When I am out crate digging, I like to find the unusual, the different and if it is something I haven’t seen before, I usually grab it because who knows if I will see it again. With Def Leppard that always rings true. See it, like it, grab it and that is what I did with this piece. Noble Records bought a massive metal collection from a gentlemen who use to own a record store. The collection was his personal collection and not store stock so you know there was good stuff in there and let me tell you there was.
The piece I had to have was a 5″ Shaped Picture Disc which I never knew existed. I have had picture disc before, but not anything that wasn’t shaped as a 7″ or 12″ round vinyl. This one is triangle shaped like the band’s logo. It is really cool. And apparently, it has two songs on it, one on each side. Before we get to that, let’s talk a little about what this disc really is.
The single is actually a UK Special Edition 5″ Shaped Picture Disc for the song “Pour Some Sugar on Me”. It was released on September 7, 1987 to promote the upcoming UK Tour Def Leppard was doing. It actually came in a white folder with the band logo on the front…
When you open the folder, it has the UK Tour Dates on one side and the disc on the other. It look a lot like this…Continue reading “Def Leppard – “Pour Some Sugar On Me” – 5″ Shaped Picture Disc”