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|40 Side North|
|A2||N.Y. State Of Mind||4:53|
|A3||Life's A Bitch||3:29|
|A4||The World Is Yours
Written-By – N. Jones*, P. Phillips*
Written-By – G. Byrd*, N. Jones*, W. P. Mitchell*
|41st Side South|
|B1||Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park)
Written-By – C. Martin*, N. Jones*, P. Barsella*, R. Wilson*
|B3||One Time 4 Your Mind
Written By – G. BurtonWritten-By – N. Jones*, W. P. Mitchell*
|B5||It Ain't Hard To Tell
Written-By – C. Smith*, C. Horne*, D. Thomas*, G. Redd, Sr.*, G. Redd, Jr.*, G. Brown*, J. Pocaro*, J. Bettis*, N. Jones*, R. Bell*, R. Mickens*, R. Bell*, R. Handy*, W. P. Mitchell*
- Record Company – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
- Produced For – Serchlite Productions, Inc.
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
- Pressed By – Sony/CBS, Haarlem – 01 475959 20
- Printed By – Sony/CBS, Haarlem – 01-475959-20
- Published By – Gifted Pearl
- Published By – Ill Will Music, Inc.
- Published By – Skematics Music
- Published By – Minder Music
- Published By – Taking Care Of Business Music
- Published By – Total Experience Music
- Published By – Odar Publishing
- Published By – Pete Rock Publishing
- Published By – Large Professor Music Ltd.
- Published By – EMI April Music
- Published By – DJ Premier Publishing
- Published By – John Bettis Music
- Published By – ATV Music
- Published By – Wb Music Corp.
- Published By – Porcaro Music
- Published By – Welbeck Music
- Published By – MCA Music Publishing
- Published By – Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
- Published By – Stephanye Music
Some copies may have been issued with a "Parental Advisory" sticker on the front and a "MADE IN ENGLAND" sticker on the back.
475959 1 on spine & label.
COL 475959 1 on back cover above barcode.
01-475959-20 on label, inner sleeve & in lower left corner of back cover.
- 01-475959-20 Sony computer number on rear sleeve, inner sleeve and labels,
- inner sleeve has a recess at the opening above NAS' head,
- part of the tracks on label side 2 are printed above the spindle hole,
- rim text on label correctly shows a dot after the "INC".
Illmatic appears similiar, but shows some differences:
- it shows 02-475959-20 in the lower left corner on back cover, indicating a Nice Price reissue,
- the opening of the inner sleeve is straight (no recess),
- the complete tracklisting is printed below the spindle hole on label side 2,
- missing dot after "INC" on the rim text on labels.
Executive Producers: Faith N. and M.C. Sercg for Serchlite Productions, Inc.
Original sound recording made by Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
The copyright in this sound recording is ownned by Sony Music Entertainment Inc. [Each word beginning with capital letter]
℗ 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
A2: Gifted Pearl/IIll Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music
A3: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Minder Music/Taking Care Of Business Music/ Total Experience Music/ODAR Publishing
A4: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Pete Rock Publishing
A5: Large Professor Music Ltd./EMI April Music/Ill Will Music/ Skematics Music/Minder Music
B1: EMI Unart Catalog/Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Gifted Pearl
B2: Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/MJQ Music Inc.
B3: The Large Professor Music Ltd/EMI April Music/Ill Will Music/Skematics Music
B4: Gifted Pearl/Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/DJ Premier Publ.
B5: Large Professor Music/John Bettis Music/ATV Music/WB Music Corp/Pocara Music [sic]/Welbeck Music/MCA Music Publishing/Warner-Tamerlane Pub. Corp/Stephanye Music.
[On label rim:]
Made in Holland. "Columbia is the exclusive trademark of Sony Music Entertainment Inc. [written in all caps]
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Scanned): 5099747595912
- Barcode (Text): 5 099747 595912
- Label Code (On labels): LC 0162
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side 1, stamped [last A etched]): 01 475959 20 1A1 A
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side 2, stamped [last A etched]): 01 475959 20 1B1 A
- Price Code (Encircled on rear sleeve): 58
- Rights Society (Boxed on labels): SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
- Rights Society (On labels, next to SACEM box): BIEM
- Other (Computer number on rear sleeve, inner sleeve and labels): 01-475959-20
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|CK 57684||Nas||Illmatic (CD, Album)||Columbia||CK 57684||US||1994||Sell This Version|
|475959 1, COL 475959 1||Nas||Illmatic (LP, Album)||Columbia, Columbia||475959 1, COL 475959 1||Europe||1994||Sell This Version|
|SICP 4166~7||Nas||Illmatic XX (CD, Album, RE + RM, Dig)||Sony Records Int'l||SICP 4166~7||Japan||2014||Sell This Version|
|GET 51297 LP, 88691975251||Nas||Illmatic (LP, Album, RE)||Get On Down, Columbia||GET 51297 LP, 88691975251||US||2012||Sell This Version|
|88697439542||Nas||Illmatic XX (CD, Album, RE, RM + CD, Comp, RE, RM + RE, RM, Dig)||Columbia, Legacy, Sony Music||88697439542||Europe||2014||Sell This Version|