Posted by DjPaulT on March 20th, 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987
“I Found Someone” is the name of a chart single originally written and composed for Laura Branigan by Michael Bolton and Touch keyboardist Mark Mangold. The song was a bigger hit for Cher in 1987, reaching the Top 10.
The most successful version was released by American singer/actress Cher as the first U.S. and European single from her nineteenth album, “Cher” and was released on November 19, 1987 by Geffen.
The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart in November 1987 at number 91 and peaked at number five in January 1988 and spent thirteen weeks in the chart.
Part of a much-heralded musical comeback at the height of her movie career, a big-budget music video featured the singer-actress with her then-boyfriend Rob Camilletti. The couple were a big story in the tabloids at the time, as he was seventeen years her junior, and the video was the aspiring actor’s debut. The video was in heavy rotation on MTV and Cher’s version went to #10 in the U.S. and to #5 in the UK. An alternative concert video features Cher in a dress that was also used in The Black Rose Show in 1980.
“I Found Someone” began a three-album association with Bolton and Cher’s other contributors, including Branigan alumnus Diane Warren as well as Jon Bon Jovi and future boyfriend Richie Sambora, and their song-writing partner Desmond Child.
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1987||I Found Someone||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#10|
|1987||I Found Someone||U.S. Billboard US Hot Adult Contemporary Chart||#33|
Label: Geffen Records – GEF 31T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Style: Soft Rock, Pop Rock
Credits: Art Direction, Design – Gabrielle Raumberger
Photography By – Matthew Rolston
Both tracks from the album “CHER”
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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