Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire - 1st

THE KINKS Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire (Very rare 1969 UK first issue 12-track stereo vinyl LP featuring songs intended for a television special that never materialised, complete with the scarce fold-out 'Queen Victoria' shaped lyric insert, front laminated internal pocket gatefold picture sleeve. The whole package is in superb condition and a must have for those of you with a Kinky habit NSPL18317)
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Price Info
Product Availability Currently Unavailable - You can request the next copy of this item
Release Year 1969 - 50 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label Pye
Complete Stock List Go to The Kinks
Product Catalogue No NSPL18317
Music Genre 60s Rock, 70s Rock, 70s Artists, 60s Pop, 60s Beat
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

01. Victoria
02. Yes Sir, No Sir
03. Some Mother's Son
04. Drivin'
05. Brainwashed
06. Australia
07. Shangri-La
08. Mr. Churchill Says
09. She Bought A Hat Like Princess Marina
10. Young And Innocent Days
11. Nothing To Say
12. Arthur

The front laminated gatefold picture sleeve is from a batch printed for the mono edition, and therefore has the catalogue number on the reverse overstickered with the correct 'NSPL' prefix and 'stereo' text.
The sleeve is front laminated & remains in lovely condition with minimal signs of edge wear, just a little laminate lift near the spine & all print is clearly legible. The spine has flattened over time but still looks the part, with all sleeve colours still rich & unblemished.
There is a small tear at the bottom of the gatefold hinge & some light signs of discolouration from some tape reinforcement inside (which is now no longer present), however this is the only fault and is still a wonderful condition cover.

The light powder blue Pye labels show only the very faintest of spindle marks to indicate play.

The heavyweight vinyl itself is incredibly clean, remaining easily in excellent condition with only the faintest signs of tracking to indicate play. It's a stunner!

To play safe, we'll call it excellent as there are some signs that it has been played, but not many.

For the audiophiles among you that actually love to play their records, you're on to a winner here. This copy is completely on the right side of excellent making this is a very attractive deal indeed.

A one owner copy of an all time classic sixties recording!

Recording Artist The Kinks
Product Title Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire - 1st
Product Information The Kinks Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire - 1st UK vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
Artists Related To Café Society, Dave Davies, Mapleoak, Mark Johns, Ray Davies (Kinks)
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