Japan ‎– Oil On Canvas

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Virgin Japan ‎– VJCP-36015, Virgin ‎– VJCP-36015
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2 × CD, Album, Reissue
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1-1 Oil On Canvas
Performer [Performed By] – D. Sylvian*Written-By – D. Sylvian*
1:28
1-2 Sons Of Pioneers
Written-By – D. Sylvian*, M. Karn*
4:59
1-3 Gentlemen Take Polaroids 6:42
1-4 Swing 5:40
1-5 Cantonese Boy 3:45
1-6 Visions Of China
Written-By – D. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*
3:36
1-7 Ghosts 6:23
1-8 Voices Raised In Welcome, Hands Held In Prayer
Performer [Performed By] – D. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*Written-By – D. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*
3:31
2-1 Nightporter 6:48
2-2 Still Life In Mobile Homes 5:30
2-3 Methods Of Dance 6:05
2-4 Quiet Life 4:34
2-5 The Art Of Parties 5:29
2-6 Canton
Written-By – D. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*
5:42
2-7 Temple Of Dawn
Performer [Performed By] – R. Barbieri*Written-By – R. Barbieri*
1:49

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Japanese Edition 2 x CD Album

℗ 1983 Virgin Records Ltd.
© 1984 Virgin Records Ltd.

1991 Japanese CD reissue of edition originally released in 1988 VJD-25009~10 which was originally released on LP in 1983. It comes with an Obi which has 'Big Artist Collection' written in English, on the front.

There are two versions of this reissued Japanese CD album. This pressing makes reference on the Obi to other pressings in the 'Big Artist Collection, by Rain Tree Crow. The other pressing without promoting Rain Train Crow is VJCP-36015.

Tracks 1-1, 1-8, 2-1 & 2-7 are studio recordings. All other tracks were recorded live November 1982 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

Cover Painting: 'Head of J.Y.M.'II, 1980 by Frank Auerbach

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988037 011762
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Disc 1): VJD-25009-1-A1C
  • Matrix / Runout (CD Disc 2): VJD-25010-1-A2C
  • Rights Society: JASRAC
  • Other (Catalogue # CD Disc 1): VJCP-36015
  • Other (Catalogue # CD Disc 2): VJCP-36016
  • Other (Secondary Catalogue # CD Disc 1): VJD-25009-1
  • Other (Secondary Catalogue # CD Disc 2): VJD-25010-1

Other Versions (5 of 93) View All

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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speccydoughboy

speccydoughboy

March 4, 2018
This edition includes the original vinyl mix of the album - with cold endings for Swing and Methods Of Dance; and no crowd noise before Cantonese Boy and Quiet Life.