Release (2002)

Release

Label: Parlophone
Photographer: Dan Forbes & Pennie Smith
Sleeve design: Visionaire Design
Cat#: 7243-5-38150-2
Release: 1 Apr 2002 (JP: 21 Mar 2002; US: 23 Apr 2002)

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Sleeves:

Release - CD-R: 2002 UK (Abbey Road Acetate; n/a) [Nov 2001; 1st Abbey Road acetate; labeled ''New Album'']
Release - CD-R: 2002 UK (Abbey Road Acetate; n/a) [in PVC ps and logo; from Abbey Road Studios; Jan 18th 2002 by SP in Room 13]
Release - CD-R: 2002 UK (Parlophone; n/a) [promo CDR w/promo info on sleeve]
Release - CD: 2002 UK (Parlophone; RELEASE01) [promo; in cardsleeve sleeve and wrap around sticker]
Release - CD: 2002 UK (Parlophone; Release02) [promo; in cardsleeve sleeve and wrap around sticker; w/cue sheet]
UK: n/a
(1st Abbey Road CD-R)
UK: n/a
(2nd Abbey Road CD-R)
UK: n/a UK: Release01 UK: Release02
 
Release - CD-R: 2002 UK (Parlophone; n/a) [promo; paper ps]
Release - LP: 2002 UK (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-1 1) [8 Apr 2002; LP in white vinyl w/colored inner ps]
Release - CS: 2002 UK (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-4 2) [packed in a white box similar to the lim. ed. CDs]
Release - CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [gray front ps]
Release - CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4A) [ltd. edn white CD box in gray 'Poppy' slipcase]
UK: n/a UK: 7243-5-38150-1 1 UK: 7243-5-38150-4 2 UK: 7243-5-38150-2 8 UK: 7243-5-38598-2 4A
 
Release - CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4B) [ltd. edn white CD box in blue 'Marguerite' slipcase]
Release - CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4C) [ltd. edn white CD box in red 'Orchid' slipcase]
Release - CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4D) [ltd. edn white CD box in pink 'Rose' slipcase]
Release - CD-R: 2002 FR (Parlophone; n/a) [titled ''Pet Shop Boys Album''; w/imprinted red EMI logo]
Release - 2xCD: 2002 FR (EMI; 7243-5-40313-0) [ltd. edn; 11 Jun]
UK: 7243-5-38598-2 4B UK: 7243-5-38598-2 4C UK: 7243-5-38598-2 4D FR: n/a FR: 7243-5-40313-0
 
Release - [CD#2 (''Extra-CD'': 5 51003 2]
Release - CD-R: 2002 AU (EMI/Parlophone; PSB1) [promo; no inserts]
Release - CD-R: 2002 US (Sanctuary; n/a) [promo]
Release - 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9A) [ltd. edn white CD box in gray 'Poppy' slipcase; 23 Apr]
Release - 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9B) [ltd. edn white CD box in blue 'Marguerite' slipcase; 23 Apr]
FR: 7243-5-51003-2
(Album Bonus Disc)
AU: PSB1 US: n/a US: 0607 6 84554 2 9A US: 0607 6 84554 2 9B
 
Release - 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9C) [ltd. edn white CD box in red 'Orchid' slipcase; 23 Apr]
Release - 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9D) [ltd. edn white CD box in pink 'Rose' slipcase; 23 Apr]
Release - CD-R: 2002 US (Cinram Mastering; n/a) [x3; titled ''Pet Shop Boys Release - Enhanced CD''; dated 4 Feb 2002]
Release - CD: 2002 MX (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Mexico; grey cover; stickered]
Release - CD: 2002 AR (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Argentina; grey cover]
US: 0607 6 84554 2 9C US: 0607 6 84554 2 9D US: n/a MX: 7243-5-38150-2 8 AR: 7243-5-38150-2 8
 
Release - CS: 2002 JP (EMI/Toshiba; TOCP-65977) [promo; silver blue inlay]
Release - CD: 2002 JP (EMI/Toshiba; TOCP-65977) [ltd edn card sleeve/white case + obi]
Release - 2xCD: 2002 HK (EMI; 7243-5-41486-0 6) [ltd. edn white CD box w/slim jewelcase for bonus CD; 25 July]
Release - CD: 2002 TW (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Taiwan; w/OBI]
Release - CS: 2002 ID (EMI; ??) [Indonesia]
JP: TOCP-65977
(Promo)
JP: TOCP-65977 HK: 7243-5-41486-0 6 TW: 7243-5-38150-2 8 ID: ??
 
Release - CD: 2002 ID (EMI; 7243-5-38598-2 4) [Indonesia]
Release - CS: 2002 TH (EMI; 7243-5-41514-4 6) [Made in Thailand; colored flower]
Release - CD: 2002 CN (Sony Music; ISRC CN-F21-99-334-00/A.J6 / AVTCD-95472) [China; unique drawer sleeve]
Release - CD-R: 2002 ?? (Capitol; n/a) [promo; unknown CD-R; labeled ''Pet Shop Boys''; w/Capitol logo]
Release - Turkish Video Cassette (Promotional Item)
ID: 7243-5-38598-2 4 TH: 7243-5-41514-4 6 CN: AVTCD-95472 ??: n/a TK: Promo Video Cassette
Promotional Item
 
Release - Brazilian Promo Bag with Clock & CD (Promotional Item)
Release - Japanese Press Pack (Promotional Item)
Release - UK Laptop Bag (Promotional Item)
Release - CD-R: 2002 ES (Parlophone; n/a) [titled ''Pet Shop Boys Release''; w/imprinted black EMI logo]
 
BR: Promo Bag w/Clock & CD
Promotional Item
JP: Press Pack
Promotional Item
UK: Laptop Bag
Promotional Item
ES: n/a  

Formats:

 Chart: DE #3, UK #7, SE #12, CH #13, AT #15, ES #16, CZ #19, FI #22, IT #27, NO #33, FR/IR #53, CA #58,
NL #71, US #73. CD-R: 2002 UK (Abbey Road Acetate; n/a) [Nov 2001; 1st Abbey Road acetate; labeled "New Album"] CD-R: 2002 UK (Abbey Road Acetate; n/a) [in PVC ps and logo; from Abbey Road Studios; Jan 18th 2002 by
SP in Room 13] CD-R: 2002 UK (Parlophone; n/a) [promo CDR w/promo info on sleeve] CD-R: 2002 UK (Parlophone; n/a) [silver 10th Planet CD-R w/promo sheet; titled "Pet Shop Boys-Release"] CD-R: 2002 FR (Parlophone; n/a) [titled "Pet Shop Boys Album"; w/imprinted red EMI logo] CD-R: 2002 ES (Parlophone; n/a) [titled "Pet Shop Boys Release"; w/imprinted black EMI logo] CD-R: 2002 ?? (Capitol; n/a) [promo; unknown CD-R; labeled "Pet Shop Boys"; w/Capitol logo] CD-R: 2002 US (Sanctuary; n/a) [promo] CD: 2002 UK (Parlophone; RELEASE01) [promo; in cardsleeve sleeve and wrap around sticker] LP: 2002 UK (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-1 1) [8 Apr 2002; LP in white vinyl w/colored inner ps] CS: 2002 UK (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-4 2) [packed in a white box similar to the lim. ed. CDs] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [gray front ps] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4A) [ltd. edn white CD box in gray 'Poppy' slipcase] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4B) [ltd. edn white CD box in blue 'Marguerite' slipcase] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4C) [ltd. edn white CD box in red 'Orchid' slipcase] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4D) [ltd. edn white CD box in pink 'Rose' slipcase] CD: 2002 UK (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4) [ltd. edn; imported for EMI Canada] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4) [white back ps] CD: 2002 NL (Parlophone; 7243-5-40023-2 8) [reissue; colored flower white ps; 6 Dec 2002] CD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; ??) [promo] CD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84553 2 0) [23 Apr] CD: 200? US (BMG; D143716) ["Mfd. for BMG Direct Marketing, Inc."] CD: 2002 CA (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) CD: 2002 MX (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Mexico; grey cover; stickered] CS: 2002 JP (EMI/Toshiba; TOCP-65977) [promo; silver blue inlay] CD: 2002 JP (EMI/Toshiba; TOCP-65977) [ltd edn card sleeve/white case + obi] CD: 2002 TW (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Taiwan; w/OBI] CD: 2002 AR (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Argentina; grey cover; stkd. bk insert "Venta Prohibida"] CD: 2002 ZA (EMI; CDPCSJ (WF) 7221) [south africa; gray front ps] CD: 2002 ZA (EMI; CDPCSJ (WF) 7223) [south africa; colored flower white ps] CD-R: 2002 AU (EMI/Parlophone; PSB1) [promo; no inserts] CD: 2002 AU (EMI/Parlophone; ??) [released 22 Apr] CS: 2002 IN (Virgin Records; 7243-5-50023-4 2) [India] CS: 2002 ID (EMI; ??) [Indonesia] CD: 2002 ID (EMI; 7243-5-38598-2 4) [Indonesia] CD: 2002 IN (Parlophone; 7243-5-38598-2 4) [UK release with a indian sticker] CD: 2002 CN (Sony Music; ISRC CN-F21-99-334-00/A.J6 / AVTCD-95472) [China; unique drawer sleeve] CD: 2002 MY (EMI; 7243-5-38150-2 8) [Malaysia] CS: 2002 UA (COMP Music/EMI; 7243-5-38150-4 2) 4:21 Home And Dry 5:50 I Get Along 6:27 Birthday Boy 3:47 London 3:55 E-Mail 4:18 The Samurai In Autumn 4:50 Love Is A Catastrophe 3:16 Here 5:05 The Night I Fell In Love 3:11 You Choose 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9A) [gray 'Poppy' slipcase; 23 Apr] 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9B) [blue 'Marguerite' slipcase;
23 Apr] 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9C) [red 'Orchid' slipcase; 23 Apr] 2xCD: 2002 US (Sanctuary/BMG; 0607 6 84554 2 9D) [pink 'Rose' slipcase; 23 Apr] 2xCD: 2002 HK (EMI; 7243-5-41486-0 6) [slim jewelcase for bonus CD; 25 July] 2xCD: 2002 TH (EMI; 7243-5-41486-0 6) [Thailand; colored flower; paper slipcase; clear jewelcase] CS: 2002 TH (EMI; 7243-5-41514-4 6) [Thailand; colored flower] [CD#1 ("Release") 540023-2:] 4:21 Home And Dry 5:50 I Get Along 6:27 Birthday Boy 3:47 London 3:55 E-Mail 4:18 The Samurai In Autumn 4:50 Love Is A Catastrophe 3:16 Here 5:05 The Night I Fell In Love 3:11 You Choose [CD#2 ("Bonus Disc" DDRX0207573:] 5:29 Home And Dry (ambient mix) 3:40 Sexy Northerner 5:06 Always 6:30 Closer To Heaven (slow version) 3:56 Nightlife 3:26 Friendly Fire (studio version) 3:29 Break 4 Love (uk radio mix) 6:38 Home And Dry (blank & jones remix) ["2nd trance mix"] [CD-ROM content:] Home And Dry (Video) [all comes in limited edition white CD box] 2xCD: 2002 FR (EMI; 7243-5-40313-0) [ltd. edn; 11 Jun] [CD#1 ("Release"): 540313-0] 4:21 Home And Dry 5:50 I Get Along 6:27 Birthday Boy 3:47 London 3:55 E-Mail 4:18 The Samurai In Autumn 4:50 Love Is A Catastrophe 3:16 Here 5:05 The Night I Fell In Love 3:11 You Choose [CD#2 ("Extra-CD": 5 51003 2] 6:30 Closer To Heaven (slow version) 3:29 Break For Love (uk radio edit) CD-R: 2002 UK (Parlophone; n/a) [promo; paper ps] CD: 2002 UK (Parlophone; Release02) [promo; in cardsleeve and wrap around sticker; w/cue sheet] [21-track interview discussing the album; elapsed time - 41:04] CD-R: 2002 US (Cinram Mastering; n/a) [x3; "Pet Shop Boys Release - Enhanced CD"; dated 4 Feb 2002] 5:29 Home And Dry (ambient mix) 3:40 Sexy Northerner 5:06 Always 6:30 Closer To Heaven (slow version) 3:56 Nightlife 3:26 Friendly Fire (studio version) 3:29 Break 4 Love (uk radio mix) 6:38 Home And Dry (blank & jones remix) ["blank & jones mix"] [CD-ROM content:] Home And Dry (Video) CS: 2002 TW (EMI; ??) [18-track special edition cassette] 4:21 Home And Dry 5:50 I Get Along 6:27 Birthday Boy 3:47 London 3:55 E-Mail 4:18 The Samurai In Autumn 4:50 Love Is A Catastrophe 3:16 Here 5:05 The Night I Fell In Love 3:11 You Choose 5:29 Home And Dry (ambient mix) 3:40 Sexy Northerner 5:06 Always 6:30 Closer To Heaven (slow version) 3:56 Nightlife 3:26 Friendly Fire (studio version) 3:29 Break 4 Love (uk radio mix) 6:38 Home And Dry (blank & jones remix) ["blank & jones mix"] CD-R: 2002 UK (n/a; n/a) [handwr. "Pet Shop Boys - Nov. 2000 demos" on disc; handwr. tracklist on ps] 3:51 London (end mix) 4:06 Motoring * 3:55 E-Mail (demo) 5:00 Only Love * 3:34 Searching For The Face Of Jesus (demo) 6:42 Samurai (demo) ** 4:26 Home & Dry *** 3:59 Transparent * 4:49 Between Two Islands 4:56 Love Is A Catastrophe [* exclusive tracks unreleased; ** extended section at 3:55 w/fade at the end of track; *** extended intro & different lyrics; "London - Los Angeles - Toronto - HHB" around centre of the disc on label side] CD-R: 2002 UK (n/a; n/a) [handwr. "Pet Shop Boys" on disc; handwr. tracklisting on sleeve] 3:57 Time On My Hands (demo) 3:55 E-Mail (demo) 6:42 Samurai (demo) 3:34 Search For The Face Of Jesus (demo) 4:07 Between 2 Islands (demo) 3:51 London (different demo version) 3:31 Somebody Else's Business 4:12 Positive Role Model (demo) ["London - Los Angeles - Toronto - HHB" around centre of the disc on label side] DLOAD: 2008 (Official PSB Page; n/a) [7 Jan 2008] 4:49 Love Is A Catastrophe (demo) 3:55 E-Mail (demo) 4:01 Run girl run (demo) [published by PSB on their official website in 2008] [Promotional Items: Release] 9"x9" promo folder pamphlet for promotional purposes; w/promo CD RELEASE01 and Interview RELEASE02 (EMI UK) 20"x30" poster; white w/colored poppy + title (UK) 42x30cm tour poster; black/white/yellow "Neil & Chris on the beach" (UK) 12"x12" promotional display flat; Single sided (UK) Official UK light grey casual zip top; w/white text "Pet Shop Boys Release" and flower design on back (UK) Promo Press Pack; w/? pictures + Release01 & Release02 discs, interview transcript and press release. 30"x35" Release Promo Laptop Bag; dark grey w/many slots, clipped & zipped, handle and carrying strap + imprinted "Pet Shop Boys Release" (UK) Video; Rare EMI Greece 8-trk promo compilation (42mins); in a custom stamped PET SHOP BOYS-MINOS/EMI Greece -NOT FOR BROACAST- card case with Home & Dry (video clip) Home & Dry (performance on HERE COMES THE BRITS 16/02/02 Home & Dry (TOP OF THE POPS performance 29/03/02 Home & Dry (+Being Boring+Love Is A Catastrophe+ West End Girls performance on LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND-BBC2 12/04/02) Release (promo EPK-interview 13 mins 18/03/02) (GR) This video was sent from EMI greece to journalists -NOT FOR BROADCAST PURPOSES- along with a tshirt,a RELEASE promo CD,promo photographs and a press release all housed in a custom EMI folder (x100). Promo set; 8 black and white promo photos for 'Release'. There are in total 15 different promo photos for 'Release' most of which have not appeared on any magazine or publication. Promo set; 7 full colour promo photos for 'Release'. Each photo is 8"x10" and has the Parlophone logo and catalogue number plus information about the photographer of each shot. There are in total 15 different promo photos for 'Release' most of which have not appeared on any magazine or publication. Promo set; 4 T-shirts + promotional 'Release' laptop bag (EMI UK) 48 page book of sheet music for vocal, piano and guitar (UK) Closer To Heaven (2-track promo CD, includes Break 4 Love UK Radio Edit, in custom card w/colored 'poppy' picture sleeve with artist and album title text! FR) Japanese promo-only press kit; featuring 10-track promo sample CD in digipak picture sleeve with obi-strip, cassette album, running time 44:58, instore NTSC video for Release with Home & Dry clip + superb 34-page promo-only booklet featuring release information, official interview, remixers, art and voice, discography and biography all in Japanese text and album artwork picture cover, in custom black and white titled glossy paper carrier bag. Brasilian promo bag; w/promo album, a clock and a black suede bag (EMI BR)

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