Ever hear of Glory Hunter? Me, neither. They were around for only a couple of weeks and broke up 35 years ago. But record collectors are now going nuts over their one-and-only record. Copies are now trading for upwards of $1,500.
How the f**k does this sort of thing happen? Such are the mysterious of the record collector subculture.
Their 1979 single, “Thoughts of Destiny”–properly categories as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal of the late 70s and early 80s–was pressed in a single lot of 1,000 copies. Now it’s selling for stupid prices. The band has no idea why, either. They think it’s nice, but they’re certainly not profiting from it.
I’d love to hear this thing, but I can’t find any links online. Can you?
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