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Thompson Twins – In The Name Of Love ’88 (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 3rd, 2014


A. Front

“In The Name Of Love ’88” is a 1988 single by Thompson Twins from the album The Best of Thompson Twins: Greatest Mixes. The song originally featured on the 1982 albums Set, and In The Name Of Love, and was written by the early seven piece lineup of the band: Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie, Joe Leeway, John Roog, Chris Bell, Peter Dodd, and Matthew Seligman. The song was newly remixed by Shep Pettibone for the Greatest Mixes album. The single peaked at #46 in the UK, spending 3 weeks on the chart. The single fared better in America, where it peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Dance/Club Play chart.

In The Name Of Love ’88 (Railroad Mix) 6:40
In The Name Of Love ’88 (Railroad Dub) 5:48
In The Name Of Love ’88 (Single Mix) 3:30

In The Name Of Love ’88 (Extended Remix) 5:18
In The Name Of Love ’88 (Dub Mix) 6:20

Passion Planet 3:42
Producer – Alex Sadkin, Tom Bailey
Written-By – Alannah Currie, Joe Leeway, Tom Bailey

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1988 In The Name Of Love ’88 U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play #1


Label: Arista ‎– ADI-9731
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

Edited By [Digitally] – Tuta Aquino (tracks: A1 to B2)
Mixed By – Shep Pettibone (tracks: A1 to B2), Steve Peck (tracks: A1 to B2)
Producer – Steve Lillywhite (tracks: A1 to B2)
Producer [Additional] – Shep Pettibone (tracks: A1 to B2)

A1 to B2: Additional production for Mastermix Productions.

“In The Name Of Love ’88” From their new album “The Best Of Thompson Twins Greatest Mixes”.
“Passion Planet” Bonus cut. Not available on any album.

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

B. Back

Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
Phono Pre-amp: Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube: Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans: Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner

Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removeal: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
FLAC/MP3 Conversion: dBpoweramp
M3U Playlist: Playlist Creator

All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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26 Responses to “Thompson Twins – In The Name Of Love ’88 (US 12″)”

  1. David Says:

    Another excellent selection! Thank you 🙂


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome David 🙂


  2. Omar Says:

    Thanks Paul. Any chance of posting Sister Of Mercy (12″)? By the way a new 2cd collection Remixes & Rarities is out soon. With Tom Bailey touring performing TT songs it’s perfect timing!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Omar!


  3. Stefano Says:

    The extended remix is exclusive to this release and previously not available on CD. The upcoming Remixes & Rarities Cherry Red compilation doesn’t contain any of these Shep’s remixes.

    Thanks Paul.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Stefano 🙂


  4. David Says:

    I hadn’t realised Matthew Seligman was in the seven-piece Thompson Twins! I knew him only from S.W.9 and for his work with Thomas Dolby.


  5. Jeff Says:

    Man, I totally forgot about their “Greatest Mixes” album and this release. Thanks Paul for this. It just feels like a 4th of July week!! I’d love for you to perform at a fireworks celebration. Would be so cool to hear what you’d play at the Macy’s Independence Day Spectacular. I hail your musical tastes so much, as they are daring thrilling and very, VERY STIMULATING!!! You “launch” us into ecstasy!!!



    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Jeff wouldn’t that be a blast. I wonder wahat I would play? hmmm 🙂


  6. Tyson Says:

    Thank you, Paul. This one never made it into my collection.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome tyson 🙂


  7. NKelly Says:

    Absolutely awesome. Yeah the new CD tracklisting has just been announced, Tom Bailey tour not far off (i see him next month) so is this just a coincidence? The new double CD is a tad diappointing BTW but i’m definitely in!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    Yeah not very impressive. I am not a huge fan of Cherry Red.


    Mike C. Reply:

    DJPaulT: Thank you very, very much. Time permitting, can you provide a link to info on this new compilation release? I can’t find anything on Cherry Red Records site. I even went to Edsel just to be sure..



    DjPaulT Reply:

    I think the tracklist was only revealed on the Deluxe Edition facebook and web site.



    Goodguy Reply:

    Stunning, that Tom is doing a tour that isn’t International Observer or dub or world music-based. I never thought I’d live to see this, much less that it’s with Howard Jones and Midge Ure as well (major fan of theirs as ell).

    It may be in vain, but I hope it’s just that Tom has softened or mellowed in response to fans in recent years, and that this is more a gift to them than he’s hard up for cash in today’s economy. Sadly, the latter is often true as reasons some come back after so many years in obscurity; especially when they so emphatically eschewed the music industry with the vitriol Tom and Alannah had.


    Paddy Reply:

    Cherry Red is hit and miss. Many of their CDs are worse then my own vinyl rips (and they are not up to par with yours)


  8. Christian Says:

    I cherish this 12″ to this day. Thanks for providing this digital rip!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re very welcome Christian 🙂


  9. Nedzad Says:

    DJ TPAULT I FIRST TIME WROTE TO YOU .i followin your first blog at 2010 amazing one of the best.I BEEN VERY SAD WHEN OLD BLOG LOG GONNE .NOW IS MUSIC FROM 80’S ON OLDER HAVE POSTS FROM 90’S.ILOVE SO MUCH THOMPSON TWINS THIS IS MUSIC FROM MY YOUNGNEST DAYS This days never come back and music has been better of today.Thank you so much for your hard work almost 6 years.i wish many good posts here in high quality .You are from Tulsa maybe i wrong. THANX MAN


  10. woz Says:

    Very cool! I don’t believe I’ve heard some of these mixes before. Thanks 🙂


  11. Brian Says:

    THANK YOU! i love these mixes and always thought they were among shep’s finest. also… anyone else think shep lifted the bassline from “right back to you” by ten city?


  12. Jermajesty Says:

    That Dub Mix sounds ace!!

    thanks. 🙂


  13. Goodguy Says:

    Got to see Tom onstage, and it was more than I ever expected. He was jumping about as if it were the old days. Got to speak with him after the show (my gushing with gratitude, really), and he really seemed pleased to be there. Those forlorn hopes I once had of Tom coming back to pop music are suddenly reinvigorated. I’m still riding the high. I so wish I could follow him on tour.


  14. Ray in Australia Says:

    Just found a bunch of digital EP’s on I-Tunes Australia… They seem to be recent additions as I’ve been searching out Thompson Twins back catalogue during the past year and I hadn’t seen them there before…. Includes:

    Bombers In The Sky – 2 Track Single 1989
    Sugar Daddy – 6 Track EP 1989
    Come Inside / The Saint – 6 Tracks EP 1991
    Come Inside – 3 Track Single 1991
    The Saint – 6 Track EP 1992
    Groove On – 6 Track EP 1992
    Play With Me (Jane) / The Saint – 8 Track EP 1992
    Play With Me (Jane) – 6 Track EP 1992

    Be wise with your choices though because some mixes repeat through the Come Inside/The Saint/Play With Me (Jane) EP’s…. check it out.

    I’m overjoyed!! 😀


  15. Ray in Australia Says:

    Oh btw… the digital EP’s that I mention above, even though I haven’t looked at a waveform yet, the loudness has not been pushed to boiling point. The quality sounds wonderful 🙂


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