Japan ‎– Life In Tokyo

Label:
Hansa ‎– HANSA 12-17, Hansa ‎– HANSA 1217
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue
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Tracklist

A Life In Tokyo (Extended Remix) 7:05
B Life In Tokyo (Theme)

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Notes

℗ 1979 Hansa Productions Ltd.
© 1982 Hansa Productions Ltd.
Made in England

Manufactured and distributed by Polygram Record Operations Ltd.

*(A) Remixed from the album & cassette 'Assemblage'

Life In Tokyo, Extended Remix (7:06) was mixed in 1982 and overdubbed by the group. This version also appears on the Japanese Singles 2CD set. The Sleeve has Sylvian in silhouette in the window of a room at the Keio Plaza Hotel. On the back sleeve there is a painting of Sylvian by Mulligan from the 80s band Fashion. There is also a UK 7" & Irish 7" Version, Catalogue number HANSA 17 both with running time of (3:59).

The b-side, 'Life In Tokyo Theme' is a slowed down mix which could be enjoyed at the usual speed if played on a 78rpm turntable.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, etched, variants 1 & 2): HANSA 1217 A-1 NOEL
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, etched, variants 1 & 2): HANSA 1217 B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped, variant 1): HANSA 1217 A//1▽420 P 1 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped, variant 1): HANSA 1217 B//1▽420 P 1 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped, variant 2): HANSA 1217 A//1▽420 P 1 1 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped, variant 2): HANSA 1217 B//1▽420 P 1 1 2

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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speccydoughboy

speccydoughboy

March 23, 2014
Confirmed in an interview with Anthony Reynolds (23/3/14) that Steve Nye remixed this single, although he is not credited, and Mick Karn re-recorded his bass part.