Vinyl Records: Join the Revolution
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Looking to add some new vinyl to your record collection?
On the first day of every month we pick a handful of new releases, vinyl reissues and other records available in-store and online, check out some of our most recent recommendations below!
Justin Timberlake, Simple Minds and Field Music are amongst the best vinyl releases coming your way in February...
We’ve got the limited edition crystal clear with blue and white splatter #StrangerThings2 soundtrack vinyl in stock for £27.99! Pop in and grab your copy now! #hmvlovesvinyl pic.twitter.com/w5oM9kTNLE— hmv Livingston (@hmvlivingston) 15 January 2018
Do you still have vouchers left from Christmas or just an urge to buy some new records?!— hmv Canterbury (@hmvCanterbury) 31 January 2018
Pop in store to have a flick through our vinyl section, from #Soundtracks to #Blues 🎶
You can also pre-order new releases on vinyl too 👏#vinyl #records #hmv pic.twitter.com/WfRZb8GCPc
Did you know that as a @purehmv member you get double points on vinyl and you can also get #WonderfulWonderful by @thekillers for just £12.99?! 🐚— hmv Canterbury (@hmvCanterbury) 20 January 2018
If you're not already a member you can join #purehmv in store today and get a bonus 10,000 points 🙆🏻#hmv #TheKillers pic.twitter.com/CftXPylxY0
Buy Vinyl Records
A vinyl revival is gaining pace as more and more music fans are choosing to buy records in the vinyl format. In 2014, UK vinyl sales topped more than one million for the first time since 1996, and the numbers have been growing ever since. In fact, the vinyl record is the only physical music format that has consistently seen growth in sales over the last decade!
If you’re looking to buy vinyl records online, good news… you can now find a huge range of vinyl both in-store and online.
Wondering what kind of turntable you should get? Check out our turntable buying guide!
Vinyl Facts: What you need to know
Interested in vinyl? Here are five essential facts from the world of wax...
1. There is a difference in sound between coloured and black vinyl.
2. The first 12” recording was Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
3. The first 33 rpm vinyl LP as we know them today was released in 1948.
4. What’s The Morning Story Glory by Oasis is the number one selling vinyl in the last 20 years.
5. The biggest known vinyl collection in the world is owned by a Brazilian man named Zero Freitas. He owns more than 5 million records.