Offered for sale is an original red vinyl Japanese pressing of Alpha Centauri by Tangerine Dream, including the Japanese liner note booklet and original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Alpha Centauri is an original 1971 pressing on the Odeon label, pressed on “Everclean” red vinyl.
The cover is VG++, with faint corner wear.
The obi is VG++, with slight foxing on the back, but no tears. The “hojyuhyo,” or reorder tag, is still attached.
The four page booklet is VG++, with slight foxing. .
The red vinyl disc is M-, and looks like it may have been played once.
A beautiful copy of a scarce Tangerine Dream LP and one of only two of their albums to have been released on red vinyl in Japan.
Background: Released in 1971, Alpha Centauri was the second album by Tangerine Dream.
The album did not chart in either the U.S. or the UK.
As if the sound is breaking through your speakers, Alpha Centauri begins its journey. Crackling and swirling synthesizers seize control of your stereo. Like a call to psychedelic arms, the first track “Sunrise in the Third System” marches on with its organ. … Tangerine Dream’s style of “space music” had not yet been refined and revolutionized as it was a couple of releases later with Phaedra and Rubycon. Regardless, for those interested in a wilder and more reckless ride on the “space music” autobahn, Alpha Centauri should satisfy the need.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1971|