Slippery When Wet

Released in 1986

Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet

The Bon Jovi album has been re-released many times, most of them were re-released in Japan but some editions made it to an international release or other. In just Japan alone the album has been released in over 10 different editions. Below is a list of all the re-releases that the record company decided to release over all the years. Very often during the release of a new Bon Jovi album, Universal Japan decided to re-release the rest of the discography as well. This made older editions harder to find while new editions were more expensive.

1986 830264-1
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
1986 8308221M1
- Limited edition picture disc.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in the USA.
1986 422-830264-1DJ
- The only promo version of Slippery When Wet, pressed on translucent vinyl.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Handed out only in the USA.
1986 830264-1
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- The same as the regular edition but with a sticker on the front.
- Only released in the USA.
1986 VERH38
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in the UK.
1986 VERHP38
- Limited edition picture disc.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in the UK.
1986 830264-1
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- The same cataloguenumber as the regular vinyl version but with an exclusive cover. The Netherlands were the only country, apart from Japan, who got the cover with the girl on the front.
- Only released in The Netherlands.
1986 8308221
- Limited edition picture disc.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
1986 28PP-1025
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
1986 LPR19146
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs, but listed in Spanish on the back.
- Only released in Mexico.
1986 90.085-L
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs, but listed in Spanish on the back:

- Only released in Venezuela.
1986 830264
- Original first vinyl version.
- The same edition as the regular vinyl version, but with the same sticker on the front as the edition for Argentina.

- Only released in Uruguay.
1986 27366
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs, but listed in Spanish on the back:

- Only released in Argentina.
1986 830264
- Original first vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs, but listed in Spanish on the back:

- Only released in Colombia.
1986 830264-2
- Original first European CD version.
- Standard 10 songs.
1986 28PD-520
- Original first Japanese CD version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- CD was a picture disc, something very rare back then.
1986 32PD-148
- Original first Japanese CD version.
- Not 10, but 11 tracks. The album length was the same, but the intro to Let It Rock was listed as track 1 under the title "Pink Flamingos".
1988 28PD-520
- Re-release of the original 1985 version.
- Part of the "1-4" club, which meant the first 4 albums.
- Only released in Japan.
1988 32PD-1001
- Re-release of the original 1986 version under the same cataloguenumber.
- Different cover.
- Part of the "Bon Jovi Club", which meant that the albums Bon Jovi, 7800 Fahrenheit and Slippery When Wet were all released with a different cover.
- Only released in Japan.
1989 PPD-2002
- Re-issue of the original 1986 edition.
- Digipack with a 32 page booklet including lyrics and exclusive pictures.
- Only released in Japan
1989 PPD-1123
- Re-issue of the original 1986 edition.
- Only released in Japan
1991 PHCR-6003

- Re-issue of the original version.
- Part of the "Gold" series, which stood for the first 4 albums.
- Only released in Japan.

1993 830264-2

- Re-issue of the original version.
- Part of the "Gold Signature Edition", which meant that 5 albums were re-released.
- Album cover contained the signatures of all 5 band members printed on the cover.
- Disc was a "Golden" disc.
- Only released in Australia.

1995 PHCR-4269

- Re-issue of the original version.
- Only released in Japan.

1995 824-264-2

- Re-issue of the original version.
- Part of the "Australian Tour Edition" series. 7 albums were re-released in a slipcase with the Australian tourdates printed on the back. When all the covers were combined it'd spell the words "Bon Jovi".
- Only released in Australia.

1998 314 538 089-2

- Re-release of the original version.
- Part of the "Bon Jovi Remasters" series. 7 albums were remastered.
- Only released in the USA.

1998 538025-2

- Re-release of the original version.
- Part of the "Bon Jovi Remasters" series. 7 albums were remastered.
- Unlike the American release, the rest of the world got a track 11 in the form of a video (video for Wanted Dead Or Alive).

1998 PHCR-90015/6
- Remastered version.
- Disc 1 has the standard 10 songs, but unlike the rest of the world, the first pressings of the Remaster series in Japan got a bonus disc. All songs on the bonus disc would be remastered live versions released on various singles in the eighties and nineties, making this the only edition to contain those songs in crystal clear quality.

Disc 2:
1. Wanted Dead Or Alive (Wembley 1995)
2. Livin' On A Prayer (USA 1987)
3. You Give Love A Bad Name (USA 1987)
4. Wild In The Streets (Wembley 1995)
5. Borderline (Studio Outtake)
6. Edge Of A Broken Heart (Studio Outtake)
7. Never Say Goodbye (Live at Acoustic Version)

- Only released in Japan.
1998 538025-2
- Only released in Taiwan.
1999 PHCY-94065
- Re-issue of the remaster.
- Part of "Bon Jovi Remasters", a re-release of the remasters of 1998. The entire catalogue would be re-released under this name as the original remasters had only been released as a limited edition double CD.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Housed in a paper sleeve to imitate the original vinyl release.
- Only released in Japan.
2000 SVLP093
- Re-issue of the original vinyl version.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in the UK.
2000 PHCY-9003
- Re-issue of the remaster.
- Part of "Bon Jovi Collection 2000"
- Standard 10 songs.
- Housed in a slipcase with different cover.
- Only released in Japan.
2002 UICY-2303
- Re-issue of the remaster.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
2004 UICY9704
- Re-issue of the remaster released in 1999, even housed in the same paper sleeve.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
2005 B0005264-82
- Re-release of the 1986 album, completely remixed. Several songs contained different intro's and/or outro's.
- Dual Disc. 1 side was a stereo audio version, the other side was the audio version mixed in 5.1 and had the 5 promo video's on it.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in the USA.
2007 UICL-93003
- Re-issue of the remaster released in 1999 and 2004, even housed in the same paper sleeve.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
2008 UICL-91195
- Re-issue of the remaster released in 1999.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
2009 UICL-91456
- Re-issue of the remaster released in 1999.
- Standard 10 songs.
- Only released in Japan.
2010 UICL-94548
- Re-release branded as "Special Edition".
- Standard 10 songs + 3 bonus tracks:
11. You Give Love A Bad Name (live)
12. Livin' On A Prayer (live)
13. Wanted Dead Or Alive (acoustic) (live)
- Contains a card with information as to how to access to "The Vault", a website with more bonus content (for which had to be paid again!). Bonus content is no longer online available, making the online content more rare than the actual physical copy.
- Unlike the rest of the world Japan got the Special Editions housed in a paper sleeve.
- Only released in Japan.
2010 2736716
- Re-release branded as "Special Edition".
- Standard 10 songs + 3 bonus tracks:
11. You Give Love A Bad Name (live)
12. Livin' On A Prayer (live)
13. Wanted Dead Or Alive (acoustic) (live)
- Contains a card with information as to how to access to "The Vault", a website with more bonus content (for which had to be paid again!). Bonus content is no longer online available, making the online content more rare than the actual physical copy.