At the end of last year I picked up a couple of Social Circkle 7 inches. Those records were a blast to spin, but I was kind of surprised that they were the first records that I'd picked up by the band. I could have sworn that I'd picked up their album, or at least their Static Eyes EP over the years, but apparently I'd thought about it a lot, but had never actually made the move. In January, I was having such a great time with the two 7 inches that I'd picked up, that I had to swing by Discogs and see what might be available.
When I saw that a seller had the record release pressing of the City Shock album, I couldn't resist and immediately added it to my cart. Considering that I must have almost picked up a copy of this record at least a half a dozen times back around 2010, I'm very happy to finally add the record release pressing to the collection. The special cover with the photos glued to heavy cardstock is a nice touch.
My copy came with a baseball card for Pete Young, whose uniform number matches the number for my record release pressing. I'm not sure if all record release pressing received a card, because man, that would be a pain in the ass to pull off, but it was kind of cool to find one here.