Queen – Live Killers original Japan red/green vinyl 2 LP set with obi

$150.00

An original Japanese pressing of Live Killers by Queen, pressed on red and green vinyl and including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Live Killers by Queen, pressed with one red vinyl disc and one green vinyl disc, and including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Live Killers is an original 1979 Japanese pressing, issued as a limited edition with one red vinyl disc and one green vinyl disc.  Later pressings were black.

The cover is VG+, with wear on the top edge. The obi is VG+, with a bit of foxing on the back side.  The lyric insert is included.  The original custom inner sleeves are included (one red, one green), the green one has a split on the bottom edge.

The two colored vinyl discs are M- and look unplayed.

A beautiful copy of an LP that we haven’t had for sale in decades.

Background: Live Killers was released in March 1979 and was a success on both sides of the Atlantic, reaching #3 on the UK charts and #16 in the U.S.

Allmusic.com gave Live Killers a 3 star review:

(Live Killers)… is an excellent document of Queen at the height of their ’70s arena rock powers. Including selections from their debut, 1973’s Queen, up until 1978’s Jazz, the album is a solid mix of early hits and forgotten album tracks, all given new life in the concert setting while the zealous crowd often sings along. A different, more up-tempo version of “We Will Rock You” opens the album, starting things off in grand style. Other hard rock highlights soon follow, such as “Keep Yourself Alive,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Now I’m Here,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Spread Your Wings,” “Brighton Rock” (complete with an outstanding Brian May guitar solo), and a medley that contains such tracks as “Killer Queen” and “Bicycle Race,” among others.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Elektra
Catalog Number:
P5567~8E
Year of Release: 1979
Format: Stereo
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Weight 32 oz
Dimensions 15 × 13 × 1 in
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