Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Medusa by Trapeze, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Medusa is a 1979 pressing on the Threshold label of an album that was originally released in 1970.
Unlike the original issue, this copy does not include a gatefold cover.
The cover is VG+ with slight edge and corner wear. The obi is VG+ with fading on the left edge, but no tears. The insert is VG+ with a few minor foxing spots.
The disc is M- with a couple of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl. Clean disc!
A nice copy of a classic LP and the only Japanese copy we’ve ever seen.
Background: Released in 1970, Medusa was the second album by Trapeze.
Produced by John Lodge of the Moody Blues, the album did not chart, but has long been considered a cult classic.
Not only is Medusa the finest offering from ’70s outfit Trapeze, it is one of the decade’s most underappreciated hard rock recordings. With a lineup that consisted of future Deep Purple, Judas Priest, and Black Sabbath members, there seems to be proof that at least a few fellow musicians appreciated this 1971 offering. …Considering that Medusa predates many similar, and more successful, classic rock LPs from the likes of Bad Company, Nazareth, Foreigner, and others, it’s a wonder that the record isn’t mentioned more when influential albums of this era are discussed.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1979|