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:
However, the one I bought looks like this:
Comparing the 2 albums (I have both)… and I realized that the former one is for the Taiwan Market:
While the one I bought in the 2nd hand shop is for the China (PRC) market:
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 ?