Madonna
Madonna
Warner Bros. 9 23867 (on spine)(Sire on back cover)
Sire 9 23867 (on disc)
made in Japan for US market
color scheme: red background with silver paint reticle and lettering
genre: pop/rock
LP originally released in 1983

MADE IN JAPAN, no manufacturer specified.
The matrix markings show that it was pressed by JVC.
Known atrix numbers: 9 23867 2 1E11
9 23867 2 M6E11
No disc variations that I am aware of.


front cover of the twelve-page booklet.
Page eleven states "Manufactured by JVC, Japan. Printed in Japan."


Rear tray insert, "Printed in Japan" with barcode.
"23867-2" is printed on the reverse.
Occasionally, this target CD can also be found with West German inserts.
See seperate entry for details.

Notes: This disc is much harder to find than the West German pressing.
Not impossible to find, but does present a challenge.

Jewel case info: (WG inserts) Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending 31" (rest of case has been replaced)

(Japan inserts) smooth frosted two-dimple case embossed "T2" on the back and on one tab.
Eight-prong disc tray embossed "Patents pending" and "T1"