For better or worse, the ‘90s will be remembered for a lot of iconic moments, but mostly it will be for the music. There was the rise of Brit Pop and the battle between Oasis and Blur, Nirvana bringing grunge to the mainstream and influencing an entire generation to wear a plaid shirt, the Spice Girls taking over the world, and Jarvis Cocker’s stage invasion during Michael Jackson’s performance at the Brit Awards.
While music was more popular than virtually any other decade, vinyl was on the decline. CD was the chosen format, rendering cassettes obsolete, and causing vinyl sales to dwindle. Record companies began pressing less and stores rarely stocked anything other than the biggest selling titles. Now, many of the albums of the time are considered collector’s items and sell for premium prices.
We don’t always see that many collections of ‘90s vinyl here, but when we do, you can almost guarantee them to be of a high quality both in condition and content. Below are a few highlights we have in stock, and be sure to keep an eye on our latest arrivals.
Slowdive – Just For A Day: Scarce 1991 UK 9-track vinyl LP featuring their classic debut album released on the legendary Creation label, picture sleeve with picture inner. The sleeve has a little light edge scuffing and the vinyl is in near mint condition. A fantastic copy of this classic album! £65
Dinosaur Jr. – Green Mind: Original 1991 German pressed 9-track vinyl LP including the monster hit The Wagon, glossy picture sleeve. There is minor shelfwear to the edges of the sleeve however, the vinyl appears in barely played condition. A 90’sclassic! £50
Sonic Youth – Dirty: Classic 1992 UK/German-pressed 16-track double vinyl LP, produced by the legendary Butch Vig, featuring the singles 100% and the amazing Sugar Kane, glossy picture sleeve with illustrated inners. The sleeve shows only lightsigns of its age & the vinyl has just the odd light scuff/hairline visible. Essential Sonic Youth! £50