Offered for sale is an original fully complete Japanese pressing of Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd, including all inserts and the original shrink wrap.
Note: This LP was issued without an obi and instead included two stickers on the shrink wrap.
About this copy: This copy of Wish You Were Here is a 1975 Japanese pressing on the CBS/Sony label.
The cover is M-.
The original blue shrink wrap is still attached to the cover, but is torn along the entire top edge. (see photo) The two hype stickers, a round one with the title of the album and a rectangular one with the song titles and price, are M-.
The custom inner sleeve is VG with a number of ripples in it as though it may have been wet at one point. There are no stains or smears in the ink. The insert is M-. The postcard is M-. The poster is M- with no rips, tears, or holes.
The disc is visually M- with no marks on the vinyl, but there are many, many spindle marks on the labels. The disc plays with some surface noise.
A nice copy of a classic LP that is almost never found complete.
Background: Released in 1975, Wish You Were Here was the ninth studio album by Pink Floyd.
The album reached #1 on the charts in the U.S. and the UK.
Pink Floyd followed the commercial breakthrough of Dark Side of the Moon with Wish You Were Here, a loose concept album about and dedicated to their founding member Syd Barrett. The record unfolds gradually, as the jazzy textures of “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” reveal its melodic motif, and in its leisurely pace, the album shows itself to be a warmer record than its predecessor. Musically, it’s arguably even more impressive, showcasing the group’s interplay and David Gilmour’s solos in particular. And while it’s short on actual songs, the long, winding soundscapes are constantly enthralling.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1975|