Various ‎– Platinum Breakz

FFRR ‎– 828 783.1
3 × Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Compilation

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A1 Doc Scott The Unofficial Ghost
Remix – Doc Scott
A2 J Majik Final Approach
Written By, Producer – J Majik
B1 J Majik Your Sound
Written By, Producer – J Majik
B2 Photek Conciousness
Written By, Producer – Photek
C1 Hidden Agenda The Flute Tune
Written By, Producer – Hidden Agenda
C2 Lemon D In My Life
Written By, Producer – Lemon D
D1 Alex Reece Pulp Fiction
Written By, Producer – Alex Reece
D2 Wax Doctor The Spectrum
Written By, Producer – Wax Doctor
E1 Peshay The Nocturnal (Back On The Firm)
Engineer – FlytronixWritten By, Producer – Peshay
E2 Source Direct A Made Up Sound
Written By, Producer – Source Direct
F1 Dillinja Armoured D
Written By, Producer – Dillinja
F2 Digital Down Under
Written By, Producer – Digital

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Title appears as
"Metalheadz Platinum Breakz" on front
"Metalheadz presents Platinum Breakz." on back cover and
"Metalheadz Platinum Breakz." on labels.

A1: 170 | A2: 164
B1: 160 | B2: 174
C1: 164 | C2: 165
D1: 160 | D2: 155
E1: 166 | E2: 162
F1: 172 | F2: 160

On the back cover of the outer sleeve, tracks D1 & D2 are labeled out of order (switched around) with how they appear on the vinyl.
Three identical printed glossy inner sleeves.
"21st Century Urban Breakbeat Music"

℗ 1996 Metalheadz Ltd. © 1996 Metalheadz Ltd.
Exclusively licensed to London Records 90 Ltd.

Note on runouts: [SNA] represents the circular logo stamp of SNA pressing plant, see here. The runout etching on side F is very faint and easy to miss.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42282 87831 1
  • Label Code: LC 7654
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 A1 [SNA][SNA]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 B1 [SNA]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 C1 [SNA]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 D1 [SNA]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 E1 [SNA]
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F runout, etched. [SNA] = logo stamp): 828 783-1 F1 [SNA]
  • Price Code (PY:): 281
  • Rights Society: BIEM/MCPS

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
828.783.2 Various Metalheadz Platinum Breakz(2xCD, Comp) FFRR, Metalheadz 828.783.2 UK 1996 Sell This Version
697-124 121-2 IN02 Various Platinum Breakz(2xCD, Comp) FFRR 697-124 121-2 IN02 US 1996 Sell This Version
none Various Metalheadz Compilation(Cass, Comp, Promo) FFRR, Metalheadz none UK Unknown Sell This Version
35041-2 Various Platinum Breakz(2xCD, Comp, RE) FFRR 35041-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
828 783.1 Various Platinum Breakz(3x12", Comp, TP) FFRR 828 783.1 UK 1996 Sell This Version


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December 3, 2018
edited 5 months ago

There seems to be two different vinyl pressings of this out there: one with "Day break" as A2 track, one with "Final approach". "Day break" has featured on the promo of J Majik's "Slow Motion" album and is a menacing masterpiece without a steady beat, while "Final approach" is a jazzy, mellow number.
I have the vinyl version with "Final approach".
All CD versions I've heard had "Day break" pressed on the CD, although some booklets will say "Final approach".


March 13, 2018
Awesome album for all the usual reasons but mine has C side Lemon D and Hidden Agenda pressed the same on both sides? Mine doesn't have Pulp Fiction or Spectrum... Odd that, still at least I have In My Life as only came out on this album :)


January 27, 2017
Pressing on mine is quite quiet. The tunes are bangin though of course


October 22, 2015

That eerie sound in "The Nocturnal" from ~3:00 is incredible.
Overall, best tune here. Perfect example of "tunnel sound" of 90's.


February 24, 2015

One of my favourite LP's of all time! Tracks like In My Life, Made Up Sound, Spectrum, Down Under... Jungle mastery of the deeper kind!


August 20, 2005
edited over 8 years ago

My first piece of vinyl and still one of my favourites. For me breakbeats never sounded better than here.. The sound of these tunes is very mature, with that special feeling attached. They have something a miss a lot in newer jungle/drum&bass records..