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Enter sandman
First single from the black album with a cover as black as the album. Note that some 12" maxi singles have the demo version of "Holier than thou", one of only two tracks exclusive to vinyl. This Work in progress version has unfinished vocals and intro and was recorded in Lars basement in June 1991. "Stone cold crazy" and a demo version of "Enter sandman" is also included on the discs.

A nice item is the picture disc CD single box set. This box was designed to hold the next three picture singles, "The unforgiven", "Nothing else matters" and "Wherever i may roam". When all four singles are put in the box they spell out "Metallica".


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    Enter sandman : 12Inch vinyl
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    12Inch_vinyl  England  Vertigo  1991  METAL 712 4 Track maxi with 2 demo versionsMore info
    12Inch_vinyl  Holland  Vertigo  1991  868 733-1 3 Track maxi with demo versionMore info
    12Inch_vinyl  Holland  Vertigo  1991  868-727-1 4 Track maxi with 2 demo versionsMore info



    Enter sandman : 12Inch vinyl-promo
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    12Inch_vinyl-promo  Brazil  Polygram/Vertigo  1991  280-1527 Album version, lyrics on backMore info
    12Inch_vinyl-promo  England  Polygram/Vertigo  1991  METDJ-712 Album version, Black cover and label with no infoMore info



    Enter sandman : 7Inch vinyl
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    7Inch_vinyl  Australia  Phonogram/Vertigo  1991  868-732-7 White vertigo labelsMore info
    7Inch_vinyl  Europe  Vertigo  1991  858 732-7 Swirl label, some covers are texturedMore info
    7Inch_vinyl  France  Vertigo  1991  868-732-7 Silver labels and logo stickerMore info



    Enter sandman : 7Inch vinylPicture disc
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    7Inch_vinylPicture_disc  England  Vertigo  1991  METAL 7 Picture disc with lyrics on coverMore info



    Enter sandman : 7Inch vinyl-promo
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  England  Vertigo  1991  METDJ-7 One sided white label promoMore info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  England  Vertigo  1991  METAL-7 Black label jukebox promo in white sleeveMore info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  France  Vertigo  1991  868-732-7 Envelope cover, sticker and insertMore info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  France  Vertigo  1991  868-732-7 Silver labels, logo sticker and promo stickerMore info
    7Inch_vinyl-promo  Italy  Polygram  1991  AS-5000-899 Jukebox promo. Dire Straits on B sideMore info



    Enter sandman : CD
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    CD  Australia  Phonogram/Vertigo  1991  868-732-2 2 tracks in card coverMore info
    CD  Australia  Phonogram/Vertigo  1991  868-733-2 3 tracks in card coverMore info
    CD  Brazil  Phonogram/Vertigo  1991  868-733-2 3 tracks, "maxi single" printed on coverMore info
    CD  Germany  Vertigo  1991  868 733-2 3 tracks. 1st print with photo in bookletMore info
    CD  Germany  Vertigo  1991  868 733-2 3 tracks. 2nd print with no photo in bookletMore info
    CD  Japan  Sony  1991  SRDS-8204 2 tracks, 3" CD in snap-packMore info



    Enter sandman : CD-promo
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    CD-promo  USA  Elektra  1991  PRCD 8421-2 Edit versionMore info
    CD-promo  USA  Elektra  1991  PRCD 8407-2 Promo cover. Album versionMore info



    Enter sandman : Box
     Format  Country  Label  Year  Catalog#  Short description  More info
    Box  England  Vertigo  1991  METCD-7 CD picture disc single in box to collect 4 singlesMore info
    Box  EU  Vertigo  1991  METBX 712 Box set with 12" maxi single and 4 photosMore info