Question about Promo vinyl albums

Discussion in 'Music Reviews' started by Hajidub, Dec 19, 2017.

  1. Hajidub

    Hajidub Ready for Winter! Subscriber

    Messages:
    4,666
    Location:
    Colorado Springs, CO
    I guess I've never looked at the DW info on my small promo album collection. Well the other day I snagged a dollar promo of Paul Simon ~Graceland~ and considered selling it with my sell pile. Listening to it, with phones on, and not in what I thought was a solid VG (which is below my keep status); I'm discovering this is a clean, very accurate sounding album. So my question is; if an album is a promo is it normally a first press (since a promo is usually to get the album out there)?

    Joe
     
  2. Hajidub

    Hajidub Ready for Winter! Subscriber

    Messages:
    4,666
    Location:
    Colorado Springs, CO
    No info folks?
     
  3. dosmalo

    dosmalo T-Totaled Subscriber

    Messages:
    3,588
    Location:
    The Cult of Personality
    I'm unsure about the specifics of promo copies but just recently I snagged a Human League 'Dare' promo while on my 80s binge and my experience was the same as yours, 1st rate with excellent sonics.
    While they always appear to sell for a higher price, I plan on keeping my eye peeled for more of these in the future.
     
  4. slow_jazz

    slow_jazz Lunatic Member

    Messages:
    13,417
    Location:
    SE Michigan, Downriver....
    I own several promo copies and they all sound good.

    Maybe they are a limited run or something.
     
  5. jcamero

    jcamero The sun will shine in my back door someday Subscriber

    Messages:
    3,108
    Location:
    The Dark Star
  6. 4-2-7

    4-2-7 Smart Ass Sponsor Subscriber

    Messages:
    23,965
    Location:
    San Francisco Peninsula
    Yes and no..

    Instead of me repeating myself jcamero linked you to a thread he started.
     

Share This Page