Label: Hansa – HANLP 1. Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation. Some initial copies came with sticker attached, stating:: 'The Very Best of Japan: Includes 5 Tracks Never Previously Released On Album'. In early 1982 the sticker was changed to name the 3 most recent singles on Hansa - "European Son", "Quiet Life" and "Life In Tokyo".
The 1981 compilation Assemblage gives a skewed, incomplete picture of Japan's early career; this is not necessarily a bad thing, as Japan's early career frankly wasn't very good, and it certainly had little to do with the mature, studied art-pop of their later albums.
Album · 1981 · 14 Songs. It finishes on three Giorgio Moroder–helmed sides: a remix of European Son and two versions (one radio, one 12-inch) of the big-in-Japan disco-ball Life in Tokyo. It’s fun to hear how in just two years (1978 and 1979) youngster Mick Karn crafted a style that altered how a whole generation of bassists approached their instruments and how singer David Sylvian dropped personae (from decadent glamster to disco glamster to urbane crooner) like prom dresses.
Japan - assemblage vinyl album lp ex/ex. 1 day. Japan Vinyl LP Assemblage 1981� Good Condition. Japan Assemblage Vinyl LP EMI/Fame Records FA413 (Giorgio Moroder). JAPAN ASSEMBLAGE Hansa German LP VG+/VG. As its title indicates, this � album � is made from different sources and assembled together. While there are some singles-only tracks, others come from albums, the whole thing being a bit of a compilation that was released in 81, a bit as a new album (if I understood well).
Assemblage collects recordings from the band's early career (1977–1980) and Hansa Records re-released no fewer than six singles from Assemblage and Japan's back catalogue between 1981 and 1983. Both "Life in Tokyo", a collaboration with renowned disco producer Giorgio Moroder, and "European Son" were remixed and re-issued twice. The compilation reached No. 26 in the UK and spent 46 weeks on the album chart, being certified Gold by the .
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Japan: 'Assemblage' & 'Exorcising Ghosts' original vinyl compilation albums. Assemblage - released 1981 on the Hansa label (HANLP 1). Vinyl and sleeve in good condition. Exorcising Ghosts - double album released 1984 on the Virgin label (VGD 3510). Gatefold sleeve, includes lyric sheet for 3 Japan albums.
Assemblage is a compilation album by the British band Japan, released in 1981 by Hansa Records. Assemblage" collects recordings from the band's early career and Hansa Records re-released no less than six singles from "Assemblage" and Japan's back catalogue between 1981 - 1983. Both "Life In Tokyo", a collaboration with renowned disco producer Giorgio Moroder, and "European Son" were remixed and re-issued twice