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Fruupp - Seven Secrets - Original 1974 UK Dawn label 7-track LP

€ 75
TitleSeven Secrets - Original 1974 UK Dawn label 7-track LP
Price € 75
Record labelPye Records
Catalogue noDNLS 3038
Year of release1974
GradingVG+ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Insert)/VG (Cover)
Stock listFruupp
Additional infoRare original 1974 UK Pye label 7-track vinyl LP - Northern Irish progressive rock combos 2nd album.

Vinyl is pressed on dark purple/blue material and comes with upper half generic company 'sunrise' labels.

Vinyl has handwritten matrix information:
Side 1: DNLS 3038 A-1G, mother /stamper 1 M
Side 2: DNLS 3038 B-1G, mother /stamper 1 P
there is a 'delta' sign between '1' and 'G'.
Matrix information basically follows the ley out from The Gramophone Co. Ltd.'s, Hayes, pressing plant.

Vinyl comes complete with green tinted and illustrated lyrics and credits insert - held in a slightly textured single pocket picture cover.

Condition: VG+ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Insert)/VG+ (Cover):

Side 1 vinyl has a couple of light and inaudible surface marks paired with a little sleeve inflicted wear - Side 2 has a light degree of sleeve inflicted wear only. Vinyl itself is a very nice upper VG+.

Labels are nice - as a spiderweb of spindletraces placed within the centerring... an indeterminable amount, but not indicating a very used album. A very small part of lower left Side 2 label is slightly dispaced near the end of the trail off - hence the overall VG+ label grading.

Insert is nice near mint.

Cover has a little lower right corner waving from dried up water absorption leaving a slightly brownish discolouration.
Cover has a small top front tag-glue residue - otherwise a simply very nice cover with only faint age discolouration, intact seams and very nice spine corners - upper opening corner has very slight rubbing - lower seam has light rubbing against opening.


Side 1:
1 Faced With Shekinah (Houston) 8:23
2 Wise As Wisdom 7:07
3 White Eyes 7:17

Side 2:
1 Garden Lady 9:09
2 Three Spires 5:02
3 Elizabeth (Houston) 7:48
4 The Seventh Secret 1:11

All songs written and composed by Vincent McCusker, except where noted. Stephen Houston wrote lyrics for "Faced With Shekinah" and "Elizabeth". Paul Charles for "Wise As Wisdom", "White Eyes and "Three Spires".

Recorded January 1974 at Escape Studios, Egerton, Kent.
Pressed by The Gramophone Co. Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex, UK

Peter Farrelly - Bass Guitar, Lead Vocals
Martin Foye - Drums, Percussion
Vincent McCusker - Guitar, Vocals
Stephen Houston - Keyboards, Oboe, Vocals

Additional Musician:
David Lewis - Piano on 'Three Spires'

Technical credits:
David Lewis - Production
Tony Taverner - Engineering
Michael Rennie - Conductor (Strings)
Fruup - Arrangements

Peter Farrelly - Cover Painting
Ian Stokes, Ruby Mazur - Photography, Design