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Blue Nile - A Walk Across The Rooftops - 1984 European Linn label 7-track LP

€ 47
ArtistBlue Nile
TitleA Walk Across The Rooftops - 1984 European Linn label 7-track LP
Price € 47
GenrePop & Rock
Record labelLinne Records
Catalogue noLKH 1
Year of release1984
GradingVG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover)
Stock listBlue Nile
Additional info1984 UK Linn label 7-track LP - great Glasgow based synth pop combos debut album.

Vinyl has blue printed mint green company labels with white graphics and upper large fonted, capital lettering company name.

Vinyl has machine stamped (ms) and handetched (he) matrix information:

Side 1: LKHIA RED JIMMY VIII gRAM 020 206 268 B-1 (HE) Made In Germany (MS)
Side 2: LKHIB RED JIMMY VIII gRAM 020 206 268 B-1 (HE) Made In Germany (MS)

suggest that this one is manufacture/pressed by Sonopress pressing facility in Güterslohth in West Germany, the 'Made In Germany' text is the first German pressing pressed early on in 1984... before any manifestation of the Direct (Metal) Mastering process in the matrix print.

Vinyl is housed in a glossy and non-barcoded picture cover which has a large white front cover border.

Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - has a touch of sleeve wear, but by far nothing inflicted by a needle. Labels has a light degree of spindletraces - very slightly scattered within the centre ring - vinyl is overall graded near mint.

Cover is nice - has a touch of edge wrinkling and pressure to seams - almost no corners rubbing and otherwise mint - graded straight near mint.


Side 1:
1. A Walk Across the Rooftops - 4:56
2. Tinseltown in the Rain - 5:57
3. From Rags to Riches - 5:59

Side 2:
1. Stay - 4:57
2. Easter Parade - 4:34
3. Heatwave - 6:28
4. Automobile Noise - 5:08

Recorded 1981 - 1983 at Castlesound Studios, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland
Printed in Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh, Western Germany

The Blue Nile:
Robert Bell - bass, synthesizers
Paul Buchanan - vocals, guitars, synthesizers
Paul Joseph Moore - keyboards, synthesizers

Additional Musicians:
Nigel Thomas - drums

Technical Credits:
Paul Buchanan, Robert Bell - Production
Calum Malcolm - Recording engineer