"Telephone: Dure Limite" commands attention with its Die-Cut Cover on the 12" Vinyl LP Album. The fourth studio album by the French rock band Téléphone, released in 1982 on Virgin Records, showcases the band's dynamic sound. With tracks resonating from the heart of French rock, "Dure Limite" not only stands as a musical gem but also exemplifies Téléphone's innovation within the industry. The die-cut cover adds a visually distinctive touch to this classic album.
French New Wave / Rock
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1982 Made in France
The album cover is a so called die-cut and has a large opening in the center of the album front cover, showing the band-photo on the custom inner sleeve
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Throughout his career, Bob Ezrin has been recognized for his exceptional contributions to the music industry. He has received numerous accolades, including several Juno Awards (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards) and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. His work continues to inspire and influence generations of musicians and producers, solidifying his status as one of the most respected figures in the music industry.
Brian Christian - Sound Engineer
Ringo Hrycyna- Sound Engineer
This album was recorded at: Manta Sound & Soundstage, Montreal
Jean-Luke Epstein (GRAPHYK) - Album cover design
Nicholas Preston - Photographer
Jean-Louis Aubert – guitar, vocals
Louis Bertignac – guitar, vocals
Richard Kolinka – drums
Corine Marienneau – bass, vocals
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Virgin 70248 , 1984 , Made in France
Telephone's 1984 album "Un Autre Monde," produced by Glyn Johns, epitomizes the fusion of French New Wave and Rock during the vibrant 1980s music scene. The collaboration with The Who's John Entwistle enriches the album's sonic landscape. A timeless masterpiece, it stands as a testament to Telephone's artistry, encapsulating the spirit of the era and leaving an indelible mark on the musical legacy of 1984.Show Details
EMI Pathe 2C 070-14737 , 1979 , Made in France
"Crache Ton Venin," Telephone's 1979 masterpiece, epitomizes the musical zeitgeist of the late '70s. This 12" Vinyl LP, produced by Martin Rushent, seamlessly blends rock, punk, and new wave influences. The album's tracks delve into societal critique and introspection, creating a sonic journey that transcends conventional boundaries. With Rushent's production finesse, "Crache Ton Venin" is an enduring testament to Telephone's artistic prowess and its lasting impact on French rock.Show Details
Virigin 201915 , 1982 , Made in France
"Telephone: Dure Limite" commands attention with its Die-Cut Cover on the 12" Vinyl LP Album. The fourth studio album by the French rock band Téléphone, released in 1982 on Virgin Records, showcases the band's dynamic sound. With tracks resonating from the heart of French rock, "Dure Limite" not only stands as a musical gem but also exemplifies Téléphone's innovation within the industry. The die-cut cover adds a visually distinctive touch to this classic album.Show Details