I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down- Acetate

ELVIS COSTELLO I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down (Rare 1980 UK 8" double sided metal based methyl cellulose lacquer acetate for the single release, with nice CBS Recording Studio custom labels, also including Girls Talk, Pyral company paper sleeve. So often found in poor condition as a result of their fragile nature, this copy is in fantastic condition & would still be graded EX/EX- if on vinyl)

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Product Availability Currently Unavailable - You can request the next copy of this item
Release Year 1980 - 39 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 8" vinyl single (8" record)
Record Label CBS
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Product Catalogue No ACETATE
Music Genre NME Indie/Alternative Artists, Indie, Punk
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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An acetate is a transitional stage between the master tape and the finished vinyl record.

Originally acetates were used for home recording in the days before tape recorders, but since the advent of cassette tape & CDR are now no longer used for providing bands & their entourage copies of today's studio efforts. A machine actually cuts the grooves into the acetate like a lathe.

The acetate is used to assess whether the music has been successfully transferred to disc. It is checked by the sound engineer. There may be only one copy made of a particular recording, sometimes more are cut and sent to the studio and band members for approval.

The acetate comes before making the master, and allows the sound to be checked without great expense.

It is unusual for more than a dozen to be manufactured, so from the collector's point of view an acetate is a rare find indeed! If the recording is rejected the acetate may be the only record that survives. The rejected cut may simply be poor quality, however the artist may have opted to use a different take of the song, if so, the acetate becomes much more precious.
An incredible find - possibly unique - and certainly one of only a handful.

This copy is also in amazing condition

8" RECORD  
Recording Artist Elvis Costello
Product Title I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down- Acetate
Product Information Elvis Costello I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down- Acetate UK 8" vinyl single (8" 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 Big Heat, Coward Brothers, Jango, Ross McManus, Steve Nieve, The Attractions, The Imposter, The MacManus Gang (E.Costello)
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