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The Catch – Borderline (UK 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 17th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1977

A Side

“Borderline” is the only single from The Catch released in 1977. “Borderline” was the first ever published recording by Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart. The Catch was a trio with Peet Coombes, later they would form the band The Tourists. After the trio split Dave and Annie would go on to form Eurythmics.

SIDE A:
Borderline 2:40

SIDE B:
Black Blood 3:20

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (generic)

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Logo ‎– GO 103
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1977
Genre: Rock
Style: New Wave

CREDITS:
Producer – Ray Russell
Written-By – Lennox*, Stewart*, Coombes*

NOTES:
The Catch are:
Ann Lennox
Dave Stewart
Peet Coombes

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B Side

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Posted in Annie Lennox, Eurythmics, The Catch | 29 Comments »

Matthew Wilder – Break My Stride (Netherlands 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 16th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

Re-Rip Newly Remastered!

Originally I posted this one on October 2, 2010. But for those who may have missed it or if you are a new reader just discovering BTG. I decided to give this one a new rip with my newer Ortofon Super 30 stylus. This 12″ is also being posted in 24 bit flac for the very first time!

“Break My Stride” is a reggae/new wave song co-written and performed by American musician Matthew Wilder, released as the first single from his debut album I Don’t Speak the Language on October 26, 1983. It was a major hit single for him in 1983 and 1984, becoming a multiformat success in the U.S., charting on the Pop, Black, Dance and Adult Contemporary charts.

SIDE A:
Break My Stride (Remix / Club Version) 5:10

SIDE B:
Break My Stride (Dub Version) 4:02

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983/84 Break My Stride U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #5
1983/84 Break My Stride U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #4
1983/84 Break My Stride U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #76
1983/84 Break My Stride U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #17

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic- A 12-3908
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Maxi-Single, 45 RPM
Country: Netherlands
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Bill Elliott, Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff
Remix [Special Re-mix] – Paul Sabu, Rusty Garner
Written-By – G. Prestopino*, M. Wilder*

NOTES
Original version from the album “I DON’T SPEAK THE LANGUAGE”
Produced for Ripe Productions.
“An Endless Music Mix”

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Posted in Uncategorized | 12 Comments »

Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (US 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 15th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“I Can’t Wait” is a song recorded by American group Nu Shooz. The song was originally recorded in late 1984 at Cascade Recording studio, Portland, Oregon and released on Poolside records in 1985. This version failed to have any chart success. In 1986 the song was remixed and included on the groups second album “Poolside” becoming a worldwide hit peaking at #3 in the US, #2 in the UK and #1 in Canada.

The b-side “Don’t Turn Back” was recorded January 1984 at Fresh Tracks Studio, Portland, Oregon.

This US 7″ includes the original 1984 version before the song became an international hit.

SIDE A:
I Can’t Wait 4:12

SIDE B:
Don’t Turn Back 4:20

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Poolside Records (2) ‎– PRC 1001
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Poster Sleeve
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Electro, Downtempo, Funk

CREDITS:
Producer – Drone Bros., The (Dick & Don)*
Written-By – John Smith (7)

NOTES:
Original ’84 version
Comes in a poster sleeve

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Westworld – Sonic Boom Boy (UK 12″ Test Pressing)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 12th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

B. Inner Sleeve

Re-Rip Newly Remastered!

Originally I posted this one on June 2, 2010. But for those who may have missed it or if you are a new reader just discovering BTG. I decided to give this one a new rip with my newer Ortofon Super 30 stylus. This 12″ is also being posted in 24 bit flac for the very first time!

“Sonic Boom Boy” is the debut single by British three-piece pop/rock band Westworld. Named after the sci-fi film Westworld, they were formed in 1986 by former Generation X guitarist Bob “Derwood” Andrews and American vocalist Elizabeth Westwood. The line up was completed by drummer Nick Burton. In the UK “Sonic Boom Boy” was a top 20 hit peaking at #11 while in the US the song reached #42 on the Billboard Hot Dance chart.

This UK 12″ is an early indie test pressing and features alternate tracks than what appeared on the domestic 12″ releases. The front cover, inner sleeve and labels are all hand painted. Making this 12″ a very rare and unique item.

SIDE A:
Sonic Boom Boy 3:03

SIDE B:
Sonic Boom Beat 3:02
Mix Me Up 2:57

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Sonic Boom Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #42

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Not On Label ‎– WW-001
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Test Pressing
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Synth-pop, Indie Rock

CREDITS:
Artwork [Cover] – Undercover (6), Westworld (2)
Engineer – Jonny Milton
Mixed By – Danny Hyde
Producer – Mark Ferda
Written-By – Westworld (2)

NOTES:
Track names are written on label
No Date or label information
Has unique hand painted picture cover, inner sleeve and labels.

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C. Inner Sleeve

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Platinum Blonde – Crying Over You (Radical Mix) (Canada 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 11th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

Re-Rip Newly Remastered!

Originally I posted this one on April 6, 2011. But for those who may have missed it or if you are a new reader just discovering BTG. I decided to give this one a new rip with my newer Ortofon Super 30 stylus. This 12″ is also being posted in 24 bit flac for the very first time!

“Crying Over You” is a song by Canadian new wave group Platinum Blonde, released as the first single from their 1985 album Alien Shores. The single reached No. 1 on the Canadian record charts on Sept. 7, 1985. The song features a guitar solo by Alex Lifeson from Rush. The 12″ features remixes by American record producer, remixer Shep Pettibone.

SIDE A:
Crying Over You (Radical Mix 6:09

SIDE B:
Crying Over You (Dub Version) 5:29
Crying Over You (Instrabeat Mix) 4:34

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Columbia ‎– 12CXP-7115,Columbia ‎– 12CXP 7115
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: Canada
Released: 1985
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Cover – Safari*, Syme*
Producer – Eddy Offord, Mark Holmes*
Remix – Shep Pettibone
Written-By – Mark Holmes*

NOTES:
From the LP “ALIEN SHORES”

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Posted in Platinum Blonde | 12 Comments »

Bryan Adams – Reggae Christmas/Plum Pudding (US 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on December 10th, 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

A. Front

“Reggae Christmas” is a 1984 Christmas song by Canadian rock singer Bryan Adams. It was written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance. This special US 7″ was issued by the official Bryan Adams fan club in 1984. Pressed on festive green vinyl, the single also includes the exclusive b-side track “Plum Pudding” which is a special holiday greeting from Bryan and his band. “Reggae Christmas” would later appear as the b-side for the Bryan Adams single “Christmas Time”.

SIDE A:
Reggae Christmas 2:49
Performer – Bryan Adams

SIDE B:
Plum Pudding 2:41
Performer – Bryan Adams Band

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records ‎– BA-0001
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Fan Club Issue, Green Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1984
Genre: Reggae, Pop
Style: Reggae

CREDITS:
Producer – Bob Clearmountain, Bryan Adams
Written-By – Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance

NOTES:
Special fan club issue pressed on green vinyl.

Find The 7″ On DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: Manual
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

You can help show your support for this blog by making a donation using PayPal. Thank you for your help.

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Posted in Bryan Adams | 6 Comments »