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Various - Foreplay #33: A&M's Pre-Release Sampler (July 1980) Album

Various - Foreplay #33: A&M's Pre-Release Sampler (July 1980) Album Performer: Various
Title: Foreplay #33: A&M's Pre-Release Sampler (July 1980)
Style: Hard Rock, Pop Rock, Disco, Soft Rock, Electro, Synth-pop
Label: A&M Records
# Cat: SP-17120
Released: 1980
Country: US
FLAC album: 1043 mb
MP3 album: 1531 mb
Rating: 4.1
Genre: Electronic / Rock


1Toronto Even The Score
2Yellow Magic OrchestraTechnopolis
3Yellow Magic OrchestraNice Age
4Chris de BurghEastern Wind
5Chris de BurghShadows & Light
6Toronto 5035


  • Compiled By [Assembled By]Steve Rowland
  • EngineerDerek Du Nann


Promotional Copy - Not For Sale Or Airplay Purposes
(P) 1980 A&M Records, Inc.

A&M's Foreplay red 12" die-cut sleeve. Some copies include a retailers order and pricing sheet.

Tracks A1, A2: ("Solid State Survivor" SP-4813) - the album was only ever a test pressing in the US under this title, it was eventually released as "XOO Multiplies" using the same catalogue number. Track A1 is a unique mix on this release including a full ending (the track fades on the US album and the ending is truncated on all other releases worldwide).
Tracks A3, A4: ("Eastern Wind" SP-4815)
Tracks A5, A6: ("Lookin' For Trouble" SP-4821)

Note: track listing on label is listed as 1, 2, 3, with 2 tracks listed under each number for each artist.

Comments: (2)
At the end of Nice Age Sakamoto says:
“Honto kayo? 本当かよ?”
“Baka jyan! バカじゃん!”
Translate like “Are you serious?” “Thats stupid!”
This has a unique ending for YMO's "Nice Age", a sudden ending and then Sakamoto says something in Japanese over an electronic noise.