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HMV Oxford Street

Postby Limpin' Jez McKenzie » 21 Nov 2023, 07:09

Reopens on Friday. I will definitely be going many fond memories of a clasic store.
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby robertff » 21 Nov 2023, 11:02

We've got an HMV near where I live but because everything is so expensive in there I buy elsewhere. Nice to browse though.



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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 21 Nov 2023, 17:23

Limpin' Jez McKenzie wrote:Reopens on Friday. I will definitely be going many fond memories of a clasic store.



Is that the old location or where the megastore was?
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Mike Boom » 21 Nov 2023, 19:18

Awesome , I remember going their regularly when I lived in London back in the eighties, which judging from Wiki was 150 Oxford St
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby GoogaMooga » 21 Nov 2023, 20:13

Nothing like browsing in a megastore, and HMV Oxford Street was my favorite in the 90s. You hold the product in your hand, it is shrinkwrapped, and all is good.
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Limpin' Jez McKenzie » 21 Nov 2023, 20:20

Walk In My Shadow wrote:
Limpin' Jez McKenzie wrote:Reopens on Friday. I will definitely be going many fond memories of a clasic store.



Is that the old location or where the megastore was?


The original near Bond Street. I loved the megastore too, but the Bond Street one was always cool.
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby cheifwhat » 22 Nov 2023, 16:56

Weren't there two at some point?
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Limpin' Jez McKenzie » 22 Nov 2023, 17:02

cheifwhat wrote:Weren't there two at some point?

Yes the old one at Bond Street - which is reopening - and the megastore at 150 Oxford Street which the largest record store in the world or something at the time - which is not reopening.
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Tom Waits For No One » 22 Nov 2023, 20:33

If it’s anything like the Liverpool HMV you’ll be fine if you want to buy any type of Funko Pop, Marvel related tat, Japanese sweets and soft drinks, mugs, board/card games, t-shirts, mystery boxes (?).
And tucked away in a far corner there will be some over priced vinyl and cds for you to have a rummage through.

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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby robertff » 23 Nov 2023, 18:48

Passed by it this afternoon, lots of people busy putting stock out and getting the shop ready. Think there were signs saying there were some free gifts to those who went in early tomorrow but can’t be sure.


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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby The Slider » 25 Nov 2023, 22:35

i' rather go shoe shopping with the wife
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Limpin' Jez McKenzie » 26 Nov 2023, 07:21

Tom Waits For No One wrote:If it’s anything like the Liverpool HMV you’ll be fine if you want to buy any type of Funko Pop, Marvel related tat, Japanese sweets and soft drinks, mugs, board/card games, t-shirts, mystery boxes (?).
And tucked away in a far corner there will be some over priced vinyl and cds for you to have a rummage through.


Well this is what it was like.
Very depressing.
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Re: HMV Oxford Street

Postby Neige » 27 Nov 2023, 06:47

The Slider wrote:i' rather go shoe shopping with the wife


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