Offered for sale is a Japanese white label promotional copy of Twice Removed From Yesterday by Robin Trower, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Twice Removed From Yesterday is a 1977 pressing on the Chrysalis label of an album that was originally released in 1973.
The cover is M- with trace corner wear.
The obi is M-. The lyric insert is M-.
The white label promo disc is M- and looks unplayed. Beautiful disc!
A nice copy of a terrific LP that’s hard to find complete.
Background: Released in 1973, Twice Removed From Yesterday was the first solo album by Robin Trower.
The album reached #106 on the U.S. album chart and did not chart in the UK.
Robin Trower’s debut solo album was the first evidence that the Fender Stratocaster sound of Jimi Hendrix could be effectively replicated and even refabricated. And like Hendrix, Trower had paid his dues as a more-or-less backup musician, his former band Procol Harum having emphasized stately organ and piano rather than guitar. After leaving his old group, Trower experimented with different musicians and ideas for several years, which paid off when he finally released Twice Removed From Yesterday, a record that displayed the characteristics that would make him a guitar hero and stadium attraction of the mid-’70s. He de-emphasized the Hendrix fuzz, feedback, and distortion, and let the reverb from his Strat become his dominant tonal device. … The best aspects of Twice Removed would come to full flowering on his next album, Bridge of Sighs, but this debut showed Trower to be an effective interpreter of the Hendrix sound, and not just what numerous others who came in his wake would prove to be: mere imitators.
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