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🎤 Japan - Obscure Alternatives MP3

  • Performer: Japan
  • Title: Obscure Alternatives
  • Genre: Electronic / Rock
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Record source: Vinyl, LP, Album
  • Released: 1978
  • Style: New Wave, Art Rock, Glam
  • Label: Hansa International
  • Cat#: 200166, 200 166
  • MP3 album: 1545 mb
  • FLAC album: 1936 mb
  • Rating: 4.9/5
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🎤 Japan - Obscure Alternatives MP3


1Love Is Infectious4:10
2. . . . Rhodesia6:48
3Suburban Berlin4:57
5I Feel So Low3:42
6Automatic Gun4:02
7Obscure Alternatives6:47
8The Tenant7:11


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
AHALH 8007Japan Obscure Alternatives ‎(LP, Album, Dam)Ariola HansaAHALH 8007UK1978
BVCP-7373, 74321-13882-2Japan Obscure Alternatives ‎(CD, Album, RM)Hansa, HansaBVCP-7373, 74321-13882-2Japan1995
BVCM-37219, 74321-87410-2Japan Obscure Alternatives ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM, Pap)BMG, HansaBVCM-37219, 74321-87410-2Japan2001
AHALH 8007Japan Obscure Alternatives ‎(LP, Album, RE, Son)Hansa, AriolaAHALH 8007UKUnknown
TC-FA 41 3098 4, FA 41 3098 4Japan Obscure Alternatives ‎(Cass, Album, RE, Bla)Fame, FameTC-FA 41 3098 4, FA 41 3098 4UK1984


  • Arranged ByJapan
  • Backing Vocals [Additional Backing Vocals]Ray Singer
  • Bass, Saxophone, VocalsMick Karn
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsSteven Jansen
  • Engineer [Engineered By]Chris Tsangarides
  • Guitar [Guitars], VocalsRob Dean
  • Mastered By [Mastering]Ian Cooper
  • Mixed ByChris Tsangarides, Japan, Ray Singer
  • Music By, Lyrics ByDavid Sylvian
  • Photography By [Photographs]Ray Singer
  • Producer [Produced By]Ray Singer
  • Synthesizer [Synthesizers], KeyboardsRichard Barbieri
  • Tape Op [Tape Operators]Mike , PeeWee , Supertype, TR5
  • Vocals, GuitarDavid Sylvian


A Hansa Productions Ltd. Recording
Produced by Ray Singer
℗ 8/78
Made in Holland
Manufactured and Distributed by Ariola Benelux B.V.

All titles © 1978 Nomis Productions Ltd. for all countries.

Special thanks to Anna and Claudine for vocals on 'Automatic Gun'.

Track A4: 'Sometimes I Feel So Low' is misprinted on the vinyl label and is listed as 'I Feel So Low'.

Catalogue # on vinyl: 200166
Catalogue # on the back of sleeve & spine: 200 166

The release comes with an inner sleeve with images showing the group during recordings.


  • Label Code: LC 0835
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched): 200.166-A-39079-1-Y I-N
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched): 200.166-B-39080-1-Y I-N
  • Rights Society: STEMRA
  • Other (Side A, label): 200166-A
  • Other (Side B, label): 200166-B


  • Record Company – Ariola Benelux B.V.
  • Distributed By – Ariola Benelux B.V.
  • Manufactured By – Ariola Benelux B.V.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Hansa Productions Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Nomis Productions Ltd.
  • Published By – Chadwick Nomis Ltd.
  • Pressed By – EMI-Bovema N.V. – 39079
  • Pressed By – EMI-Bovema N.V. – 39080



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