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MEGA RARE ! '70s PROMO PACKAGE + LP DAVID BOWIE "HEROES" ENO CRIMSON PROG PSYCH

MEGA RARE  70s PROMO PACKAGE  LP DAVID BOWIE HEROES ENO CRIMSON PROG PSYCH
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Auction Details:
Code ID
#23095
Ebay Item #
371904798680
Sold Price
$222.00
Bids
22
Auction End date
02 Apr 2017
Seller Location
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

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ORIGINAL = mid '70s = FIRST PRESS

PLUS HUGE PROMOTIONAL PACKAGE, PHOTOS & ARTICALS
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~ DAVID BOWIE ~
Heroes
USA - (black) RCA RECORDS - AYL1 - 3857
Managed to get another PROMO set this ... this is NOT the item listed a few weeks back, rather a completely different copy ...make no mistake - very rare, NOT "around."
Exceedingly-rare final collection copy, and here's why::::
Original, mid '70s black RCA label first print ... easily Bowie's most hard to find and highly wanted LP, we haven't had a decent original for ages ...
Here is a TOP minty-clean survivor coming with an absolutely impossible-to-find thick/fat PROMOTIONAL package containing glossy David Bowie photos (original, not copies) as well as a nine page RCA Records David Bowie biography and multi-pages of reviews, information and overviews all concerning David Bowie which comes in a custom designed folder that holds al the goods ...
One of Bowie's more stellar moments working with Brian Eno, "Heroes" sees the artist moving into barely chartered waters (at that point, 1977), creating moving, emotive rock and putting it right up against some very detached and futuristic synthesized sounds. The collection opens with a ferocious rocker, courtesy of King Crimson headmaster Robert Fripp's taut, snarling guitars ("Beauty and the Beast"), and then slides into the roar of "Joe the Lion" without missing a beat. Bowie's vocals have rarely sounded as desperate as they are on "Heroes," the anguished "Blackout" rages on a peculiarly up beat, and suddenly the listener finds they've slipped into a parallel world of icy soundscapes. The next four tracks present glassy synthesizers, stark piano, the ping of Asian-styled guitars, and other styles presumably left over or influenced by the Low recordings. The delicate "Moss Garden" is particularly beautiful, and "Sense of Doubt" is brooding and ominous. The closer, "The Secret Life of Arabia," moves with the rhythm of a snake charmer, and Bowie's vocals are irrepressibly intoxicating. Challenging, and worth the effort.
Heroes serves up the strengthen sonic innovative skills where Bowie and Eno explored during their collaboration from their stay in Berlin. What adds to the success of Heroes is how the vocals boasts fuller hard rhythms and it’s well-conceive deeper layer of sounds while Robert Fripp’s guitar solos provides a muscular foundation for the electronic background, especially when it came to those relatively conventional songs. Similarly, the instrumentals give a more vividly-paced feedback which is well-detailed with a keen momentum, but ironically speaking it also showcase a more explicit debt to German-synth pop and European experimental rock which made this a winning benchmark in contemporary music.
...................Beauty And The Beast
......................Joe The Lion
......................."Heroes"
................Sons Of The Silent Age
.......................Blackout
..................V-2 Schneider
.................Sense Of Doubt
.................Moss Garden
...................Neuköln
..........The Secret Life Of Arabia




CONDITION: The cover: rated: VG++ only a touch of shelf wrub starting, looks fine (see photo) the cover is so hard to find THIS clean as the dark cover is always found with heavy wear. Here, a survivor --there are no delete marks, no split seams, no bends, and no writing ... VERY collection worthy ...
The vinyl: Rated: M- very clean and shines everywhere with no marks easily plays with very enjoyable CLEAN mint audio ...play back should not revealalarmingdistracting surface problems ... both black RCA labels are clean
PROMOTIONAL PACKAGE : Custom folder containing three glossy (original David Bowie promo photos) 9 page David Bowie biography, 9 large fold-out pages "New Musical Express" , and two other large fold-out information pages ... The photo & everything else is clean with exception of one the three photos has minor ripples from storage and the custom folder has slight crease at top corner, minor. The other items inside the folder are MINT ... this promotional package is impossibly rare and makings for a prized investment collectible....


A cool addition to anyone's music library!




SEE: SELLERS OTher items forsimilar cool sounds for "head" people...



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GRADING SCALE: M, M-, EX, VG++,VG+, VG, VG-

M Completely clean, no marks

M- Carefully used, looks clean, plays clean, shiny gloss, no marks

EX Faint scuff or superficial mark, near M-, high gloss, plays clean

VG++Glossy withminimal scuffing or light mark playing very nice, clean

VG+ a bit more scuff or markls still plays well with very minimal surface at worse

VG more marks/scratches only minor, nothing deep, no loud clicks or pops

this grade is abused by many, VG here does not mean "trashed"

VG- surface noise present, will not have skips or jumps




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