Turning Japanese

~ Recording by The Vapors

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.8 Turning Japanese ?:?? London 1980: New Wave Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 31C 064 422877
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:44 New Clear Days The Vapors United Artists UAG 30300
1.1 Turning Japanese 3:44 New Clear Days The Vapors United Artists LT-1049
1.13 Turning Japanese 3:46 Top Ten Hits of the 80’s Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7017282
1.13 Turning Japanese 3:46 Top Ten Hits of the 80's Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Music for Pleasure CDB 7 94637 2, CD-MFP 5893
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Sound of the Suburbs Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) MOOD CD18
1.3 Turning Japanese 3:44 Rock of the 80's, Volume 2 Various Artists
1.3 Turning Japanese 3:45 Rock of the 80’s, Volume 3 Various Artists Priority Records P2 53704
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:43 Living in Oblivion: The 80's Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) E2 81417
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:43 Living in Oblivion: The 80’s Greatest Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists BMG Direct Marketing, Inc., EMI Records USA (formerly EMI USA, renamed since early 1990s) D108704, E2 81417
1.13 Turning Japanese 3:43 10 Hits Stars - 4 Various Artists Stardust (subsidiary of Wisepack Ltd.) STACD 074
2.2 Turning Japanese 3:46 Young at Heart Various Artists Sounds Direct SDC697/03
1.11 Turning Japanese 3:44 Richard Blade's Flashback Favorites, Volume 4 Various Artists Oglio Records S21-17513
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:45 Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the '80s, Volume 2 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 71695
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:45 Just Can't Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the '80s, Volume 2 Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R4 71695
1.3 Turning Japanese 3:44 Party On! Dance Hits of the 80s Various Artists
1.8 Turning Japanese 3:43 Punk & Wave, Volume 1 Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) 476769 2
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:48 The 80's Collection, Volume Three Various Artists
3.9 Turning Japanese 3:44 Wave: The Biggest New Wave Hits Various Artists Disky HR 868442
1.1 Turning Japanese 3:44 Anthology The Vapors One Way Records (US label specialized in reissues of classic rock-albums)
1.4 Turning Japanese 3:46 Don't Care: New Wave Hits Various Artists
2.15 Turning Japanese 3:45 Punk: The Worst of Total Anarchy Various Artists Disky HR 868302, PUA 860562, PUA 860572, PUA 860582
1.15 Turning Japanese 3:45 Punk: The Worst of Total Anarchy Various Artists Disky PU 860572
1.8 Turning Japanese 3:45 Rock of the 80s, Volume 3 Various Artists CEMA Special Markets (a division of Capitol‐EMI Music, Inc.) S21-57434
1.12 Turning Japanese 3:44 Teenage Kicks: 46 Classic Punk & New Wave Tracks Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 525 338-2
1.6 Turning Japanese 3:43 Best Sellers of the 80's, Volume 4 Various Artists Disky
2.4 Turning Japanese 3:44 The Best Punk Album in the World… Ever! 2 Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) 7243 8 41537 2 4
1.17 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Number One Punk Album Various Artists PolyGram TV (a division of PolyGram Record Operations Ltd.) 535 658-2
1.1 Turning Japanese 3:46 Turning Japanese: The Best of the Vapors The Vapors EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 8 53898 2 5
1.6 Turning Japanese 3:44 Totally Punk Various Artists
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Various Artists Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group) HR-62098-2
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Sound of the Suburbs Various Artists 488825 2
1.17 Turning Japanese 3:44 A Time to Remember: 1980 Various Artists
1.6 Turning Japanese 3:44 Atomic: Sounds of the Suburbs Various Artists Spectrum Music (budget label)
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Various Artists
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:47 Eighties Complete Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 8567612
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:47 Essential Eighties Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 859184
3.12 Turning Japanese 3:47 Hits From the 80s Various Artists Music for Pleasure CDTR BOX 316
3.9 Turning Japanese 3:45 New Wave Classics: The Biggest New Wave Hits Various Artists Disky HB 882212
2.14 Turning Japanese 3:42 Once in a Lifetime Various Artists Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations) TCD2889
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion: Original Soundtrack Various Artists Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group) 1620982
1.6 Turning Japanese 3:46 Sounds of the Eighties: 1980-1983 Various Artists EMI-Capitol Special Markets, Time-Life Music 7243 8 19499 2 4, R988-22
1.1 Turning Japanese 3:46 Vaporized The Vapors Collectables (US reissue label) COL-5888
1.1 Turning Japanese 3:45 Sexy '80s Various Artists
1.20 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Best Punk Anthems… Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD 198
1.4 Turning Japanese 3:46 Classic Rock: 1980–1985 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL 559/14
2.2 Turning Japanese 3:45 Entertainment Weekly: 80's Wave Various Artists EMI‐Capitol Music Special Markets 72438-19877-2-8
1.4 Turning Japanese 3:45 New Wave 80s 3 Various Artists Platinum Disc 72438-19886-2-6
1.4 Turning Japanese 3:45 New Wave 80s: Volume 3 Various Artists Platinum Disc
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:44 Sound of the Suburbs Various Artists Crimson Productions CRIMIDCD52
2.10 Turning Japanese 3:46 Video Hits 1000th Show Celebration Various Artists
1.14 Turning Japanese 3:46 Best of the 80's Various Artists
9.14 Turning Japanese 3:46 Best Singles of All Time Various Artists Startel Entertainment SAN0028
1.8 Turning Japanese 3:46 Modern Rock: 1980-1981 Various Artists Time-Life Music R828-02
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:44 Radio Days '80s New Wave Various Artists EMI Music Special Markets 72434-98483-2-0
2.10 Turning Japanese 3:46 Say Cheese! Ultimate One Hit Wonders Various Artists Shock Records (Australian independent) SMECD012
1.14 Turning Japanese 3:45 Best of the Eighties Various Artists EMI Gold 5284352
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:42 Charlie’s Angels Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) CK 61064
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:42 Charlie’s Angels: Music From the Motion Picture Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony Music Soundtrax, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. CK 61064, D138187
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:42 Charlie's Angels: Music From the Motion Picture Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP), Sony Music Soundtrax 498478 2
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:42 Charlie’s Angels Various Artists Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP) COL 498472 2
1.11 Turning Japanese 3:45 Hyperactive Various Artists EMI Plus 724357619127
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:44 New Clear Days The Vapors Captain Mod (A sub-label of Captain Oi!) MODSKA CD 11
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:44 Awesome 80s, Volume 1 Various Artists Platinum Disc 2247
6.11 Turning Japanese 3:45 One-Hit Wonders Various Artists Disky DB 610292
1.7 Turning Japanese 3:47 Pop Revolution: 1980-1981 Various Artists Time-Life Music TL-703/04, TL703/04
2.4 Turning Japanese 3:45 The Greatest Eighties Collection Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 5 33863 2 0
1.8 Turning Japanese 3:44 Don't You Forget About Me Various Artists Medalist Entertainment 60043-2
1.19 Turning Japanese 3:44 Punk: The Jubilee Various Artists Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and its subsidiaries) VTCD 452
1.10 Turning Japanese 3:44 Like, Omigod! The ’80s Pop Culture Box (Totally) Various Artists Rhino (reissue label) R2 78239
1.10 Turning Japanese 3:47 Totally Number One Hits the 80's Various Artists
1.14 Turning Japanese 3:47 BCN's Greatest Hits Various Artists MobyWare 42-104
2.13 Turning Japanese 3:44 Greatest Hits of the 80's Various Artists
1.20 Turning Japanese 3:44 No Spitting: 60 Classic Punk Tracks Various Artists Disky CB 904113
1.10 Turning Japanese 3:44 Pop! Goes the ’80s Various Artists
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Best of Punk & New Wave Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 5 40936 2 3
2.1 Turning Japanese 3:45 80's New Wave Various Artists EMI Music Special Markets 72435-92011-2-2
1.12 Turning Japanese 3:45 Newbury Comics: The Early Years, Volume 1 Various Artists EMI Music Special Markets 72435-90689-2-3
1.8 Turning Japanese 3:45 Reunited, Volume 2 Various Artists Disky BX 905416
2.19 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Best One Hit Wonders... Ever! Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) CDBEST (SWFD) 39
2.6 Turning Japanese 3:43 The Very Best of 1980s Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 7243 592496 2 9
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:43 Vh1: I Love the 80s Various Artists
1.14 Turning Japanese 3:44 Greatest Hits of the 80s Various Artists EMI Gold 571 0962
2.19 Turning Japanese 3:44 The Best Pub Jukebox... Ever! Various Artists Virgin TV VTDCD652
2.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 Greatest Hits of Punk & New Wave Various Artists EMI Gold 8634762
1.13 Turning Japanese 3:47 The World's Best Ever Beer Songs 2005 Various Artists EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!) 7243 874521 2 1
2.6 Turning Japanese 3:46 I Love Music 1980-1984 Various Artists Disky BX 902975, BX 902976, BX 902977, CB 902953
2.6 Turning Japanese 3:46 I Love Music 1980-1984: It's Electric Various Artists Disky CB 901791
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:43 I Want My New Wave Various Artists Razor & Tie
1.12 Turning Japanese 3:45 Teenage Kicks Various Artists Sanctuary Records (UK 1996-present) TDSAN015
1.3 Turning Japanese 3:45 Complete Eighties Various Artists EMI Music Australia (not for release label use!) 3120702
2.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 The Britpack: 80s UK Innovators of Pop Various Artists Disky CB 902116
1.5 Turning Japanese 3:44 Tjenare Kungen Various Artists
1.16 Turning Japanese 3:43 New Wave '80s Various Artists Madacy Entertainment MEG2 51869
2.8 Turning Japanese 3:42 Power Pop Anthems Various Artists Virgin TV 734
2.5 Turning Japanese 3:45 The Britpack: 80s UK Innovators of Pop Various Artists Disky BX902639
1.9 Turning Japanese 3:43 Complete Punk! Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 374 3162
Promotion
1.2 Turning Japanese 3:44 Selections From "Like, Omigod! The '80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)" Various Artists Rhino (reissue label)
1.6 Turning Japanese 3:46 Awesome 80’s, Volume One Various Artists Daily Star (UK Newspaper & publisher of promotional CDs) TS004
Bootleg
1.20 Turning Japanese 3:43 Sixteen Candles Various Artists

Relationships

recording of: Turning Japanese

Turning Japanese

composer: David Fenton
lyricist: David Fenton
later parody versions: Learning Blasphemies
Turning Into Cheese