Reply To: Lull question – IFPI codes

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On manillascissor wrote:

there is one 1991 US copy in the spfreaks.com collection, but it was pressed in the UK. that doesn’t seem to make too much sense to me. any chance that one was pressed in the US anyway? maybe Nimbus had a US pressing plant too? or what is the reason to assume it was pressed in the UK?
http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … S&item=133 UK 1991 copy (HUTCD 10)
http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … &item=2065 US 1991 copy – pressed in UK? (CAROL 1465)
http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … &item=3354 US 1994 copy
http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … S&item=267 another US 1994 copy, but without IFPI codes

the australian copy also seems to have an IFPI code, so the release date here is probably off too.
http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … LS&item=81[/quote:1s8wg6sn]

my US copy is this one: ( http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … S&item=267 another US 1994 copy, but without IFPI codes). obvious it’s from 1994, as the date of pressing is stamped right into the ring.

i have two UK copies. first one is this one: ( http://www.spfreaks.com/default.aspx?pa … S&item=133 UK 1991 copy (HUTCD 10)), however i believe the matrix codes are wrong on the site, (should end in 2:5, not 2:2). also, there IS an IFPI code on the inner ring that reads ifpi 2317 (which is manufactured in Großbritannien – German for Great Britain). so it’s a real UK CD, but pressed post 94.

the second copy i have is the promo version from UK. it has similar codes, yet different:

HUTCD 10 : 1:1 MASTERED BY NIMBUS – NO IFPI CODES

I checked both commercial and promotional japan copies and they are ifpi free.

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