We were supposed to go to a concert this month that was canceled/refunded, so I decided to splurge on a sort of rare record.
Oasis Be Here Now. One of the most hyped records in rock history and released in Aug 1997, it was briefly met with near-unanimous praise, but quickly became hated by fans and critics alike. Bloated, overproduced, poorly arranged, elementary lead riffs, and lyrics full of Beatles song titles and self-references. Noel Gallagher has all but disowned it.
I hated the album when I first bought it back in the day, aside from a couple tracks. But once I accepted that it wasn't another Definitely Maybe or Morning Glory, it grew on me.
Over the years it's actually become my favorite Oasis album to listen to. It was reissued and remixed on vinyl in 2016. I picked up a copy the other month but returned it. Some reviews corroborated what I heard; poor sound quality, some of the now-familiar guitar riffs (Wayne's World guitar bits as Noel Gallagher has called them) are barely audible or entirely missing. The vocals in some songs are mixed too low. Nothing about it was an improvement to the original mix on CD IMO.
I tracked down an original pressing from 1997 that is in near mint condition. The most I've spent on a record so far, but it will occupy a special place in my collection. Should have it next week.
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Thanks!Please make sure you get a Cart that's made for those old shellac 78's, if you use a regular stylus on them you'll ruin them.
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Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Cartridges and Styli Does Audio-Technica Offer for Playing 78 RPM Records?Audio Solutions Question of the Week: What Cartridges and Styli Does Audio-Technica Offer for Playing 78 RPM Records?blog.audio-technica.com
Congrats that's a nice turn table. I have that exact same one down in my dining room, it's the family player for the house that the kids can use for their records too (we all have record collections and players in our rooms) .
Not sure about Morning Glory but Be Here Now should be worth around $150.Ha Ha. I was a massive Oasis fan as a teenager, but I quickly went off them. For some reason the only thing I kept was my original British vinyls of Morning Glory & Be Here Now. Be Here Now has never been played. Maybe played Morning Glory twice since 1995. I've no idea what they are worth
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|Capitol||ST-2553||Yesterday...and Today||Stereo first state Butcher cover (sealed, Livingston copies, w/letter of authenticity)||1966||$25000.00|
The Anthology albums are what first made me think to someday buy each album. At the time they were released I only had the red and blue comps, and the White Album.This weekend Beatles Anthologies 2 and 3 showed up.
Expecting 1 this week to complete the set.