(Copy Protected) International (Europe) copy controlled edition. Official release date of 'Playing The Angel' was the 17th October (UK), but the international copy available via Mute Germany was released on the 14th October (Germany's release day is Friday). The booklet mistakenly credits Dave McCracken as the piano player in 'I Want It All'. However, there is no piano in 'I Want It All'. He really should be credited for the piano in 'The Darkest Star.' The two cat.# of the UK edition (cdstumm260 0094634057707) are indicated on back cover and inside booklet. Subtitle on the back cover: 'Pain and suffering in various tempos'. Produced for 140dB. Recorded at Sound Design, Santa Barbara; Stratosphere Sound Studios, New York Recorded and mixed at Whitfield Studios, London Tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 & 12 published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd. Assigned by Grabbing Hands Music Overseas Ltd. Tracks 3, 7 & 8 published by JJSR Productions Inc./Universal Music Publishing Ltd. 'John The Revelator' inspired by the traditional work of the same name. All tracks mastered at The Lodge, New York. (In booklet:) ℗ 2005 Venusnote Limited © 2005 Venusnote Limited under exclusive license to Mute Records Limited (On backsleeve:) ℗ 2005 Venusnote Ltd. © 2005 Venusnote Ltd. under exclusive license to Mute Records Limited. ------ Also unofficial release with identical catalogue number exist: 3 bonus tracks, no IFPI Mould code on disc[discogs]
(Reissue) '℗ 2005 Venusnote Ltd. under exclusive license to
Sony Music Entertainment International Ltd.
© 2005, 2016 Venusnote Ltd. under exclusive
license to Sony Music Entertainment International
Ltd. / Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment. /
All trademarks and logos are protected. / Made
in the EU. / Sony Music Entertainment International
Services GmbH, PO Box 510, 33311 Gütersloh,
Germany. / LC 05834 / 88985336991.
Gatefold sleeve. 180 gram.'[discogs]