The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's - UK 1984 NIMBUS AUDIOPHILE Stereo LP
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Of all the stereo pressings of this album ever made this is, in our opinion, the finest there is.
Pressed in by classical specialist label Nimbus in 1984 using an all-tube, all-analog mastering chain from a 1:1, 30ips copy of the original stereo master tape, this pressing was limited to 1,000 copies and only available mail-order only via 'Hi-Fi News' magazine.
It was pressed using a unique high quality vinyl supplied to them by British chemical company, ICI.
The depth and quality of sound on this pressing is beyond compare. The transparency and clarity of the mid-range and richness of the bass response are measured to perfection. There is none of the high-end boost or mid-range emptiness of the MFSL pressing or extended low-end of the Australian Audio 5 disc.
It's a record you can really crank up without hurting your ears and details which you may have never heard before reveal themselves on every track.
It is the most cherished and most in-demand pressing of this album which is unlikely to be available in this true audiophile format ever again. Apple are now firmly against issuing audiophile pressings of Beatles albums.
For more information about this pressing, watch our video about it by clicking on the YouTube icon in the image gallery which will take you directly to the video on on YouTube.
The disc itself bears the standard 1984 2-EMI-box Parlophone label which were supplied to Nimbus by EMI.
The gatefold cover is also standard issue for that time except for the Nimbus sticker in the front upper right corner.
Matrices: YEX 637-A & YEX 638-B2
Other markings in the run outs include the initials; JH & MPT
'NIMBUS ENGLAND' is machine stamped in both run-outs.
This pressing does play the gibberish in the side 2 run-out.
Vinyl weight: 133g
Complete with its original poly-lined inner-sleeve and unused cut out sheet.
Disc: MINT -
This copy comes from its original 1st owner who has played it 3 times. We have carefully play-checked this album in its entirety and found the sound quality to be flawless and wonderful throughout, with no clicks pops or other such distractions or faults.
Cover: NEAR MINT
Clean, strong & fully intact with no 'thumbnail' wrinkles or any stresses or splits to any seam. The spine is clean, unworn and fully worded.
Cut out sheet: MINT