For me it's an unofficial release. This is sloppy and I don't understand why it is mentionned on labels 'vitaphonic high fidelity' while it is a system used for film soundtrack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitaphone
Furthermore on front cover there's a typo on 'The Queen Is Dead'. There's no...
6 copies on discogs is not really too much and for now there is no 10" which has been sold on this website.
It is interesting to notice that most of the providers on ebay are from Germany. I suspect that this 10" has been manufactured there.
"RANK France CD [Virgin 30630]
Most French compact discs were made in France by MPO but this one was unexpectedly pressed in Austria for the French market by DADC. The packaging is very much like that of the British edition it was based on. The front shows the usual cd variation of the artwork...
I have just listened to the record and I confirm that Still Ill is at the beginning of the b-side and This Charming Man at the end. As I previously said there is no inner sleeve in my copy. Just a clear plastic one.
It is printed RTRANZ004 on the spine and not RTANZ004...
Sorry but the Collecting "the smiths" thread by Stephane is not available anymore.
"The New Zealand LP is slipped inside an Australian sleeve, so it may therefore be mistaken for an Australian release if one does not look inside. The name of the band on the front is very dark green and...
It's a Troy Tate session because we can hear Johnny playing a unique melody juste before Mike starts to play drums. I think that only the Troy Tate session owns that peculiarity. I have compared that track with the version of RATF on the "the hand that rocks the cradle" bootleg lp and it's very...
Thanks for the details. So does the girlfriend in a coma sleeve be green ?
Good to know that the Barbarism begins at home has been added in the box.
And what about the Hand in Glove/I don't owe you anything single ???
In spite of I don't collect the cd-r promo and prefer to collect Smiths items, here is my list :
50- The Loop France CD promo
48- Suedehead Mispress 12" (plays Ordinary Boys instead of Hairdresser)
45- Vauxhall and I LP *
44- Roy's Keen 12" *
42- Ignore Me CD mispress (has 45 graphic) *...
I didn't want to offend Stephane because I admire his work since many years and it's a very important data base for all Smiths/Moz collector.
I was just a little hurted that my information was not considered as interesting.
And sorry for my english which are not very good. I try to...