THE CHURCHILL'S S/T LP
ORIGINAL 1969 ISRAELI 1st PRESSING
NOT A REISSUE
ONE OF THE RAREST AND BEST PSYCHEDELIC ROCK LP'S EVER!
Only 500 of these made!
The eponymous 1969 album by Israel's Churchills is one of the most
sought-after records in the world. While some rare records go for
hundreds of dollars, an original copy of The Churchills is likely to
fetch thousands. Why? Because not only is it next to impossible to find,
but The Churchills is one of those rarer-than-rare records that
actually lives up to its reputation. From the opening bars of the first
song on Side One, "Open Your Eyes" - an explosion of ecstatic screams
and fuzz, "faces, lips and teeth and eyes; diamond rings and pretty
things, and arms and legs and thighs" - you know this is going to be one
Track after track the album continues to astonish, delivering
everything from electrifying psychedelic rock to evocative pop ballads
with equal degrees of skill and originality. Soulfully delivered vocals,
searing fuzz guitars, spacey sound effects, exotic Eastern flourishes -
the Churchills use a dazzling palate of tones and colours, stretching
the primitive Tel Aviv studio technology of the day to its limits to
create one of the most brilliant psychedelic albums from anywhere in the
world, let alone Israel. Although there's elements of the Yardbirds,
Cream, Hendrix the Doors, and the Jefferson Airplane (especially the
studio trickery of After Bathing At Baxter's), the sound of the
Churchills is very much their own personal vision - a distinct blend of
East and West that is unmistakably from their own corner of the world.
CONDITION: COVER: NICE VG / VINYL: NICE VG PLAYS EX
PLAYS GREAT! NO SKIPS OR JUMPS SEE 12 DETAILED PICTURES ABOVE. I HAVE DESCRIBED BELOW THE COMPLETE CONDITION DETAILS. FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS.
THERE IS A LONG SUPERFICIAL MARK AS PICTURED ON SIDE 2 IT IS NOT FEELABLE IT DOES NOT EFFECT PLAY.
SMALL DENT ON SIDE 1 END OF TRACK THREE DOES NOT EFFECT PLAY.
THE REST OF THE MARKS ARE SCUFFS AND SUPERFICIAL.
SIDE ONE HAS WRITING ON LABEL AND A COUPLE OF INK MARKS, SIDE TWO HAS A NUMBER WRITTEN IN PENCIL, VERY SLIGHT SPINDLE.
FRONT COVER HAS THE USUAL CREASED LAMINATED COVER, 4 INCH TAPE ON TOP, DO NOT SEE ANY SPLIT, 2 INCH SPINE SPLIT (NOT TAPED), THE OPENING ALSO HAS TAPE, COLORED IN TOP LEFT CORNER. BACK COVER HAS A SMALL TEAR ON TOP RIGHT AND START OF LAMINATION SEEM PEEL.INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING WILL ONLY BE
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