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JapanVisions Of China

Label:Virgin – VS436
Format:
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:Synth-pop

Tracklist

AVisions Of China
Drums, Percussion, Keyboards [Keyboard Percussion]Steve Jansen
Engineer [Engineered By]Steve Nye
Fretless Bass, Suona [Dida]Mick Karn
Keyboards, Programmed By [Keyboard Programming]Richard Barbieri
Keyboards, Programmed By [Keyboard Programming], VocalsDavid Sylvian
Producer [Produced By]Japan, Steve Nye
Written-ByD. Sylvian*, S. Jansen*
3:35
BTaking Islands In Africa (Remix)
Bass [Synthetic Bass]Richard Barbieri
Drums [African Drums], Keyboards, PercussionSteve Jansen
Keyboards [Additional Keyboards], VocalsDavid Sylvian
Keyboards, Keyboards [Keyboard Percussion]Rioichi Sakamoto*
Producer [Produced By]John Punter
Remix [Remixed By]Japan, Steve Nye
Written-BySakamoto, D. Sylvian*
4:53
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Notes

℗ & © 1981 Virgin Records Limited

Matt or glossy sleeve.
Lettering: Ken (at A.S.)

This single was initially released in the UK, Australia & Spain in October 1981 and re-issued in the UK in October 1984.

Side A label states: Taken from the forthcoming album, V2209 Tin Drum.
The last A in the runouts appears as the partially formed Λ commonly seen on CBS Aston Clinton pressings

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, label): VS 436 - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, label): VS 436 - B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, hand etched, variation 1): VS-436-A3 ƱTOPIA A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, hand etched, variation 1): VS-436-B1 ƱTOPIA A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, hand etched, variation 2): VS-436-A3 ƱTOPIA A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, hand etched, variation 2): VS-436-B2 ƱTOPIA A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, hand etched, variation 3): VS-436-A4 ƱTOPIA A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, hand etched, variation 3): VS-436-B2 ƱTOPIA A

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Visions Of China (12", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)VirginVS436-12UK1981
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Visions Of China (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)VirginVS 436Australia1981
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Visions Of China (7", 45 RPM, Single, Stereo)Virgin505705Portugal1981
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Visions Of China (7", 45 RPM, Single, Promo)VirginVS 436Australia1981
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Visions Of China (12", 45 RPM, Single, Mispress, Stereo)VirginVS436-12UK1981

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  • MemberD's avatar
    MemberD
    I read in an old Record Mirror (dtd 01/12/84) that this single was re-issued on 03 December 84.

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