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Japan - The Art Of Parties mp3

Performer: Japan
Genre: Electronic
Title: The Art Of Parties
Country: Canada
Released: 1983
Style: Synth-pop
Label: Virgin
Catalog Number: VEP 305
MP3 version ZIP size: 2418 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 607


1Life Without Buildings
Arranged By – JapanDrums, Percussion [Acoustic And Synthetic Percussion] – S. JansenEngineer [Engineered By] – Andy LydenFretless Bass, Finger Cymbals – M. KarnMixed By – John PunterProducer [Produced By] – Japan, John PunterSynthesizer [Synthesizers], Tape [Tapes] – R. BarbieriVocals, Brass [Synthetic Brass] – D. SylvianWritten-By – D. Sylvain
2The Width Of A Room
Producer [Produced By] – D. SylvianWritten-By – R. Dean
3The Experience Of Swimming
Producer [Produced By] – Japan, John PunterWritten-By – R. Barbieri
4The Art Of Parties
Arranged By – JapanArranged By [Brass Arranged By] – D. Sylvian, M. KarnBacking Vocals – Jay Yates, Pearly Gates, Ruby JamesBrass [Brass Section] – Cliff Hardy, Martin Drover, Mel CollinsDrums, Percussion – S. JansenEngineer [Engineered By] – Andy LydenFretless Bass – M. KarnMixed By – John PunterProducer [Produced By] – Japan, John PunterSynthesizer [Synthesizers] – R. BarbieriVocals, Guitar [Guitars], Piano [Treated Piano] – D. SylvianWritten-By – D. Sylvian


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
VS 409-12Japan The Art Of Parties ‎(12", Single)VirginVS 409-12UK1981
VS 409Japan The Art Of Parties ‎(7", Single, Fol)VirginVS 409UK1981
VS 409Japan The Art Of Parties ‎(7", Single, Promo)VirginVS 409Australia1981
103285Japan The Art Of Parties ‎(7", Single)Virgin103285France1981
VEP 305Japan The Art Of Parties ‎(12", Single)VirginVEP 305Canada1981


  • Artwork [Cover Concept And Design]D. Sylvian
  • Lacquer Cut ByAL
  • Photography By [All Photography By]S. Jansen


1983 re-press when Virgin Records Canada opened. Initially, this release used the green/red Virgin labels and later there was another repress, The Art Of Parties using Virgin Records Canada red-striped labels - both designs used in 1983.

Recorded at Basing Street Studios London. Mixed at Air Studios London.

A1, B1: ℗ 1981 Virgin Records Ltd.
A2, B2: ℗ 1980 Virgin Records Ltd.
© 1981 Virgin Records Ltd
Made in Canada. Manufactured by / Fabriqué par: Virgin Records Canada Inc., 30 Park Road, Toronto, Ont., M4W 2N4


  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, runout, etched): VEP - 305 - A SnB-al Q
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, runout, etched): VEP · 305 - B SnB-al Q


  • Manufactured By – Virgin Records Canada Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Recorded At – Basing Street Studios
  • Mixed At – Air Studios
  • Lacquer Cut At – Disques SNB Ltée.


The Art of Parties is a song by the British band Japan. It was released as a single in April 1981 and reached number 48 on the UK Singles Chart. A re-recorded version was subsequently included as the opening track on the band's album Tin Drum released later in 1981. A live version of the song is included on Japan's 1983 album Oil on Canvas and on the DVD release The Very Best of Japan. On The Art of Parties: David Sylvian - lead vocals, guitars, treated piano, brass arrangements. Watch the video for The Art Of Parties from Japan's Tin Drum for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Once I was young Once I was smart Now I'm living on the edge of my nerves The things we said weren't quite so tough When we were young Well I'm View full lyrics. Similar Tracks. Art Of Parties by Japan Year: 1981 From the album Tin Drum track 1. Average Rating: 79100 from 19 votes. Art Of Parties appears on the following albums by Japan: Tin Drum track 1 this album 1981. Japan The Art of Parties cw Life Without Buildings 12 Vinyl Good Condition. Condition: Used. Time left: 15h 42m 50s Ships to: Worldwide. JAPAN GhostsThe Art Of Parties - VGVG Cond Virgin 7 1982 Condition: Used. Time left: 1d 9h 22s Ships to: Worldwide. Japan - The Art Of Parties - 7 Single - VS409 - 1981 - Sylvian Condition: Used. Time left: 2d 4h 49m 31s Ships to: Worldwide. Features Song Lyrics for Japan's The Art of Parties album. The Art of Parties Lyrics. Ghosts single version Lyrics. Japan Lyrics provided by . Do you like this album Leave a review. In the Know. You'll receive email and Feed alerts when new items arrive. Turn off email alerts. Save this search. Shipping to Ukraine. JAPAN David Sylvian Japan 1981 WL PROMO VIPX-1580 Ex 745 THE ART OF PARTIES. Buy It Now. C shipping. From Japan. Disney Japan Pin History of Art The Beach Party 1931 Clarabelle Cow Free ship. The Art of Parties. This song is by Japan and appearsThe Art of Parties. This song is by Japan and appears Once I was youngOnce I was smartNow I'm living on the edge of my nervesThe things we said weren't quite so toughWhen we were young. Well I'm burningI'm burning buildingsI'm building. this time. For the art of partiesUnder heavy weatherThe art of partiesI'm burning. I'm livingI'm living my lifeI'm livingThis time. The Art of Japan is a by-appointment gallery specializing in fine Japanese prints and paintings. We do. PO Box 432 98039 Medina, Washington. Contact The Art of Japan on Messenger. Art gallery. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. Page created 20 August 2011. The art of parties. Virgin VS409. All tomorrow's parties. Hansa 18. Can HAIMtheband score their second UK Number 1 album this week Third album Women in Music Pt. III is out now Ful