'New Barcode: 0 9362-45055-2 5 VI
This version is the first pressing by WME with 'WME' and Warner-logo in matrix. It has the old price code 'WE 852' on the back cover, as opposed to later versions (up to 1999) where the newer code 'WE 833' was used. GEMA / BIEM version.
This version was issued with a yellow tray. Other similar versions with yellow trays and French price code 'WE 852' are distinguished by different barcodes:
0 9362-45055-2 5 BR> 0 9362-45055-2 5 I BR> 0 9362-45055-2 5 IV BR> 0 9362-45055-2 5 IX BR> 0 9362-45055-2 5 X BR>
Another similar variant also exists with a grey tray and the same barcode 0 9362-45055-2 5 V.
For other variants of CDs with the same catalog # 9362-45055-2, see the master release
Mark Mytrowitz (Microwave)
© ℗ 1992 R.E.M./Athens, Ltd.
Warner Bros. Records Inc., a Time Warner company,
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.
There is a Warner 'Big W' logo embossed on the bottom right of the front of the original jewel case for this edition.'[discogs]
Recorded at: Bearsville Studio, Bearsville, New York Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, Florida. Additional recording: John Keane Studio, Athens, Georgia Kingsway Studio, New Orleans, Louisiana Bosstown Recording Studios, Atlanta, Georgia. Mixed: Bad Animals/Seattle, Seattle, Washington. Published by Night Garden Music administered in this world among others by Unichappell Music, Inc. (BMI) Usage of the title and musical material of 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' by permission of Abilene Music, Inc. Automatic For The People is the motto and service mark of Weaver D's Delicious Fine Foods in Clarke County, Georgia. A gracious thanks to Weaver D and his great establishment----'Automatic.' ©℗ 1992 R.E.M./Athens, Ltd. Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe Total running time: 48:53 Variant 4 has no Mould SID Code, only a Warner Bros. logo and a big 42 on the inner ring.[discogs]