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Budokan (UK bootleg LP)

Vinyl pressing of a Japanese radio program recorded 6/3/79 at the Budokan in Tokyo. The sound quality is good, if a little crackly at times. This is interesting as it includes the ballad intro to Suburban Berlin (a short song in itself), a very early version of European Son plus some curious interview material. Well presented in a professional looking, stylish sleeve. 

The release date of this boot is uncertain, but 1984 is likely as I remember new copies being available at record fairs at that time. 

In the 1990s this album was released on CD as "Big In Japan".

Catalogue number: Kamikaze Kid KK02.

Side A:

  1. Don't Rain On My Parade
  2. Obscure Alternatives
  3. Love Is Infectious
  4. Deviation
  5. European Son

Side B:

  1. Suburban Love
  2. Ballad ~ Suburban Berlin
  3. Adolescent Sex
  4. The Unconventional
  5. Automatic Gun
front cover

Budokan back sleeve

Budokan boot label
Side 2

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