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➦ Genesis: Turn It On Again - Best Of '81 - '83 - CD releases

GENERAL NOTES

Mastered  for CD by Gert van Hoeyen.

Compiled by Paul Jansen.

SHORT FACTS

Turn It On Again Best Of '81-'83 was released in Europe, in 1991, by Vertigo Records (CD Reference: 848 854-2) and the CD was distributed by PolyGram (PolyGram International Music B.V). In some European countries the CD has been released under different label. The CD has 13 tracks, which are taken from 3 albums: Abacab (1981), Three Sides Live (1982) and Genesis (1983).

Album tracklist:

1.  Mama (Genesis, 1983)
2.  Home by the Sea (Genesis, 1983)
3.  That's All (Genesis, 1983)
4.  Illegal Alien (Genesis, 1983)
5.  Paperlate (Three Sides Live, 1982)
6.  No Reply at All (Abacab, 1981)
7.  Takin' It All Too Hard (Genesis, 1983)
8.  Man On the Corner (Abacab, 1981)
9.  Misunderstanding (live) (Three Sides Live, 1982)
10. Follow You, Follow Me (live) (Three Sides Live, 1982)
11. Abacab (live) (Three Sides Live, 1982)
12. Turn It on Again (live) (Three Sides Live, 1982)

    Featuring extracts from:
    a). Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
    b). Satisfaction/The Last Time
    c). All Day And All Of The Night
    d). In The Midnight Hour

13. Firth Of Fifth (live) (Three Sides Live, 1982)


PLEASE NOTE:

This is a compilation CD. This is not an album released by Genesis. Songs 9, 10, 11 and 12 are mixed together, with a very short breaks between tracks, and create an impression of one long extract from "Three Sides Live".


THE CD RELEASES

Below are the CD releases of Genesis: Turn It On Again - Best Of '81 - '83 that I have in collection. Currently I have 13 different CD pressings.

The flag in the table (i.e. flag of the UK Germany) signifies the country of the CD release and NOT the country where the actual disc was manufactured.

REGION REFERENCE LABEL RELEASE YEAR NOTES VARIANT LINK
Germany 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 First German PolyGram CD pressing.
Red disc with "Made in W.Germany"
No Details
Germany 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991-1992 First German PolyGram CD pressing.
Red disc with "Made in W.Germany"
"AUS DER FUNK-WERBUNG" red
sticker on jewel case
No Details
Germany 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 Second German PolyGram CD.
Red disc with "Made in Germany"
No Details
Germany 848 854-2
Club-Edition
78 068 4
Vertigo Records 1991 First German PolyGram CD pressing.
Released only in Germany
No Details
Europe 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 Made in France by PMDC. French
pressing widely released in Europe
Disc with red graphics and black text
Variant A
Variant B
Variant C
Variant D
See
VARIANT
France 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 French PDO pressing released only
in France and surrounding countries.
Silver disc with black text
No Details
France 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 French MPO pressing released only
in France and surrounding countries.
Silver disc with black text
No Details
Czechoslovakia 50 159-2 Vertigo / Popron 1991 Czech Popron CD issue. Released
in Czechoslovakia only. Gray colour label
No Details
Poland SPB CD 018 Vertigo / Sound-Pol
Baierle Records
1991 German CD pressing (Magna). Released in
Poland only. Red Vertigo graphics on CD
No Details
Italy 848 854-2 Vertigo Records 1991 Italian (PHC) CD pressing. Release
in Italy only. Silver disc with black text
No Details