Kraftwerk ‎– Trans-Europe Express

Capitol Records ‎– SW-11603
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Purple labeled Los Angeles pressing. Their is also an earlier Los Angeles pressing released with orange center labels.

Klingklang Studio Düsseldorf
Rüssl Studio Hamburg
The Record Plant Hollywood
All selections published by Famous Music Corporation/ASCAP.
Manufactured by Capitol Records, Inc. a subsidiary of Capitol Industries-EMI, Inc.
Factories: Los Angeles, California; Jacksonville, Illinois; Winchester, Virginia.
Personal Management: Mr.I.Mouse Ltd.
©℗1977 Capitol Records, Inc.
Recorded in Germany.
Made In U.S.A.

There is a small Capitol® logo to the left of the fine print on the bottom of the back cover, there is also a small EMI logo to the right of the fine print on the bottom of the back cover.

The 'Matten + Wiechers, Bonn' note on the inner sleeve is to credit the designer and supplier of the aforementioned equipment.

Regarding runout etchings:
MASTERED BY CAPITOL is machine stamped.
The "2" on side 1 and the "✲" on side 2 are machine stamped. The "✲" indicates the record was pressed at Capitol Records Los Angeles pressing plant.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): SW-1-11603
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): SW-2-11603
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1 Side A etching): SW-1-11603 F3 2 MASTERED BY CAPITOL KP
  • Matrix / Runout (Variation 1 Side B etching): SW-2-11603 F3 ✲ MASTERED BY CAPITOL KP
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 202) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
3C 064-85110 Kraftwerk Trans Europe Express(LP, Album) Capitol Records 3C 064-85110 Italy 1977 Sell This Version
38019, SW-11603 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 38019, SW-11603 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
E-ST 11603 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, Album) Capitol Records E-ST 11603 Ireland 1977 Sell This Version
1A 038 15 7587 1 Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express(LP, Album, MP, RE) Capitol Records, Fame 1A 038 15 7587 1 Netherlands Unknown Sell This Version
1C 264-82 306 Kraftwerk Trans Europa Express(Cass, Album) Kling Klang, EMI Electrola 1C 264-82 306 Germany 1977 Sell This Version