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Are Friends Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - GBR Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Plastic Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18P Number Issued - 20,000
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Picture Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - 52 grams Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
Rear Card Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by Damont, Hayes  
Sleeve Printing by Garrod & Lofthouse  
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) BEG 18.P. A1 STRAWBERRY | D W
Side B - (H) BEG 18.P. B1 | D R STRAWBERRY
 
Notes -
Has anti slip ridges

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - UK Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - 40 grams Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by Damont, Hayes  
Sleeve Printing by Delga Press Linited  
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed (?) Unknown
Variation #1
Side A - (H) BEG 18 A1 | D STRAWBERRY
Side B - (H) BEG 18 B1 STRAWBERRY | D DD
 
Variation #2
Side A - (H) BEG 18 A1 STRAWBERRY
Side B - (H) BEG 18 B1 STRAWBERRY
Variation #3
Side A - (H) BEG 18 A1 2 STRAWBERRY
Side B - (H) BEG 18 B1 STRAWBERRY 2
Notes -
Has anti slip ridges

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - UK Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Paper Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - 36 grams Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
 
Side A Side B  
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by RCA Records, Washington, County Durham  
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) BEG 18 - A - 4 STRAWBERRY A1B W
Side B - (H) BEG 18 - B - 4 STRAWBERRY A2A
 
Variation #2
Side A - (H) BEG - 18 A-4 STRAWBERRY A2H
Side B - (H) BEG - 18 B-4 STRAWBERRY A1H
 
Notes -
Has anti slip ridges

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - UK Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - 36 grams Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
 
Side A Side B  
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by Damont, Hayes  
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) BEG 18.P. A1 STRAWBERRY | D G
Side B - (H) BEG 18 B1 STRAWBERRY | D C
 
Notes -
Has no anti slip rings
A Side matrix is incorrect the P was for the picture disc.

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - UK Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
 
Side A Side B  
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by WEA Records, West Drayton  
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) BEG 18 A1 (S) STRAWBERRY (H) F/2 W-L W 1
Side B - (H) BEG 18 A1 (S) STRAWBERRY (H) F/1 W-L W 1
 
Notes -
No ? mark after both song titles
Record has anti slip ridges

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United Kingdom Highest Chart Position - No 1 - UK Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - MCPS
Images -
 
Side A Side B  
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by Strawberry Mastering, London  
Metalwork by    
Pressed by WEA Records, West Drayton  
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H)
Side B - (H)
 
Notes -
Jukebox version No ? mark after both song titles
Has anti slip ridges

 

             

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Australia Highest Chart Position - AU Chart Data
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 100094 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 August 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - AMCOS
Images -
   
Side A Side B    
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (S) MX190223 100094-1
Side B - (S) MX190224 100094-2
 
Notes -

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Australia Highest Chart Position - AU Chart Data
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 100094 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 August 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - AMCOS
Images -
   
Side A Side B    
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - MX190223 100094-1
Side B - MX190224 100094-2
 
Notes -
Does not have MCPS printed on the label

 

               

Are Friends Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Canada Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Paper Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
   
Side A Side B    
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
 
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - France Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 11 364 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - SACEM
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
4.20
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) WEA 11364 A
Side B - (H) WEA 11364 B
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Germany Highest Chart Position - DE Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - INT 111.520 Number Issued -
Date Released - 06 August 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - GEMA
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
Manufacturing -
Recorded At - Gooseberry Studios, London
Lacquer Cut By -  
Pressed By -    
Sleeve Printing By -    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (S) IP INT 111521 A Made in Germany (H) 020 A-4233-A II
Side B - (S) IP INT 111521 B Made in Germany (H) A-4233-B
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Italy Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Paper Sleeve
Catalogue No - K 11352 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - S.I.A.E
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Japan Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - P466-A Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (S) P-466A-1 2 - A - 2
Side B - (S) P-466A-2 1 - A - 2
Notes -

         

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Netherlands Highest Chart Position - NL Chart Data
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 144.681 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - 20 July 1979 Barcode - N/A
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - STEMRA
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) 144 681A
Side B - (H) 144 681B
Notes -
Silver label with anti slip ridges
Sleeve without the CNR logo is the first pressing. Sleeve with the CNR logo is the second pressing.

 


 

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Netherlands Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type -
Catalogue No - 144.681 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - Barcode - N/A
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - STEMRA
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) 144 681A
Side B - (H) 144 681B
Notes -
Metallic Green label
Sleeve without the CNR logo is the first pressing. Sleeve with the CNR logo is the second pressing.

 


Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Netherlands Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type
Catalogue No - 144.681 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - 19 May 1979 Barcode - N/A
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - STEMRA
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) 144 681A
Side B - (H) 144 681B
Notes -
Blue label

Sleeve without the CNR logo is the first pressing. Sleeve with the CNR logo is the second pressing.

 


Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Netherlands Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Beggars Banquet Cover Type -
Catalogue No - 144.681 Number Issued - N/A
Date Released - May 1979 Barcode - N/A
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - STEMRA
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) 144 681A
Side B - (H) 144 681B
Notes -
Red label
Sleeve without the CNR logo is the first pressing. Sleeve with the CNR logo is the second pressing.

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - New Zealand Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society - AMCOS
Images -
Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - South Africa Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Warner Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - WBS 323 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
B - 1. Replicas
3.50
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Spain Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Atlantic Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 45 1870 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -

           

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United States of America Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - ATCO Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 7206 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
3.20
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) ST-80C-37292-1 1-1
Side B - (H) ST-80C-37296-5 @tgp SP 1-
Notes -

 


Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United States of America Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - ATCO Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - 7206 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
3.20
   
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -

 


Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - United States of America Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - ATCO Cover Type - Picture Sleeve
Catalogue No - BEG 18P Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
2.49
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A -
Side B -
Notes -
Made In England for ATCO USA

               

Are 'Friends' Electric ?
Record Details -
Country - Rhodesia Highest Chart Position - N/A
Label - Warner Brothers Cover Type - Paper Sleeve
Catalogue No - WBS 323 Number Issued -
Date Released - 04 May 1979 Barcode - None
Format - 7" Black Vinyl, 45 rpm, Stereo Release Type - Studio Single
Vinyl Weight - N/A Rights Society -  
Images -
Front Sleeve Rear Sleeve Side A Side B
Tracklist -
5.19
B - 1. Replicas
3.50
Manufacturing -
Recorded at Gooseberry Studios, London  
Mastered by    
Metalwork by    
Pressed by    
Sleeve Printing by    
     
Matrix Details - (S) Stamped (H) Hand Scribed
Variation #1
Side A - (H) WBS323-A
Side B - (H) WBS323-B
Notes -

Credits -
Gary Numan - Vocals, Keyboards, Guitar
Paul Gardiner - Bass
Jess Lidyard - Drums
Produced By - Gary Numan
Engineered & Mixed By - John Caffrey assisted by Harvey Ishiki
Mixed at - Marcus Music AB
Mixed By - Rikki Sylvan, John Caffrey & Gary Numan
Side B Engineered By - Rob Arenstein and Alan Jackoby

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