Virgin VS 817-12 DJ
VS 817-12 A1-2U-1-1 MASTERDISK//VS 817-12 B1-U-1-1
12" with promo black and white paper labels in die-cut black sleeve.
Virgin planned to release a 7" promo (as seen on the master box labels and by the promotional tape below) but switched
at the last minute to a 12" promo. No master or production tape was prepared. It's the same as the commerical pressing
(Virgin VS 817-12) but simply has different custom labels and is packaged in a die-cut plain black sleeve.
Enough copies were pressed for it to still be relatively common today.
Some of the promos were signed and dated next to the matrix number: "Mark Richards 26/09/85".
Press releases from Rush Release Limited were
included with some copies.
A handful mispressed with the B-side labels on both sides; a curio, but of interest to collectors.