Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Madonna by Madonna, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Madonna is a 1985 Japanese pressing of an album originally released in 1983. This LP has the same catalog number as the original issue, but the back of the obi has a picture of the 1984 LP Like a Virgin on it that obviously was not on the obi of the original release.
The cover is M- with trace corner wear. The obi is M-. The two inserts are M-.
The disc is M-. There are a couple of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl. A very clean disc!
A beautiful copy of a somewhat underrated Madonna LP.
Background: Released in July, 1983, Madonna was the debut LP by the singer whose name would soon become a household word.
The album reached #6 on the UK charts and #8 in the U.S., though it has sold steadily over the years and has since sold more than ten million copies worldwide.
Although she never left it behind, it’s been easy to overlook that Madonna began her career as a disco diva in an era that didn’t have disco divas. It was an era where disco was anathema to the mainstream pop, and she had a huge role in popularizing dance music as a popular music again, crashing through the door Michael Jackson opened with Thriller. Certainly, her undeniable charisma, chutzpah, and sex appeal had a lot to do with that — it always did, throughout her career — but she wouldn’t have broken through if the music wasn’t so good. And her eponymous debut isn’t simply good, it set the standard for dance-pop for the next 20 years. … Here, Madonna is on fire, and that’s the reason why it launched her career, launched dance-pop, and remains a terrific, nearly timeless, listen.
|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1985|