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Happy 20th Anniversary Cheryl – Twenty Years at eil.com today!

August 5, 2016 Tim Card 0

Happy 20th Anniversary Cheryl – Twenty Years at eil.com today! It’s a cause for celebration here at eil Towers today as our Operations Team Leader, Cheryl, is celebrating her twentieth anniversary at eil.com – yes that’s right 20 Years!! So let’s set the scene: August 5th 1996, a sprightly Cheryl […]

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Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk gets a Super Deluxe makeover

November 5, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

Rhino are to release Fleetwood Mac‘s 1979 album Tusk as a sizeable 8-disc super deluxe edition box set in December that will feature a wealth of unreleased material and a 5.1 surround sound mix of the record. Tusk was the band’s 12th album (a double) and a more experimental approach was evident […]

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Who really buys vinyl? The answer will surprise you

June 4, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

Middle-aged men are snapping up classic albums by Pink Floyd and Fleetwood Mac for their music collections, leaving hipsters out in the cold The vinyl revival has been hard to miss. While sales of CDs continue to fall, the 12inch record appears to have come back from the dead. The […]

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Rare Vintage Promotional Only In-store Displays … David Bowie, Aerosmith, Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney plus lots more

May 12, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

We occasionally dig out these super-rare vintage instore displays from private collections. Made in relatively small numbers and largely disposed of once marketing campaigns have ended, these are truly difficult things to track down if you are a devoted collector. Never commercially sold at the time, and possibly only like […]

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Oasis Definitely Maybe Platinum Sales Award 1995

February 16, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

Definitely Maybe: one that could definitely be yours This is a genuine Creation in-house Platinum Sales Award presented in 1995 in recognition of sales in the UK of more than 300,000 copies of the album. Wow! Sales figures like that aren’t achieved in current times. This really is one of […]

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Calling all DJs… are you up for a one off chance to acquire this lot of 300 dance 12″ vinyls from the late ’90s onwards?

February 7, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

We’ve a collection Of 300+ Dance Records up for grabs! Approximately 300 dance records from the collection of a former music reviewer, representing mainstream club music at the dawn of the millennium, spanning the late nineties through to the early noughties: Ibiza tunes & club hits galore! Many promos are included, […]

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The Smiths US CD Albums in now extinct longbox packaging

February 2, 2015 Cathryn Draper 0

What’s a longbox you ask? A longbox is a form of exterior paper packaging for CDs in widespread use in the 1980s and early 1990s in North America. When compact discs first began to appear in the retail stores, the longbox packaging served a transitional purpose, allowing shops to file new […]

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The Constant Sound: Mega Rare US Private Press Pop Psych Vinyl LP

January 9, 2015 Tim Card 0

Whoah……just landed is this genuinely rare and undiscovered ’67 US demo only 12-track mono LP of lost West Coast Sunshine Pop Psych, reportedly just one of three copies known to exist outside of private collections…scroll down for full info (well as much as we can gather!) Obtained from the vast […]

Frank Zappa Apostrophe 2014 Vinyl Issue
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New Vinyl LP reissue from Frank Zappa

October 22, 2014 eil991 0

FRANK ZAPPA Apostrophe (‘) 2014 UK issue of the 1974 9-track vinyl LP, which includes the famed Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow, picture sleeve – mint, unplayed and sealed from new Explore the extensive back catalogue of rare Vinyl and CDs for Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention here at eil.com […]