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
Black Crowes – Amorica: 1994 UK limited edition 12-track LP pressed on White Vinyl in Germany for the UK market, including bonus track Tied Up & Swallowed, complete with illustrated lyric inner, controversial picture sleeve. The sleeve is Excellent showing minimal shelfwear & the vinyl remains in near ‘as new’ condition.
Madonna – Something To Remember: Rare 1995 UK 14-track compilation vinyl LP pressed in Germany for the UK market, composed mostly of ballads spanning Madonna’s career with a revised version of Love Don’t Live Here Anymore, along with You’ll See,OneMore Chance, a cover of Marvin Gaye’s I Want You & guest stars, Massive Attack. The sleeve shows little of its age & the vinyl looks barely played.
Freddie Mercury – The Freddie Mercury Album: (Rare 1992 UK 11-track vinyl LP, including The Great Pretender and Barcelona, glossy picture sleeve complete with lyric inner. The sleeve shows minimal wear, the inner is flawless and the vinyl shows very little evidence of ever seeing a turntable. An outstanding example, one of the best copies we have ever seen.
Find more ’90s rarities and collectables at 991.com, and if you are looking to sell items, contact 01474 815099