radio city

Big Star


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Info Label: 4 Men With Beards 4M241
Media Condition: M
Sleeve Condition: VG
Genre: Rock, Power Pop
Notes: 180g vinyl. In shrink wrap, but spine is cracked in the center.

If you like: Elvis Costello or Something/Anything–era Todd Rundgren, this one’s for you!
About: Big Star, then comprised of only Alex Chilton, Andy Hummel and Jody Stephens, released  Radio City in 1974, singlehandedly defining what we now know to be power pop. Chris Bell’s departure from Big Star allowed Alex Chilton the room to spread his wings here and ascertain himself as a masterful songwriter. 
Why it’s worth your time: William Eggleston took the cover photo. Oh, and it just happens to be one of the finest rock albums of all time.  
A favorite track: Mod Lang