Tears For Fears – Mad World
Mercury – idea 3, Mercury – IDEA 3, Mercury – 6059568
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Matt Paper Picture Sleeve
A Mad World
Producer – Chris Hughes, Ross Cullum
B Ideas As Opiates 3:54
Published By – M & M Music
Published By – Dick James Music Ltd.
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phonogram Ltd. (London)
Marketed By – Phonogram
Record Company – Phonogram
Pressed By – PRS Ltd.
Lacquer Cut At – Trident Studios
Lacquer Cut At – Utopia Studios
Lacquer Cut By – Rays*
Written-By – R. Orzabal*
This issue has a matt paper picture sleeve and silver injection moulded labels, the reverse of the picture sleeve has a thick black stripe.
This version is similar to/a combination of two other releases:
Tears For Fears - Mad World: Same label layout but different runout markings
Tears For Fears - Mad World: Same runout markings (apart from the "=" symbol) but different label layout
Original sound recording made by Phonogram Ltd.(London)
℗ 1982 Phonogram Ltd.(London)
Marketed by Phonogram
Durations do not appear on release.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, stamped): =IDEA 3 A 10 420 V 1 1 1
Matrix / Runout (Runout, B-side, stamped - Variant 1): IDEA 3 B // 2 ∇ 420 V 1 4 3
Matrix / Runout (Runout, A-side, etched): RAYS
Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped / etched, variant 2): IDEA x⃫x⃫ 3 A9 420 V 1 V RAYS
Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped, variant 2): IDEA 3 B//1▽420 V 1 1 1 U