Japan ‎– Life In Tokyo

Hansa ‎– HANSA 4
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue

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A Life In Tokyo
Producer [Produced By] – Giorgio MoroderWritten-By – Giorgio Moroder
B European Son
Producer [Produced By] – John Punter

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Track A: ℗ 1979 Ariola Records Ltd.
Track B: ℗ 1981 Hansa Productions Ltd.
Manufactured & Distributed by PRT Records Ltd.
Made in England

"Life In Tokyo" (3.30) is the original 7" version from the 1979 single Life In Tokyo (AHA 540).

There were two 12" versions released in 1981. The UK version Life In Tokyo uses catalogue number HANSA 12-4 with the sleeve being similar to the UK 7" except it is in black & white. The German version Life In Tokyo ▪ European Son has catalogue number 600 377-213 and uses the 'camera' sleeve, similar to the original 1979 release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand-etched runout): Ʊ HANSA 4 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand-etched runout): Ʊ HANSA 4 B1

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 Japan Vida En Tokyo - Life In Tokyo(12", Single, Ltd) Ariola, Ariola Hansa SL-7010 Mexico 1979 Sell This Version



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April 6, 2014
This release has an incorrect production credit for "European Son". It was actually produced by Simon Napier-Bell and Japan, remixed by John Punter.