Julian Lennon
Valotte
Atlantic 7 80184 (on inserts)
Atlantic 80184 (on disc)
made in West Germany for US & some international markets
color scheme: teal background with red reticle and silver paint lettering
genre: rock
LP originally released in 1984


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM
No disc variations that I know of.
Matrix number: 7567 80184-2 2893 976 04.
Known suffixes: none, QO, AQ [OU], BC [KD], AT [illegible], A?


Front cover of the six-page foldout booklet.
Page five states "Printed in West Germany
Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover, West Germany"


Rear tray insert, "Printed in West Germany" with barcode.
Only tray insert known to contain this target disc.
"780 184-2" is printed on the reverse.

Notes: This disc is fairly common, bordering on uncommon, in the USA.
Overseas, this title was issued on the Virgin label.

Jewel case info: ridged six-tab two-dimple, "401" is embossed on one tab,
and "23" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.3"

(copy #2) Smooth frosted two-dimple, with nothing embossed on the back.
"21" is embossed on one tab, and "52" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 4.1"

(copy #3) Smooth frosted two-dimple, with nothing embossed on the back.
"12" is embossed on one tab, and "23" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 13"

(copy #4) Smooth frosted-top two-dimple, with nothing embossed on the back.
"32" is embossed on one tab, and "34" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 16"

(copy #5) heavy ridged-yop six-tab two-dimple, "54" is embossed on one tab,
and "43" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 21"

(copy #6) heavy ridged-top six-tab two-dimple, "401" is embossed on one tab,
and "21" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 13"

(copy #7) Smooth frosted-yop two-dimple, with nothing embossed on the back.
"21" is embossed on one tab, and "51" is embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 16"

OTHER INTERESTING EARLY CD PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE:


Japan for Japan on Virgin/Charisma distributed by EMI
Collectors refer to this disc design as a "Black Triangle."
Virgin/Charisma 32VD-1004
"MFD. BY TOSHIBA EMI LTD." Matrix: 32VD-1004 1A2 TO


The cover image is cropped and colored slightly differently.


Rear tray insert for 32VD-1004 "MADE IN JAPAN 3,200"
Nothing is printed on the reverse.


WG (presumably) for the UK
Collectors refer to this disc design as a "Blue-face."
Virgin/Charisma JLCD1 (2893 976)
The matrix is identical to the target CD: 7567 80184-2 2893 976 04.


Again, the front cover is cropped and colored somewhat differently to the other releases.


Rear tray insert for the UK release. "JLCD1" is printed on the reverse.

06/26/19