Odessey And Oracle - 1st Stereo - EX

THE ZOMBIES Odessey And Oracle (Incredibly rare 1968 UK 12-track stereo LP, beautiful front laminated psychedelic picture sleeve. Overlooked on first release & now regarded as one of the finest English pop/psych albums of the era, this is a very nice one previous owner example)
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Product Availability Currently Unavailable - You can request the next copy of this item
Release Year 1968 - 55 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 CBS
Complete Stock List Go to The Zombies
Product Catalogue No 63280
Music Genre 60s Rock, 60s Beat, 60s Pop
Country Comes from UK Comes from 'UK'
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Tracklisting & More Information

Recorded at Abbey Road and Olympic Studios between June and November 1967, by the time of the April '68 release of Odessey And Oracle, the Zombies had effectively split up. This obviously hampered the album's commercial breakthrough & sales were low as a result.

The sleeve on this copy remains very nice indeed. The laminate is beautifully vivid with the colours in Terry Quirk's psychedelic design remaining impactful.
The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear with only small creases to the laminate in places (corners/edges) with the gold 'Stereo' sticker still in place to the back. All text is still perfectly clear.

The vinyl is superb and has retained its sheen. Upon close inspection, there are a couple of light surface scuffs (light hairline to Side 1) and a small number of spindle marks around the centre hole.
This copy has smooth centred labels with smooth perimeter.
The LP has seen very low mileage, being bought at the time of release, played just a select number of times & stored away, not seeing daylight again until now.

This is easily one of the better vinyl copies of this rare record that you are ever likely to find and the sleeve shows no more wear than you might expect after over fifty years - A gem.

Of course, the album is consistently in the top three when it comes to polls for all time classic British sixties psych records.

Highly recommended.

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Recording Artist The Zombies
Product Title Odessey And Oracle - 1st Stereo - EX
Product Information The Zombies Odessey And Oracle - 1st Stereo - EX 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.
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