Japan - Quiet Life [LP/3CD Box]
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 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'. The release features newly restored original album artwork, exclusive new liner notes with foreword by original producer, John Punter, rare and unseen photography and memorabilia.
BOXSET - LIMITED TO 500 IN N. AMERICA
H The Classic Album QUIET LIFE Reissued as a Special
New Deluxe Edition: The Most Extensive and
Complete Issue of the album to date
H Deluxe Format comes as a multi format set housed
in 12'' rigid slipcase with anti-scratch matt laminated
finish with spot UV gloss.
H The Collection includes a brand new Half-Speed
Remaster on Heavyweight Vinyl. 3CDs featuring the
original album specially Remastered for CD,
Alternative Mixes, Rarities, LIVE IN JAPAN EP and the
much sought after, Unreleased Live At Budokan show.
The package also features Exclusive Liner Notes +
Rare and Unseen Photographs.
LP & CD1: QUIET LIFE
The Original Album Half-Speed
Remastered on Heavyweight Vinyl &
Remastered for CD
1. Quiet Life
2. Fall In Love With Me
6. All Tomorrow’s Parties
8. The Other Side Of Life
CD2: A QUIETER LIFE
Alternative Mixes & Rarities
1. European Son
(Steve Nye 7'' Remix 1982)
2. Life In Tokyo (Steve Nye 7''
Special Remix 1982)
3. Quiet Life (Original German
7'' Mix 1980)
4. I Second That Emotion
(Steve Nye 7'' Remix 1982)
5. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Steve Nye
7'' Remix Version 1983)
6. European Son
(John Punter 12'' Mix 1980)
7. Life In Tokyo (Steve Nye 12''
Special Remix Version 1982)
8. I Second That Emotion (Steve
Nye 12'' Remix Version 1982)
9. All Tomorrow’s Parties (Steve Nye
12'' Remix Version 1983)
10. European Son (Steve Nye 12''
Remix Version 1982)
11. Quiet Life (Japanese 7''
12. A Foreign Place
13. All Tomorrow’s Parties
(John Punter 7'' Mix 1979)
14. Life In Tokyo (Theme Giorgio
Moroder Version 1979)
LIVE IN JAPAN EP
16. Obscure Alternatives
17. In Vogue
18. Sometimes I Feel So Low
CD3: LIVE AT BUDOKAN 27/03/1980
4. Quiet Life
5. Fall In Love With Me
7. All Tomorrow’s Parties
8. Obscure Alternatives
9. In Vogue
10. Life In Tokyo
12. Sometimes I Feel So Low
13. Communist China
14. Adolescent Sex
15. I Second That Emotion
16. Automatic Gun
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