For better or worse, the ‘90s will be remembered for a lot of iconic moments, but mostly it will be for the music. There was the rise of Brit Pop and the battle between Oasis and Blur, Nirvana bringing grunge to the mainstream and influencing an entire generation to wear a plaid shirt, the Spice Girls taking over the world, and Jarvis Cocker’s stage invasion during Michael Jackson’s performance at the Brit Awards.
While music was more popular than virtually any other decade, vinyl was on the decline. CD was the chosen format, rendering cassettes obsolete, and causing vinyl sales to dwindle. Record companies began pressing less and stores rarely stocked anything other than the biggest selling titles. Now, many of the albums of the time are considered collector’s items and sell for premium prices.
We don’t always see that many collections of ‘90s vinyl here, but when we do, you can almost guarantee them to be of a high quality both in condition and content. Below are a few highlights we have in stock, and be sure to keep an eye on our latest arrivals.
Queen – Made In Heaven: Extremely rare 1995 UK limited edition 11-track LP, pressed on heavyweight CREAM VINYL with picture labels, featuring a slightly different version to the CD release, custom stickered glossy gatefold picture sleeve complete with original full colour, glossy lyric inner and bonus set of three large fold-out black and white posters & a picture discography booklet. This example has been sealed with the original vintage price stickeron the front & back under the shrink, and remains in a mint and un-played condition.
Oasis – Be Here Now: 1997 UK limited edition 12-track double LP, including Stand By Me and All Around The World, complete with illustrated lyric inners, heavyweight gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear & the vinyl remainsnear ‘as new’ with few signs of play.
AIR – Moon Safari: 1998 UK 10-track vinyl LP, the classic debut album from the French dance duo including the smash hit singles Sexy Boy & Kelly Watch The Stars, picture sleeve with picture/lyric inner. This copy remains in near as new condition.
Find more ’90s rarities and collectables at eil.com, and if you are looking to sell items, contact 01474 815099
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