Posted by DjPaulT on July 26th, 2013
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985
“Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel” is a disco song written by Freddie Perren and Keni St. Lewis. It was recorded by the American band Tavares in 1976. The song was released as a single from the album Sky High! and was split into two parts. The first part was 3 minutes and 28 seconds in length, while the second part was 3 minutes and 10 seconds. The total length is over 6 minutes.
“Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel” reached #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1976. It also peaked at #3 on the Hot Soul Singles chart and spent two weeks at #1 on the Hot Dance Club Play chart.
The song would also afford the group an international chart hit, reaching #1 in the Netherlands, and charting in Australia (#30), Canada (#11), and the UK (#4).
In 1985 the song was remixed by Dutch DJ, Producer and Mastermixer Ben Liebrand. This version re-entered the UK singles chart in February 1986 peaking at #12.
Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Irresistible Angel Mix) 6:55
Whodunit (Extended Remix) 5:55
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1976||Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Original Version)||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#15|
|1976||Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Original Version)||U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles||#3|
|1976||Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Original Version)||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||#1|
Label: Capitol Records – 1A K060-20 0642 6, EMI – K0 60 Z 20 0642 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Disco
Credits: Design [Cover] – Sjef Nix
Photography By [Front] – Fred Kosters (2)
Photography By [Liner] – Charles Bush*
Producer – Freddie Perren
Remix [Special 12″ Version] – Ben Liebrand
Written-By – F. Perren*, K. St. Lewis*
Produced for Grand Slam Productions
Printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux B.V. Uden
Made in EEC.
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
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
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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