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Performance At Drury Lane (UK 2 LP)

Recorded at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London on 22nd December 1981. The sound quality is a little rough, but clear, certainly better than the 1 LP "Japan" bootleg (see below) which uses some of the same material. Nice gatefold sleeve, with a collage inside with various photos of the group. The beginning of Side C is a little odd - before Cantonese Boy there is a little bit of another group's song, possibly the Human League. This does not interfere with the Japan recording as there is a silent break before Cantonese Boy starts. The pitch of the recording is a little slow so may need slight adjustment if your record player can do that.

Catalogue number : JAP 001. 

Side A:

  1. Canton
  2. Swing
  3. Gentlemen Take Polaroids
  4. Alien

Side B:

  1. Talking Drum
  2. Visions Of China
  3. Quiet Life
  4. My New Career
  5. Ghosts (cuts off before the last chorus)

Side C:

  1. Cantonese Boy
  2. Methods Of Dance
  3. Still Life In Mobile Homes
  4. European Son

Side D:

  1. The Art Of Parties
  2. Life In Tokyo
  3. Fall In Love With Me
  4. Canton
gatefold sleeve

Inside gatefold sleeve of the "Drury Lane" bootleg.

back sleeve


Fall In Love With Me (Japanese 2 LP)

Japanese version of the same album, better sound quality and with no editing anomalies. "Ghosts" lasts a bit longer than on the UK pressing, so this may be the original.

Comes in a colour single sleeve with generic Japanese clear style inners.

No catalogue number on the sleeve or labels but the matrix is:
JAP 3 (A,B, C or D depending on the side).

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Japan (UK LP)

1 LP taken from the Drury Lane recording. Poor sound quality and presented with a photocopied sleeve. Red plain labels on my copy. Avoid unless it is very cheap and if you have Drury Lane or Fall In Love With Me - forget it. 

Side A:

  1. Canton
  2. Swing
  3. Gentlemen Take Polaroids
  4. Alien

Side B:

  1. Talking Drum
  2. Visions Of China
  3. Quiet Life
  4. My New Career
  5. Ghosts (cut half way through)

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