Kraftwerk - Computerworld - Original 1981 US Warner Bros. 7-track LP
|Title||Computerworld - Original 1981 US Warner Bros. 7-track LP|
|Genre||Electronic & Pop|
|Record label||Warner Bros. Records|
|Catalogue no||HS 3549|
|Year of release||1981|
|Grading||VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG (Inner Sleeve)/VG+ (Cover)|
|Additional info||Scarce 1981 US Warner Bros label 7-track vinyl LP - Dusseldorf meisters of klang und minimalismus' 8th studio outting - featuring the singles "Pocket Calculator", "Computer Love", "Computerwelt" and "Numbers."|
Vinyl has yellow printed blackk labels with left label company 'shield' logo
Vinyl has handetched matrix information:
Side 1: HS-1-3549 LW2 -- * W #64
Side 2: HS-2-3549 LW1 -- * W #64
suggesting that metalwork and pressing of this copy was done by Capitols, North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, pressing plant.
Vinyl is held in a picture credits inner sleeve - ultimately in a picture cover witrh top-right front circular promotional issue stamp.
Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG (Inner Sleeve)/VG+ (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and shiny - just a little sleeve scuffing - plain near mint.
Side 1 label is mint, Side 2 label has a single tiny, simple and superficial spindletrace - vinyl is overall graded near mint.
Inner sleeve has mid-splits, a less than 1 cm mid-side rip and very mild bends - graded VG,
Front cover has a little superficial creasing... ligther wrinkling from spine - front and back centers are otherwise neat.
Seams are nice and intact but wear towars lower corners... not to corners themselves... and to spine edges.
Corners are only very slightly rubbed - a very nice VG+ cover.
1. Computer World (Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider, Emil Schult - Hütter, Karl Bartos) 5:05
2. Pocket Calculator (Hütter, Schult - Hütter, Bartos) 4:55
3. Numbers (Hütter, Schneider, Bartos) 3:19
4. Computer World 2 (Hütter, Schneider, Bartos) 3:21
5. Computer Love (Hütter, Schult - Hütter, Bartos) 7:15
6. Home Computer (Schneider - Hütter, Schneider, Bartos) 6:17
7. It's More Fun to Compute (Hütter, Schneider, Bartos) 4:13
Recorded 1979-81 at Kling Klang Studio, Düsseldorf, Germany
Mastered at and pressed by Capitol records Pressing Plant, North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles
Ralf Hütter - electronics, keyboards, Orchestron, Synthanorma Sequenzer, synthesiser, vocoder, voice
Florian Schneider - electronics, speech synthesis, synthesiser, vocoder
Karl Bartos - electronic percussion
Ralf Hütter, Florian Schneider - mix, production, recording engineer
Florian Schneider, Ralf Hütter - album concept, cover artwork
Emil Schult - Inner Sleeve Artwork
Günter Fröhling - Inner sleeve Photography
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