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Nas - Illmatic (LP, Album) (VG / VG+)

Columbia,Columbia 475959 1, COL 475959 1

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Media Condition: Very Good (VG)
Sleeve Condition: Very Good Plus (VG+)

Vinyl superb glossy condition, some light wispy hairlines/very superficial, closer to VG+ sleeve is very strong EX. Comes with printed inner


Release Notes

Tracklisting:

. 40 Side North
A1. The Genesis 1:45
A2. N.Y. State Of Mind 4:53
A3. Life's A Bitch 3:29
A4. The World Is Yours 4:50
A5. Halftime 4:20
. 41st Side South
B1. Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park) 4:07
B2. One Love 5:24
B3. One Time 4 Your Mind 3:18
B4. Represent 4:13
B5. It Ain't Hard To Tell 3:22

Country: Europe

Released: 1994

Notes:

On inner sleeve (with publisher variations on labels noted below):
"N.Y. State Of Mind" produced for Works Of Mart Productions. Recorded and mixed at D&D Recording, NYC. Contains sample from "Mind Rain" as performed and written by J. Chambers. Gifted Pearl/Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music (ASCAP)

"Life's A Bitch" recorded and mixed at Unique Studios and Chung King Studios, NYC. Contains sample from "Yearning For Your Love" as performed by The Gap Band and written by R. Wilson and O. Scott used courtesy Polygram Special Products, Inc. Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Minder Music (USA) (ASCAP)/Taking Care Of Business Music/Total Experience Music Publishing Co. (BMI)

"The World is Yours" produced for Mecca And The Soul Brother Productions, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Battery Studios, NYC. "It's Your's" performed by T La Rock, courtesy of Warlock Records. Published by Hit'n'Hold Music (ASCAP) Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Pete Rock Publishing (ASCAP)

"Halftime" produced for Paul Sea Productions, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC. Contains samples from "Dead End", "Soul Travelin'" and "School Boy Crush". Large Professor Music Ltd./EMI April Music Inc./Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Minder Music (USA) (ASCAP)

"Memory Lane (Sittin' In Da Park)" produced for Works Of Mart Productions. Recorded and mixed at D&D Recording, NYC. Contains sample from "We're In Love" as performed by Reuben Wilson and written by R. Wilson and P. Barsella. EMI Unart Catalog Inc./Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/Gifted Pearl (ASCAP)

"One Love" produced for A Tribe Called Quest, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Battery Studios, NYC. Contains sample from "Smilin' Billy Suite Pt. II" as performed by The Heath Brothers and written by J. Heath. Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music (ASCAP)/MJQ Music, Inc. (BMI).
Side B label has, additionally: Zomba Enterprises Inc./ Jazz Merchant Music (admin. by Zomba Enterprises Inc.)

"One Time 4 Your Mind" produced for Paul Sea Productions, Inc. Recorded and mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC. Contains sample from "Walter L" as written by G. Burton. 
Large Professor Music Ltd./EMI April Music Inc./Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music (ASCAP).
Side B label: The Large Professor Music Ltd/EMI April Music/Ill Will Music/Skematics Music.

"Represent" produced for Works Of Mart Productions. Recorded and mixed at D&D Recording, NYC. Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music/DJ Premier Publishing/Gifted Pearl (ASCAP).
Side B label: DJ Premier Publ.

"It Ain't Hard To Tell" produced for Paul Sea Productions, Inc. Initial Tracking at PowerPlay Studios, Long Island City, NY. Recorded and mixed at Chung King Studios, NYC. Contains samples from "Human Nature" as performed by Michael Jackson and written by J. Bettis and J. Pocaro; and "N.T." as performed by Kool & The Gang and written by G. Redd, Sr., G. Redd, Jr., R. Handy, C. Horne, R. Bell, R. Bell, R. Mickens, D. Thomas, G. Brown and C. Smith. Large Professor Music Ltd./EMI April Music Inc./Ill Will Music, Inc./Skematics Music (ASCAP)
Side B label: EMI April Music

On labels:
Executive producers: Faith N. and M. C. Serch for Serchlite Productions, Inc.
Made in Holland
℗ 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.

On rear cover:
© 1994 Sony Music Entertainment Inc. / Distribution Sony Music

Cat#:
475959 1 on spine & labels.
COL 475959 1 on rear cover above barcode.

This version is different from [r=11821333 & [r=219517:
- inner sleeve has a recess at the opening above NAS' head,
- all tracks on label side 2 are printed below the spindle hole,
- rim text on label correctly shows a dot after the "INC".

Barcode and Other Identifiers:

Barcode 5 099747 595912
Label Code LC 0162
Matrix / Runout 01 475959 20 1A1 A
Matrix / Runout 01 475959 20 1B1 A
Matrix / Runout 01 475959 20 3A1 A
Matrix / Runout 01 475959 20 2B1 A
Other 01-475959-20
Price Code 58
Rights Society SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
Rights Society BIEM
Rights Society ASCAP
Rights Society BMI

Record Company Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Produced For Works Of Mart Productions
Produced For Mecca And The Soul Brother Productions, Inc.
Produced For Paul Sea Productions, Inc.
Produced For A Tribe Called Quest, Inc.
Produced For Serchlite Productions, Inc.
Recorded At D&D Studios
Recorded At Unique Recording
Recorded At Chung King Studios
Recorded At Battery Studios, New York
Recorded At Power Play Studios
Mixed At D&D Studios
Mixed At Unique Recording
Mixed At Chung King Studios
Mixed At Battery Studios, New York
Phonographic Copyright (p) Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Copyright (c) Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Published By Gifted Pearl Music
Published By Ill Will Music, Inc.
Published By Skematics Music
Published By Minder Music (USA)
Published By Taking Care Of Business Music
Published By Total Experience Music Publishing Co.
Published By Hit'n'Hold Music
Published By Pete Rock Publishing
Published By Large Professor Music Ltd.
Published By EMI April Music Inc.
Published By EMI Unart Catalog Inc.
Published By MJQ Music, Inc.
Published By Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Published By Jazz Merchant Music
Published By DJ Premier Publishing
Distributed By Sony Music
Pressed By Sony/CBS, Haarlem

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