Pink Floyd
Compact Disc Import Discography

by Vernon Fitch

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives

This is a discography of compact disc albums (CDs) that have been released in Japan by Pink Floyd. These CDs were imports into the Japanese market.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography would be appreciated.

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Compact Discs

[Meddle] [Dark Side of the Moon]
Pink Floyd

  1. Meddle
    1. Capitol Records issue

  1. The Dark Side of the Moon
    1. EMI Records issue

Japanese CD Import Information

These CDs are foreign pressed Pink Floyd compact discs that were imported into Japan by Shinseido Co., Ltd. They feature a Japanese obi on the cover.

Shinseido Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company that sells CDs, DVDs, books, video software and other products in Japan through its stores. Currently it has 131 stores in Japan. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Tsukuba, Japan.


Meddle CD
Shinseido Co., Ltd.

Title: Meddle
Record Company: Capitol Records / Shinseido Co., Ltd.
Catalog Numbers:
obi: EGR-20035 (CDP 7 46034 2)
cover: CDP 7 46034 2
Bar Codes:
obi: 4 951249 600352
cover: 0 7777-46034-2
Matrix Information:
1) Top: CAPITOL JAX 21 C DIDX-000250 7 + ++ +++++ 46034 7-1-8
Pressing Plant: Capitol Records, Jacksonville, Illinois
Production Mastering / Revision Level: EMI mastering - EMI revision level 0
Release Information: Seventh U.S. release that was imported into Japan by Shinseido Co. Ltd.
Total Time: 46:44
Track Peak Levels: 93.3 / 66.7 / 93.3 / 93.3 / 53.6 / 100
Front Cover: Soundwaves on an ear. Title at top.
Back Cover: Black border. Soundwaves on an ear. Song titles. Credits. In the top right is the bar code. Top left is (DIDX 250). Bottom right it says "Printed in U.S.A." Bottom left is the Capitol Records logo.
Booklet: [front] [2-3] [back] Four page fold-open booklet.
obi: White / green obi.
Original Price: Y2,380
Label: Silver label with text in black, and the Capitol Records logo at the top.
To the left of center is a rectangle divided into four areas. The bottom left section is blank. In each of the other three sections of the rectangle, clockwise from the top left, it says:

CDP 7 46034 2
Made in U.S.A.

Across the bottom edge of the label, it says:

"All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized Duplication is a Violation of Applicable Laws."

The Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon CD
Shinseido Co., Ltd.

Title: Dark Side of the Moon
Record Company: EMI Records / Shinseido Co., Ltd.
Catalog Numbers:
obi: CAP-46001
CD: 7243 8 29752 2 9
Bar Codes:
obi: 4 951249 810867
cover: 7 24382 97522 9
Matrix Information:
1) Bottom: Sono Press A-14467/ 8297522 A IFPI L431 [IFPI 0743]
Release Information: E.U. remastered issue that was imported into Japan by Shinseido Co. Ltd.
Total Time: 42:54
Track Peak Levels: 87.8 / 94.7 / 100 / 97.2 / 100 / 99.1 / 97.7 / 93.9 / 97.7
Front Cover: Black with prism.
Back Cover: Light refracting. Mastering information. Bar code in upper right corner.
Booklet: 24 page booklet.
obi: Black / yellow obi.
Original Price: Y2,087
Label: Picture label.
CD has a wide picture band, and a narrow silver band in the hub.