Japan ‎– Life In Tokyo ▪ European Sun

Hansa International ‎– 600 377, Hansa International ‎– 600 377-213
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue

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A Life In Tokyo (Long Version)
Producer [Produced By] – Giorgio MoroderWritten-By – David Sylvian, Giorgio Moroder
B European Son (Long Version)
Producer [Produced By] – John PunterWritten-By – David Sylvian

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℗ 5/1981
Made in Germany.

Distributed by Im Ariola-Vertrieb. Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh. Manufactured by Ariola-Eurodisc GmbH., München.

Printed on cover: 'Super Sound Single', 30cm/ 45rpm. Top Hit England. Title of B-side misspelt on the sleeve ('European Sun').

Life In Tokyo (7.05), Side A is the original 12" UK version from 1979, AHAD 540. There were two 12" versions released in 1981. This German version catalogue number is 600 377-213 and uses the 103 269-100 camera sleeve similar to the original 1979 release. The UK version uses catalogue number HANSA 12-4 with the sleeve being similar to the UK 7 except that edition is in colour whereas the 12" is in black & white.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0835
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, stamped): 600377 A-1/81S | Made in Germany
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, stamped): 600377 B-1/81S | Made in Germany
  • Pressing Plant ID (Side B, label, embossed symbol): Bass Clef
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Other (Side A, label): S 600 377 A
  • Other (Side B, label): S 600 377 B

Other Versions (5 of 36) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
600 048, 600 048-213 Japan Life In Tokyo(12", Single) Hansa International, Hansa International 600 048, 600 048-213 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
ARI 8221 Japan Life In Tokyo(7", Single, Promo) Hansa ARI 8221 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
PRO 7756 Japan Life In Tokyo(12", Single, Promo) Ariola Records America, Hansa Records PRO 7756 US 1979 Sell This Version
AHA 540 Japan Life In Tokyo(7", Single, Pus) Ariola Hansa AHA 540 UK 1979 Sell This Version
SL-7010, 100.560 Japan Life In Tokyo(12", Single, Ltd) Ariola Hansa, Ariola SL-7010, 100.560 Mexico 1979 Sell This Version