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Address: 150 Oxford St., | W1, London, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7631 3423
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Music store.

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Was killing time whilst daughter was at a concert so I thought I'd buy the cd for who she was seeing. Nice store, friendly staff. Lots of choice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Carterton, United Kingdom
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Carterton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was killing time whilst daughter was at a concert so I thought I'd buy the cd for who she was seeing. Nice store, friendly staff. Lots of choice.

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London, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Second time I have been for a gig and I must say I'm very impressed with the store and the layout of the live venue and I look forward to going back there again soon.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I was heartbroken when the mega-store sized HMV store opposite Poland Street was closed as the flagship and operations transferred to this much smaller store near Bond Street tube. It has a good selection of DVDs and some CDs, but it is too small, especially for a flagship store. Also certain DVDs are never in stock despite only being recent... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a big record shop but lacking in that personal touch you would get if it was independently run. They do have a huge selection of records, all in alpha order and by genre. Very few bargains and a strange pricing policy which has some records by an artist varying in price from £5 -£13. It seems odd that... More 

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Thank MYDOGISFINN
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Having lived with the demise of Tower Records and the Virgin MegaStore chain, it is a joy to know that HMV, a full-fledged "record" store, still exists. For me, there is a great joy seeing and handling CD's etc. before deciding to buy them. And there is always the chance of discovering an old gem or brand new artist. This... More 

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Thank Traveler2121
Stavanger, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place is the best. Never mind which cd-place you might have in your neighborhood. This is the place to come.....The Mecca.....The Holy Grail (filled with music).....Nirvana!! 3 floors crammed with lots of goodies - and thanks to Pete, Rodrigo, Nicole and Ian (all staff) I emerged a few hours later with half my luggage filled. Thanks guys! They have... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Was happy and surprised to see the legendary store standing still on Oxford street. It was like Disneyland for me. Deals and choices are excellent. Go in, you wont regret.

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Thank Sudhindra N
Cliffside Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

Was wonderful to see so many CD's and albums,,,,its not like that in America. Beats Barnes and Nobles any day of the week!

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Thank andizee69
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Each time I visit London I try and stop here. They have a huge selection of cd's and dvd's with more vinyl available upon every visit (along with a ton of other products). The staff is knowledgeable; they even know what an older person such as myself is talking about! Even with the exchange rate, there are bargains to be... More 

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Thank DLNOLA
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

HIS MASTER VOICE Always passed by but this time i enter nice collections of arts and music to see and buy they mention its about the Beatles this new info for us

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This sophisticated and sociable slice of Central London is a shopper’s paradise, offering the latest fashions, gadgets, and souvenirs. Fitzrovia is conveniently located between the major retail thoroughfares of Regent Street to the west and Tottenham Court Road to the east, with a handful of well connected Tube stations dotted around the area for easy transport. This neighbourhood is a favorite among foodies as well, with an impressive number of quality restaurants, pubs, cafes and food shops vying for your patronage – especially along Charlotte Street and near Goodge Street Station.
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