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Cutting Crew – (I Just) Died In Your Arms (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on September 23rd, 2014


A. Front

“(I Just) Died in Your Arms” is the debut single by English band Cutting Crew released in 1986. It was their biggest hit, peaking at number-one in the United States, Canada and Finland, and reaching the top five in the UK, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland. It was produced by Terry Brown and mixed at Utopia Studios by Tim Palmer.

First released in Britain, the song peaked at #4 on the UK charts in August 1986. Upon its release in the United States, the previously unknown band’s debut single shot to number one on May 2, 1987, and stayed there for two weeks. It also reached #4 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #24 on Billboard’s Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart and (in a remix version) #37 on the Hot Dance/Club Play chart. The song spent three weeks at #1 in Canada.

(I Just) Died In Your Arms (Remix) 6:43
Producer – Cutting Crew, John Jansen, Terry Brown
Remix – Tim Palmer
Written-By – N.Eede*

For The Longest Time 4:33
Producer – Cutting Crew
Written-By – K. MacMichael*, N.Eede*

(I Just) Died In Your Arms 4:45
Mixed By – Tim Palmer
Producer – Cutting Crew, John Jansen, Terry Brown
Written-By – N.Eede*

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1987 (I Just) Died In Your Arms U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1
1987 (I Just) Died In Your Arms U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #4
1987 (I Just) Died In Your Arms U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary Tracks #24


Label: Siren Records (8) ‎– SIREN 21-12
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: Jul 1986
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

Illustration – Paul Schofield (2)

B-side tracks listed in incorrect order on sleeve.

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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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20 Responses to “Cutting Crew – (I Just) Died In Your Arms (UK 12″)”

  1. Diego Says:

    Good choice, Paul.
    I love this song and ‘I’ve Been In Love Before’ too.
    Many thanks. 🙂


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Diego 🙂


  2. Omar Says:

    Thanks Paul. Could you also post I’ve Been In Love Before both 7″/12″ mixes. Thanks once again


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Omar 🙂


  3. Jeff Says:

    I have tried to find this extended mix, but never came across it in such outstanding quality. Thank you Paul for making my quest a reality. I am so looking forward to your rip as you do such a splendid job on restoring the vinyl to such sonic quality. You make me smile so much with your capabilities. Thank you my friend.



  4. Guss Says:

    Exelente!!! Thank you Paul.


  5. Robert Says:

    Thanks paul, great song!!!!I am fan cutting crew


  6. Biol Says:

    OMG I found the single over than 10 years,
    Thank you Paul


  7. charly Says:

    One of the best ever, thanks Paul


  8. Eduardo Says:

    A great song of late 80′, thanks for your work Paul.


  9. Ezequiel Says:

    I love the Broadcast album. This is not a prolific band, it’s a pitty because Nick has a warm voice.

    Hugs !


  10. Junior Says:

    One of my faves. Thanks for the remix, Paul 🙂


  11. woz Says:

    Great choice for a post, Paul. These guys had a great sound. Thank you!


  12. CL Says:

    Thanks Paul for the memories..


  13. SaNdMaN Says:

    Great to hear this again, Paul. I remember playing this to death when I bought it, all those years ago 🙂


  14. Michael Says:

    one of the best wonder hit wonders of the 80s, thanks!


  15. Michael Says:

    by the way: i remember there were several 7″ edits of this song: the normal album version and a so called “us mix” in which the differences were very hard to notice. does anybody know in what these mixes differ? i think the “us mix” was a few seconds longer.


  16. Jason Says:

    Good song. Thank you Paul.


  17. edglaston Says:

    Thanks for this track. i love this song.


  18. opoder Says:

    Thank you for this post.


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