Six Days

Island Records – 12 IS 807 DJ

12", 33 RPM, Single, Promo

2002

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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Album Version, Radio Edit, Instrumental and the DJ Shadow Remix feat. Mos Def of the title track, plus "100 Metre Dash", a non album B-side.

Island Records – 12 ISZ 807DJ

12", 33 RPM, Single-sided, Promo

2002

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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Single-sided promo with a custom design, it contains "Six Days (Soulwax Mix)".

Island Records – 12ISX807DJ

12", 33 RPM, Single-sided, Promo

2002

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Shadow is found of Drum & Bass, therefore through times, he commissioned artists he liked best to remix his singles.

This one contains "Six Days (Bad Company vs Fresh)".

Island Records – 12 IS 807 / 063 961-1

12", 33 RPM, Single, Promo, Mispress

2002

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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A scarce mispress sent from the label to slected stores as a promo, with "Mello Mike Live" and a unique "(Letter From Home)" as B-sides.

 

MML is an heavy distorded live mix with fast rhythm cow bells in a funky style, seemingly recorded indoors. It remains unknown when and where it was recorded. It also appears on a Six Days CD-R.

As it looks exactly like the street release, the only way to tell the difference is by scrutinizing the dead wax symbols, here:

Side A:

Side B:

Island Records – 12 IS 807 / 063 961-1

12", 45 RPM, Single

2002 Oct. 14

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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Street release with the DJ Shadow Remix feat. Mos Def, the Radio Edit and "100 Metre Dash" as a B-side.

Island Records – 12 IS 800 / 050 - 1

12", 33 RPM, Maxi, Promo

2003

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With a quantity of tracks unique to this release, between all permutations this is the hardest to come by!

A1 is an edited version of 12ISX807DJ

A3 has Mos Def rapping extra verses and is lasting 2 more minutes

B1 can only be found on this release

B2 is an unreleased downtempo version

MCA Records – 440 063 874-1

12", 33 RPM, Single

2002

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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There is no known US 12" promo release.

The street release has the Remix, Radio Edit and Instrumental, plus "100 Metre Dash" as a B-side.

Universal / Island Records – B269544

12", 33 RPM / 45 RPM, Single, Promo

2002

Visuals: Wong Kar-wai

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Custom sticker affixed to a generic die-cut sleeve showing a still from the Six Days music video. Labels bear the same still with grey tones.

Side A plays the Remix, Radio Edit and Instrumental at 33 RPM, whilst side B has the Bad Company Remix and plays at 45 RPM.

Pressed by Optimal Media Production, in Germany. The dead wax was used for the cat#.

Island Records – 04400638961 (5)

12", 33 RPM / 45 RPM, Single

2002

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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Visually different to the above but the matrix scheme and track list are the same. It is therefore safe to say that this version is the street release of the above.

Island Records Group

CDr, Single, Promo

2002 Jul. 2

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Similar in content to the 12 IS 807 / 063 961-1 mispress, only it was issued with a simple paper insert, no artwork.

Island Records Group

CDr, Single, Promo

2002 Aug. 19

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Contains the Radio Edit, the DJ Shadow Remix feat. Mos Def as well as the Bad Company Remix.

Island Records – CID 807 / 063961-2

CD, Single

2002 Oct. 14

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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Slimline jewel case. Contains the DJ Shadow Remix feat. Mos Def, the Radio Edit and "100 Metre Dash".

Island Records – CIDDJ 807

CD, Single

2002 Oct. 14

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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A different cat# for this one, also issued in a slimline jewel case. Sam tracks as the above.

Island Records – CIDV 807 / 063 923-9

DVD, Single, PAL

2002

Photography: Christopher Doyle

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Special release containing the music video directed by Wong Kar-wai. It also contains the audio of the Radio Edit and "100 Metre Dash", as well as a gallery of 10 stills made by Christopher Doyle.

MCA Records

CDr, Single, Promo

2002

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Issued in a paper sleeve, as is.

"HHB Professional Recording Media" is engraved on hub.

MCA Records – 440 063 874-2

CD, Single, Enhanced

2002 Oct. 15

Design: Keith Tamashiro

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US commercial release is enhanced with the music video directed by Wong Kar-wai. It also contains the Shadow Remix, the Radio Edit, the Instrumental and "100 Metre Dash".