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Queen – Back Chat (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 15th, 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

A. Front

“Back Chat”, written by the bass guitarist John Deacon, is the track most influenced by black music on the 1982 Queen album Hot Space. Deacon (who differed from his band-mates, in that he was the only one raised on soul instead of rock and roll) had chosen a no-compromise method of eliminating any rock elements from his songs for Hot Space. This act of defiance caused friction amongst fellow band members, particularly Brian May, who fought to retain at least some rock sensibilities in their funk diversions. After heated debate, the band finally decided to include a guitar solo on “Back Chat”. It reached #40 on the UK Singles Chart. The track was performed on the Hot Space tour at a faster tempo, with a more rock-orientated arrangement. “Back Chat”, the title, is an English idiom referring to a “impertinent or impudent replies, especially to a superior”. In a Rolling Stone magazine album review, the critic John Milward described the musical style of the song as: “a hot rock-funk tune, with guitar tracks as slick as an icy dance floor.”

SIDE A:
Back Chat (Re-Mix) 6:54
Written-By – Deacon*

SIDE B:
Staying Power 4:12
Arranged By [Horns] – Arif Mardin
Written-By – Mercury*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI ‎– 12EMI 5325, EMI ‎– 12 EMI 5325
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 09 Aug 1982
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Funk
Credits: Producer – Mack (2)Queen

NOTES:
Taken from the album “HOT SPACE”

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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29 Responses to “Queen – Back Chat (UK 12″)”

  1. Stefano Says:

    Hi Paul, great to see you back on track!

    Great post for a start. Never heard this remix, so I am gonna find out soon. A rare 12 inch in a Paulity grade, love it!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Hi Stefano it’s good to be back. I have missed you guys. Hope you like the 12″ 🙂

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  2. omar Says:

    Good to have you back Paul. Hope alls well. Keep up with the new wave ! Thanks

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Omar. Enjoy!

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  3. Conner Says:

    aaaaannnnnd….HE’S BACK!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Yes I am Conner hugs 🙂

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  4. dave76 Says:

    Yessss, finally a 12″ by my favourite band ever. They released so many awesome 12″ singles during the 80’s. I hope you will post more Queen 12″ singles. If you have some more of course. Thanks for this one. It’s great to have you back.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Hi Dave76 I do have a few more that I will be posting over time. Hope you enjoy this one 🙂

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  5. Lordofvhs Says:

    well your return has been simply awesome
    God bless you and have a nice rest of july-best wishes from spain

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Lordofvhs. Best wishes to you as well 🙂

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  6. lupineassassin Says:

    Thanks so much for posting this! 😀

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Lupineassassin 🙂

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  7. dazz22 Says:

    never heard of this will give it a blast good man

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Hope that you like it Dazz22 🙂

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  8. oldDJ Says:

    Welcome back Paul!

    Downloads are back to under a minute!!!

    I didn’t know Queen did this type of music…very interesting.

    Thanks for opening up this new horizon.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re very welcome OldDJ I am glad to be back 🙂 I hope you like this Queen track!

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  9. penseur Says:

    hi,

    the “master” is back (for good)

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Penseur 🙂

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  10. Nacho Says:

    Great mix.¡..thanks paul.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Nacho 🙂

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  11. ric Says:

    So good to have you back, Paul!
    And what a track! Never heard the remix before too.
    Thank you Sir!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Ric 🙂

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  12. Sergio Says:

    Very nice version.wonder how does the 7″ Re-Mix go???

    Thanks for posting.

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  13. peter Says:

    HI Paul, Good to see you are back and sincere gratitude for all you do….

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  14. Andrew Says:

    Thrilled that you put this one up – with this and Kissing With Confidence, it’s like you’re working your way through my collection of 12″ singles I had to put in the loft and never thought I’d hear again! Whatever next, Communication Breakdown by Junior? Rockall by Mezzoforte? The Foolish Thing To Do (Version 2) by Heaven 17 and Jimmy Ruffin? 🙂 Thanks for the wonderful site.

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  15. patty bruce Says:

    thanks SO MUCH for this. sounds great! glad you are back!
    …and if you have the 12″ of “staying power” could you do that one too at some point? your quality is so amazing!

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  16. Tastyt Says:

    Great share. Your site is amazing. Thank you for all of the hard work.

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  17. lulu Says:

    Thank you so much for all you do…this is amazing work and nice to see Queen in the mix with so many of the straight R&B and disco artists 🙂

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  18. Andrew Says:

    Hi Paul,

    While this 12” may be quite rare to some, there was an even Rarer release of this tune.
    There was a Promo 12” that had a John Luongo Remix on it !
    For full details – read here…..

    http://www.queenonline.com/en/features/queen-remixed-john-luongo-fan-feature-by-adam-unger/

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