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Netherlands March 1979

A: Deviation 3.21
B: Suburban Berlin 4.58

Released hot on the heels of the success of "Adolescent Sex" in Europe, and to promote the Spring 1979 European Tour. Both tracks can be found on the second Japan album, "Obscure Alternatives".

  • Dutch 7": Hansa 100.481.

Deviation was allegedly inspired by Sylvian's experiences in Hamburg in 1977 when Japan had a residency at a nightclub. 

Deviation back sleeve

Deviation record label

Press advert for Deviation

Netherlands press advertisement
USA acetate

Little is known about this rarity that sold on eBay in 2006.

deviation acetate

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