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Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids

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A1 Gentlemen Take Polaroids 7:06
A2 Swing 6:25
A3 Burning Bridges 5:20
A4 My New Career 3:54
B1 Methods Of Dance 6:53
B2 Ain't That Peculiar
Written-By – M. Tarplan*, R. Rodgers*, W. Robinson*, W. Moore*
B3 Nightporter 6:57
B4 Taking Islands In Africa
Written-By – Sakamoto • Sylvian*

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – PolyGram Inc.
  • Distributed By – PolyGram Distribution Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Air Studios
  • Recorded At – The Town House
  • Manufactured By – Virgin Records Canada Inc.


  • Design [Cover Concept], Photography By – Stuart McLeod
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineer] – Renate*
  • Engineer [Engineered By] – Colin Fairley, John Punter, Nigel Walker, Steve Prestage
  • Mixed By – John Punter
  • Other [Hair] – Maneline
  • Other [Make-up] – Regis
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photography Assisted By] – Steve Shivers
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photography] – Nicola Tyson
  • Producer [Produced By] – John Punter
  • Written-By – D. Sylvian* (tracks: A1 to B1, B3, B4)


℗ 1980 Virgin Records Limited
© 1980 Virgin Records Limited
Made in Canada

Printed on Vinyl Labels: Manufactured by Fabrique Par Virgin Records, Canada Inc, 30 Park Road, Toronto, Ont, M4W 2N4

Printed on Vinyl Sleeve: Manufactured by PolyGram Inc, and Distributed by PolyGram Distribution Inc, 6000 Cote De Liesse, St Laurent, Quebec, H4T 1E3.

Recorded at Air Studios and The Townhouse Studios, London.

Another Canadian release exists which has slightly different Labels: VL 2208

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): VL•2208•A•B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): VL•2208•B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
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
CAROL 1829-2 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(CD, Album) Caroline Blue Plate CAROL 1829-2 US Unknown
V 2180, V2180 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album) Virgin, Virgin V 2180, V2180 UK 1980
202.968, 202 968-320 Japan Gentlemen Take Polaroids ‎(LP, Album, M/Print, RP) Virgin, Virgin 202.968, 202 968-320 Netherlands 1983


Japan - Gentlemen Take Polaroids
Artist: Japan
Album's title: Gentlemen Take Polaroids
Label: Virgin ‎– VL 2208
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress
Country: Canada
Date of released:
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
ZIP Size MP3: 1532 mb
ZIP Size FLAC: 1706 mb
Rating: 3.8/5
Votes: 255