Posted by DjPaulT on September 29th, 2011
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986
“Who Says” was the second single lifted from the album22B3 a classic AOR (Adult Oriented Rock) track produced by Mike Chapman. The single peaked at #79 on the hot 100.
After Device disbanded, Holly Knight released a 1988 self-titled solo album featuring the single “Heart Don’t Fail Me Now” and her own version of “Love Is a Battlefield,” which she had written for Benatar, and continued writing songs for other performers.
Paul Engemann, who previously sang on soundtrack cuts produced by Giorgio Moroder, joined Animotion. He took over for the original lead singer, Bill Wadhams, and sang opposite Cynthia Rhodes on Animotion’s 1989 Top Ten hit “Room to Move.” Coincidentally, Knight had recorded the original version of Animotion’s biggest hit, “Obsession,” as a duet with Michael Des Barres; the two co-wrote the song, which appeared on the soundtrack to the 1983 film A Night in Heaven.
Who Says (Dance Mix) 6:38
Who Says (Dub Version) 7:15
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Mint (generic)
|1986||Who Says||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#79|
Label: Chrysalis – 4V9 43067
Format: Vinyl, 12″
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Credits: Producer – Mike Chapman
Remix – Michael H. Brauer
Written-By – H. Knight*, Mike Chapman (tracks: M. Chapman)
Remixed for MHB Productions.
Original version on the “22B3” LP #BFV 41526
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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