Back in August last year I picked up a green vinyl copy of Soundgarden 'Louder Than Love' LP. I was pretty stoked, but ended the post with these words:
Of course, even though obtaining any colour copy of this seemed an impossible find in the past, now that I have a green one I kinda feel obliged to chase a red one.
And now, a year later, here we are.
Both the green and red vinyl copies were promotional copies. The red is apparently less rare than the green, although still pretty damn rare. The numbers generally touted around are 200-250 green, and 500 red, although as far as I am aware there is no official source for this information. It's pretty much just folklore at this point.
The only issue I have with this record is that the sleeve is not in th ebest condition. It took the shine off of getting this a little. There's a tear in the spine and also a couple of more minor creases. It's definitely disappointing. Shame, as it would be expensive to find another replacement copy.
Anyway, here's a shot of the two copies together.
I imagine that most people who read this won't care or won't be interested, but this is kind of the Soundgarden equivalent of a photo of the blue and red vinyl copies of 'Break Down The Walls' on Wishingwell. Kind of.