Jean Michel Jarre* ‎– Music For Supermarkets

Disques Dreyfus (2) ‎– FDM 18113
CD, Unofficial Release, Album


1 Intro To Side A 0:51
2 Music For Supermarkets (Part 1) 4:09
3 Music For Supermarkets (Part 2) 2:18
4 Music For Supermarkets (Part 3) 3:29
5 Music For Supermarkets (Part 4) 2:17
6 Music For Supermarkets (Part 5) 3:52
7 Intro To Side B 0:18
8 Music For Supermarkets (Part 6) 5:53
9 Music For Supermarkets (Part 7) 3:59
10 Music For Supermarkets (Part 8) 3:51


Although seemingly having a Disques Dreyfus Catalog#, this release must be a Bootleg, as only one copy was released. Jarre destroyed the Master tapes afterwards.

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
FDM 18113 Jean Michel Jarre* Musique Pour Supermarché = Music For Supermarkets(LP, Album, Ltd) Disques Dreyfus FDM 18113 France 1983 Sell This Version
00000003(1) Jean-Michel Jarre Music For Supermarkets(2xCDr, Ltd, Unofficial, Box) Not On Label (Jean-Michel Jarre) 00000003(1) Chile 2015 Sell This Version
00000003(3) Jean-Michel Jarre Music For Supermarkets(CDr, Mono, Ltd, RE, Unofficial, Dig) Not On Label 00000003(3) Chile 2015 Sell This Version
FDM CD18113 Jean-Michel Jarre Musique Pour Supermarché(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Disques Dreyfus (2) FDM CD18113 Luxembourg 1997 Sell This Version
Not catalog number Jean-Michel Jarre Music For Supermarkets - The 30th Anniversary Re-construction(CD, Album, Ltd, Unofficial) Not On Label Not catalog number France 2013 Sell This Version


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January 13, 2014
I think the master tapes ARE actually destroyed, however it is highly possible that Jarre kept the corresponding sequences and patterns for his synth and sequencer set-up that he used for this project so he could have reproduced some of these tracks later and only give these newly recorded tracks a slightly different texture in sound and melody!
By Example if you only switch on a Korg MiniPops Drummachine some of those presets sounds similar as a few of his tracks.


February 9, 2006
edited over 11 years ago

I doubt that the actual master tapes were burned as tracks from Music For Supermarkets later appeared on Zoolook and Rendez Vous. This means that either the master tapes were kept OR Jean-Michel borrowed the vinyl from whoever had bought it and re-recorded it.

April 12, 2004
This release is obviously a <b>BOOTLEG</b> as there was only one copy of this release made, and then the master tapes were destroyed by Jarre. The music was recorded as the soundtrack to an Art exhibition, with the one copy being auctioned off for charity.
The dreyfus web site will verify that this is not an official release.