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Japanese Mini LPs The creme de la creme of Mini LPs - Japanese
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Fraudulent copies of Japanese releases. Imitations of official Japanese Mini LP releases. Also alerts about suspicious activity on eBay.
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A number of posts with some excellent links to other sites we've collected over time. Enjoy!
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Other Mini LPs All mini releases (official or otherwise) outside Japan.
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Releases from known or unknown sources, arguably legal or illegal, that do not pretend to be Japanese (well, not quite). For example, Russian releases with Japanese vinyl replica obis and Russian releases with Russian "obis".
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Promo Boxes Boxes released by record companies, Disk Union or someone out to make a dollar or two
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Boxes released by record labels. These may have been as promotional items (eg. return the coupons to get the box) or as a box set.
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For better or worse - boxes of unknown origin or very limited quantity.
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Music For the love of music....
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Front cover (main) image of TOCP 71010-1 : Beatles (The) : The Beatles (aka The White Album)
TOCP 71010-1 : 2009-09-09
Double album named the beatles. Kaldes også det hvide album. Gatefold. Navnet the beatles præget i frontcover. Nummer skrevet i sort No 0000001. Ellers er mini lp'en som den originale vinylplade.
Front cover (main) image of UICY-94827 : Mike Oldfield : Q.E.2 Deluxe Edition
UICY-94827 : 2012-09-12
Universal Music : Cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue from Mike Oldfield featuring the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD players) and using the remaster audio made in UK in 2012. The cardboard sleeve faithfully replicates the UK first press LP plus a cardboard sleeve jacket based on a new design. Comes with a description written by Mike Oldfield himself and lyrics. Part of a two-album Mike Oldfield SHM-CD cardboard sleeve reissue series featuring albums "Platinum" and "Q.E.2."
 
Front cover (main) image of TOCP-65883 : Jethro Tull : Thick As A Brick +2
TOCP-65883 : 2001-10-31
The undisputed classic Jethro Tull album. The first full length concept album from Ian Anderson and, according the official web site, "a rock first: one continuous song on both sides"
Front cover (main) image of LIST-007 : Quintessence Editions : 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die
LIST-007 : 2006-02-07

This is a work in progress project and due to its size it will take some time to finish.

Book cover images from different countries are welcome (or the ones included but with better image resolution).

 
Front cover (main) image of EMER-BOX1 : Emerson, Lake + Palmer : Brain Salad Surgery Box
EMER-BOX1 : 2002-11-21

Front opening promo box and obis from Disk Union came with first five albums in 20 bit K2 : VICP-62114 to VICP-62118

(Images courtesy of The Brain Salad Surgery site http://www.brain-salad-surgery.de/.)

Front cover (main) image of DU-BOX045 : Emerson, Lake + Palmer : Tarkus Box and Obis
DU-BOX045 : 2005-09-28

Tarkus promo box and obis released to accompany the first K2 24 bit release of the first five ELP albums.

The artwork is darker than the album cover. It came with 6 promo obis, 2 for Trilogy.

Some of the images shown here include all but one of the Tarkus Mini LP releases spanning 1994 - 2008

 

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(Most of the following is based on info found online in the Papersleeve sections of CDJapan).

The Hollies

WPCR-15545

SHM-CD (2)

Greatest + Singles Vol.1

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

The Hollies

WPCR-15547

SHM-CD (2)

Greatest Vol.2 + Singles Vol.2

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Gerry & The Pacemakers

WPCR-15549

SHM-CD

I'll Be There

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Gerry & The Pacemakers

WPCR-15550

SHM-CD

Girl On A Swing

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Terry Reid

WPCR-15551

SHM-CD

Bang. Bang You're Terry Reid +7

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Terry Reid

WPCR-15552

SHM-CD

Terry Reid +11

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Tomorrow

WPCR-15553

SHM-CD

Tomorrow +13

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

McGough & McGear

WPCR-15556

SHM-CD

McGough & McGear

2014-04-09

Release date changed to 2014-04-09

2014-02-14 : Release date changed to 2014-03-26

2014-02-12 : New release (due on 2014/03/12)

Oasis

SICP 4110-2

CD x 3

Definitely Maybe

2014-05-14

New release (due on 2014/05/14)

Deluxe edition of "Definitely Maybe" from Oasis includes two bonus discs with rare tracks, live tracks, and more. Features hard-cover cardboard sleeve artwork and the latest remastering. Comes with a description, lyrics, and a 24-page booklet.

Emerson, Lake & Palmer

VICP-78001

SHM-CD

Emerson, Lake & Palmer Platinum

2014-04-23

New release (due on 2014/04/23)

Cardboard sleeve reissue from Emerson, Lake & Palmer features Platinum SHM-CD format and the K2HD mastering. HR cutting. The cardboard faithfully replicates the original LP artwork (18cm square). This series features the following three albums: "Emerson, Lake & Palmer," "Tarkus," and "Pictures At An Exhibition." *Platinum SHM-CD is fully compatible with standard CD players. However, it will not play on CD players that are not compatible with CD-R (Compact Disc-Recordable) discs.

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