Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark ‎– Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

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Dindisc ‎– did 2.
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Vinyl, LP, Album, 2nd Version
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A1 Bunker Soldiers 2:51
A2 Almost 3:40
A3 Mystereality
Saxophone – Martin Cooper (2)
2:42
A4 Electricity 3:32
A5 The Messerschmitt Twins 5:38
B1 Messages
Guitar – Dave Fairbairn
4:06
B2 Julia's Song
Guitar – Dave FairbairnLyrics By – Julia KnealePercussion – Malcolm Holmes
4:40
B3 Red Frame/White Light 3:11
B4 Dancing 2:59
B5 Pretending To See The Future 3:48

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First issue, second version; comes with a black 12x12 die-cut outer sleeve and a pink insert.
Other versions are detailed below.

[Inner sleeve]
Recorded and mixed at "The Gramophone Suite," Liverpool.
All titles published by DINSONG LIMITED.
℗ © 1980 DINDISC LIMITED. did2..

Durations not listed on the release.

Other versions:
1st Version Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Blue 12x12 grid die-cut sleeve with orange insert. (10,000 copies)
3rd Version Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Grey 10x10 grid die-cut sleeve with orange insert. (10,000 copies)
4th Version Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Blue 10x10 grid die-cut with orange sleeve insert (10,000 copies)

1st Repress Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Black, white and orange artwork adapted from the initial
cassette release. (40,000 copies)
1st Reissue Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Grey 10x10 grid non-die-cut with orange printed lozenges (This sleeve is similar in design to the US album cover)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, hand-etched): DID2-A2 DID-2 A 2 THE WORDS WERE ON THE CEILING A PORKY PRIME CUT ?
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, hand-etched): DID.2 B-I THE WORDS ARE ON THE CEILING PECKD

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ToddZilla0130

ToddZilla0130

May 12, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
Very confusing. My copy matches this exactly (especially w/r/t the Runout) except the cover is the black/white/orange artwork, not the die cut. Possibly for export to US? Not sure if it warrants a separate listing.