Latest rock rarities and collectables, including David Bowie, U2, Pink Floyd and more

Trying to explain what exactly constitutes rock music could take a life time. It is one of the broadest genres, and can be given almost any prefix. Prog-rock, alt-rock, jazz-rock, punk rock, psych rock…. the list is endless. It has been the subject much discussion, and rock has even been declared dead on numerous occasions.

Judging by the amount of rare and collectable vinyl we see from almost every corner of the rock music lexicon, the genre is very much alive and well. Below are a few of the latest arrivals we have in stock, ready to find a place in your collection. You can search for your favourite artists in our store to see our full range.

David Bowie – Starman Rare 2012 UK Record Store Day exclusive 40th Anniversary limited edition 7″ Picture Disc single, featuring the original single version and Top Of The Pops version recorded on 6 July 1972. Housed in a sticker sealed clear PVC sleeve £395

U2 – I Will Follow: Ultra Rare 1980 New Zealand Special Limited Edition 7″ single on the blue Island ‘sunset’ label, housed in a unique left-opening thick card picture sleeve depicting the Boy album artwork with black song title printed along the top edge. Also features Boy/Girl. The thick sleeve shows barely any signs of its age or origin & the vinyl reveals merely the very lightest evidence of play. An almost impossible to find rarity in as nice a condition as you will ever see! £495

Pink Floyd – The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn: Rare 1974 Japanese black & silver Odeon label 12-track stereo LP pressed by Toshiba on regular black vinyl, including See Emily Play. Housed in a thick card pasted picture sleeve featuring a unique back cover design with Japanese text plus lyric insert and pink ‘Rock Now’ obi-strip. The back of the sleeve has only minor foxing and, apart from a very light mark on side one, the vinyl is in near mint condition. An outstanding copy £395… the world’s largest online retailer of rare and out of print vinyl, CDs and music memorabilia – since 1987

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