Double vinyl LP pressing. The Pretty Things, iconic first wave R&B cult heroes, created some of the most exciting and innovative records of the sixties and early seventies. Winners of the Hero award at the 2009 Mojo Honours, the band have been a massive success and a huge influence on artists as diverse as David Bowie, Aerosmith, The Ramones, Bob Dylan, The Sex Pistols, The White Stripes, Kasabian and many, many more. 2018 saw the release of a 50th-anniversary S. F. Sorrow box set and the band's final and extensive UK & European tour, which included a performance of S. F. Sorrow in full at the Isle of Wight Festival and ended at a farewell show in London at Indigo at the O2 with an impressive supporting line-up of David Gilmour and Van Morrison. Following the now legendary and critically acclaimed S. F. Sorrow, the psychedelic '68 classic, the band returned to Abbey Road Studios and started work on Parachute. Released in 1970 the album was named Rolling Stone's album of the year ahead of Let It Be by The Beatles, Morrison Hotel by The Doors, After the Gold Rush by Neil Young, Moondance by Van Morrison, Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel, Pink Floyd's Atom Heart Mother and Led Zeppelin III.
A1. Scene One
A2. In The Square
A3. Miss Fay Regrets
A4. Cries From The Midnight Circus
B2. Sickle Clowns
B3. She's A Lover
B4. What's The Use
C1. Blue Serge Blues
C2. Octobre 26
C3. Cold Stone
C4. Stone-Hearted Mama
C5. Summer Time
C6. Circus Mind
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It is really important to keep in mind that, although the records are new and sealed they sometimes have 3 or 4 ports of call before they make it to us and then you. The manufacturer, the distributor, customs, our warehouse and then out to you. This does mean that, from time to time, albeit very rarely, some records (particularly the covers) will have slight deficiencies such as small creases, split seams, corner scuffs etc. This is normal and part of the process and are generally considered ‘superficial transit wear’.
We are an online business so our records aren’t getting flicked through and/or tossed around daily. We store our merchandise in a temperature controlled warehouse and always handle and package them with great care to ensure you receive them in as good condition as possible.
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