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.
Digable Planets – Reachin’ – A New Refutation Of Time & Space: Debut 1993 UK/German-pressed 14-track LP from the golden age of Jazz-Rap/Trip-Hop, a cult classic among fans. The picture sleeve [VG+] shows a little ring wear creasing & the vinyl is Excellent with light signs of play only.
Prince – Diamonds & Pearls: 1991 German pressed UK 13-track double vinyl LP recorded with The New Power Generation, including Gett Off, Cream and the classic title track. Complete with the illustrated lyric inners, the single-pocket picture sleeve retains its opened original shrinkwrap and both vinyl discs appear barely played
Tori Amos – Under The Pink: Investment Grade Sealed 1994 US Special Limited Edition 12-track LP, pressed on Pink Vinyl. This album had a huge impact in the UK, hitting the number one top spot following the success of the single, Cornflake Girl. The picture sleeve has no deletion cuts or markings & is still factory sealed from new in the original pink hype stickered shrinkwrap, the vinyl mint & unplayed.
Find more ’90s rarities and collectables at eil.com, and if you are looking to sell items, contact 01474 815099
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