周杰伦 11月的萧邦

周杰伦 11月的萧邦

Recently (again), I went to a 2nd hand CD shop and bought a 2005 Jay Chou (周杰伦) CD. The CD title is November Chopin (11月的萧邦).

All of us are probably familiar with the cover art:

周杰伦 11月的萧邦
周杰伦 11月的萧邦

However, the one I bought looks like this:
周杰伦 11月的萧邦 PRC Cover
Comparing the 2 albums (I have both)… and I realized that the former one is for the Taiwan Market:
周杰伦 11月的萧邦 Taiwan Back Cover
周杰伦 11月的萧邦 Taiwan Back Details
While the one I bought in the 2nd hand shop is for the China (PRC) market:
周杰伦 11月的萧邦 PRC Back Cover
周杰伦 11月的萧邦 PRC Back Details
All the songs are exactly the same. I wonder why do these music companies go all the trouble to issue different album art for the same album ? Makes life so un-necessarily complicated.
Or is variety better ?

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