Issued in a gatefold sleeve and on 'pink rim' Island labels; initial copies accompanied by a booklet. Releasing artist reads "Stomu Yamash'ta and his Red Buddha Theatre" on center labels,
℗ 1973 Island Records Ltd. A L★★ner Enterprises Production
Tracks A3 and B1 were recorded live at the Carré Thorigny Theatre Paris on 30th October 1972; the remainder were recorded at Advision Studios, London, in November 1972.
Additional note: there is much confusion about the actual sequence of the album but, after checking 2 different copies of the UK version, the actual data are as follows
1st UK pressing: Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped): ILPS 9228 A - 1 U Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped): ILPS 9228 B - 1 U this is the UK pressing with the track "Sunrise" as A1 and correct cover credits (as described on this Discogs entry).
2nd UK pressing: Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped): ILPS 9228 A - 2 U Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped): ILPS 9228 B - 2 U this is the pressing with "Scoop" as A1 & "Ana Orori" as A2, with "Mountain Pass" placed at the end of the album as B3 (but the cover and titles are the same of the 1st pressing, no corrections); here's the alternate sequence: A1 Scoop A2 Ana Orori A3 What A Way To Live In Modern Times A4 My Little Friend B1 Mandala B2 Memory Of Hiroshima B3 Mountain Pass
Last but not least there are 2 different booklets in circulation, both very rare.
Matrix / Runout (Run-out side A, stamped): ILPS 9228 A - 1 U
Matrix / Runout (Run-out side B, stamped): ILPS 9228 B - 1 U
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Island Records Ltd.
Published By – Island Music Ltd.
Printed By – Robor Ltd.
Pressed By – EMI Records
Recorded At – Carré Thorigny Theatre
Recorded At – Advision Studios
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