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JapanNightporter

Label:Virgin – VS554-12
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo, ƱTOPIA / CBS Aston
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Synth-pop, New Wave

Tracklist

ANightporter
Arranged By [String Bass], Arranged By [Oboe]A.O'Dell*, M. Karn*
Keyboards, Piano [Acoustic Piano]Richard Barbieri
Piano [Acoustic Piano], Vocals [Vocal]David Sylvian
Remix [Remixed By]Steve Nye
6:48
BMethods Of Dance
Drums, Percussion, Keyboards [Keyboard Percussion]Steve Jansen
Fretless Bass, Saxophone [Sax]Mick Karn
GuitarRob Dean
KeyboardsRichard Barbieri
VocalsCyo
Vocals, KeyboardsDavid Sylvian
6:53
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The UK remixed edition 12" vinyl. ƱTOPIA / CBS Aston Clinton pressing variant.

[LABEL - Side A]
— Stereo 45rpm —
VS554 - 12a
Time: 6·48
℗ 1982 Virgin Records Ltd

[LABEL - Side B]
— Stereo 45rpm —
VS554 - 12b
Time: 6·53
℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd
Taken from the album V2180
Gentlemen Take Polaroids

[SLEEVE - Spine]
JAPAN — Nightporter — 12 Inch Single Virgin Records Ltd VS 554–12

[SLEEVE - Back]
VS554–12

Nightporter
℗ 1982 Virgin Records Ltd
Methods of Dance
℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd

Virgin [logo]
© 1982 Virgin Records Limited

UK Chart position: 29

There are two other 12"s released in the UK using the same catalogue # VS554-12, but pressed/lacquer cut by different plants:
* pressed by EMI (Lacquer cut by Jack Adams) JA
* pressed by EMI (Lacquer cut by Tony Bridge) tone

Non-UK 12" pressings:
* Italian 12" release; Virgin Dischi - catalogue # VINX 876
* New Zealand 12" release (same catalogue # as UK)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): VS554 - 12a
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): VS554 - 12b
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, variation 1): VS - 554 - 12 - A1 ƱTOPIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched, variation 1): VS - 554 - 12 - B1 ƱTOPIA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, (Λ stamped) variation 2): VS - 554 - 12 - A2 ƱTOPIA Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched, (Λ stamped) variation 2): VS - 554 - 12 - B1 ƱTOPIA Λ : )
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, (Λ stamped) variation 3): VS - 554 - 12 - A2 ƱTOPIA Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched, (Λ stamped) variation 3): VS - 554 - 12 - B2 ƱTOPIA Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, (5 Λ stamped) variation 4): VS - 554 - 12 - A1 ƱTOPIA 5 Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched (4 Λ stamped) variation 4): VS - 554 - 12 - B1 ƱTOPIA 4 Λ

Other Versions (5 of 12)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Recently Edited
Nightporter (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)Virgin, Virgin104 850, 104 850-100Germany1982
Recently Edited
Nightporter (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)VirginVS554UK1982
Nightporter (12", 45 RPM, Single)VirginVINX 876Italy1982
Recently Edited
Nightporter (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)Virgin, VirginVDJ554, VS554UK1982
Recently Edited
Night Porter (7", 45 RPM, Single, Test Pressing, Promo, White Label)VirginVDJ554UK1982

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