Robin Trower – Bridge of Sighs original Japan LP with obi

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of Bridge of Sighs by Robin Trower, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Bridge of Sighs by Robin Trower, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Bridge of Sighs is a 1974 Japanese pressing on the Chrysalis label.

The cover is VG++, with slight foxing.  The obi is VG++ with slight foxing, but no tears.  The insert is M-.

The disc is VG++ and close to M- with a couple of faint inaudible scuffs.  The record has clearly been played just a couple of times.

A beautiful copy of a surprisingly hard album to find.  Despite the album’s popularity in the U.S., Bridge of Sighs sold poorly in Japan.

Background: Released in 1974, Bridge of Sighs was the second album by Robin Trower.

The album reached #7 on the U.S. chart, but did not chart in the UK.

Allmusic.com gave Bridge of Sighs a 4 1/2 star review:

Guitarist Robin Trower’s watershed sophomore solo disc remains his most stunning, representative, and consistent collection of tunes. Mixing obvious Hendrix influences with blues and psychedelia, then adding the immensely soulful vocals of James Dewar, Trower pushed the often limited boundaries of the power trio concept into refreshing new waters. …One of the few Robin Trower albums without a weak cut, Bridge of Sighs holds up to repeated listenings as a timeless work, as well as the crown jewel in Trower’s extensive yet inconsistent catalog.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Chrysalis
Catalog Number:
CHR-1057
Year of Release: 1974
Format: Stereo
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Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in