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Sunshine

LP (Item 942640) Afrodesia (Nigeria), 1978 — Condition: Near Mint-

A sweet step forward for the Lijadu Sisters – a record that's filled with a lot more keyboards than before, used in a way that creates this great spacey feeling in their sound! There's still some nice groovers here, but there's also some wicked tunes that have this laidback vibe that's mighty great – very different than the usual Afro Funk styles of the time – and almost this trippy kind of approach that feels like Shuggie Otis recording in Lagos – albeit with the unique twin-vocal leads of the Sisters! Biddy Wright handles all the cool keys – and also helped arrange and produce the record too – and titles include "Set Me Free", "Promise", "Reincarnation", "Turbulent Waters", "Sunshine", and "Come & Dance".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Recent reissue on Knitting Factory. Includes the insert.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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