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Fun In Space Front Sleeve
Front Sleeve
Fun In Space Back Vinyl Sleeve
Vinyl Back Sleeve
Fun In Space Disc
1996 Disc

Background Information

Based on vinyl speed comparisons, findings seem to indicate that of the two existing remasters of Fun In Space, the 1996 CD is the more faithful reproduction of the original vinyl. The 2013 remaster varies in speed from track to track and overall does not stay true to the 1981 release. Both remasters experience minor fluctuations to varying degrees within each track, the cause of which may be damage/stretching to the master tape. The speed fluctuations/drift in and of themselves are not serious drawbacks to the listening experience and are so slight as to be unnoticeable outside direct comparison with the original 1981 vinyl, the exception being the 2013 remaster of "My Country I & II", whose fluctuations are very pronounced. In terms of overall speed, the 1996 remaster is virtually identical to the original vinyl and would be my suggestion as the choice for listeners.

No Violins

No Violins (Album Version) 4:33
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 1

No Violins (The Lot Album Version) 4:33
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster.

Laugh Or Cry

Laugh Or Cry (Album Version) 3:06
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 2

Laugh Or Cry (The Lot Album Version) 3:07
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster.

Future Management

Future Management (Album Version) 3:03
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 3

Future Management (The Lot Album Version) 2:58
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. In addition to running at a slower speed, the end of the track fades out early.

Let's Get Crazy

Let's Get Crazy (Album Version) 3:41
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 4

Let's Get Crazy (The Lot Album Version) 3:42
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster.

My Country I & II

My Country I & II (Album Version) 6:49
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 5

My Country (Single Version) 3:52
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
UK My Country 7" vinyl, The Lot
A massive edit of My Country I & II. The single version actually gains from being condensed down to less than 4 minutes. This edit seems to capture all of the main parts to retain the feeling of the original track. Very nicely done.

My Country I & II (The Lot Remaster Error) 6:58
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. This version of My Country I & II, in particular, has some very glaring issues with tape slippage and speed issues.

Good Times Are Now

Good Times Are Now (Album Version) 3:28
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 6

Good Times Are Now (The Lot Album Version) 3:29
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. In addition to running at a slower speed, the first drum beat is cut off.

Magic Is Loose

Magic Is Loose (Album Version) 3:31
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 7

Magic Is Loose (The Lot Remaster Error) 3:24
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. In addition to running at a slower speed, Magic Is Loose fades out early on The Lot.

Interlude In Constantinople

Interlude In Constantinople (Album Version) 2:04
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 8

Interlude In Constantinople (The Lot Remaster Error) 2:04
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. In addition to running at a slightly slower speed than normal, the start of this song is cut off. Also, the door opening sound effect at the end of this track is cut off, as a result of a mastering error. It appears at the start of the next track, Airheads. The 1996 remaster of the album had break between tracks positioned as the door opened.

Airheads

Airheads (Album Version) 3:39
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 9

Airheads (The Lot Remaster Error) 3:41
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster. The door opening sound effect that should end the previously track, Interlude At Constantinople, instead appears at the start of this track.

Fun In Space

Fun In Space (Album Version) 6:22
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
Fun In Space, Track 10

Fun In Space (The Lot Album Version) 6:25
Written by Roger Taylor
Appears on:
The Lot
The entire version of Fun In Space is remastered at a slower speed than the 1996 remaster.