Japan ‎– Oil On Canvas

Virgin ‎– VD 2513, Virgin ‎– VD2513
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Gatefold Sleeve

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A1 Oil On Canvas
Performer [Performed By] – D. Sylvian*
A2 Sons Of Pioneers
A3 Gentlemen Take Polaroids
A4 Swing
B1 Cantonese Boy
B2 Visions Of China
B3 Ghosts
B4 Voices Raised In Welcome, Hands Held In Prayer
Performer [Performed By] – D. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*
C1 Nightporter
C2 Still Life In Mobile Homes
C3 Methods Of Dance
D1 Quiet Life
D2 The Art Of Parties
D3 Canton
D4 Temple Of Dawn
Performer [Performed By] – R. Barbieri*

Companies, etc.



New Zealand Edition Double Vinyl Album released in Gatefold Sleeve.

℗ 1983 Virgin Records Ltd.
© 1983 Virgin Records Ltd.

Made in New Zealand
Marketed by RTC, PO Box 3825, Auckland.

Published by Copyright Control.

Contains studio material, including three new instrumentals and a re-recorded 'Nightporter', as well as live recordings from the November 1982 concert at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

Tracks A1, B4, C1 & D4 are studio recordings. All other tracks were recorded live.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): VD 2513 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): VD 2513 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C): VD 2513 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D): VD 2513 D

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
VD 2513, VD2513 Japan Oil On Canvas(2xLP, Album, Gat) Virgin, Virgin VD 2513, VD2513 UK 1983 Sell This Version
TCVD 2513 Japan Oil On Canvas(Cass, Album, Whi) Virgin TCVD 2513 UK 1983 Sell This Version
AVD 22513, AVID 22513 Japan Oil On Canvas(2xLP, Album, Gat) Virgin, Virgin Dischi S.r.L. AVD 22513, AVID 22513 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
VJCP-36015 Japan Oil On Canvas(2xCD, Album, RE) Virgin Japan, Virgin VJCP-36015 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
VJCP-36042·43, CDVD-2513-1, CDVD-2513-2 Japan Oil On Canvas(2xCD, Album, RM) Virgin, Virgin, Virgin VJCP-36042·43, CDVD-2513-1, CDVD-2513-2 Japan 1993 Sell This Version

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November 12, 2009
The New Zealand pressing that we have does not mention RTC on the label or artwork.