Ride The Lightning

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???? - 838 140-2
????
ARGENTINA
POLYGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-2
PolyGram on cover, hologram sticker.
1989 - 838 140-2
1989
AUSTRALIA
VERTIGO / MERCURY » CAT. 838 140-2
Folded booklet, wo/ifpiMED code, mispelled.
1994 - CD 60396
1994
CANADA
ELEKTRA » CAT. CD 60396
Remastered re-issue, with silver sticker on cover.
1989 - 838 140-2
1989
FRANCE
PHONOGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-2
Clear centered CD. Made In France BY PMDC.
1989 - 838 140-2
1989
ISRAEL
VERTIGO / HELICON RECORDS » CAT. 838 140-2
Neutral CD with Helicon logo.
1991 - 25DP 5340
1991
JAPAN
CBS / SONY RECORDS » CAT. 25DP 5340
First pressing. Lyrics insert, OBI, 4 page booklet and POSTER.
1992 - 25DP 5340
1992
JAPAN
CBS / SONY RECORDS » CAT. 25DP 5340
First pressing. Lyrics insert, OBI, 4 page booklet and POSTER. White sticker.
2007 - UICR-9017
2007LIMITED
JAPAN
UNIVERSAL » CAT. UICR-9017
SUPER NICE PRICE edition, w/purple OBI strip, jewel case
2008 - UICY-91070
2008LIMITED
JAPAN
UNIVERSAL » CAT. UICY-91070
SHM-CD Edition, OBI and round golden sticker.
2009 - UICY-60111
2009LIMITED
JAPAN
VERTIGO / UNIVERSAL » CAT. UICY-60111
MY GENERATION MY MUSIC Edition, w/white OBI and round sticker in yellow/blue.
2007 - DP0076
2007LIMITED
KOREA
SUNG EUM » CAT. DP0076
SEOUL 2006 ANNIVERSARY edition, w/golden OBI.
???? - 838 140-2 (24)
????
MEXICO
VERTIGO / UNIVERSAL » CAT. 838 140-2 (24)
Reissue. With ifpi hologram sticker on front cover.
???? - 838 140-2
????
UK
PHONOGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-2
Neutral CD
???? - CD MFN 27
????
UK
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. CD MFN 27
RED TITLE lettering, no barcode or address on sleeve, Carnaby St. address on disc.
2001 - 838 140-9
2001
UKRAINE
UKRAINIAN RECORDS » CAT. 838 140-9 » CAT2. K 368512 ÁC
Reissue, 2 page booklet, Ukrane shape on front cover, hologram sticker on back. CD center is CLEAR.
2007 - 838 140-9
2007
UKRAINE
UKRAINIAN RECORDS » CAT. 838 140-9
Reissue, 2 page booklet, Ukraine shape on front cover, hologram sticker on back.
2008 - 838 140-9
2008
UKRAINE
UKRAINIAN RECORDS » CAT. 838 140-9
Reissue, 2 page booklet, Ukrane shape on front cover, hologram sticker on back. CD center is SILVER.
1989 - 838 140-2
1989
UNKNOW
PHONOGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-2
Neutral CD, no country of origin listed.
1984 - E2-60396
1984
USA
ELEKTRA » CAT. E2-60396
Elektra logo on CD, no ifpi codes.
1993 - 9 60396-2
1993
USA
ELEKTRA » CAT. 9 60396-2
Lyrics booklet, and Oregon address, barcode.
1994 - 9 60396-2
1994
USA
ELEKTRA » CAT. 9 60396-2
Re-issue, with SAN RAFAEL address in booklet. (RE-2) matrix.
1994 - 9 60396-2
1994
USA
ELEKTRA » CAT. 9 60396-2
Re-issue, with KNOXVILLE address in booklet. (RE-1) matrix.
1999 - GZS-1136
1999
USA
DCC » CAT. GZS-1136
24 karat gold cd, dye-cut slipcase cover.

CD Mini LP

2016 - 00602547885227
2016
EUROPE
BLACKENED RECORDS / UNIVERSAL » CAT. 00602547885227
Remastered edition Cd miniLP, in gatefold cover, lyrics booklet.
2003 - SICP 476
2003
JAPAN
SONY MUSIC » CAT. SICP 476
MiniLP Edition, gatefold cover, lyrics insert, textile inner sleeve, missprinted OBI strip.
2006 - UICR-1053
2006
JAPAN
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. UICR-1053
Gatefold cover, mosaic OBI strip, lyrics insert and PVC inner sleeve for the cd. No Mould SID Code.
2010 - UICY-94663
2010LIMITED
JAPAN
VERTIGO / UNIVERSAL » CAT. UICY-94663
w/ The Big 4 black sticker on cover and silvered OBI.
2006 - UICR-1053
2006COUNTERFEIT
JAPAN
VERTIGO / UNIVERSAL » CAT. UICR-1053
Gatefold cover, mosaic OBI strip, lyrics insert, PVC inner sleeve for the cd. No Mould SID Code.

12" Double LP

2008 - 0600753085240
2008Black vinyl
EUROPE
UNIVERSAL » CAT. 0600753085240
Double vinyl, with bellyband.Re-issue 2008.
2008 - 600753085240
2008Black vinyl
EUROPE
UNIVERSAL » CAT. 600753085240
Reissue in 2LP of 180gr at 45rpm, half speed remastered, w/OBI (no sticker like US version). Gatefold cover.
1984 - MFN 27 DM
1984LIMITEDBlack vinyl
FRANCE
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27 DM
Limited Edition double LP. Gatefold cover, white inner sleeve, round sticker and merchandise insert.
2004 - R1 76156B
2004LIMITEDBlack vinyl
USA
RHINO VINYL » CAT. R1 76156B
Double LP re-issued in 180 gr vinyl, gatefold cover. Belongs to the "LIMITED EDITION VINYL BOX SET".
2008 - 424636-1
2008Black vinyl
USA
WARNER MUSIC » CAT. 424636-1
Reissue in 45rpm, half speed remastered by Mobile Fidelity, w/sticker and belly strip.
2008 - 424636-1
2008LIMITEDClear Blue vinyl
USA
WARNER MUSIC » CAT. 424636-1 » CAT2. MET-45
Limited to 1000 copies w/ blue vinyls, Reissue in 45rpm, half speed remastered by Mobile Fidelity, w/sticker and OBI.

12" Picture Disc

1986 - MFN 27P
1986LIMITEDPicture Disc vinyl
UK
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27P
Picture Disc first pressing, wo/ barcode on back side.
1986 - MFN 27P
1986LIMITEDPicture Disc vinyl
UK
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27P
Picture Discsecond pressing, w/ barcode on back side.
1986 - MFN 27 P
1986RARE
UK
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27 P
1ST EDITION, MISPRESS. With part of back picture missing, wo/ barcode on back side.

TestPress 12"

1984 - MFN 27
1984RAREBlack vinyl
FRANCE
MAYKING RECORDS » CAT. MFN 27
Plain white cover, "echantillon" label, dated June 27th 1984.

12" vinyl

1984 - 838 140-1
1984PROMO
ARGENTINA
VERTIGO / POLYGRAM » CAT. 838 140-1
Promotional vinyl, with spanish titles (and also english on labels), with 2 promo stamps on back cover.
1990 - 838 140-1
1990PROMORARE
ARGENTINA
VERTIGO / POLYGRAM » CAT. 838 140-1 » CAT2. 29225
“UFO” Vertigo promo labels, Plastic inner sleeve, with 2 Silver Promo Stamps On Back Cover, ad spanish song titles on label.
1986 - 60396-1
1986
AUSTRALIA
WEA / MEGAFORCE RECORDS / ELEKTRA » CAT. 60396-1
WEA “Rainbow logo” Labels, Lyrics Sleeve
1987 - 304.7060
1987Black vinyl
BRAZIL
RGE » CAT. 304.7060
Single size & dull cover, "Sun rise" MISSPRINTED labels w/ lyrics insert
1990 - 838 140-1
1990Black vinyl
BRAZIL
POLYGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-1
“UFO” Vertigo, Plastic Sleeve
1984 - 96 03961
1984
CANADA
ELEKTRA » CAT. 96 03961
Black-Red Elektra, French Text On Top Labels, Plastic Sleeve.
1984 - BRC 1909
1984Black vinyl
CANADA
BANZAI RECORDS » CAT. BRC 1909
Red/White Banzai labels, Lyrics Sleeve
1984 - BRC 1909
1984Black vinyl
CANADA
POLYGRAM / BANZAI RECORDS » CAT. BRC 1909
Red/Black Banzai labels, Lyrics Sleeve.
1990 - 838 140-1
1990Black vinyl
COLOMBIA
VERTIGO / PHILIPS » CAT. 838 140-1
Blue Vertigo labels, B/W back cover.
1990 - 31022
1990
ECUADOR
VERTIGO » CAT. 31022 » CAT2. 422838-1401
UFO Vertigo labels, plastic sleeve, manufactured by FEDISCOS. No track times listed.
1984 - MFN 27
1984Black vinyl
FINLAND
MUSIC FOR NATIONS / UNITOR OY » CAT. MFN 27
White “Unitor” Labels, Lyrics sleeve, “Ride WITH The Lightning” Misspelled On Label Side 2
1984 - 2337
1984Black vinyl
FRANCE
NEW ELECTRIC WAY / MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. 2337
White label w/country, no lyrics (white inner sleeve).
1984 - 2337
1984
FRANCE
MUSIC FOR NATIONS / NEW ELECTRIC WAY » CAT. 2337 » CAT2. 193371
White label w/country, no lyrics (white inner sleeve), and DIFFERENT CATNR on labels
1984 - MFN 27
1984RAREBlack vinyl
FRANCE
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27
"FR/wo/country" label, blue flag on back cover. Merchandise Insert and MAGAZINE
1984 - MFN 27
1984Black vinyl
FRANCE
MUSIC FOR NATIONS » CAT. MFN 27
"FR/wo/country" label, blue flag on back cover.
1984 - SB 18026
1984Black vinyl
FRANCE
BERNETT » CAT. SB 18026
1st issue, w/ missprinted green cover, w/ lyrics inner sleeve and wo/ "Printed in France" on back.
1984 - SB 18026
1984Black vinyl
FRANCE
BERNETT » CAT. SB 18026
1st issue, w/issprinted green cover, w/ lyrics inner sleeve and "Printed in France" on back.
1992 - 838 140-1
1992
GREECE
VERTIGO / POLYGRAM » CAT. 838 140-1
Spaceship Vertigo labels, Plastic Sleeve, Lyrics Insert Sheet
1984 - K25P 501
1984Black vinyl
JAPAN
NEXUS RECORDS » CAT. K25P 501
w/ OBI strip and lyrics insert, in translucent brown vinyl. CatNr on the RIGHT of label
1984 - K25P 501
1984
JAPAN
NEXUS RECORDS » CAT. K25P 501
w/ OBI strip and lyrics insert, in translucent brown vinyl. CatNr on the LEFT of label
1990 - SEL-RP 2026
1990Black vinyl
KOREA
SUNG EUM » CAT. SEL-RP 2026 » CAT2. 838 140-1
Blue labels, lyrics insert, plastic inner sheet. White spine.
1990 - LPR 23068
1990
MEXICO
VERTIGO / POLYGRAM » CAT. LPR 23068 » CAT2. 838 140 1
Spaceship labels vinyl in plastic plain inner sleeves. No barcode.
1984 - RR9848
1984Black vinyl
NETHERLANDS
ROADRUNNER » CAT. RR9848
Roadrunner beige labels, lyrics inner sleeve. No barcode.
1989 - 838 140-1
1989Black vinyl
SPAIN
PHONOGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-1
Reissue w/ spaceship labels, lyrics inner sleeve, "Av. America" address on back cover and Year 1989.
1991 - 838 140-1
1991Black vinyl
SPAIN
PHONOGRAM / VERTIGO » CAT. 838 140-1
Spaceship labels, dull inner sleeve with lyrics, POLYGRAM IBERICA SA (Suero de Quiñones) address on back cover.
1984 - 9 60396-1
1984PROMOBlack vinyl
USA
ELEKTRA / ASYLUM » CAT. 9 60396-1
White label promo, UN-NUMBERED gold stamp on back cover, "AR" version, lyrics inners sleeve.
1984 - 9 60396-1
1984PROMOBlack vinyl
USA
ELEKTRA / ASYLUM » CAT. 9 60396-1
White label promo, NUMBERED gold stamp on back cover, "SP" version, lyrics inners sleeve.
1984 - MRI 769
1984Black vinyl
USA
MEGAFORCE RECORDS » CAT. MRI 769
Silver label (address), merchandise leaflet, jacket & inner "made in Canada".
1984 - MRI 769
1984PROMORARE
USA
MEGAFORCE RECORDS » CAT. MRI 769
1ST EDITION, Silver label (address), merchandise leaflet, jacket & inner "made in Canada". Golden PRMO STAMP on back cover.
2008 - 424572-1
2008Black vinyl
USA
WARNER MUSIC » CAT. 424572-1
Reissue in 33rpm, half speed remastered by Mobile Fidelity, w/sticker.
1991 - 20077-L
1991
VENEZUELA
VERTIGO / SONOGRAFICA RECORDS / POLYGRAM » CAT. 20077-L
“UFO” Vertigo Labels, Plastic Sleeve, 1st Pressing with BLACK letters on labels.
1993 - S.R.-210219
1993
VENEZUELA
VERTIGO / RODVEN DISCOS / POLYGRAM » CAT. S.R.-210219
White/Pink/Red Sono-Rodven Labels, Plastic sleeve, Comes With Different Back Cover
???? - HM9/9 60396-1
????COUNTERFEITBlack vinyl
KOREA
NO LABEL » CAT. HM9/9 60396-1
White “Elektra” Repro Labels, Plastic Sleeve, White Inner Sleeve Repro On Back Cover
1994 - 838 140-1
1994COUNTERFEIT
RUSSIA
POLYGRAM / PHONOGRAM » CAT. 838 140-1
Black Phonogram Labels. Plain white sleeves. This LP is usually catalogued as russian but has no country of origin listed.
1994 - П94 RAT 30742
1994COUNTERFEIT
RUSSIA
NO LABEL » CAT. П94 RAT 30742
Red labels, cover is slightly out of focus and fuzzy, white back cover also says "Ride The LIGHTING" has tracklist in english & russian. No inner sleeve.