Midori Takada ‎– Through The Looking Glass

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RCA Red Seal ‎– RCL-8369
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo
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Tracklist

A1 Mr. Henri Rousseau's Dream
A2 Crossing
B1 Trompe-l’œil
B2 Catastrophe Σ

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Notes

The sleeve is the same as the regular but pasted a red sticker written as a "見本盤"(見本盤 mean is Promo).
The label collar is white. "見本盤" is printed.
Two pieces of regular vinyl sales announcement and live announcement flyer are enclosed.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A side label): V 〄 Ⓑ RCL-8369A 111
  • Matrix / Runout (B side label): RCL-8369B 121

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RCL-8369 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass(LP, Album) RCA Red Seal RCL-8369 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
WRWTFWW018 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass(2x12", Album, Ltd, RE, Cry) We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records WRWTFWW018 Switzerland 2018 Sell This Version
WRWTFWW019CD , PFCD006 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass(CD, Album, RE) We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records, Palto Flats WRWTFWW019CD , PFCD006 2017 Sell This Version
WRWTFWW019 Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass(LP, Album, Num, RE, TP, Sig) We Release Whatever The Fuck We Want Records WRWTFWW019 Switzerland 2017 Sell This Version
EGDS-75 (DYCL-3369) Midori Takada Through The Looking Glass = 鏡の向こう側(CD, Album, RE, Blu) CS Record EGDS-75 (DYCL-3369) Japan 2017 Sell This Version

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aweraeeeerww

aweraeeeerww

March 1, 2020
This sleeve has a "見本盤" sticker on it, but the vinyl may have been distributed as a promo with the same thing as the regular. I think they are mixed. What do you think?
TekNoFunktronic

TekNoFunktronic

January 18, 2018

I recently discovered this, and was instantly blown away. I came from Hiroshi Yoshimura. Its to a heavenly surprise this is being repressed. This is amazing.
jonarmst

jonarmst

September 4, 2017

Fantastic, timeless release that definitely lives up to the superlative rating that has been bestowed upon it. Deep, dark, moody, subtle, almost "droney" in parts with excellent accompanying percussion. Perfect for a quiet, meditative rainy Sunday morning.
DreamRecords70

DreamRecords70

May 16, 2017
The latest pressing from 12th mai is perfect.....have to be lucky....
zeebianco

zeebianco

April 5, 2017
Seems like cd is the best option - maybe ill buy I crackly 33rpm if I see if cheap - just to get that cover artwork (which is stunning)
Regardless of format - a welcome reissue to be treasured.
NullNull

NullNull

April 4, 2017

original is original! must have
patientot

patientot

March 30, 2017
The CD reissue is very dynamic and conservatively mastered, if anyone cares. Glad I didn't go for the vinyl as I would've been frustrated had I received an off center LP or a record with non-fill.
fivekidstofeed

fivekidstofeed

March 6, 2017
Pre-orders are up now from both the labels releasing this. These labels make plenty so no need to worry.

http://paltoflats.com/release/midori-takada-through-the-looking-glass/

http://wrwtfww.com/merch
Cosmicrocker

Cosmicrocker

January 10, 2017
Thanks for the update, that's been very good news indeed - especially cos I see she'll be doing something in Glasgow where I live!
allkiwihenry

allkiwihenry

December 15, 2016
Reissue 2017 and a tour

Her deep quests into traditional African and Asian percussive language are captured on a series of now highly sought after albums including her masterpiece Through The Looking Glass (1981/RCA) and her collaboration with Masahiko Satoh Lunar Cruise (1990/Epic-Sony), both of which will be reissued on Swiss label WRWTFWW in 2017.

To coincide with the reissues, Midori will be touring her solo percussion performances to festivals and concert spaces around Europe.