OMD*Maid Of Orleans

Label:Dindisc – DIN 40-12
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Single, Limited Edition, Coin Design Foil Sleeve


AMaid Of Orleans (The Waltz Of Joan Of Arc)4:09
B1Of All The Things We've Made3:31

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Original Sleeve Design (embossed coin motif on a special silver foil sleeve).

Mastered at Tape One.
℗1981 Dindisc/Dinsong Ltd.

The single was originally to have featured a B side track titled Experiments In Vertical Take Off. The song hadn't actually been written at the time, but merely existed as a title. The single sleeves were subsequently printed with this title, but Andy and Paul had decided against the idea, and chose a brand new song called Navigation.

The original sleeve design for the 12" version had used an embossed coin motif on a silver foil sleeve. DinDisc label owner Carol Wilson had brought back a lira coin with St. Joan on it from an Italian skiing trip and proposed the design. Graphic Designer Peter Saville wasn't satisfied with this sleeve design, which led to the new stained glass version. A limited number of the coin foil sleeves, however, were issued.

The 12" stained glass sleeve design was printed on a silver reflective background front and reverse. Later versions of the sleeve were non-reflective and featured a grey back. A third issue used a white back and made an attempt to correct the track listing. However, it listed the third track as 'Of All The Things We've Done'.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side Run Out): DIN-40-12 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side Run Out): DIN-40-12 B1
  • Other (B-Side Run Out Etching): END STAGE THREE
  • Matrix / Runout (variation etched): DIN-40-12 . A . 1 BILBO TA1PE
  • Matrix / Runout: DIN · 40 · 12 B2 BILBO TAPE ONE END OF STAGE THREE

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Maid Of Orleans (The Waltz Joan Of Arc) (7", 45 RPM, Single)Dindisc, Dindisc103 894, 103 894-100Netherlands1981
Maid Of Orleans (The Waltz Joan Of Arc) (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo, Paper Labels)Dindisc103 894-100Europe1981
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Maid Of Orleans (The Waltz Joan Of Arc) (7", 45 RPM, Single)Dindisc, Dindisc103 894, 103 894-100Netherlands1981
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Maid Of Orleans (7", 45 RPM, Single)DindiscDIN 40Australia1981
Maid Of Orleans (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo, Solid center)Dindisc, DindiscDIN 40, DIN-40Scandinavia1981


  • Crijevo's avatar
    Edited 9 years ago
    The sleeve itself is worth possessing this gem - the music speaks for itself, and for decades. And never gets old. Nor one gets tired of listening. Timelessly beautiful. Oh world, where did you go wrong after this?!



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