It isn’t always the cheapest passion to have but being a record collector means you are often prepared to put your hand your pocked for that one-off rarity you’ve always wanted. Its worth it, because some records and rarities don’t always appear on the market, but you can bet that when they do, we will have them and can help you get them in your collection.
Take a look at some of the premium highlights we’ve got in stock below, and the full range can be seen on eil.com.
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SANDY DENNY Sandy Denny (2010 UK Strictly Limited Edition 19-CD album Boxset – Simply titled ‘Sandy Denny’, this deluxe box set comprises 11 CDs featuring Sandy’s complete commercial recordings with Alex Campbell, Johnny Silvo, Fotheringay, Strawbs, Fairport Convention and solo with additional bonus material including outtakes, demos and live recordings. There are 8 further CDs containing unreleased song, demos, unreleased BBC recordings, alternate takes, live recordings, acoustic versions, and rare radio interviews. In all, there are over 100 unreleased versions of Sandy’s recordings of which 64 are studio takes, 25 demos and 14 live recordings. Each CD is housed in an individual gatefold digipak sleeve and comes in a beautiful & lavishly packaged box complete with a 72-page hardback book containing rare and unseen photos, a reproduction of one of her notebooks containing handwritten lyrics of some of her best know compositions and many unrecorded songs, an extensive biography & annotations to key new tracks found in the Island archive, a reproduction of a rare A2 colour promo poster for Northstar Grassman and the Ravens, a copy of the receipt for her first piano, a copy of an original Island press kit, a collection of bound postcards of never before seen photographs and MUCH more…).
MARILLION A Sunday Night Above The Rain (Rare 2014 UK Strictly Limited Deluxe Edition collectors box set, which was only available through the official club site. Containing 3 Blu-ray Discs (Disc 3 of the Blu-ray comes packaged in an exclusive ‘Unsound’ card wallet), 4CDs, a copy of the Sount That Can’t Be Moved Vinyl 2-LP set & 2GB Memory stick loaded with the album and has built in torch. Also includes a 12″ sqaure 12-page glossy art book containing exclusive new ‘Sounds That Cant Be Made’ artwork & full track listings, which has been boldly signed by the full line-up of Steve Hogarth, Mark Kelly, Ian Mosley, Steve Rothery and Pete Trewavas across the front all in a silver marker pen. All housed in a textured box with foam lining, the box lid is finished with an embossed Silver foil ‘Cardiod’ logo. The box displays just light wear whilst all contents remains ‘near as new’, whilst the LP set remains factory sealed!)
BOB DYLAN The Complete Album Collection Vol. One (Very Rare 2013 UK CD Boxset consisting of 42 albums pressed over 47 discs including all 41 official album releases from DYLAN to TEMPEST via THE BASEMENT TAPES & MTV UNPLUGGED, plus the 2-CD compilation SIDE TRACKS featuring 30 previously unreleased songs not included on the original albums. All the albums together with a hardback book containing extensive new liner notes and rare photos are housed within a 5.5″ x 7.5″x 5″ picture boxset. There is very little wear evident to the box, while all contents remain in ‘as new’ condition!) **Full Tracklisting Available on Request**.
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