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Paint The Sky With Stars
Album 1997

Release Date: November 11, 1997 Engineered by Nicky Ryan. Recorded at Aigle Studios. Arranged by Enya and Nicky Ryan. All instruments and voices by Enya. Lyrics by Roma Ryan. Irish adaptation by Enya. Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd. Paint the Sky with Stars is a compilation album featuring a selection of Enya's best known material plus two new tracks: Paint the Sky with Stars and Only If... Some tracks appear to have been re-mastered, exhibiting better low level detail, and there is also some evidence of remixing, notably on Ebudæ and Storms in Africa, which runs 7 seconds longer than usual.

Argentina

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner 3984-20895-2 Promotional (Compact Disc)
Identical to the commercial release except a note on the disc "Disco promotional prohibida su venta".

Australia

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
The disc has lighter black ink than the normal brown ink print.
1997 Warner 3984-20895-4 (Cassette)

Bolivia

1997 Warner 3984-20895-4 (Cassette)
"Heche en Bolivia por DISCOLANDIA, DUERI & CIA LTDA".

Brazil

1997 Warner 398420895 2 (Compact Disc)
Colors can vary (disc, inlet back cover).

Canada

1997 Warner CD 20895 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner ENYA 1997 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In standard packaging except that the back cover and disc are marked "Promotional CD Property of Warner Music Canada" and the promo number appears on the spine and disc.

Chile

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner 3984-20895-4 (Cassette)

China

1997 Shanghai Audio & Video Company 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
Identical to the Taiwanese release. The rights were bought from the Taiwanese company UFOCO by the company Shanghai Audio & Video Company. This company added its sign as print on the front cover and added an additional statment about UFOCO on the back cover.

Colombia

1997 Warner 3984 20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Very poor quality printing on the back cover - the letters are too thick and blend together.
2004 K Discos Ltda. Colombia 3984 20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-Release from 2004. As for the Amarantine release both countries (Colombia and Peru) are named.

Germany

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner 3984-20895-4 (Cassette)
1997 Warner PRO 6331/PRCD 917 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In slimline case. In store play promo featuring an extract from each track introduced in German. Disc is similar to the PROP374 promo in appearance; no cover or other artwork.
1997 Warner PROP374 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In a slimline case. Some copies contain also a additional print of the commercial front cover.
1997 Warner WEA Promotional (Cassette)

Hong Kong

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
Two versions known. First normal silver CD, second limited edition gold CD (some copies with OBI). Released as part of Warner Music Hong Kong's "Worth Their Weight In Gold" promotion.

India

1997 Tips Industries 3984 20895 2 (TCCD 95056) (Compact Disc)
2006 Virgin Records India 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
Re-release from Virgin Records.

Indonesia

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (CD 466) (Compact Disc)
Almost identical to the German release except for an additional number on the jewelcase spine (CD 466).
1997 Warner 3984 20895 4 (Cassette)

Israel

1997 ACUM 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
Identical to the German release except for "ACUM" printed on the disc.

Japan

1997 Warner WPCR-1800 (Compact Disc)
Includes Oíche Chiún (Silent Night) as a bonus track. Edition limited to one pressing.
1997 Warner WPCR-1900 (Compact Disc)
1998 Warner WPCR-2345 (Compact Disc)
Includes Oíche Chiún (Silent Night) as a bonus track. Gold CD, with white instead of brown ink print.
2000 Warner WPCR-10833 (Compact Disc)
Limited edition with a 36 page booklet. Part of a special release called "Best Pack 21", a collection of 21 different CDs.
2003 Warner WPCR-22029 (Compact Disc)
Limited edition with a lower price than usual.
1997 Warner WPCR-1800 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In commercial release packaging with sticker.
1997 Warner WPCR-2345 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In commercial release packaging with sticker.
1997 Warner WPCR-1800 Promotional (Cassette)
The track order is rearranged and Only If... is replaced with Only If You Want To.
2013 Warner WPCR-14732 (Compact Disc)
Identical to the original release. New OBI strip.

Korea

1997 Warner 20895-2 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner 20895-4 (Cassette)
1997 Warner 3984-20895-2 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In commercial release packaging with sticker "Not for sale. Promotional use only."

Malaysia

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
Two versions - one with a normal brown colored gold CD and the second a clear white CD.

Mexico

1997 Warner SRI 20895 2 (Compact Disc)

Peru

2004 Wika Discos S.A.C. Peru 3984 20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-Release from 2005. As for the Amarantine release both countries (Colombia and Peru) are named.

Philippines

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
1997 Warner 3984 20895 4 (Cassette)

Russia

2008 Nikitin 4607173153845 (Compact Disc)
With OBI strip.

Singapore

1997 Warner 3984 20895 2 (Compact Disc)
24K Gold CD re-mastered with 24-bit digital processing. Standard packaging except for a gold sticker on the jewelcase.

South Africa

1997 Tusk Music/Gallo Record WICD 5255 (Compact Disc)
1997 Tusk Music/Gallo Record ZWIC5235 (Cassette)

Taiwan

1997 Warner 3984-20895-2 (Compact Disc)
2000 Warner 3984-20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-release with a paper slipcase during a mid-price campaign.
2003 Warner 3984-20895-2 (0010032) (Compact Disc)
Special edition with a paper jacket for the 10th anniversary of WEA Taiwan. An included insert has Chinese lyrics and an advertisement for the anniversary program.
2004 Warner 3984-20895-2 (0012412) (Compact Disc)
Re-release with a new OBI strip and a new number.
2005 Warner 3984-20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-release with a new OBI strip.
1997 Warner 3984-20895-4 (Cassette)
2001 Warner 3984-20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-release with a paper slipcase during a mid-price campaign.
1997 Warner 3984-20895-2 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In a box, containing the commercial release and a 160 page booklet (many empty pages, a biography and chinese lyrics). The front cover has a relief sign of the UFO goup.
1997 Warner 384-20895-2/4 Promotional (Compact Disc)
Track 11 is Oíche Chiún (Silent Night). Why it is listed under its misspelled German name (the correct spelling is Stille Nacht) is unknown. Made in Taiwan by UFO Group Co. Ltd. under license from WEA International Inc.
2009 Warner 3984-20895-2 (Compact Disc)
Re-release with a new OBI strip.

Thailand

1997 Warner PRCD 036 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In paper sleeve, the printing is black and white only, no colors.

UK

1997 Warner WEA Promotional (Compact Disc + Cassette + CD-Single)
CD and cassette copies of the album plus the Only If... promo single in a 2.5 liter paint tin with a brush and 100-200 gold and silver five-point die-cut card stars. The tin is stencil sprayed with stars and has an insert glued under the lid.
1997 Warner PROP374 Promotional (Compact Disc)
The CD is identical to the German release with a jewel case and a front cover with the releasing date 03.11.97.
1997 Warner 3984 20595 2 Promotional (Compact Disc)
Identical to the comemrcial release, but with transparent sticker on the back: "MANUFACTURES PROPERTY FOR REVIEW ONLY Not for sale".
1997 Warner WEA Promotional (Cassette)

USA

1997 Reprise Records 9 46835-2 (Compact Disc)
Also released by BMG as record club issue. Identical to the corresponding Reprise release, retaining the logo and number, but with an additional BMG number (D121453) and manufacturing statement on the media and covers.
1997 Reprise Records 9362 46835 4 (Cassette)
Also released by BMG as record club issue. Identical to the corresponding Reprise release, retaining the logo and number, but with an additional BMG number (C121453) and manufacturing statement on the media and covers.
1997 Reprise Records 2-46835-AB Promotional (Compact Disc)
1997 Reprise Records 9 46835-2 Promotional (Compact Disc)
In standard packaging except the cover is stamped in gold ink with "FOR PROMOTIONAL USE ONLY. SALE OR OTHER TRANSFER IS PROHIBITED. MUST BE RETURNED ON DEMAND OF RECORDING COMPANY".
1997 Reprise Records 2-46835 Promotional (Compact Disc - Recordable)
White label pre-production "acetate" in a jewel case. Some copies have no other labels or artwork.

Venezuela

1997 IC Records 3984 20895-2 (Compact Disc)
The text on the spine is much bigger then with the normal releases.