The Cars
Shake It Up
Elektra 567-2 (252 230) / (DIDZ-10049)
made in Japan for US (& possibly Japanese) markets
color scheme: silver stock background with black reticle and lettering
LP originally released in 1981
genre: rock


MADE IN | | JAPAN (by CBS/Sony)
"CSR COMPACT DISC" repeating three times is embossed in the plastic hub area.
Note the JASRAC logo; this disc may also have been distributed in Japan.
Matrix number: DIDZ 10049 11


Front cover of the eight-page booklet.
Page seven states "Manufactured by CBS/Sony in Japan."


Rear tray insert, no barcode, no country mentioned.
Nothing is printed on the reverse.

Notes: This disc is very difficult to find.
Note that the international catalog number is 252 230. On West German target pressings,
this number is 252 330 on the inserts, though not necessarily on the disc.

OTHER INTERESTING EARLY CD PRESSINGS OF THIS TITLE:


MADE IN JAPAN (by JVC)

Catalog number: 567-2 / (252 230) / 00567-2
Known matrix number: 567 2 M1E13. Other numbers probably exist.
The booklet states "Printed in Japan" on page seven.


The rear tray insert looks like the above insert except it states "Printed in Japan"
[DIDZ-10049] is still present despite it being a JVC pressing, not CBS/Sony.
"567-2 (252 230)" is printed on the reverse.
Typically, this pressing comes in a smooth frosted-top two-dimple jewel case embossed "T1" or "T2"
on the back and on one tab. Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending" and "T1" or "T2"


MANUFACTURED BY VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. MADE IN JAPAN.

Catalog number: 567-2 / (252 230) / 00567-2
Known matrix number: 567-2-U6E12. Other numbers probably exist.
The booklet states "Manufactured by JVC, Japan.
Printed in Japan" on page seven. The rear tray insert is the same as above.

09/26/19