Never Let Me Down: France; EMI America, 2407464; 1987.
White cover with full album photo; white spine and rear panel, except lyric panel which are black with white cut and paste style lyrics. Inner panels fold out to reveal album art, personnel and production etc. The rear of the cover has the lyrics printed on it. Printed on thin glossy paper. Track list on rear panels. Inner rear panel shows ‘Marketed etc by EMI and printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux, En France: distribution exclusive EMI Pathé Marconi S.A.’. The catalogue number is taken from the cassette; the rear panel has the same catalogue information as the EU issue as the two covers are the almost same.
Black ink printed directly onto yellow shell. ‘Dupliqué en France’ with SACEM rights logos; track list and ‘XDR Quality System’ logo printed onto shell.
XDR was a process developed by Capitol Records to provide higher quality audio and is the American branding of their original Canadian SDR (Super Dynamic Range) released a year earlier. SDR Let’s Dance tape is available under the Canadian Let’s Dance page.
The track sequence is the same as the original LP.
Side 1: Day-In Day-Out; Time Will Crawl; Beat Of Your Drum; Never Let Me Down; Zeroes.
Side 2: Glass Spider; Shining Star (Makin’ My Love); New York’s In Love; ’87 And Cry; Too Dizzy; Bang Bang.