Sounds of the Universe first began as a shop specialising in rare original vinyl - over 25 years ago! We source original vinyl from all around the world - America, Brazil, Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Nigeria, Europe, Jamaica and even further afield. We sell original albums, 45s, 12”s (and books too!).

    All our original vinyl is 100% guaranteed. This means if you are not happy with the condition when you receive it, just return it to us and we will refund your money - no problem.

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    Flora PurimStories To Tell (1974)Milestone
    Essential Flora Purim album from the early 70s. Brazilian/Jazz fusion at its height. Line-up featuring Airto, Santana, George Duke, Miroslav Vituos, Raul...
      • CD£8.99
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      • Original LP£12.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+
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      FelliniSo Vive 2 Vezes (1986)Baratos Afins
      Superb second album of Brazilian post-punk from Sao Paulo's finest Fellini. (Fellini featured on Soul Jazz Records post-punk album 'The Sexual Life of...
      • Fellini – Alcatraz Song
      • Fellini – Domingo De Pascoa
      • Fellini – Tabu
      • Original LP£50.00
        Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-Original Brazilian vinyl
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      Djalma FerreiraHelp Yourself To The Brazilliance Of Djalma Dot (1968)
      Brazilian composer 'The Brazilian Gershwin!" recorded on west coast USA 68. Original USA vinyl
        • Original LP£18.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA vinyl
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        FelliniO Adeus De Fellini (1985)Baratos Afins
        Superb Brazilian post-punk from Sao Paulo's finest Fellini. (Fellini featured on Soul Jazz Records post-punk album 'The Sexual Life of the Savages' and...
        • Fellini – Funziona Senza Vapore
        • Fellini – Rock Europeu
        • Fellini – Outro endereço outra vida
        • Fellini – Bolero 2
        • Original LP£40.00
          Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: VG+Original Brazilian vinyl
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        Paul DesmondSamba De Orfeu (1973)RCA Camden
        Rare Original USA vinyl
          • Original LP£15.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA vinyl
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          RozanaRozanaRVV
          V. Rare Mexican bossa nova vinyl - has tough version of Mas Que Nada
            • Original LP£50.00
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original MEXICAN Vinyl,
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            Vikki CarrIt Must Be Him (1967)Liberty
            Top female vocals easy listening does groovy version of Edu Lobo's bossa nova 'Reza' (Laia Ladaia). Tune!
            • Vikki Carr – laia ladaia (reza)
            • Original LP£8.99
              Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original UK Vinyl
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            Naná VasconcelosBush Dance (1987)Island Records
            w/ Arto Lindsay
              • Original LP£15.00
                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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              The Sérgio Mendes TrioIn The Brazilian Bag (1966)Tower
              Nice early Sergio Mendes
                • Original LP£25.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl, small writing on front, spine wear

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                Walter WanderleyCheganca (1966)Verve
                Following on from "Rain Forest" and a few months later the bossa organ groove is still going strong on "Agua De Beber", "Voce E Eu" and "Cheganca"!
                  • Original LP£15.00
                    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl
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                  Laurindo AlmeidaThe Guitar World Of Laurindo AlmeidaCapitol Records
                  Very rare early Brazilian guitar album
                    • Original LP£25.00
                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl , cutout, some sleeve wear
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                    Chico BuarqueVida (1980)Philips
                    Original = Original Brazilian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
                      Roberto CarlosRoberto Carlos (1976)CBS
                      Original = Original Brazilian Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're...
                        Ed Maciel E Sua OrquestraEd Maciel E Sua Orquestra Vol. 4 (1967)London Records
                        Heavy 60s big brass groovy sounds from Brazililan band leader Ed Maciel and his group - lots of covers of USA 60s toons Original Brazilian pressing Vinyl...
                          Helena De LimaUma Noite No Cangaceiro (1965)RGE
                          Original 60s Brazil bossa Original Brazilian pressing Vinyl (70s pressing) VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
                            Ney MatogrossoNey Matogrosso (1981)Ariola
                            Great Brazil boogieOriginal BRAZILIAN Vinyl VG surface marks plays fine - listen actual audio /Sleeve VGHigh-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic...
                            • Ney Matogrosso – Deixa A Menina
                            • Ney Matogrosso – Viajante
                            • Ney Matogrosso – Mata Virgem
                            Oscar Castro-NevesOscar! (1987)Living Music
                            w/ Paul Winter Consort. Original USA vinyl
                            • Oscar Castro-Neves – Bahia Calling
                            Daniel Viglietti TropicosMonitor Records
                            Uruguayan singer-songwriter who lived in exile in France - includes a great version of Upa Neguinho, sung in Spanish hence here its Upa Negrito !
                              Leo GandelmanWestern World Verve (1989)
                              With the massive Brazil batucada Dingwalls tune Saxsambando. VERY HEAVY Brazilian fusion track. Original USA Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-(shrink opened once) 100%...
                              • Leo Gandelman – Saxsambando
                              Laurindo AlmeidaA Man And A Woman (1967) Capitol Records
                              Brazilian guitarist extraordinaire. Includes version of Mas Que Nada. Original UK pressing