Supertramp - Crime Of The Century [Japanese Pressing] - LP Album - Japanese pressing, Reissue - 1979
-were an English rock band formed in London, England in mid-1969. Characterized by the individual songwriting of founders Roger Hodgson (vocals, keyboards and guitars) and Rick Davies (vocals and keyboards), they are characterized by a mix of progressive rock and pop styles, as well as for a sound that draws heavily on the Wurlitzer based electric piano.
The group's lineup changed several times throughout their career, with Davies being the only consistent member over the decades. Other longtime members included bassist Dougie Thomson, drummer Bob Siebenberg, and saxophonist John Helliwell.
The band was originally a prog rock group, but beginning with their third album, Crime of the Century (1974), they moved towards a more pop-oriented sound.
They reached their commercial peak in 1979 with Breakfast in America, which spawned the international Top 10 singles "The Logical Song", "Breakfast in America", "Goodbye Stranger" and "Take the Long Way Home".
Her other Top 40 hits included "Dreamer" (1974), "Give a Little Bit" (1977) and "It's Raining Again" (1982).
In 1983, Hodgson left the group to pursue a solo career. Davies assumed sole leadership of the band until 1988, after which they disbanded and regularly re-formed in various configurations.
In 2020, Supertramp album sales exceeded 75million.
They gained great popularity in North America, Europe, South Africa and Australia. Their highest sales were in Canada, where they had two diamond-certified (10x platinum) albums (Crime of the Century and Breakfast in America) and their only number-one singles (“The Logical Song” and “Dreamer”). . ).
Crime Of The Century (special japan release)
Crime of the Century is the third studio album by British pop/rock band Supertramp and is also the title of a song from that album. Compared to the previous album Indelibly Stamped (1971), the newly formed band acted for the first time in their classic line-up when it was recorded.
It was released in September 1974 and gave the band their breakthrough.
Has sold more than 10 million copies, making it one of the world's best-selling music albums.
A2 Bloody Well Right
A3 Hide In Your Shell
B3 If Everyone Was Listening
B4 Crime Of The Century
Bass – Dougie Thomson
Drums, Percussion – Bob C. Benberg
Saxophone, Clarinet, Vocals – John Anthony Helliwell
Vocals, Guitar, Piano – Roger Hodgson
Vocals, Keyboards, Harmonica – Richard Davies
LP / Near Mint to Mint (only slight scratches from the years with no effect)
Cover / NM ( very light pressure on top, hard to see but there)
Booklet /NM to Mint (wrinkles)
(the pictures are an integral part of the condition of the LP)
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