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Apollonia 6 – Sex Shooter (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on September 9th, 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

A. Front

R E Q U E S T

“Sex Shooter” is a song written by Prince for his protégés, girl group Apollonia 6. It appeared on the band’s only album, Apollonia 6 and was released as a single in 1984. The song was performed by Apollonia 6 in the film Purple Rain. It was nominated by the Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Song.

The single debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 on October 20, 1984 and spent six weeks on the survey peaking at #85.

SIDE A:
Sex Shooter (Long Version) 6:51
Words By, Music By – Apollonia 6

SIDE B:
In A Spanish Villa 2:15
Music By – Wendy*
Words By – Apollonia Kotero*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 Sex Shooter U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #85
1984 Sex Shooter U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Hip-Hop Songs #7
1984 Sex Shooter U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #7

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– 0-20274
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: US
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – Apollonia 6Starr * Company, The

NOTES:
From the Warner Bros. album:
“APOLLONIA 6”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

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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17 Responses to “Apollonia 6 – Sex Shooter (US 12″)”

  1. Ronald Says:

    great stuff! This 12″ (the Netherlands version) is somewhere in my house. I think it was the first 12″ I ever bought… Brings back memories to times long gone…

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    I hope you enjoy it Ronald 🙂

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  2. Joe Says:

    Thank you!!! As usual, you have GREAT music and bring back GREAT memories! What a perfectly trashy song!!!! I LOVE your blog!!!!!! Again, Thank You for sharing!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you you’re welcome Joe. I have heard this genre called “Slutwave” lol.

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  3. antbee Says:

    Thank you, Paul! “Shootin’ Love In Your Direction!”

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Antbee shootin’ it back at ya!

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  4. Dean Says:

    Excellent! Thank you, Paul.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Dean 🙂

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  5. Kasper Says:

    Thank you man, also from the Netherlands! Prince & company have a big following here…

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Kasper. Sya hello to Holland for me 🙂

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  6. RA Feutz Says:

    Thanks Paul! I’m mainly grabbing this for your awesome art scans. I have this 12″, but it is way too far gone. Best as always!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Enjoy buddy!

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  7. ex15 Says:

    Gosh, never ever heard of this!

    Trashy song it is!

    LOL

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Very trashy Ex15 lol

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  8. ric Says:

    Didn’t know they do songs for Golden Raspberry Awards too!
    What did Prince thought back then about that nomination!
    Thanks for some “trash”, Paul. LOL!

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  9. Conner Says:

    I am VERY excited about this. Thanks!

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  10. Jason Says:

    Thanks Paul. “Slutwave” – love it.

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