Al Jarreau
Breakin' Away
Warner Bros. US: 03576-2 Europe: 256 917 (on inserts)
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: silver paint background with red reticle and black lettering
genre: jazz / vocals / R&B
LP originally released in 1981


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
Note that the catalog numbers on the disc are 3576-2 / (03576-2) Matrix numbers: 7599 03576-2 2893 016 01 (c)
7599 03576-2 2893 016 04 (d)
Known suffixes: (04 matrix) ER
Later pressings have MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole (e).
Matrix number: 7599 03576-2 2893 016 04
Known suffixes: unknown


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY (no manufacturer on disc) (a)
Note that the catalog number on this variation is simply 03576-2.
Matrix number: 7599 03576-2 2893 016 01
There is another disc variation with MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY with the 3576-2 catalog number (b).
Matrix number: 7599 03576-2 2893 016 01
These are the only four major disc variations that I am aware of, plus the matrix number variation (c) and (d).


Front cover of the eight-page booklet.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
Discs with the 01 matrix are found with this inlay.


Rear tray insert "Printed in U.S.A." without barcode.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.
Discs with the 04 matrix are found with this inlay.
It is the same inlay issued with the Japanese target pressing.
The matching booklet states "Printed in U.S.A." on page seven.

Notes: This disc is uncommon, but not terribly difficult to locate.

Jewel case info: (POLYGRAM 04) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple case with "A4" embossed on one tab
and on the back portion, inside bottom center. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 14"

03/06/19