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Focus 3 or Focus III is the third studio album from the Dutch rock band Focus, released as a double album in 1972 on Imperial Records in the Netherlands, Polydor Records in the UK, and Sire Records in the US. Recorded after touring in supporting their previous album, Focus II (1971), the album saw the band write extended pieces.Focus 3 received a positive reception upon its release. It peaked at No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart and No. 35 on the US Billboard 200. "Sylvia" was released as the album's sole single, which reached No. 4 in the UK and No. 89 in the US. The album was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling in excess of 500,000 copies.


SKU: 158


    Label: Polydor ‎– 2659 016


    A1           Round Goes The Gossip...

    A2           Love Remembered

    A3           Sylvia

    A4           Carnival Fugue

    B1           Focus III

    B2           Answers? Questions! Questions? Answers!

    C1           Anonymus II (Part 1)

    D1          Anonymus II (Conclusion)

    D2          Elspeth Of Nottingham

    D3          House Of The King


    Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Album


    Country: UK


    Released: Jul 1972


    Genre: Rock


    Style: Prog Rock



    Media Condition – Very Good Plus (VG+)


    Sleeve Condition – Very Good Plus (VG+)

  • We use the Goldmine Grading Guide which is considered to be the standard for record collectors worldwide:
    Mint | M Perfect in every way.
    NM or M- | Near Mint | Perfect in most ways.
    VG + | Very Good Plus | Amazing condition for age. Slightly used. Looked after. Very light scuffs and insignificant scratches. Cover, inners and labels have light wear.
    VG | Very Good | Excellent condition for age. Used often. Looked after. More scruffs and insignificant scratches. Cover, inners and labels have wear to be expected by age. Audio still amazing!
    G + | Good Plus | Good condition for age. Has some minor scratches and scuffs but plays well. More surface noise. Audio sounding a bit more vintage but still awsome!
    G | Good | Average condition for age. Scratched and scuffed. Significant surface noise. Still plays well. Audio slightly affected.

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