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Japan - Oil On Canvas Album

Japan - Oil On Canvas Album
  • Performer Japan
  • Title Oil On Canvas
  • Country UK & Europe
  • Style New Wave, Synth-pop
  • Label Virgin
  • Catalog number 0946 3 63053 2 5, 0946 363053 2 5, CDVR 2513
  • Other formats CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered, Repress, Sony DADC
  • Genre Electronic
  • Size MP3 2311 mb
  • Size FLAC 2428 mb
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 376

Tracklist

1Ghosts6:23
2Temple Of Dawn
Written-By, Performer – R. Barbieri
1:48
3Gentlemen Take Polaroids6:43
4Voices Raised In Welcome, Hands Held In Prayer
Written-By, Performer – D. Sylvian, S. Jansen
3:31
5Cantonese Boy3:47
6Canton
Songwriter – S. Jansen
5:45
7Sons Of Pioneers
Songwriter – M. Karn
5:00
8Nightporter6:49
9Quiet Life4:35
10Still Life In Mobile Homes5:39
11Visions Of China
Songwriter – S. Jansen
3:35
12Methods Of Dance6:08
13The Art Of Parties5:29
14Swing5:37
15Oil On Canvas
Written-By, Performer – D. Sylvian
1:26

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
VD 2513, VD2513Japan Oil On Canvas ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat)Virgin, VirginVD 2513, VD2513UK1983
615005Japan Oil On Canvas ‎(2xLP, Album, Sin)Virgin, Edisom615005Portugal1983
VJCP-68874, VD2513Japan Oil On Canvas ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap)Virgin, VirginVJCP-68874, VD2513Japan2008
CDVD 2513Japan Oil On Canvas ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, DAD)VirginCDVD 2513UK1992
TCVD 2513Japan Oil On Canvas ‎(Cass, Album, Red)VirginTCVD 2513UK1983

Credits

  • Cover [Cover Concept]Sylvian
  • Design [Redesign @ Emi]The Red Room
  • Engineer [Engineered By]John Punter, Nigel Walker
  • Painting [Cover Painting 'Head Of J.Y.M.' II 1980]Frank Auerbach
  • Performer [Performed By], Bass, Clarinet, Saxophone, Vocals [Vocal]Mick Karn
  • Performer [Performed By], Drums, MarimbaSteve Jansen
  • Performer [Performed By], Guitar, KeyboardsMasami Tsuchiya
  • Performer [Performed By], KeyboardsRichard Barbieri
  • Performer [Performed By], Vocals, KeyboardsDavid Sylvian
  • Photography ByFin Costello
  • Producer [Tapes Produced By]Japan, J. Punter, N. Walker, S. Nye
  • Remastered ByTony Cousins
  • SongwriterD. Sylvian (tracks: 2 to 7, 9 to 15)

Notes

UK & European remastered, repressed & reissued CD album in jewel case with 4-page booklet. Glass mastered at Sony DADC

℗ 2003 Virgin Records Ltd. © 2006 Virgin Records Ltd.
CD Disc: Made in the EU
CD Cover: Printed in the EU

This is a reissue of Oil On Canvas. But unlike 2003 pressing which came in a digipak this reissue is supplied in a jewel case. Other pressings exist with printed material being identical:

2006: Pressed by www.mediamotion.com - Oil On Canvas
2009: Pressed by GZ Digital Media - Oil On Canvas
2010: Pressed by GZ Digital Media - Oil On Canvas
2012: Pressed by GZ Digital Media - Oil On Canvas
Pressed by Arvato - Oil On Canvas

Tracks 1, 8, 9 & 15 are studio recordings. All other tracks were recorded live, November 1982 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

Cover Painting: 'Head of J.Y.M.'II, 1980 by Frank Auerbach.

Catalogue # on spine & back of CD case: 0946 3 63053 2 5
Catalogue # on CD: 0946 363053 2 5
Virgin distribution code on back of CD case: CDVR 2513

The duration of tracks is not printed on the sleeve, nor CD. Length of songs established while playing the CD through iTunes.

Barcodes

  • Barcode (Text): 0 94636 30532 5
  • Barcode (Scanned): 094636305325
  • Label Code: LC 3098
  • Matrix / Runout: Sony DADC [UNIVERSAL] 3630532 11 A00
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L551
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 942L
  • Distribution Code: UK: CDVR 2513
  • Price Code: F:
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM

Companies

  • Record Company – Virgin Music
  • Record Company – EMI
  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Hammersmith Odeon
  • Glass Mastered At – Sony DADC

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