David Gilmour
Japanese
LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from Ken Barker & Ingo Brode

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of vinyl albums (LPs) that have been released in Japan by David Gilmour.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography are appreciated.


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Albums

  1. David Gilmour

    1. David Gilmour
    2. About Face

  2. Samplers

    1. All American Top 100 (June 1984)


Manufacturing Information

  1. Matrix Information: Matrix information is the letters and numbers etched into the vinyl near the label, in the runoff groove at the end of each side of a record.
    Matrix information may include:
    1. Catalog number.
    2. Lacquer number.
    3. Record pressing plant.
    The matrix information listed in this discography is not intended to be complete listings. This is known matrix information only.

  2. obi strips: An obi is a paper band that is wrapped around the cover of a Japanese album to provide the consumer with information about the record in Japanese. Information on an obi may include the name of the artist, title of the album, type of music, song titles, price of the LP, and special release information (red vinyl, master sound, etc.). These bands, which are named after the sash worn with a Japanese kimono, are very collectible and add value to the accompanying album. Assorted releases are pictured with obi strips throughout this discography.
    Promos: Since the purpose of obi strips is to give purchasing information to the consumer, many promotional releases were not issued with an obi strip. All the early Odeon and Toshiba white label promo releases did not come with an obi strip. However, the later CBS / Sony promo releases had obi strips, as their promo LPs were just regular releases with promotional printing added to the labels.


David Gilmour


David Gilmour LP with obi
CBS / Sony Records

Title: David Gilmour
Record Company: CBS / Sony Records
Catalog Number: 25AP 1077
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 25AP-1077A1 1A 1 / 25AP-1077B1 1A 1 (both stamped) (promo)
2) 25AP-1077A1 1A 3 / 25AP-1077B1 1A 8 (both stamped)
3) 25AP-1077A1 1A 22 + / 25AP-1077B1 1A 21 (both stamped)
4) 25AP-1077A1 1A 23 + / 25AP-1077B1 1A 21 (both stamped)
Release Date: 1978
Original Price: Y2,500
Release Information: Deafinitely is listed on the side 2 label as "It's Deafinitely."
Description: Gatefold cover.
Front Cover: Picture of David Gilmour. Matte.
Back Cover: Song listing. Credits.
Spine: 25AP 1077 DAVID GILMOUR CBS/SONY STEREO
Inserts:
1) CBS info card: A card for CBS Records requesting information.
2) Lyric Sheet: [1] 4-page insert with title, catalog number, song listings in Japanese and English, timings, additional text in Japanese, two black and white pictures of David Gilmour, and lyrics in English and Japanese.
obi: Pink obi.
Labels (promo): White CBS / Sony promotional labels.
Labels: Orange / white CBS / Sony labels.



About Face LP with obi
CBS / Sony Records

Title: About Face
Record Company: CBS / Sony Records
Catalog Number: 28AP 2826
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) 28AP-2826A3 CS 1A 1 / 28AP-2826B1 1A 4 (both stamped)
2) 28AP-2826A3 CS 1A 3 / 28AP-2826B1 1A 2 (both stamped)
Release Date: 1984
Original Price: Y2,800
Description:
Front Cover: Picture of David Gilmour, and title.
Back Cover: Song listing. Credits.
Spine: 28AP 2826 DAVID GILMOUR ABOUT FACE CBS/SONY STEREO
Inserts:
1) Insert (promo): Special 1-page promotional insert with tracklisting, personal, credits and tourdates.
2) Lyric Insert: [1] 6-page insert with title, catalog number, song listings in Japanese and English, additional text in Japanese, and lyrics in English and Japanese.
3) Information Card: A small white CBS / Sony cardboard insert with text in Japanese.
obi: Black / red obi.
Labels (promo): Red CBS / Sony promotional labels.
Labels: Red CBS / Sony labels with black text.
Text around the bottom half of the label starts at 9 o'clock says:

All rights of the manufacturer and of the owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorized public performance, broadcasting and copying of the record prohibited. CBS / Sony, Inc. Tokyo, Japan.

Samplers


All American Top 100
(June 1984)

Title: All American Top 100 (June 1984)
Record Company: CBS / Sony Records
Catalog Number: XDAP 93106
Release Date: June 1984
Release Information: Promo only sampler album. Features the David Gilmour song, Blue Light. Also includes Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Kenny Loggins, Denice Williams, The Go-Go's, Kool and the Gang, Steve Perry, Irene Cara, Shalamar, Night Ranger, Bonnie Tyler, Billy Rankin, Mike Leno, and Ann Wilson.
Description:
Cover: Red cover with title.
Label: Red CBS / Sony promotional labels.