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π•Ώπ–”π–™π–Šπ–“π–œπ–†π–ˆπ–π–Š - 𝔇𝔒𝔯 𝔖𝔠π”₯π”΄π”žπ”―π”·π”’ β„Œπ”¬π”―π”± βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš” #totenwache #ironboneheadproductions #germanblackmetal #blackmetal  #blackmetalfan  #blackmetalband #blackmetalmusic  #blackmetalalbum  #blackmetalvinyl  #blackmetalrecords #blackmetalcollection #blackmetalcollector #rawblackmetal #melodicblackmetal #atmosphericblackmetal #metalcollector #metalvinyl #vinylcollecting  #vinylcollection  #vinyladdiction #vinylporn  #vinyljunkie  #vinylclub  #vinylcommunity  #extrememetal  #extrememetalvinyl #recordcollector  #recordcollection  #recordcollecting
Just hanging out with Beck on a Friday, no big deal. Have a wonderful day everyone πŸ˜‹
Enjoying a Jazzy Friday evening with a glass of Syrah and this wonderful album. I knew nothing about Oliver Nelson prior to getting this record, I bought it simply because of the lineup on this. I mean, Bill Evans, Eric Dolphy, Paul Chambers, Freddie Hubbard and John Haynes, if that ain’t stellar ! It’s seriously climbing among my favorite jazz LPs lately. Impressive recording, perfect musicianship πŸ™Œ • • • #olivernelson #thebluesandtheabstracttruth #impulserecords #ververecords #billevans #ericdolphy #paulchambers #jazz #jazzvinyl #33rpm #vinyl #vinylcollection #vinylcollectionpost #recordcollection #recordcollecting #vinyligclub #vinyloftheday #nowspinning #onmyturntable #instavinyl
I’m sure everyone has seen plenty of this album as of late because of it being reissued on vinyl in November for the first time since it’s original release, but this is next in my ‘Q’ section so here it is again. * Queens Of The Stone Age’s ‘Songs for the Deaf’ was released in 2002. This was the breakthrough album for the Palm Desert hard/stoner rock band & their third album overall. Dave Grohl of Nirvana & the Foo Fighters played the drums on this record & stayed on for the tour that followed. ‘Songs for the Deaf’ is a loose concept album that uses short fake radio chatter in between tracks that simulates a drive from L.A. to Joshua Tree. The album revived universal acclaim from critics & fans & was in the top ten on many ‘Best Album’ lists in 2002. * My copy is the two LP UK edition from 2002 that comes with the Spanish version of “Gonna Leave You”, a live recording of “The Lost Art of Keeping A Secret” & a cover of The Kinks “Everybody’s Gonna Be Happy”. * * * #queensofthestoneage #songsforthedeaf #2002 #stonerrock #hardrock #desertrock #vinylporn #vinyllove #vinyljunky #vinylgram #vinylingclub #vinylcollection #recordcollection #recordcollecting #instavinyl #vinylcommunity #vinylcollecting #vinylrecords #vinylalbums #vintagerecords #ilovevinyl #vinylfreak  #vinylcollectionpost #nowspinning #onmyturntable
The Cure // Seventeen Seconds πŸ₯€πŸ₯€ Another Post-punk banger!  Seventeen Seconds is The Cures second studio album from 1980.  This album reminds me of not only my childhood but also being a teen. Dance around with my “Goth friends” like @onkitonki and @cilleberd πŸ§›πŸ»‍β™€οΈπŸ€£ Fun fact: I tried to be “Goth” for like a week -  I even shaved off my eyebrows to get those really thin painted on brows πŸ™ˆ But after a week I realised that I was way to goofy and wild to just stand and look ice cold and even dance cool πŸ™ˆ. After all I did dance like Iggy back then. So it was kinda hard to adapt. And most important, I was and still am really bad at having a”resting bitchface” to be a proper goth. 🀣  But the music and friends never left my me or my heartπŸ‘ŒπŸ–€ This is one of my favorit Cure albums!  Which The Cure album is your favorit?  #thecure #seventeenseconds #vinyloftheday #vinyl #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyllover #vinyladdict #vinylclub #recordcollector #recordcollecting #recordcollection #postpunk #gothrock #1980 #aforest #thesmellofcigarettesandlipstick
Well, that was satisfying. Thankful to have no records on the floor. Oh, and thankful to have room to buy more records. πŸ™πŸΌπŸ˜ Happy Thanksgiving. #vinyl #recordcollectiononfire #recordcollecting #vinylrecords #vinylcollectionpost #vinyljunkies #vinyligclub #recordshelves
Playing with a new acquisition. A Sansui turntable bought by someone’s grandpa who served overseas during the Viet Nam war. It was stored in a box for over thirty years and is essentially brand new. Added a new Nagaoka stylus from Japan to keep it 100% πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅... #vinyl #vinyladdict #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinylwrap #vintageaudio #nowspinning #record #records #audiophile #instavinyl #vinylrecords #vinylgram #cratediggers #cratedigging #vinyljunkies #vinylporn #recordcollector #recordcollecting #33rpm #nowplaying #vinyligclub #vinylclub #vinyllove #turntable #vintageaudio #vintageturntable
Youth Brigade - Sound & Fury lp BYO Records 1982 1st Pressing! The band didn't seem to like this much when it came out so I think only 600 copies were pressed? They rerecorded it and released it again with a different track listing and with different cover art. So I guess this version is quite hard to find these days! #youthbrigade #soundandfury #byorecords #punkvinyl #punkalbum #punkcollection #punkrock #punkhardcore #recordcollecting #80spunk #rarerecords
1961 A Night In Tunisia by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers. This is a high energy album that doesn't easy up! Includes Lee Morgan and Wayne Shorter. This is a cold hard original with RVG stamp and P (ear) etching. #record #records #recordcollecting #recordcollection #recordcollector #vinyl #vinylcollecting #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyladdict #vinyljunkie #vinyligclub #vinylrecord #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #vinyllovers #vinylporn #vintagevinyl #instavinyl #jazz #jazzrecord #jazzrecords #jazzvinyl #nowspinning #nowplaying #lp #artblakey #leemorgan #bluenotes #bluenoterecords
#rsdbf Haul πŸ› - This year for Record Store Day Black Friday, I did something a little different. Since I wasn’t after many #rsd releases, I started my morning at @glasshouserecordstore to take advantage of their 30% off, wholesale prices sale and BOGO gift card sale. 🀯 I also enjoyed a dig with @thefoxcrate! After this, I shot over to @rhino_claremont to see if they had any #rsd releases left that I was interested in, and they did! I picked up Sugar Ray - ‘14:59’ and my husband picked up Chet Baker - ‘It Could Happen to You.’ πŸ–€πŸŽΆ - Overall, I’d say it was a successful and fun #rsdbf. - What were your favorite #rsdbf finds? - #rsd19 #recordstoreday #blackfriday #records #recordcollecting #recordhaul #recordstore #recordstores #vinyl #vinylcommunity #vinylcollection #vinyllover #vinylclub #vinylsecretsociety #igvinyl #igvinylclub #igvinylcommunity #vinylhaul #cratedigger #hifi #hifisetup #hifiaudio
π•Έπ–Žπ–“π–Šπ–“π–œπ–Šπ–—π–‹π–Šπ–— - 𝔙𝔬𝔩𝔨𝔰𝔩𝔦𝔒𝔑𝔒𝔯 βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš” #minenwerfer #puritythroughfire #blackmetal  #blackmetalfan  #blackmetalband #blackmetalmusic  #blackmetalalbum  #blackmetalvinyl  #blackmetalrecords #blackmetalcollection #blackmetalcollector #rawblackmetal #melodicblackmetal #atmosphericblackmetal #metalcollector #metalvinyl #vinylcollecting  #vinylcollection  #vinyladdiction #vinylporn  #vinyljunkie  #vinylclub  #vinylcommunity  #extrememetal  #extrememetalvinyl #recordcollector  #recordcollection  #recordcollecting
π•Ύπ–šπ–’π–’π–”π–“π–Žπ–“π–Œ - π”π”¦π”«π”žπ”° 𝔐𝔬𝔯𝔀𝔲𝔩 βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš” One of π•Ύπ–šπ–’π–’π–”π–“π–Žπ–“π–Œπ–˜ absolute best albums in an otherwise flawless discography. βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš”βš” #summoningband #tolkien #minasmorgul #blackmetal  #blackmetalfan  #blackmetalband #blackmetalmusic  #blackmetalalbum  #blackmetalvinyl  #blackmetalrecords #blackmetalcollection #blackmetalcollector #rawblackmetal #melodicblackmetal #atmosphericblackmetal #metalcollector #metalvinyl #vinylcollecting  #vinylcollection  #vinyladdiction #vinylporn  #vinyljunkie  #vinylclub  #vinylcommunity  #extrememetal  #extrememetalvinyl #recordcollector  #recordcollection  #recordcollecting
GIZMOS - Never Mind the Sex Pistols... EP  When one thinks of the ‘real’ first-wave punk rock groups, disdain for the UK bands that jumped on the phrase a little later is almost a definitive characteristic. The likes of Ramones, Real Kids and midwestern pioneers the Gizmos had little time for safety pins, green hair, or vomiting on airline staff. That makes it all the more surprising the third Gizmos 7” flies defiantly in the face of such sentiment. With an almost completely new lineup, the Bloomington crew unabashedly embraces UK77, and this six-track effort is the result. The cultural position is a ways off the Dictators/junk culture garage of ‘76 but, more importantly, the quick, concise songs are rough yet hooky in just the right amounts. I traded a few LPs for this 1978 OG, and I don’t at all regret it.  #thegizmos #punk #punkrock #americanpunk #gulcherrecords #recordcollecting
Here until 7pm wishing I was Phil. πŸ™Come by and listen to Vagabonds with me. #thinlizzy #phillynott #vinyl #records #vinylrecords #recordstore #vinyljunkies #recordcollecting #vinylcollection
It's #newwavewednesday brought to us by @celerah! I cannot, unfortunately, meet this week's challenge for a new wave compilation. I don't have any. But, I do have this great copy of The Psychodelic Furs' self-titled debut album, with the NA album cover art. That's gotta count for something πŸ˜‹.
@vinyl_gurl, @midnite_ryan, @ravenflow, @steve4042, @vinyl_and_hooch and I have all banded together to look like a band. But not just any band! Nah uh! Blondie is what we were after.  Pitchfork, NME, Rolling Stone, 5/6 college newspapers and that guy with the black skinny jeans, who stands in the back of shows and has his eyes closed when he nods to the music, have all declared this to be the greatest Blondie cover band ever! That's quite an accomplishment for a group who has only covered the cover of one Blondie album. Regardless, we'll take that compliment.  Thanks to the incredible genius of the incredible and genius @vinyl_gurl, this collaboration came together like one of those heist movies.
Giving Grace Jones' "Slave to the Rhythm" my first ever spin. I picked up this copy, which is in super amazing shape, last week. I've never listened to the whole album before, so I better go make up for lost time.
"My heart going boom boom boom"
Robert Dimery’s “1001 albums you must hear before you die” is a kind of bible around the house here. It’s always lying around somewhere and I look at almost daily. The coolest thing about it is that sometimes I stumble upon one of the listed record, from an artist/album that I know nothing about and end up buying it to check what it’s about. Sometimes it ends up in a little deception, but most of the time I discover a real gem. New Boots And Panties, the debut album by Ian Dury is the latest one that I found in the wild for few dollars. Now that one’s a special blend, punk, pub rock, some piano-driven tunes, disco-grooving beats, amazing songwriting delivered with a strong Brit accent. Impressive stuff really, the attitude bleeds out of the grooves ! • • • #iandury #newbootsandpanties #1001albumsyoumusthearbeforeyoudie #33rpm #vinyl #vinylcollection #vinylcollectionpost #vinyligclub #vinyloftheday #instavinyl #ilovevinyl #nowspinning #recordcollection #recordcollecting #vinylrecords #vinylrecord #vinyladdict #vinyloftheday #cratedigger #stiffrecords
The Unique Thelonious Monk. Originally released in 1956 with a white label. This is the 1958 blue label reissue, the year before switching to the slightly more recognizable stamp cover.  #record #records #recordcollecting #recordcollection #recordcollector #vinyl #vinylcollecting #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyladdict #vinyljunkie #vinyligclub #vinylrecord #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #vinyllovers #vinylporn #vintagevinyl #instavinyl #jazz #jazzrecord #jazzrecords #jazzvinyl #nowspinning #nowplaying #lp #longplay #hifi #theloniousmonk #riversiderecords
I really don't care that I own an orginal. My sister and I have been waiting for this for a very long time. And I'm STILL gonna buy one for each of us. Available THIS FRIDAY basically everywhere but also right here at @needleandgrooverecords #vinyl #records #recordcollecting #saturdaymorningcartoons #needleandgrooverecords #blackfriday #compilations #90s #rsdblackfriday #blackfridayrsd #cratedigging #cratediggers #colorvinyl #thankyou
House Shoes top picks for Record Store Day Black FridayπŸ”₯πŸ”₯Exclusive new releases out on Black Friday at Record Surplus! .▢️Click link in our profile for info. . . #rsdbf #recordstoredayblackfriday #vinyl #vinylcollecting #cratedigging #recordcollecting #recordcollector #recordcollection #vinylrecords #records #vinylcollection #vinylgram #vinylcollector #vinylculture #losangeles #recordshop #recordstore #thingstodoinla #losangelesrecordstores #recordsurplus
This is still here. ..why? I can't live in a world where no one wants a Talking Heads: 77 for 20 bucks. (Canadian or not) So I'll be standing here til closing waiting for the right person. Come n get it. #vinyl #recordstore #vinylrecords #talkingheads #records #cratediggers #supportyourlocalrecordstore #needleandgrooverecords #vinyljunkies  #talkingheads77 #recordcollecting #vinylcollector
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground (MGM, 1969). Closet mix of the Velvet’s third (and objectively best - fight me) LP. Perfect listen for low key Sunday trapped in the house. Original US  pressing.
Despite what vicious, slanderous rumors may be circling out there on the internets, I do not in fact hate Christmas. Is Halloween better in every way? Duh. But do I switch gears and look forward to the Christmas season once November 1st hits? Yes! Do I get my Halloween decorations put away before December 1st? Errr, no, I don't. But the Christmas lights have been strung up in heart for a month, and that's what truly counts. πŸ’πŸ»‍♀️ β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β €β € Since @the_whites_albums is challenging the vinyl community to share their favorite holiday albums and movies throughout December, I thought I would kick off my contribution with one of the first Christmas records I remember loving. Now that I think of it, having grown up surrounded by contemporary country and pop radio, this is one of the earliest examples of "older" music catching my ear. Since then, new favorites have knocked it down a few pegs, but I can't imagine a future where it's completely fallen off my favorites list. For example, a few years ago, I scored this copy for 99¢ at a Salvation Army thrift store, and you better believe I was excited to find it. πŸŽ„
#7splattervinylsilove hosted by @vasilism_vinyl It was hard to choose just 7 but these are some of my favorite splatters i own. These challenges are fun to put together. Cheers to many more!🍻 • • • • #7splattervinylsilove #periphery #goatwhore #dgd #obscura #mastodon #zenithpassage #splattervinyl #metalvinyl #vinylporn #vinylcollection #vinylrecords #vinyljunkies #records #recordcollection #recordcollecting #colorfulvinyl
X-RAY SPEX - Oh Bondage Up Yours b/w I Am A Cliche 45  One of the stone classic early UK punk singles, this ‘77 debut was among the first things I heard after the obvious Clash, Pistols and Jam records, and still sounds every bit as wild and fresh now as it did in 1985. Essential grip for any record collection.  #xrayspex #uk77 #polystyrene #punk45 #punkrock #punkrecords #recordcollecting
π•¬π–›π–˜π–‘π–šπ–™ - 𝔇𝔒𝔠𝔒𝔭𝔱𝔦𝔰 πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘ While I am waiting for the new album to arrive. Only vinyl is real! πŸ”₯πŸ‘Šβš”. πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘πŸ—‘ @avslutofficial #avslut #swedishblackmetal #osmoseproductions #blackmetal  #blackmetalfan  #blackmetalband #blackmetalmusic  #blackmetalalbum  #blackmetalvinyl  #blackmetalrecords #blackmetalcollection #blackmetalcollector #rawblackmetal #melodicblackmetal #atmosphericblackmetal #metalcollector #metalvinyl #vinylcollecting  #vinylcollection  #vinyladdiction #vinylporn  #vinyljunkie  #vinylclub  #vinylcommunity  #extrememetal  #extrememetalvinyl #recordcollector  #recordcollection  #recordcollecting
No shade at @vinylmeplease, but there are some records that aren't meant to have swirly colored vinyl versions. It should always be as black as a thugs heart. RIP Prodigy.  #vinyl #nowspinning #records #vinylcollection_feature #igvinylclub #vinylcollectionpost #onmyturntable #recordcollecting #technics1210 #instavinyl #vinyladdict #vinyligclub #vinylcollection #mobbdeep #ripprodigy #loudrecords #hiphopvinyl #blackvinyl #aintnosuchthingashalfwaycrooks #partysovertelltherestofthecrew
Taking this for a spin πŸ˜‹
☁️‚Some days, I feel good and some days, I feel bad but every time that I think of you I feel better than I used to‘ - SO CATCHY!!☁️Looking for a perfect weekend playlist? @illiteratelight just dropped their debut album in October and it gives you all the good feels.πŸ™ŒπŸΌβœ¨*ad/artist mentioned . . . . . . . . . . . . . #vinylism #vinylgeek #vinyllove #girlsandvinyl #vinylandgirl #vinylcollectionpost #vinylislife #vinylisbetter #schallplattenliebe #musicismyreligion #vinylisback #vinylismylife #warnermusicgroup #atlanticrecords #vinyljunkies #warnermusic #vinylcommunity #musicismydrug #musicislife🎢 #listeningtorecords #recordcollector #recordcollection #recordcollecting #frenchgraffito_vinyl #vinylcommunitypost #illiteratelight
1962 The Bridge by Sonny Rollins. I think this album gets underrated because Sonny Rollins has so many great albums, but this is one of my favorites. The cover is a little rough, but the disk is spotless. #record #records #recordcollecting #recordcollection #recordcollector #vinyl #vinylcollecting #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyladdict #vinyljunkie #vinyligclub #vinylrecord #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #vinyllovers #vinylporn #vintagevinyl #instavinyl #jazz #jazzrecord #jazzrecords #jazzvinyl #nowspinning #nowplaying #lp #longplay #hifi #sonnyrollins #sonnyrollinsbridgeproject
Bruce Palmer’s ‘The Cycle Is Complete’ was released in 1970. This is the only solo album by the Canadian born former Buffalo Springfield bassist. Palmer was forced to leave the Buffalo Springfield largely due to multiple legal issues, including numerous drug charges, deportation from the US & (after sneaking back into the States disguised as a business man) driving without a license. In 1979 he would also play bass for CSN&Y before being replaced by Greg Reeves after just two weeks. Bruce was approached by Verve Records in 1970 to record a solo album. This was a surprise to Palmer as he had only ever written one song. With the help of several members of the California psych-folk ban Kaleidoscope, Canadian keyboardist Ed Roth, conga player Danny Ray (AKA Big Black) & a former pre-Springfield bandmate named Rick Matthews (who would eventually become a “Super Freak” after change his name to Rick James) on scat singing & percussion (Palmer, Matthews & Neil Young were all members of the Toronto band The Mynah Birds), Palmer would turn in an album of four improvised tracks. The album was a total commercial flop & Bruce would basically disappear for the music business until 1982 when he would join Neil Young on his ’Trans’ album & the tour that followed. * Musically speaking, I think this record has almost a Dr. John-jazz-voodoo kind of feel to it, but without the vocals. Very mellow & a little bit creepy. * This is another unofficial reissue from Akarma (2003). * * * #brucepalmer #thecycleiscomplete #1970 #psychedelicrock #vinylporn #vinyllove #vinyljunky #vinylgram #vinylingclub #vinylcollection #recordcollection #recordcollecting #instavinyl #vinylcommunity #vinylcollecting #vinylrecords #vinylalbums #vintagerecords #ilovevinyl #vinylfreak  #vinylcollectionpost #nowspinning #onmyturntable
A record that needs little introduction, the 1957 A Night At The "Village Vanguard" by Sonny Rollins. Both the first live album of Rollins as leader and the first album recorded the Village Vanguard. This is an original mono edition with deep groove, no registration mark, P (ear) etched, and RVG stamping. Thank you to @deadwaxrecords for the chance to own this true piece of history. #record #records #recordcollecting #recordcollection #recordcollector #vinyl #vinylcollecting #vinylcollection #vinylcollector #vinyladdict #vinyljunkie #vinyligclub #vinylrecord #vinylrecords #vinylcommunity #vinyllovers #vinylporn #vintagevinyl #instavinyl #jazz #jazzrecord #jazzrecords #jazzvinyl #nowspinning #nowplaying #lp #longplay #bluenote #bluenoterecords #sonnyrollins
Visit OBIFEST Japanese vinyl pop up this weekend at Record Surplus! Find rare Japanese pressing vinyl records with OBI, freshly shipped from Japan. Japanese Jazz, City Pop, Classic Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Garage, Jazz, Funk, Soul, Disco & Boogie, Surf, New Wave, Metal, and everything in between. Sat. 12/7 & Sun. 12/8, 11am to 7pm. . . #obi #obistrip #vinyl #vinylcollecting #cratedigging #recordcollecting #recordcollector #recordcollection #vinylrecords #records #vinylcollection #vinylgram #vinylcollector #vinylculture #losangeles #recordshop #recordstore #thingstodoinla #losangelesrecordstores #recordsurplus
The Homosexuals - The Homosexuals’ Record (Recommended Records, 1984). Excellent comp of grimy post-punk weirdness from these U.K. DIY scene flagbearers. Original British pressing.
Two shots of Bowie +  one shot of Marty = ???⁣ ⁣ Happy #greatesthitsthursday everyone! How are we doing this week? How about that weather? Too hot? Too cold? Too wet? Too much wildfire? How's work going? How's that new thing working out? How's the family? How's the bus been this week? Wasn't that show great? Got your flu shot yet? Don't want to forget that. ⁣ .⁣ ⁣ .⁣ ⁣ .⁣ ⁣ Join in the fun each Thursday and show some love to greatest hits albums by posting a pic of a greatest hits album that you enjoy with the #greatesthitsthursday hashtag. Be sure to tag me so that I can share your picture in my stories (assuming that your account is public).⁣ ⁣
McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy (1967), US stereo. . One of two Blue Note scores from yesterday. This is a minty 1967 US stereo pressing. I believe this pressing (with BNST on the label) was released with the intention to import to Japan. . #mccoytyner #joehenderson #roncarter #elvinjones #bluenoterecords #jazz #jazzvinyl
The Cure – Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (1987) .  I’ll tell you what is just like heaven – this album! Almost 80 minutes of rich, atmospheric engrossing soundscapes ranging from the existential malaise of tracks like “The Kiss”, “Torture”, and “How Beautiful You are”, to perfect pop songs such as “Why Can’t I Be You?” There aren’t a huge number of straight up love songs in the Cure’s back catalogue, although they start to pop up in higher frequency from this album on, but “Just Like Heaven” is the kind of tribute you’d expect for Smith’s relationship with his Wife Mary, which has lasted for almost a whole half century so far. It’s just perfect. .  This is the kind of album you can really get lost in with so many amazing moments, like, for example, “One More Time” which is a beautiful slice of dream pop that sends you up into clouds just to float around for a while and luxuriate. Smith said that there are lots of different versions of the Cure on this album, and if you don’t like one of them, don’t worry there will be another coming along in a moment. But it doesn’t sound like a disparate collection of different bands. No matter the atmosphere of the song, it’s clearly unified by Gallup’s chugging bass and Smith’s amazing and increasingly wild voice. I don’t like the last couple of tracks quite as much as the rest of the album, but apart from that it’s certainly one that is near enough to perfection. .  Rating 9.8
Here's my first post for @vinylguy68's #electronicmusictuesday!