Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Country Life by Roxy Music, featuring the risque cover that was eventually withdrawn in the U.S.
About this copy: This copy of Country Life is a 1977 pressing on the Polydor label of an album that was originally released in 1974 on the Island label.
The cover is M- with trace corner wear. The obi is M-. The lyric insert and custom inner sleeve are M-.
The disc is M- and looks unplayed. Beautiful disc!
A nice copy of a terrific LP.
Background: Released in 1974, Country Life was the fourth album by Roxy Music.
The album reached #3 on the UK charts, and #37 on the U.S. charts.
The album cover was controversial in the United States, where it was originally sold with green shrink wrap covering the front cover. Later U.S. pressings used a different photo without the two women.
Continuing with the stylistic developments of Stranded, Country Life finds Roxy Music at the peak of their powers, alternating between majestic, unsettling art rock and glamorous, elegant pop/rock. …And, in many ways, Country Life offers the greatest and most consistent set of Roxy Music songs, illustrating their startling depth. From the sleek rock of “All I Want Is You” and “Prairie Rose” to the elegant, string-laced pop of “A Really Good Time,” Country Life is filled with thrilling songs, and Roxy Music rarely sounded as invigorating as they do here.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1977|