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Quiet Life Japan


Barcode: 4050538625356

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 5th March 2021
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  • Description

    That Japan's breakthrough record 'Quiet Life' was released in both 1979 and 1980 is uniquely fitting for a band who were about to step out of the glam rock, post-punk shadows of the late '70s and deliver an as yet genre-less record that would come to define the '80s. 'Quiet Life' was the third, final and most successful release on the Hansa Records label. A forerunner for the alternative/new wave sound of the new decade, the album would become one of the great classic British albums. The record is now the subject of a major new reissue featuring a brand new Abbey Road half-speed remaster of the original album, alt mixes, b-sides, singles, rarities and live material - including the sought after 'lost' Live at Budokan show from March 1980 previously only available as the 4 track EP 'Live in Japan'.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Quiet Life Japan 4.51
    Track 2 Fall in Love With Me Japan 4.35
    Track 3 Despair Japan 5.57
    Track 4 In Vogue Japan 6.33
    Track 5 Halloween Japan 4.24
    Track 6 All Tomorrow's Parties Japan 5.43
    Track 7 Alien Japan 5.01
    Track 8 The Other Side of Life Japan 7.26

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 European Son (Steve Nye 7" Remix 1982) Japan
    Track 2 Life in Tokyo (Steve Nye 7" Special Remix 1982) Japan
    Track 3 Quiet Life (Original German 7" Mix 1980) Japan
    Track 4 I Second That Emotion (Steve Nye 7" Remix1982) Japan
    Track 5 All Tomorrow's Parties (Steve Nye 7" Remix Version 1983) Japan
    Track 6 European Son (John Punter 12" Mix 1980) Japan
    Track 7 Life in Tokyo (Steve Nye 12" Special Remix Version 1982) Japan
    Track 8 I Second That Emotion (Steve Nye 12" Remix Version 1982) Japan
    Track 9 All Tomorrow's Parties (Steve Nye 12" Remix Version 1983) Japan
    Track 10 European Son (Steve Nye 12" Remix Version 1982) Japan
    Track 11 Quiet Life (Japanese 7" Mix 1980) Japan
    Track 12 A Foreign Place Japan
    Track 13 All Tomorrow's Parties (John Punter 7" Mix 1979) Japan
    Track 14 Life in Tokyo (Theme Giorgio Moroder Version 1979) Japan
    Track 15 Deviation Japan
    Track 16 Obscure Alternatives Japan
    Track 17 In Vogue Japan
    Track 18 Sometimes I Feel So Low Japan

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Intro Japan
    Track 2 Alien Japan
    Track 3 ...Rhodesia Japan
    Track 4 Quiet Life Japan
    Track 5 Fall in Love With Me Japan
    Track 6 Deviation Japan
    Track 7 All Tomorrow's Parties Japan
    Track 8 Obscure Alternatives Japan
    Track 9 In Vogue Japan
    Track 10 Life in Tokyo Japan
    Track 11 Halloween Japan
    Track 12 Sometimes I Feel So Low Japan
    Track 13 Communist China Japan
    Track 14 Adolescent Sex Japan
    Track 15 I Second That Emotion Japan
    Track 16 Automatic Gun Japan
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 4 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album with 12" Vinyl
    Label BMG Rights Management
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