Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Close to the Edge by Yes, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Close to the Edge is a 1972 Japanese first pressing on the Atlantic label.
The cover is M-. The obi is M-. The lyric insert is M-. The custom inner sleeve is M-.
The disc is M- with a single spindle mark on the label but no marks on the vinyl. There’s slight foxing on the labels. Clean disc!
A nice copy of a terrific record and the only first pressing we’ve ever had for sale.
Background: Released in 1972, Close to the Edge was the fifth studio album by Yes. The album reached #4 on the UK charts and #3 in the U.S., where it would be their highest-charting album ever.
Close to the Edge comprised just three tracks, the epic “And You and I” and “Siberian Khatru,” plus a side-long title track that represented the musical, lyrical, and sonic culmination of all that Yes had worked toward over the past five years. … In 1972, Close to the Edge was a flawless masterpiece.
|Country of origin:||Japan|
|Year of Release:||1972|