Toto - Hydra - FC 36229 - Vintage Vinyl Record 1979

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Sophomore album from the AOR superstars. When they returned with their second album HYDRA, originally released in 1979, their fans and critics were confronted with a work that although immediately recognizable, was considerably more advanced and complex. Instead of serving up another dish of stylistic Pop Rock, they reached deep inside and committed to elaborate compositions and intricate arrangements. In many respects the approach could be traced directly back to the band's progressive rock leanings; something that their musical ability and dexterity had always hinted at. Actually HYDRA is arguably Toto's finest hour. It is a record that combines all the positive aspects of a band that not only wrote great songs but also presented them in a format that wasn't clichéd or pedestrian. The title track, for instance, is a seven minutes plus anthem that has become a career cornerstone, whilst shorter, sharper tracks such as 'White Sister' and 'All US Boys' reinforced the AOR backbone in spectacular form.

CONDITION
Picture & lyrics inner sleeve look good, vinyl is clean, cover has some very light shelf and corner wear.

Please note that the cover may have some wear that is not highlighted in the description.
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We don't CLEAN or PLAY the Records before listing them, Grading is done on a visual level only if at all, I am not comfortable putting a grade on, as it is ALWAYS subject to personal interpretation.

If there are defects I will do my best to bring them to your attention.

Overall I'd give it a B+

PRODUCT DETAILS
Label: Columbia Records
Year: 1979
Number: FC 36229
Vinyl LP - Canada / US

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