Porcupine Tree – Lightbulb Sun sealed clear vinyl 2 LP set

$99.00

A sealed clear vinyl pressing of the double album Lightbulb Sun by Porcupine Tree.

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Offered for sale is a limited edition clear vinyl pressing of the 2 LP set Lightbulb Sun by Porcupine Tree, issued in 2018 on Kscope records.

About this copy: This copy of Lightbulb Sun is a 2018 clear vinyl limited edition pressing of an LP that was originally released in 2000.

This set was pressed on both black and clear vinyl; the clear vinyl editions were limited and sold out as preorders.

This LP is new and unplayed; the album was not sealed at the factory, but was instead shipped in a resealable bag.  We received this copy directly from the record company and haven’t opened it.

A beautiful copy of a terrific album.

Background: Lightbulb Sun, released in 2000, was the fifth studio album by Porcupine Tree.  The album reached #161 on the UK charts, but did not chart in the U.S.

Allmusic.com gave Lightbulb Sun a 4 star review:

Some older fans looked askance at Lightbulb Sun, feeling it was verging on overt commercialism (and admittedly, the near power ballad solo on “Where We Would Be” is a bit odd!). Then again, given Wilson’s own explorations of avant-garde pop with No-Man, who’s to say why a slightly more radio-friendly stance can’t work? “Shesmovedon” may have been a single, but there’s no question who wrote and performed it — the elegant cascade of backing vocals on the chorus shows that much. Certainly Wilson hasn’t turned into Max Martin or anything — it’s still very much Porcupine Tree, in its lyrical turns of phrase and general sense of exploration.

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Country of origin: UK
Size: 12″
Record Label: Kscope
Catalog Number:
965
Year of Release: 2018
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 32 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in