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(QUEEN-The Game)-embodied the pure excess of the '70s-C4-LP

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Item condition:
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Price:
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Item location:
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Item specifics

Condition:
Very good: An item that is used but still in very good condition. No damage to the jewellery case or item ... Read moreabout the condition
 

DESCRIPTION
ITEM: VINYL 12" LP 33 1/3 RPM
ARTIST: QUEEN
TITLE: The Game
COUNTRY PRINTED: OZ
CAT No: ELEKTRA, 5E513
COVER: (Grade at EXCELLENT-) crease bottom right cnr
INNER COVER: (Grade at NEAR MINT)
LABELS: (Grade at NEAR MINT+)
VINYL: (Grade at EXCELLENT)
TRACKS:
1. Play The Game
2. Dragon Attack
3. Another One Bites The Dust
4. Need Your Loving Tonight
5. Crazy Little Thing Called Love
6. Rock It (prime Jive)
7. Don't Try Suicide
8. Sail Away Sweet Sister
9. Coming Soon
10. Save Me
COMMENT: Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Few bands embodied the pure excess of the '70s like Queen. Embracing the exaggerated pomp of prog rock and heavy metal, as well as vaudevillian music hall, the British quartet delved deeply into camp and bombast, creating a huge, mock-operatic sound with layered guitars and overdubbed vocals. Queen's music was a bizarre yet highly accessible fusion of the macho and the fey. For years, their albums boasted the motto "no synthesizers were used on this record," signaling their allegiance with the legions of post-Led Zeppelin hard rock bands. But vocalist Freddie Mercury brought an extravagant sense of camp to the band, pushing them toward kitschy humor and pseudo-classical arrangements, as epitomized on their best-known song, "Bohemian Rhapsody." …

That would have been impossible without Mercury, one of the most dynamic and charismatic frontmen in rock history. Through his legendary theatrical performances, Queen became one of the most popular bands in the world in the mid-'70s; in England, they remained second only to the Beatles in popularity and collectibility in the '90s. Despite their enormous popularity, Queen were never taken seriously by rock critics -- an infamous Rolling Stone review labeled their 1979 album Jazz as "fascist." In spite of such harsh criticism, the band's popularity rarely waned; even in the late '80s, the group retained a fanatical following except in America. In the States, their popularity peaked in the early '80s, just as they finished nearly a decade's worth of extraordinarily popular records. And while those records were never praised, they sold in enormous numbers, and traces of Queen's music could be heard in several generations of hard rock and metal bands in the next two decades, from Metallica to Smashing Pumpkins.

VINYL GRADING SYSTEM


MINT:
RECORD: New condition with no surface marks or loss of sound quality.
COVER: New condition with no surface marks, creases or wear.
NEAR MINT:
RECORD: Barely noticeable surface mark with no loss of sound quality.
COVER: Barely noticeable surface mark/ wear.
EXCELLENT:
RECORD: Some signs of being played with extremely little if no loss of sound quality.
COVER: Slight wear or creasing.
VERY GOOD:
RECORD: Obviously been played with noticeable surface marks & the occasional light scratches but exhibits no major loss of sound quality.
COVER: Noticeable wear on cover, seam or spine.
GOOD:
RECORD: Very obviously been played with very noticeable surface marks & exhibits major loss of sound quality.
COVER: Noticeable folding, scuffing of spine or edges, splits in seams or spine or fading of colour.
FAIR:
RECORD: Still just playable & exhibits considerable surface noise.
COVER: Major tears, wearing, splits & stains.
POOR:
RECORD: Will not play properly due to scratches etc.
COVER: Very badly damaged.
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Slightly up or down in condition as appears in the comments above.
NOTE:
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BULK POSTAGE SAVINGS


WITHIN AUSTRALIA


1 LP:
ALL AUSTRALIAN STATES=$8.95

2-3LPs:
NSW=$11.95
VIC=$14.95
QLD/SA/TAS=$16.95
NT/WA=$17.95

4-17 LPs:
NSW (4-7 LPs) =$12.95
NSW (8-11 LPs) =$13.95
NSW (12-14 LPs) =$14.95
NSW (15-17 LPs) =$15.95
ALL OTHER STATES=$18.95 (5kg Prepaid Parcel Post Satchel)

NOTE:
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NOTE:
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