi.

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Offered for sale is a rare Japanese pressing of Three Friends by Gentle Giant, complete with original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Three Friends is a 1978 Japanese pressing of an LP that was originally released in 1972.

The cover is VG++, with slight wear at the corners.  The obi and lyric insert are M-.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A beautiful copy of a rare LP and our favorite Gentle Giant LP.

Background: Released in 1972, Three Friends was the third album by Gentle Giant and their first album to chart in the U.S., reaching #197 on the Billboard album chart. gave Three Friends a 4 1/2 star review:

Gentle Giant’s third album (and their first self-produced effort, Tony Visconti having run the sessions on the two previous records) was another advance, this time in the direction of a harder rock sound — everything sounds turned up here, especially the guitars, the bass, and the electronic keyboards.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Vertigo
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1978
Format: Stereo
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Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in