Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of A Saucerful of Secrets by Pink Floyd, including the original obi.
This copy is black vinyl.
About this copy: This copy of A Saucerful of Secrets is a 1971 Japanese pressing on the Odeon label of an album that was originally released in 1968.
The cover is VG++ and close to M- , with a bit of wear at the corners.
The obi is VG+, with a few wrinkles. The “hojyuhyo” (reorder tag) has been removed.
The insert is M- with a couple of minor wrinkles.
The disc is VG++ with a couple of very faint sleeve scuffs. It’s very close to M-. There are a few spindle marks on the labels. Clean disc!
A hard to find pressing of a great album by an iconic band.
Background: Released in 1968, A Saucerful of Secrets was the second album by Pink Floyd, the first to include guitarist/singer David Gilmour, and the last to include founder/guitarist/singer Syd Barrett.
The album reached #9 on the UK charts but only reached #158 on the U.S. charts.
A transitional album on which the band moved from Syd Barrett’s relatively concise and vivid songs to spacy, ethereal material with lengthy instrumental passages. Barrett’s influence is still felt (he actually did manage to contribute one track, the jovial “Jugband Blues”), and much of the material retains a gentle, fairy-tale ambience.
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