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Culture Club – Mystery Boy (Japan 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 28th, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

A. Front

I am going to see Culture Club live tonight at The Joint located at the Hard Rock Hotel/Casino here in Tulsa. It’s the original band line up with Boy George, Jon Moss, Michael Craig and Roy Hay. Their current tour has been getting great reviews so I am excited to see them live for the first time.

“Mystery Boy” was a single only released in Japan in 1982. The mix on this single, and the Japanese album “Kissing To Be Clever” is an alternate version than what appeared in the US and UK where the song was a b-side. This alternate mix includes a piano break which was removed from the US and UK releases. The song was also used in a Japanese TV ad for Suntori brand whiskey with “Hot Whiskey” lyrics.

SIDE A:
Mystery Boy 3:35

SIDE B:
Murder Rap Trap 4:24

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label:Virgin ‎– VIPX-1667
Format:Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Single
Country:Japan
Released:1982
Genre:Rock
Style:New Wave

CREDITS:
Producer – Steve Levine
Vocals – Captain Crucial (tracks: B)
Written-By – Culture Club

NOTES:
Japanese only release in plain paper sleeve with full color lyric insert.
This version of “Mystery Boy” is an alternate version to the mix released in Europe and North America.

Find the 7″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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

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Password: burningtheground

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Planet P – Why Me? (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 27th, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

“Why Me?” is a song by American rock musician Tony Carey under the pseudonym Planet P Project also known as Planet P. “Why Me?” received heavy exposure of the accompanying music video on MTV. In the U.S. the single clicked at mainstream rock stations peaking at #4, while it also managed to crossover over onto the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at #64.

SIDE A:
Why Me? (Dance Remix) 6:28

SIDE B:
Why Me? (Instrumental / Dubb) 5:22

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 Why Me? U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #64
1983 Why Me? U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #4

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label:Geffen Records ‎– PRO-A-2018
Format:Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 45 RPM
Country:US
Released:1983
Genre:Rock
Style:Prog Rock

CREDITS:
Producer – Peter Hauke
Remix – François Kevorkian, John Potoker

NOTES:
Original version on the Geffen LP “PLANET P”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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

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Password: burningtheground

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New Order – Blue Monday (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 26th, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

“Blue Monday” is a single released in 1983 by British band New Order, later remixed in 1988 and 1995. The song has been widely remixed and covered since its original release, and became a popular anthem in the dance club scene. It is the biggest-selling 12″ single of all time.

“Blue Monday” has been a hit several times in the UK. In 1983, it charted twice, initially reaching number 12, then re-entering the chart later in the year and climbing to number 9, helped by the fact that neither side of the single (the B-side “The Beach” was an instrumental re-working of “Blue Monday”) was featured on the UK version of the group’s subsequent album, Power, Corruption & Lies.

In the United States “Blue Monday” debuted on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart on March 26, 1983 peaking at #5 after spending twenty weeks on the survey.

SIDE A:
Blue Monday 7:28

SIDE B:
The Beach 7:18

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 Blue Monday U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #5

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Factory (US) ‎– FACTUS 10
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM, Silver Inner
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Electro, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design [Uncredited] – Peter Saville (2)
Engineer – Michael Johnson
Engineer [Assistant] – Barry Sage, Mark Boyne
Producer – New Order

NOTES:
A Factory Record
Special die cut sleeve; made to resemble a floppy disc – New technology back in 1983.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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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Flesh For Lulu – Postcards From Paradise (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 25th, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

“Postcards From Paradise” is a song by British alternative rock band Flesh for Lulu taken from their most successful album, “Long Live The New Flesh”.

“Postcards From Paradise” didn’t chart as a single but was later revived by both Paul Westerberg (2002) and the Goo Goo Dolls (2010).
Producer Mike Hedges was active in the 80s and 90s. He had previously worked with Marc Almond and went on to work with The Beautiful South, among others.

SIDE A:
Postcards From Paradise (Extended) 5:47)
Edited By – Mark Partis
Engineer [Remix] – Phil Castellano
Programmed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias

Postcards From Paradise (Dub) 5:33
Edited By – Mark Partis
Engineer [Remix] – Phil Castellano
Programmed By [Additional Keyboard Programming] – Eric Kupper
Remix – Justin Strauss, Murray Elias

SIDE B:
Postcards From Paradise (7″)
Remix – Michael Frondelli

I’m Not Like Everybody Else 4:20
Producer – Flesh For Lulu

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Capitol Records ‎– V-15337
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock

CREDITS:
Producer – Mike Hedges (tracks: A1 to B1)
Written-By – Flesh For Lulu (tracks: A1, A2, B1), K. Mills* (tracks: A1, A2, B1), Ray Davies (tracks: B2)

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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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Paul Young – Some People (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 22nd, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

RMHype

Originally posted April 18, 2011

“Some People” is a 1986 single released by British pop/soul singer Paul Young from his third solo album Between Two Fires. “Some People” reached #56 in the UK and #65 in the United States.

SIDE A:
Some People (New York Mix) 7:23

SIDE B:
Some People (Dub) 5:19

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Cover: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Some People U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #65

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Columbia ‎– 44 05979
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Co-producer – Steve Thompson
Design – Stylorouge
Keyboards – Ed Terry
Photography – John Swannell
Producer – Hugh Padgham
Remix – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero

NOTES:
Special version form the Columbia lp “BETWEEN TWO FIRES”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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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Re-Flex – The Politics Of Dancing (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 21st, 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

“The Politics of Dancing” is a hit song by the British band Re-Flex, released in 1983. It is the title track of their only released album in the 1980s. There were 12″ extended versions of the song released, as well as the 7″ single and the album version. The Capitol Records (U.S.) 12″ extended version notably became the first such instance of a UK band to top the American dance charts.

It became the biggest hit of their career, peaking at number 28 in the United Kingdom and number 24 in the United States. It also peaked at number eight on the U.S. dance chart. The band managed to chart two more singles in the UK, but only managed to get one more single in the US. This song remains their signature song.

This is an alternate mix than what appears on the UK 12″.

SIDE A:
The Politics Of Dancing (U.S. 12″ Mix) 6:48

SIDE B:
Flex It! 5:26

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 The Politics Of Dancing U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #24
1983 The Politics Of Dancing U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #8

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Capitol Records ‎– 8574
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Single
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Backing Vocals, Bass – Nigel Ross-Scott
Backing Vocals, Drums [Acoustic & Electronic], Percussion, Programmed By – Roland Kerridge*
Computer, Keyboards, Vocals, Written-By – Paul Fishman
Guitar, Lead Vocals – Baxter (3)
Mastered By – Wally*
Producer – John Punter

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 Removal: 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 Re-Flex | 16 Comments »