H.P. Lovecraft (Psychedelic Rock) - H.P. Lovecraft II - LP Album - 1968/1968

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H.P. Lovecraft (Psychedelic Rock) - H.P. Lovecraft II - LP Album - 1968/1968
Number of items: 1 - Near Mint (NM) - 1st Pressing - Including: Gatefold

H.P. Lovecraft (Psychedelic Rock)

H.P. Lovecraft ‎– H.P. Lovecraft II (Philips SBL 7872, Philips 852 126 BY) made in UK 1968 gatefold original first pressing LP | vinyl: NM (mint-) | cover: VG+ (partial edges has some tape) gatefold

H. P. Lovecraft was an American psychedelic rock band, formed in Chicago, Illinois, in 1967 and named after the horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Much of the band's music was possessed of a haunting, eerie ambience, and consisted of material that was inspired by the macabre writings of the author whose name they had adopted. Combining elements of psychedelia and folk rock, the band's sound was marked by the striking vocal harmonies of ex-folk singer George Edwards and the classically trained Dave Michaels. In addition, Michaels' multi-instrumentalist abilities on organ, piano, harpsichord, clarinet and recorder provided the band with a richer sonic palette than many of their contemporaries.

The band was signed to Philips Records in 1967 and released its first single, "Anyway That You Want Me", in the early part of that year. Their first album, H. P. Lovecraft, followed in late 1967 and included what is arguably the band's best-known song, "The White Ship". The band then relocated to San Francisco, California, where they became a frequent attraction at various San Francisco Bay Area venues, including The Fillmore and the Winterland Ballroom In 1968, a second album, H. P. Lovecraft II, appeared, but the group disbanded in early 1969.

Lot details
More than 3 artists/bands
No
Artist/ Band (max 3)
H.P. Lovecraft (Psychedelic Rock)
Multiple Titles
No
Record Title
H.P. Lovecraft II
Nr of items
1
Media Source
LP Album
Release Country
U.K.
Release year (oldest)
1968
Release year (youngest)
1968
Condition
Near Mint (NM)
Pressing
1st Pressing
Includes
Gatefold
Record Label
Philips
Record Label Number
SBL 7872 | 852 126 BY
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