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MUTE
OZ Labels and Company Sleeves 1981-1990

Labels

RCA distribution
RCA distribution
EMI distribution
RCA distribution
POW 0053 - 1981
to
POW 0112 - 1982
POW 0096 - 1982
Cat.no. left side
MUTE 1437 - 1982
to
MUTE 1607 - 1984
MUTE 3000 - 1986
to
MUTE 3019 - 1987
UK Mute Records was founded by Daniel Miller in 1978.  It didn't really get into its stride until the 1980s, when Depeche Mode, Erasure and Yazoo took it into the higher reaches of the Charts on numerous occasions. .
RCA distribution
RCA distribution
BMG distribution
BMG distribution
POS 3011 - 1986
Possum numbering
Also issued on the 
Possum label
MUTE 3017 - 1987
No Possum reference
104775 - 1987
to
104809 - 1987
BONG 18 - 1990
Liberation
Festival distribution
K 10181 - 1990
to
K 10323 - 1990
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Sleeves
Range
Front
Back
Details
No 1
POW 0053 - 1981
to
POW 0112 - 1982
RCA distribution
 Cut straight  Inside glued
No 2
MUTE 1437 - 1982
to
MUTE 1607 - 1984
EMI distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 3
MUTE 3000 - 1986
to
MUTE 3019 - 1987
RCA distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 4
104775 - 1987
to
1990
BMG distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
No 5
K 10181 - 1990
to
K 10323 - 1990
Festival distribution
   Cut straight  Inside glued  
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Contact for corrections : erlmehl@online.no
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Thanks to Graham Wells, Australia for scans in this section
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Thanks to Jim Barnes - Top 40 Research - Australia  for scans in this section
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