Moody Blues – In Search of the Lost Chord 1981 Japan LP with obi


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Offered for sale is a Japanese copy of In Search of the Lost Chord by the Moody Blues, including the original obi and lyric booklet.

About this copy: This copy of On the Threshold of a Dream is a 1981 pressing on the Deram label of an album that was originally released in 1968.

Unlike the original pressing, this version does not have a gatefold cover.

The cover is M- with a tiny bend in the lower right hand corner.

The obi is M-.  The lyric booklet is M-.

The disc is M- with a couple of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a terrific LP.

Background: Released in 1968, In Search of the Lost Chord was the third album by the Moody Blues and the second of their so-called “Classic Seven” LPs.

The album reached #5 on the UK charts and #23 on the U.S. charts. gave In Search of the Lost Chord a 3 star review:

In Search of the Lost Chord is the album on which the Moody Blues discovered drugs and mysticism as a basis for songwriting and came up with a compelling psychedelic creation, filled with songs about Timothy Leary and the astral plane and other psychedelic-era concerns. They dumped the orchestra this time out in favor of Mike Pinder’s Mellotron, which was a more than adequate substitute, and the rest of the band joined in with flutes, sitar, tablas, and cellos, the playing of which was mostly learned on the spot. The whole album was one big experiment to see how far the group could go with any instruments they could find, thus making this album a rather close cousin to the Beatles’ records of the same era.

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Deram
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 1981
Format: Stereo
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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in