ATMOSPHERE 12" SINGLE

Released 10 October 1980

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1 Atmosphere 2 She's Lost Control

Thie was originally released in the US with She's Lost Control as the A side - See listing

Groove notations:
UK versions - see discography below
US version (She's Lost Control) doesn't have any groove notations.



ATMOSPHERE 12" Factory FAC 213 1988 issue

Released 1988
Sleeve: Peter Saville

 

1 Atmosphere 2 The Only Mistake
    3 Sound Of Music



       
International discography for the original 12" vinyl releases of Atmosphere:
   
Country
of Origin
Distribution &
Catalogue Number
   Thanks to Neil Woodvine for the scans
       
Australia FACUS 2 1st issue.

Black on white labels. Released by Gap Records in Australia under licence.

Manufactured and distributed by CBS Records Australia.

Matrix MX 203871/2 & FACUS2 ONE/TWO
 
Australia X14830 2nd issue.

Silver on black (Factory-style) labels.

Rear sleeve has a barcode and 'Factory' and 'Festival Records' logos.

Matrix AMX 74635/6

Belgium Factory Benelux
FACUS/ UK
Silver on black Factory Benelux labels.

Matrix number 57843-2/ 57844-2.

No mention of Belgium on sleeve, looks identical to a UK copy.

Canada Factory via Polygram
FACUS 2
Green on white labels.

Matrix number FACUS 2.

Sleeve has '(UK)' printed at bottom and is stickered with a Polygram sticker.

France Factory via Virgin
600207
1st issue.

Grey-ish/ brown on white labels

France Factory via Virgin
80041
2nd issue.

Grey-ish/ brown on white labels.

Germany Rough Trade
RTD L2473
   
Holland CBS
NL08 - 22496
Test-pressing (supposedly 100 copies) with extra drumbeats at start of 'She's Lost Control'.  
Holland Factory
VR 22496
Catalogue number VR 22496, "STEMRA" on labels, four extra drumbeats at start of 'She's Lost Control'. Matrix numbers: 08-22496-1B-1 A NL 08-22496-2A-1 A NL  
Italy Factory via Base Records
FACUS 2
Black on white labels.

Band not credited by name on the label

Address on cover is 'Via Castiglione'

We believe these are the earliest pressings of this


Thx to Nick for scans

Italy Factory via Base Records
FACUS 2
Black on white labels.

Credits 'Curtis/Albrecht-Dicktens/ Morris/ Hook'

Address is shown as 'Via Collanarini'

Japan Nippon Columbia YW-7422 AX Cream on dark green labels (like US original). Pink on white OBI sash with Atmosphere lyrics printed on rear.

This was released in 07.1984.

Promo copies are identified by a tiny red sticker - normally on the rear sleeve.

New Zealand EMI
GOOD 39
Buff/red EMI label.

Thin paper sleeve

 

New Zealand Rough Trade
FACUS/ UK
Uses UK labels.

Sleeve is also a direct copy of UK sleeve and even has '(UK)' printed at bottom.

Small RTC logo on rear of sleeve.

Numbered limited edition of 2000. 

Portugal Vimusica
VFACT 113-5
Plain black on white label without circular border.

Sleeve printed in Portugal. 'Typographics by Peter Saville' credit is missing.

Matrix number VFACT 113-5 & 15/7/82

Issued in very small quantities (possibly promo-only) with A4 promo sheet dated 16/7/82.

Spain Factory via Nuevos Medios
31.006
Black on white labels with Nuevos Medios logo.

Matrix number 850.31006A/ B.

'Nuevos Medios' & 'Printed in Spain' on rear sleeve.

UK Factory
FACUS 2/ UK
Dark green on white labels.

Rear sleeve has '(UK)' printed at bottom.

Matrix/ groove notation
A: HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN
B: BUT WHERE HAVE THEY BEEN ?

Some copies were pressed on 'translucent' red vinyl.

UK Factory
FACUS 2/ UK
Dark green on white labels.

No '(UK)' on rear sleeve

No groove notation.

UK copies without groove notation are stamped from a completely different master.
On copies with the groove notation, the tracks 'fill' the vinyl. Copies without groove notation have 2" of waste area between the end of the track and the edge of the label.
 
UK Factory
FACUS 2/ UK
There is a small batch of mispressings that have Side 2 tracks on BOTH sides.  
UK Factory
FACUS 2/ UK
White label test-pressings exist.  
US Factory
FACUS 2
Issued with She's Lost Control as the A side.
see separate listing