Talking Heads
Remain in Light
Sire 6095-2 (in the US) or 256 707 (outside the US) (on spines)
Sire 6095-2 / (06095-2) (US) or 256 867 / (06095-2) (non-US) (on disc)
LP originally released 1980
made in West Germany for US & international markets
color scheme: yellow background with purple reticle and black lettering
genre: rock


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY with no GEMA logo and 6095 catalog number (a)
This variation was distributed in the US. Matrix number: 7599 06095-2 2893 084 01


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM, no GEMA logo.
This disc variation, with 6095, was distributed in the US. It can be found
with (b) or without (c) the outer mirror band. Pictured is the version with the mirror band (c).
Matrix number: 7599 06095-2 2893 084 01


MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY, with GEMA logo, no manufacturer on disc (d).
This disc variation, with catalog number 256 867, was intended for distribution
outside the US, primarily in Europe.
Matrix number: 7599 06095-2 2893 084 01


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM, with GEMA logo (e).
This disc variation, with catalog number 256 867, was intended for distribution
outside the US, primarily in Europe. This disc has an outer mirror band.


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY BY POLYGRAM, with GEMA logo (f).
This disc variation, with catalog number 256 867, was intended for distribution
outside the US, primarily in Europe. This disc does not have an outer mirror band.
Matrix number: 7599 06095-2 2893 084 03 *
Known suffixes: DA, DU
I found this disc variation with 6095 inserts in Los Angeles in 2009. I have no idea whether or not
it was issued this way, or if it was switched somewhere along the line.
This disc face can also be found with MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO etched around the center hole (g).


MADE IN WEST | | GERMANY (no manufacturer on front), with GEMA logo (h).
Around the center hole, viewable from the reverse, is etched MADE IN W. GERMANY BY PDO.
This variation of the above disc, was also distributed mainly in Europe.
This disc variation does not have an outer mirror band.


Front cover of the eight-page booklet (m), (n) and (o).
Page seven states "Manufactured by PolyGram in Hanover,
West Germany
Printed in West Germany"


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" without barcode, catalog number is 6095 (x).
Even at this large size, it is hard to read the green lettering.
"6095-2" is printed on the reverse.
All target discs of this title distributed in the US will have this back cover.
This back inlay was also used for a West German pressed non-target disc,
so be sure to check the disc before buying.


Rear tray insert "Printed in West Germany" without barcode, catalog number is 256 867 (y).
In this scan, it is hard to read the green lettering.
"256 867" is printed on the reverse.
This back inlay will be found with the non-US copies of this title that
have BY POLYGRAM, or MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY at the bottom.


Back cover says "Manufactured in Germany a (sic) by Record Service GmbH. Alsdorf." (z)
Near the bottom, the words "Printed in West Germany" have been crudely airbrushed out.
The catalog number is 256 867, with no barcode.
This back inlay will be found with the non-US copies of this title that
lack the BY POLYGRAM at the bottom.

Notes: This disc is somewhat hard to find. The international variations are even scarcer.
There is also a very scarce disc variation with a different color combination.
See the separate entry for a picture.

Disc and paper insert combinations summary:
(a) + (m) + (x)
(b) + (m) + (x)
(c) + (m) + (x)
(d) + (n) + (y)
(e) + (n) + (y)
(f) + (n) + (y)
(g) + (n) + (y)
(h) + (o) + (z)

Jewel case info: (6095, without POLYGRAM) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "12" embossed
on one tab, and "21" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 24"

(6095, without POLYGRAM) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "13" embossed
on one tab, and "21" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 22"

(6095, POLYGRAM) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "14" embossed
on one tab, and "24" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 32"

(256 867, MADE IN | | WEST GERMANY) smooth frosted-top two-dimple case with "12" embossed
on one tab, and "22" embossed on the back portion, inside bottom center.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 23"

04/29/19