Technique


Worldwide Releases

LP

AU 1989 (Factory – CBS FACT 275)
AU 1990 (Factory/Festival L30403)
AR 1989 DG Discos DG234
BZ 1989 (WEA 670.9010)
CA 1989 (Polygram 836 832-1)
EU 2009 London Records 90/Rhino Records(2) 2564-68879-4 180 Gram Vinyl.
FR 1989 (Virgin 70678)
GE 1989 (Factory/Rough Trade RTD 100) *
GR 1989 Virgin -Factory VG50406/FACT275
IT 1989 CGD INT 20904
JP 1989 (Factory – Nippon Columbia YX-7448)
NZ 1989 Factory – CBS FACT275 – 463444-1
SP 1989 (Nuevo Medios 33 386 LE)
SW 1989 (Factory – MNW FACT 275)
UK 1989 (Factory FACT 275)
US 1989 (Qwest 9 25845-1)

LP Promos

AR 1992 (PolyGram/London 520011-1) [promo]
UK 1989 (Factory FACT 275) [white label promo]
US 1989 10” Grundman Acetate
SW MNW 1989 (x) (New Entry – 21/10/13)

Cassette

AU 1989 Factory -CBS FACT 275C
AU 1990 Factory -Festival C30403
AR 1992 PolyGram/London 520 011-4 – 69386
EU 1992 London Records90 520011-4
FR 1989 Virgin 50678PM464
GE 1989 Rough Trade RTDMC 100
ID 1989 Thomsum ENB363 **
MA 1989 TC-FACT 275 EMI Malaysia – Sendirian Berhad
PP 1989 FRC-89-3003 – FACT 275 Alpha Records (3) – Factory
TH 1992 London Records90 520 011-4
TW 19?? Thomsun EN-2814
UK 1989 (Factory FACT 275C)
US 1989 (Qwest 9 25845-4)

Cassette Promo

US 1989 Warner Bros. WB-25845 [promo]

Compact Disc

AU 1989 Factory-CBS FACD 275
AU 1990 (Factory-Festival D30403)
BE 1989 Factory – Rough Trade FACD 275.2, RTDCD 100,
CA 1989 (PolyGram 836 832-2)
CH 1991 Musicavision CP86025
GE 1989 (Factory – Rough Trade RTDCD 100)
GE 19?? (Factory – Rough Trade 110.0299.2)
IT 1989 CGD INT 300103
JP 1989 (Factory/Nippon Columbia 25CY-3083) +
JP 1994 (Polydor K.K. POCD-1887)
JP 2000 (EastWest Japan AMCE-6106)
JP 2005 Warner Music Japan Inc WPCR-75045 Re-issue
JP 2010 Warner Music Japan/London Records90 WPCR-13174/5, WPCR- 13589~90 2XCD expanded edition
PL 1989 (Sonic SON17)
SW 1989 (Factory/MNW FACD 275)
UK 1989 (Factory FACD 275)
UK 1993 (London/CentreDate Co Ltd. 520 011.2)
UK 1992 (London/CentreDate Co Ltd. 8573 81367-2)
UK 2008 London Records90/Rhino Records 2564693697 Remastered and expanded collector’s edition
US 1989 (Qwest 9 25845-2)
US 2008 Rhino Records R2 516187 Remastered and expanded collector’s edition.

CD Promo

CA 1989 PolyGram TECH-1 promo [custom triple fold sleeve

CDR Promo

UK 2008 2XCDR Rhino Records (2)
US 2008 2XCDR Rhino Records (2)

DAT

UK 1988 Factory Records FAC275D ( DAT)

Download

US 200? Napster
4:42 Fine Time
3:22 All the Way
2:58 Love Less
4:29 Round & Round
4:44 Guilty Partner
4:26 Run
4:20 Mr. Disco
5:14 Vanishing Point
5:13 Dream Attack
Blue Monday **
Bizarre Love Triangle **
True Faith **
State of the Nation **
Don’t Do It **

Other Release information:

+ The first issue came with a set of postcards.
* The second pressing was issued with a free 7″, Blue Monday 1988 (RTD 035).
– An issue of the NME magazine contained a sticker that was supposed to hav “completed” the cover. The sticker is commonly called “Press technique.”
– An ad called “Advertising technique” promoted the album in the US.
(x) Rare white label Swedish Test Press – Less than 50 in existence (unconfirmed)