Try And Love

OFEGE

$26
The first reissue of the super rare debut LP from the first ever Nigerian psych-rock band comes on marbled brown vinyl.
Join the Club
This record is only available for Members. Vinyl Me, Please members receive our exclusive Records of the Month and special access to other limited titles (like this one). Starting at $25/month.
NUTRITION FACTS
Record
VMP Exclusive Pressing
This record was pressed by Vinyl Me, Please and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.
Exclusive Features
Record icon Color Marbled Brown
Other Features
Release Type Reissue
Extras Insert With Liner Notes
Foil Stamped Yes
Mastering Engineer Emmanuel A. Odenusi
Pressing Location Precision Record Pressing
Jacket Type Single
Jacket Style Direct To Board
Label Tidal Waves Music
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
500
Total Pressing Quantity
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
STANDARD
Weight
1973
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Ofege was formed in the early 1970s by a bunch of teenagers at the St. Gregory’s College in Lagos Nigeria. They were largely influenced by the guitar solos of Carlos Santana, Jeff Beck & Jimmy Page while closer to home, they were influenced by the music of ‘BLO’ (Berkley Jones, Laolu Akins and Mike Odumosu), ‘Monomono’ (led by Joni Haastrup), The Funkees, and Ofo The Black Company

Due to their vibrant combo of sweet harmonies, hooks and fuzz, Ofege would become one of the most legendary Nigerian groups of all time, with expressive sales and national stardom. At the turn of the century (and because of tracks appearing on various psychedelic music compilations) Ofege would receive international acknowledgment for being the first of their kind and the ultimate West-African psychedelic f...

CATEGORIES
ALBUM PREVIEW
*Audio and/or tracklist may vary slightly from the vinyl version.
PERFECT PAIRINGS
Record
VMP Exclusive Pressing
Cecil Taylor 'Silent Tongues'
Silent Tongues
CECIL TAYLOR
$29
Edit
Record
VMP Exclusive Pressing
Chester Watson 'Project 0'
Project 0
CHESTER WATSON
$23
Edit
Record
VMP Exclusive Pressing
Ry Cooder 'Mambo Sinuendo'
Mambo Sinuendo
RY COODER
$35
Edit
MORE MUSIC, LESS STRESS
Colored record
Join the club for more perks.
Vinyl Me, Please members receive our exclusive Records of the Month and special access to other limited titles. Starting at $25/month. Check it out
Peace
We’ll make it right.
Should the unspeakable happen and you receive a damaged record, we’ll replace it - no questions asked. Learn more about our return policy here