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Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids mp3 track

MP3 1422 mb. | FLAC 1180 mb. | WMA 1411 mb.

Performer: Japan
Title: Gentlemen Take Polaroids
Country: UK
Released: 2003
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
Category: Electronic / Pop
Rating: 4.9 ✦

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Gentlemen Take Polaroids 7:09
2 Swing 6:26
3 Burning Bridges 5:22
4 My New Career 3:54
5 Methods Of Dance 6:54
6 Ain't That Peculiar
Composed By – M. Tarplan*, R. Rodgers*, W. Robinson*, W. Moore*
7 Nightporter 6:59
8 Taking Islands In Africa
Composed By – David Sylvian / Ryuichi Sakamoto*
Bonus Tracks
9 The Experience Of Swimming
Composed By – Richard Barbieri
10 The Width Of A Room
Composed By – R. Dean*
11 Taking Islands In Africa (Steve Nye Remix)
Composed By – David Sylvian / Ryuichi Sakamoto*Remix – Steve Nye

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Toshiba EMI Ltd
  • Marketed By – EMI
  • Distributed By – EMI
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Opium (Arts) Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Opium (Arts) Ltd.
  • Published By – Jobete Music (UK) Ltd.
  • Published By – EMI Virgin Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Richard Barbieri
  • Recorded At – Air Studios
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Mastered At – Metropolis Mastering


  • Composed By – David Sylvian (tracks: 1 to 5, 7, 8 & 11)
  • Cover, Design Concept [Cover Concept] – Stuart McLeod
  • Design [Design By] – Andrew Day
  • Design [Emi] – The Red Room
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Renate*
  • Engineer [Engineered By] – Colin Fairley, John Punter, Nigel Walker, Steve Prestage
  • Liner Notes – 松井巧*
  • Mixed By – John Punter
  • Other [Hair] – Maneline
  • Other [Make-up] – Regis
  • Photography By – Stuart McLeod
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photography Assisted By] – Steve Shivers*
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photography] – Nicola Tyson
  • Producer [Produced By] – John Punter
  • Remastered By – Tony Cousins


℗ 2003 Virgin Records Ltd.
© 1980 Opium (Arts) Ltd.
© 2003 Virgin Records Ltd.

Printed in EU
Marketed and Distributed by EMI

Remastered by Tony Cousins, Metropolis Mastering, London

Japanese Obi Made in Japan

All tracks published by Opium (Arts) Ltd., except:

Track 6: Jobete Music (UK) Ltd.
Tracks 8 & 11: Opium (Arts) Ltd. / EMI Virgin Music Ltd.
Track 9: Richard Barbieri

2003 Japanese remastered version of 1980 album with 3 bonus cuts. This release comes with an Obi which has track listings and information about other CDs in the same series, written in Japanese. Unlike the UK digipak release, this Japanese digipak has 'Copy Protected' applied.

Recorded at Air Studios and The Townhouse Studios, London

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Barcode on Obi - Text): 4 988006 816138
  • Barcode (Barcode on Obi - Scanned): 4988006816138
  • Barcode (Barcode on Digipak - Text): 7 24359 10172 9
  • Barcode (Barcode on Digipak - Scanned): 724359101729
  • Label Code (UK/ EU Label Code): LC 3098
  • Price Code (F): none
  • Other (UK): none
  • Other (Album): 7243 5 91017 2 9

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V 2180, V2180 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album, M/Print) Virgin, Virgin V 2180, V2180 UK 1980
V 2180, V2180 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2180, V2180 UK 1980
VV 33.067 y, VV-33.067 Y Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin VV 33.067 y, VV-33.067 Y Portugal 1980
OVEDK 7138 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(Cass, Album) Virgin OVEDK 7138 Italy 1980
V 2180, V2180 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2180, V2180 UK 1980

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Gentlemen Take Polaroids is the fourth studio album by the English band Japan, released on 24 October 1980 by Virgin Records. Gentlemen Take Polaroids was the band's first album for the Virgin Records label, after leaving Hansa-Ariola who had released their first three albums. It continued in the vein of their previous album Quiet Life, drawing on its elegant Euro-disco stylings coupled with more ambitious arrangements.

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Gentlemen Take Polaroids is a music studio album recording by JAPAN (Prog Related/Progressive Rock) released in 1980 on cd, lp, vinyl and/or cassette. LP:Virgin V2180 CD: EMI CDVR2180. Gentlemen Take Polaroids Remastered Caroline World Service 2007. Gentlemen Take Polaroids (Half Speed Master) Virgin Int'L 2018.

The last album with Rob Dean, Gentlemen Take Polaroids was also unquestionably the album in which Japan truly found its own unique voice and aesthetic approach. The glam influences still hung heavy, particularly from Roxy Music, but now the band found itself starting to affect others in turn.

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At the time of Gentlemen Take Polaroids’ release in November 1980, Japan were widely considered to be a joke. It was also Japan’s first album release on the Virgin label. Says guitarist Rob Dean, The transition from Hansa to Virgin wasn’t tense at all.

Kicking the album off with the strong title track, it's easy to point out how he has progressed in just over a year. Guitars no longer rely on power chords, but rather play in the background, with quirky synths and interesting fretless bass becoming more apparent.

Tracklist: 1. Gentlemen Take Polaroids, 2. Swing, 3. Burning Bridges, 4. My New Career, 5. Methods Of Dance, 6. Ain’t That Peculiar, 7. Nightporter, 8. Taking Islands In Africa. 1. Gentlemen Take Polaroids.