The Shadow Of Love (Edition Première). The origin of Goth, from the 1985 Damned album, "Phantasmagoria". Original UK issued 7 single, housed in a Gatefold sleeve.1985 UK Tour dates and venues, listed on the inside of the Gatefold sleeve. Original UK Punk Rockers, The Damned. These are original and authentic autographs, from the 1980's (85/86). Signed on the inside of the Gatefold sleeve, by all Four of the 1985 lineup that made this record. Dave Vanian - A very nice autograph from David, as usual. Roman Jugg - Nice autograph, and a hard one to get. Bryn Merrick - A nice autograph, and a rare one. Bryn passed away on the 12th of September 2015 aged 56. Rat Scabies - A Ratty One from Rat Scabies, one of the Rats finest! The signatures are placed all around the Gothic Font "The Damned", and look fantastic. One of the best presented Original signed Damned items you will ever see. Edition Premiere Made in England 1985 MCA Records, Ltd Original sound recording made by MCA Records Ltd Published by: The Rock Music Co Ltd (on label) The Rock Music Co. Matrix / Runout Runout (Etched) Side A: GRIM 2 A2 ARUN. Matrix / Runout Runout (Etched) Side B: GRIM 2 B2. A few words about condition. Grade & score out of 100.
GRADING Mint is a Rigid Band - The next Four Grades are all Narrow Bands, that slightly widen as the condition gradually deteriorates - Good is still Good, but there is a rapid widening of the Grade Bands, as the condition deteriorates over the last Four grades. The record itself is in brand new condition with no surface marks or deterioration in sound quality. The cover and any extra items such as the lyric sheet, booklet or poster are in perfect condition. Only graded on records that are sealed or clearly unplayed. NEAR MINT 97 to 99 EXCELLENT 90 to 96.The record shows virtually no signs of having been played, there is no lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have the slightest of tiny defects. The record shows some slight signs of having been played, but there is very little, (if any) lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have very slight wear. VERY GOOD PLUS 80 to 89 VERY GOOD 69 to 79. The record shows signs of having been played, but there is very little lessening in sound quality. The cover and packaging might have slight wear, light creasing. The record has obviously been played many times, but displays no major deterioration in sound quality, despite noticeable surface marks and the occasional light scratch. Normal wear and tear on the cover or extra items, without any major defects. This is an above average used record, that has been well looked after.
The record has been played so much that the sound quality has deteriorated, but the record will still play through, and it will not be a completely unpleasant listening experience, even at the bottom of this grade (56). The cover and contents may suffer from folding, scuffing of edges, spine splits, discolouration, etc. The record is still playable but has not been cared for properly and displays considerable surface noise; it may even stick, skip or jump.. This is starting to be an unpleasant listening experience at the top of the grade (55) and will not be a pleasant listening experience at all by the end of it (41).T he cover and contents will be torn, stained and/or defaced. The record will not play properly due to scratches, bad surface noise, etc. The cover and contents will be badly damaged or partly missing. The record is unplayable or might even be broken, and is only of use as a collection-filler. The Sleeve is non existent (0) or what is left, is only just recognisable. (well packed in a box, inside the satchel). The item "The Damned Shadow Of Love 1985 UK SIGNED x 4 Gatefold 7 Single 45 AWESOME" is in sale since Saturday, March 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Music\Records". The seller is "australian-vinyl-vault" and is located in Kelmscott, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.