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This article is about a comprehensive list of different international releases of Fallen. For the album's info page, see Fallen.

The band's first debut album, Fallen, was officially released everywhere on March 4, 2003. After the release of the third single, "My Immortal", the album was reprinted in January 2004 in several countries to include the band version of the song as a bonus track. Since the album was such a worldwide success, and digital media was not quite as popular, Fallen still has the most releases out of any of the band's other albums. It also has the most cassette releases, especially in Asian countries.

Several releases remain unknown or impossibly rare to find.

Contents

Consumer Releases

USA First Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 5108792000

USA Second Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 60150-13063-2

USA 10th Anniversary Vinyl

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 60150-13359-1

In celebration of Fallen's 10th anniversary, Amy Lee and Wind-Up records announced a limited edition, purple Fallen vinyl would be released in May 2013. Originally only 1500 copies were produced, but due to the success and quick sell out of the pre-order vinyls, more were produced. The first pressing contains the silver sticker. It is unknown how many actually exist.


USA The Ultimate Collection

Status: Out of Print
Label: Bicycle Music Company
Cat.no: 60253740247-2

The Ultimate Collection (6-LP Set) is a career-spanning vinyl box set encompassing the Evanescence studio albums and for the first time ever, the commercial debut for the previously unreleased demo album Origin. The Lost Whispers album officially compiles the band's legendary bonus tracks and features the vinyl exclusive studio version of the long sought-after tour intro 'Lost Whispers' and the first new Evanescence studio recording in years, 'Even In Death (2016)'. The box set details includes a glow in the dark slipcase with a die-cut of the classic Evanescence 'e' logo. A 52 page casebound book featuring never before seen photos, handwritten lyrics and art. All albums are on 180-gram black heavyweight vinyl and includes Origin - 1LP, Fallen - 1LP, The Open Door - 2LP, Evanescence - 1LP and Lost Whispers - 1LP.

Argentina Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Sony Music
Cat.no: 2510879

Australia First Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 5108792000

Australia Second Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 9399700 115734

Brazil Release I

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 2510879

Brazil Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 5099751 087922

Brazil Release III

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 509996 8704322

Brazil Release IV

Status: Out of Print
Label: Bicycle Music Company
Cat.no: 60150130632 7

Brazilian 2017 re-issue, by Bicycle Music Company.

Canada Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: EK 91746

China Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Sony Music
Cat.no: 510879.2

This release features drastically different artwork, because of the "Sony Music" prints on the seal, the black Chinese OBI, and Chinese text on the disc.

Europe First Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879 2

European 10th Anniversary Vinyl

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-up | Vertigo | Universal Music Group
Cat.no: 0602537402472

Different from the US release, this vinyl is semi-transparent and red. It differs from the American version not only in color and weight (this release is considerably lighter), but also in catalog number, bar code, and, most importantly, the labels. It is unknown how many LPs were pressed in this edition.

France Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: WIN 510879 9

Features a large and unique French sticker on the front of the case.

India "Best Deal" Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Sony Music India
Cat.no: 510879.2

Re-release in digipack format, part of "Best Deal" (2007)

Japan 253 Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: EICP 253

Japan 241-242 Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: EICP 241-242

This release comes in a double jewel case and includes a bonus DVD of the "Bring Me To Life" video.

Japan 242 Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: EICP 242

Japan Limited Edition Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Sony Music Japan
Cat.no: EICP 322-323

This release comes in a double jewel case and two discs. Only 1000 copies exist. It is very valuable to collectors because of it's limited quantities and the "Limited Edition" text on the cover art.

Japan Limited Edition Box Set

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no:

A very rare box set that does not feature the normal Fallen cover at all. A Japanese BMTL DVD was included in this set also.

Japan "Great Music 1500" Re-Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: TOCP 54276

Only 1500 copies were made, part of a "Limited Edition Great Music" release in Japan. Evanescence's third album is promoted on the back of the white OBI.

Korea Release I

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPK-3174

Comes in a plain, glossy slipcase and no special promotion stickers inside. It is unknown why this release features a different catalog number than the other Korean releases.

Korea Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPK-2934

Comes in a slipcase with promotional stickers.

Korea Release III

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPK-2934

This release did not come with a slipcase, but had special promotional stickers on the front.

Korea Release IV

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: EKPD 1535

Mexico Release I

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Epic
Cat.no:

It includes a sticker advertising the procedence of the band, the number in which Fallen debuted at billboard and the Single Bring Me to Life as the main track of the Daredevil soundtrack.

Mexico Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no:

Russia Release I

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: WIN 510879 0

This release features unique disc art and special Russian stickers, making it valuable to collectors.

Russia Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no:

Taiwan Release I

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: 510879.2

Taiwanese release that comes with OBI. All of the Taiwan releases feature the same catalog number for some reason.

Taiwan Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: 510879.2

Another Taiwan release with a slip cover, which features a different back cover art from the other two.

Taiwan Release III

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: 510879.2

This release was limited to 1000 copies, and features a different shot of Amy from the Fallen photo shoot altogether. There are two different versions of this release, one comes with bonus postcards and one does not. The cover with a pink logo in the corner will have the postcards.

Taiwan Release IV

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: 510879.2

The only thing that seems to differ from this and the Taiwan Release 1 is the different OBI Cover.

Taiwan Re-Issue Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: The Bicycle Music Company/Universal Music Taiwan
Cat.no: 013 063-2

UK Release II

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 5108799000 / WIN 5108799

Bulgarian Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: WIN 510879 4

This cassette release features a closer up shot of the Fallen cover.


China Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879.4

A cassette featuring Chinese characters on the front, and also advertises "Linkin Park".

Indonesia Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879.4

Indonesia has two separate cassette releases, the second one releases after the My Immortal video and features the band version bonus track, and has a sticker on the front of the case. Both cassettes have the same catalog number.

Korea Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPT-2934

Malaysian Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no:

Poland Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879 4

Russian Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879 4

Not to be mistaken for The Ukraine cassette, despite their similar appearance. It features a different sticker and odd, low quality font on the tape itself.

Thailand Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879.4

Turkey Cassette Release

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879.4

Ukraine Cassette Release 1

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 510879.4

Ukraine cassette including the full album. The cassette contains an insert with album artwork (without lyrics), tracklisting, the band's thanks and album's information. Notice the odd "Evan Escence" spelling of the band's name on the silver sticker.

Ukraine Cassette Release 2

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Epic
Cat.no:510879.4

This release is a reissue manufactured in 2005 with similar catalogue number and bar code. Notice the odd "Evan Escence" spelling of the band's name on the silver sticker.

Promotional Releases

A promotional recording, or promo, is a recording issued on Vinyl, 8-track, Cassette, CD, MP3, VHS, DVD, or Blu-ray and distributed free in order to promote a commercial recording. Promos are usually sent out to music radio and television stations, music journalists and reviewers, in advance of the official release date so that their reviews will appear in the current publications, and DJs. They are often distributed in plain white packaging, without the text or artwork that appears on the commercial version. Promos are distributed to expose a new product or release to those who are in a position to market it and entice the general public to purchase it. Because promos are produced in smaller quantity than releases made available to the general public, they are considered valuable collector's items. Contrary to popular belief, it is not illegal to sell promotional recordings, despite the recording industry's insistence that promos may not be sold, given away or even discarded.[1]


U.S Tune-Up Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: none

This promo was released before Fallen came out, and was a promotional item sent to radio stations, featuring other artists as well.

Australia 5 Track Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music Studios
Cat.no: none

Housed in a die cut sleeve.

Australia Reference CD Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music Studios
Cat.no: none

Housed in a die cut sleeve, with a plain silver disc and a handwritten title. Only a handful of these were made.

Brazil "Agente 89" Radio Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony
Cat.no: 2 900263

A rare promo manufactured by Sony Music but ordered by a Brazilian radio station called "89 FM - A Rádio Rock". The special feature of this promo CD is that it uses the brand "Agente 89", which is a brand of promotional CDs produced by this radio station to promote a few selected bands and their respective albums, such as what happened to Audioslave, Stereophonics, The Vines and a few others. There are 2000 copies of this promo.

  1. "Bring Me to Life"
  2. "Bring Me to Life" [Bliss mix]
  3. "Going Under"
  4. "My Immortal" [Album version]

Brazil "89 FM - A Rádio Rock" Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony
Cat.no: 2 900265

A rare promo manufactured by Sony Music but ordered by a Brazilian radio station called "89 FM - A Rádio Rock". It was originally intended to be distributed in promotions held by this radio station and its listeners. This promo is limited to 500 copies.

  1. "Bring Me to Life"
  2. "Bring Me to Life" [Bliss mix]
  3. "Going Under"
  4. "My Immortal" [Album version]

Germany Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Epic
Cat.no: none

A very rare German promo housed in a slimline case.

Korea Slipcase Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPK-2934

Rare Korean promo that features a unique sticker of the Fallen photoshoot.

Korea CD Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: CPK-2934

Features a "Not for sale" promotional sticker on the back of the case.

Japan EICP 242 CD Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up/Sony Music
Cat.no:

A promo version of the Japanese EICP 242 release, complete with "promo only" Japanese stickers.

South America Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Wind-Up
Cat.no: 50999 6870432 2

UK 3 Track Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: none

Housed in a plastic sleeve with a card insert. This one is valued by collectors because the track listing does not feature any singles.

UK 11 Track Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: none

Housed in a plastic sleeve with a card insert. This promo features the full track list from the Fallen album.

UK 11 Track Promo

Status: Out of Print
Label: Sony Music
Cat.no: none

Housed in a plastic sleeve with a card insert. The only difference from the previous UK 11 Track promo is the disc.


Notes and References

  1. The federal district court ruling in UMG v. Augusto affirms that ownership is transferred to the recipient under the First Sale Doctrine, regardless of any "not for resale" labels. (UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Augusto, No. CV 07-03106, slip op. (C.D. Cal. June 10, 2008)

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