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Universe City

LP (Item 387723) Midland, 1976 — Condition: Very Good+

One of the few strong records on the Midland label – an imprint mostly known for its mainstream disco work in the 70s. Universe City are a vocal quintet arranged and produced for the set by John Davis – in a style that's still pretty disco, but which has a much stronger Philly component than you might think. The group's vocals are pretty good, especially on the mellower cuts – but more importantly is the way that they manage to hold their own on the more grooving numbers, singing out loud and proud in a style to match Davis' orchestrations. Titles include "Serious", "Give It Up", "You've Changed", "Touch Me", "Central Park", "Cause She Wants Me To", "Can You Get Down", and "I'm A Winner".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has some light wear, and a gold promo stamp on the back – but this is a nice copy overall.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

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