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J. Geils Band – Fright Night (Netherlands 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on October 16th, 2014


A. Front

Re-Rip Newly Remastered

Originally I posted the US 7″ on August 22, 2011. Since that time I obtained the Netherlands 12″ which sounds much better. I decided since it is the Halloween season that I would rip the 12″ and post it. I am also posting this track in 24 bit flac for the very first time.

“Fright Night” is the theme song from the 1985 film of the same name performed by American rock group J. Geils Band. The song reached #91 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in 1985. After the single release the group then disbanded.

The b-side “Boppin’ Tonight” is performed by the Fabulous Fontaines and is also featured in the film and on the very hard to find original soundtrack.

The movie is an American vampire comedy horror film directed by Tom Holland and starring William Ragsdale, Chris Sarandon, Stephen Geoffreys and Roddy McDowall. The film was orginally released on August 2, 1985.

Fright Night 3:45
Performed By: J. Geils Band*
Producer, Arranged By – Seth Justman
Written-By – J. Lamont*
Engineer – Steve Marcantonio

Boppin’ Tonight 3:04
Performed By: Fabulous Fontaines
Producer, Written-By – Gary Goetzman, Mike Piccirillo
Engineer – Mark Wolfson

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1985 Fright Night U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #91


Label: Epic ‎– EPCA 12.6606
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Maxi-Single, 45 RPM
Country: Netherlands
Released: 1985
Genre: Rock
Style: Rock & Roll, Pop Rock

From the Original Motion Pictur Soundtrack “FRIGHT NIGHT”

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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Password: burningtheground

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7 Responses to “J. Geils Band – Fright Night (Netherlands 12″)”

  1. Jeff Says:

    So happy that you’re bringing your original posts “back from the dead” so to speak. I so much enjoyed the original Fright Night movie and this is another perfect example of you finding the perfect songs and moods to fit the Halloween spirit of things. I can’t wait to hear your rip.

    Again, hope you’re feeling better.

    All my best,



    DjPaulT Reply:

    feeling pretty good Jeff. Just waiting to find out when and if I will have surgery. seems like they don’t get in a hurry to let you know lol. Love this song originally I posted the US 7″ but was lucky to find a 12″ copy and it sounds so much better. Hope you like it my friend.


  2. Mike C. Says:

    Hope you find out soon. The medical community needs a serious shot of ‘hurry the heck up’. Both my wife and father-in-law are going through issues, and they have the same problem.

    LOVE THE POST!! Thank you.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Mike C. 🙂


  3. woz Says:

    Another great 80s movie and song. Thanks for the new rip!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Woz 🙂


  4. opoder Says:

    The covers and the audio/sound are better than the previous release (US 7″Private Rec.). I’ll keep both. 😀



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