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Deal alert / R.E.M. Singles box

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Amazing price at on Amazon Canada for the rather swish 7in-83-88 R.E.M. seven-inch vinyl box.

This set collects the I.R.S. single releases over 11 vinyl records and is close to £80 on Amazon UK. However, at the time of writing it’s just £26 (or $53 CA) on the Canadian site. This is almost exactly one third of the UK price, cheap enough perhaps for those in the UK or Europe to shrug off the risk of import VAT and shipping…

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7″ Single 1
Radio Free Europe
There She Goes Again

7″ Single 2
So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)
King of the Road

7″ Single 3
(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville
Catapult (Live)

7″ Single 4
Can’t Get There From Here
Bandwagon

7″ Single 5
Driver 8
Crazy

7″ Single 6: U.K. double-pack, previously unreleased in U.S.
Wendell Gee
Crazy
Ages of You
Burning Down

7″ Single 7
Fall On Me
Rotary Ten

7″ Single 8
Superman
White Tornado

7″ Single 9
The One I Love
Maps and Legends (Live)

7″ Single 10
Its The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
Last Date

7″ Single 11
Finest Worksong
Time After Time” (Live) [U.K. single, previously unreleased in U.S.]

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12 responses to Deal alert / R.E.M. Singles box

  1. Haze says:

    Excellent! Bagged!

  2. patjoller says:

    check out there too…. for those who may buy this.
    http://www.discogs.com/sell/release/6481731?ev=rb

  3. Catweazle says:

    Fantastic – just € 36 including shipping to Germany!!

  4. Leemer says:

    and its gone…

  5. Alan Fenwick says:

    Whilst yes potentially this is a great deal (only if not caught by customs), and for whatever reason I can never seem to escape Canadian to UK Customs, so I’m banking on the end price been way above the quoted £26 by at least £13 more which which total just under £40.

    However, a much smarter buy (if you’re in the UK or Europe) would be to grab from one from one of the market place sellers on either Germany or France (Brand new). The German one with shipping to UK comes in at around £27 with shipping (and guaranteed no fees), the french one only a couple of quid more.

  6. Mark says:

    Deal’s gone now but got it even cheaper ($50 CA) from the marketplace there. Cheers.

  7. kauwgompie says:

    Thanks, got it!!

  8. darren says:

    Got one of the last ones at 9:40pm

  9. Emili Lafarga says:

    To Spain Amazon Canada always sends by DHL even if you choose standard shipping, so you get it in 2 days but if the value(excluding shipment)is above 22€ you have to pay VAT and other costs.

  10. Chris says:

    Wish some of these things would appear on CD. I know that vinyl is sexy right now and filesharing has devastated the market for CDs; but I simply don’t have room in the house for a lot of vinyl.

    • CakeSaint says:

      Chris – Look for R.E.M.’s “Singles Collected,” which came out in 1994 in various countries and contains all of the above in the same order on a single CD, except “Driver 8″ (which is the album version) and the second half of the “Wendell Gee” double 7″ (and both those songs are easily available on “Dead Letter Office”). Voila…space saved!

      http://www.discogs.com/REM-Singles-Collected/master/57955

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