Halle Munsterland, Munster, Germany 24th February 1971

(Aurora Australis AA 150312-1)

S1: THE EMBRYO/GREEN IS THE COLOUR/CAREFUL WITH THAT AXE EUGENE (EDIT)
S2: FAT OLD SUN/CYMBALINE

SQ: EXCELLENT

COMMENTS: EUROPEAN BOOTLEG IN DELUXE COVER. 409 COPIES PRESSED - 110 EACH OF RED, BLUE & YELLOW VINYL, 59 COPIES ON BLACK AND WHITE MARBLE VINYL, AND 20 BLACK TEST PRESSINGS. THERE ARE A FEW RARE COLOUR VARIATIONS (PURPLE AND OLIVE COLOUR VINYL) - THESE ARE SAID TO BE FROM THE COLOUR CHANGING PROCESS DURING PRESSING. THE LAST 2 PICS SHOW A FAKE COLOURED VINYL TEST PRESSING - THIS IS SIMPLY THE REGULAR ISSUE PUT IN A PLAIN COVER WITH WHITE STAMPED LABELS STUCK OVER THE REGULAR ONES BY SOME ANGEL IN ITALY.
FURTHER NOTE ON TEST PRESSINGS: THIS WAS THE ONLY AURORA AUSTRALIS TITLE TO HAVE GENUINE TEST PRESSINGS. THESE WERE MADE IN A FUTILE ATTEMPT TO STOP THE ITALIAN 'COLLECTORS FRIEND' WHO WAS REPACKAGING THEIR REGULAR ALBUMS FOR A CHEAP QUICK PROFIT. THE GENUINE (BLACK VINYL ONLY) TEST PRESSINGS CAME IN A REGULAR DELUXE COVER, HAD WHITE LABELS AND A "TEST PRESSING" STICKER ON THE COVER.

RARITY RATING: (CV) (RARE COLOURS/BLACK TEST PRESS)

YEAR OF RELEASE: 2012

SOURCE: HALLE MUNSTERLAND, MUNSTER, GERMANY 24-02-1971.

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