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CHINA CRISIS Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms - Some People Think It's Fun To Entertain (1989 Japanese issue 11-track CD album, originally released in 1982, picture sleeve booklet with English/Japanese lyrics + 'Big Artist Collection' obi-strip VJD-28216).

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China Crisis Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms Japanese CD album (CDLP)
Tracklisting / Additional Info: 1. Seven Sports For All
2. No More Blue Horizons
3. Feel To Be Driven Away
4. Some People I Know Lead Fantastic Lives
5. Christian
6. African And White
7. Are We A Worker
8. Red Sails
9. You Never See It
10. Temptation's Big Blue Eyes
11. Jean Walks In Fresh Fields
Condition : This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description). We buy items as close to Mint condition as possible and many will be unplayed and as close to new as you could hope to find. Irrespective of the source, all of our collectables meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed. Click here for more info.
Availability: Sold Out - 'Request Next' to get an email if it comes back into stock.
Year of Release: 1989 - 27 years old
Artist: China Crisis (click here for complete listing)
Title: Difficult Shapes & Passive Rhythms (click here for more of the same title)
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Format: CD album (CDLP)
No-one packages a CD album quite like the Japanese. Known as a culture for elaborate and excessive packaging, their approach to the CD album is no exception. From the visual delights of the artwork and packaging, to the content itself, you will without doubt get your money's worth here. The inclusion of the famous 'obi-strip' not only adds a uniquely intriguing aspect, but is also a great marketing tool for the Japanese labels. The term 'obi-strip' is derived from the name of the piece of wide fabric - the obi - that a geisha woman wears around her waist over the traditional Kimono dress. An amazing amount of information is packed onto this little wraparound piece of paper, often noting special tracks, concert dates, discography information and release anniversaries. And, as this information is intended to be read in the home market, itís all printed in Japanese kanji and ~kana script! Whilst they are safely sealed on new release CDís they are often discarded once opened, so they should be considered a real bonus when intact on out-of-print CDís.

In recent years we have seen the obi-strip occasionally replaced with a sleeve sticker, no less attractive and equally unique to the Japanese pressing. Japanese CD albums often benefit from extra music and new video-style content, to further entice the Japanese public to buy their native release and not an import. Non-album tracks and exclusive mixes often feature and there are a huge amount of 'Japan-Only' releases that do not have an equivalent release elsewhere in the world. Japanese pressings will nearly always include a lyric booklet or fold-out lyric sheet. These are dual-language, printed in both the ~kana script and in English, the latter often having some wonderful mis-translations!

Record Label: Virgin
Catalogue No: VJD-28216
Country of Origin: Japan  
Language: Regardless of country of origin all tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
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Barcode : 4988037006232
Genres: 80's Pop
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