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Snowbound

LP (Item 25425) Roulette, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good

Beautiful later work from Sarah! Although it's easy to think that she "sold out" by making albums like this for Roulette – with a larger backing than before, and more of a pop feel – these albums are also incredible, and feature a sophisticated sense of interpretation we never expected from her earlier work. Case in point is the fantastic title track, "Snowbound", still one of Sarah's most compelling tunes. The whole album's fantastic, though, and includes many wonderful cuts like "What's Good About Goodbye", "Blah, Blah, Blah", and "Glad To Be Unhappy" – all with a wonderfully mature, slightly boozy sound.  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Orange label pressing.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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