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.
JANET JACKSON Janet (Classic 1993 UK 27-track double vinyl LP set, includes the hit singles That’s The Way Love Goes, If, Again, Because Of Love, Any Time Any Place and You Want This, housed in the fantastic glossy gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve displays just a little light general wear with a very light sticker mark on the front, whilst the vinyl remains Excellent with just the odd light sign of play V2720).
TRICKY Maxinquaye (1995 UK 12-track vinyl LP – an incredible debut album of skewed beats and twisted samples overlaid with Tricky and Martine’s unique whispered vocals, includesOvercome & Ponderosa, gatefold picture sleeve with picture inner.The sleeve shows just some light corner wear, the vinyl is Excellent with minimal signs of play only BRLP610).
GEORGE MICHAEL Listen Without Prejudice (1990 UK 10-track vinyl LP, including Praying For Time, complete with illustrated lyric inner, hype stickered glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the vinyl appears barely played).
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