Purple Records


218 pages, 1st edition, published 2014

paperback: £43.99

PDF: £8.99

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What’s inside?


purple contents spread

every album is listed and photographed in full detail with details of designers, photographers and printers, listing any differences in first issue from reissue sleeves

purple machine head spread


first issue labels are shown in detail, and where relevant, second and even third issue labels are illustrated, where only one pressing was ever issued, A and B side labels are shown, along with matrix information, contemporary press cuttings and advertisements from the period and any background information on the artist/album

purple japan spread


UK singles as well as albums are covered too, again with known variations, picture sleeve information and matrix details

purple singles spread