The Art Of Noise ‎– (Who's Afraid Of?) The Art Of Noise

Island Records ‎– 7 90179-1, Island Records ‎– 90179-1
Vinyl, LP, Album, Red Labels


A1 A Time For Fear (Who's Afraid) 4:43
A2 Beat Box (Diversion One) 8:33
A3 Snapshot 1:00
A4 Close (To The Edit) 5:41
B1 Who's Afraid (Of The Art Of Noise) 4:22
B2 Moments In Love 10:17
B3 Momento 2:14
B4 How To Kill 2:44
B5 Realization 1:41



Original red label edition with "-SP" matrix. Later editions had black ("-AR" matrix) or blue ("-SP" matrix) labels.

On this release, "Snapshot" fades out after a minute and doesn't stop suddenly.

Durations printed on labels are shown here, and are very close to actual durations, except A4, which is actually slightly over 5:36, yet is listed as 5:41.

Cat# on spine: 7 90179-1
Cat# on sleeve reverse and labels: 90179-1

Info on labels:
All songs published by Perfect Songs Ltd. / Unforgettable Songs Ltd. Adm Island Music, Inc., BMI.

Selected info on sleeve:
Compiled in the capital between February 28th 1983 and April 1st 1984
Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise is dedicated to Henry Ford.
This has been number 16 in Zang Tuum Tumb's European Incidental Series "Songs from the heart."
Island Records, Inc., Distributed By Atco Records, Division Of Atlantic Recording Corporation,
[Warner logo]®, A Warner Communications Company
℗ 1984 ZTT, © 1984 Island Records, Inc.
*TM Owned by Antilles Communications Ltd.
Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7567-90179-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): ST-IL-845475-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): ST-IL-845476-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Run-out): ST-IL-845475-[scratched-out A]B [scratched-out 2] STERLING 1·1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Run-out): ST-IL-845476-[scratched-out B]-A SRC [star] STERLING 1·3

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ZTTIQ2, ZTTIQ 2 The Art Of Noise Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise(LP, Album) ZTT, ZTT ZTTIQ2, ZTTIQ 2 UK 1984 Sell This Version
4509-94746-2 The Art Of Noise Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise?(CD, Album, RE) ZTT 4509-94746-2 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
L 38284 The Art Of Noise (Who's Afraid Of?) The Art Of Noise(LP, Album) ZTT, Island Records L 38284 New Zealand 1984 Sell This Version
ZTT 111 CD The Art Of Noise (Who's Afraid Of) The Art Of Noise?(CD) ZTT ZTT 111 CD UK 1998 Sell This Version
206 492, 206 492-620 The Art Of Noise (Who's Afraid Of?) The Art Of Noise(LP, Album) Island Records, ZTT, Island Records, ZTT 206 492, 206 492-620 Europe 1985 Sell This Version