Offered for sale is a 1971 Japanese second pressing of Pink Floyd’s 1968 LP, A Saucerful of Secrets, with lyric insert and reproduction obi.
About this copy: This copy of A Saucerful of Secrets is a 1971 second issue, Odeon OP-80282, with the words “Toshiba Musical Industries” on the label. The black vinyl record is M-, with just a couple of spindle marks on the label. It’s the nicest disc we’ve ever seen for this LP.
The cover is VG++, with a bit of wear at the corners. A date (1971.8.26) has been written on the back cover in ball point pen. The lyric insert is included. The obi is a reproduction.
A hard to find pressing of a great album by an iconic band.
Background: Pink Floyd’s second album, 1968’s A Saucerful of Secrets, was a transitional one; founder Syd Barrett was on his way out after a series of health and personal problems, and former Joker’s Wild guitarist David Gilmour was brought in to replace him. This is the only album on which all five members of Pink Floyd played; while Gilmour plays on all seven tracks, Barrett plays on only three, providing vocals on the album’s closing track, Jugband Blues. The title track of the album was the first of many long, spacy tracks to come from the band on subsequent albums.
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