I travelled to Seattle from Sydney, Australia on a US trip in Jan 2018. Seattle’s Pearl Jam was and is my favourite band and I searched high and low for an original pressing of Ten across Seattle’s many amazing independent record stores. The last store I searched, Sonic Boom Records, had a single copy behind the counter. I instantly recognised it and purchased it. It was worth every dollar and sounds absolutely amazing. There is a lot of personal memory and sentiment stored in that record and every time I spin it I think about trailing across Seattle in search of my favourite record. It isn’t the oldest record, but it is the oldest in my collection as I predominantly collect new records. This will always remain my favourite, however.