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The Belle Stars – Indian Summer (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on February 18th, 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

REQUEST

“Indian Summer” is a 1983 song by English pop/new wave band The Belle Stars, released as their fifth and final single from their only self-titled studio album and their ninth single overall. The song peeked at #52 for three weeks on the UK singles chart.

Indian Summer is a song about a lover had for a day. The songs chorus: “We were lovers for a day; never again will it ever be that way” likely talks about how the band only had one hit and it never seemed to resurface them. Many of the band also believed that the single caused a rivalry with Bananarama’s Cruel Summer.

SIDE A:
Indian Summer (Down Beat & Cool) 5:23
Producer, Brian Tench
Written-By – Penny Leyton

SIDE B:
Sun Sun Sun (Up Beat & Hot) 6:27
Producer – Peter Collins
Remix – Duncan Bridgeman, Joe Dworniak
Written-By – Clare Hirst

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Stiff Records ‎– S BUY 185
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Written-By – Jennie Matthias, Judy Parsons, Lesley Shone, Miranda Joyce, Sarah-Jane Owen, Stella Barker

NOTES:
Special versions from the LP “THE BELLE STARS”

Find the 12″ On DISCOGS

B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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

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

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

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20 Responses to “The Belle Stars – Indian Summer (UK 12″)”

  1. ex15 Says:

    A very listenable track..

    Thanks fro the rip Paul.. 🙂

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Ex15 🙂

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  2. omar Says:

    My favorite single by The Belle Stars. Thanks Paul so much!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Omar 🙂

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  3. Jeff Says:

    What a delightful surprise Paul! I love the Belle Stars. Even the title gives some of us who are suffering through this Winter Season, appreciate the sound of an “Indian Summer.” You always come up with the perfect songs to reflect moods, wants and wishes. This was so excellent of you to honor this request too. You are our “Patron Saint of Dance Discs” Paul. It’s so great to give you the adoration you so deserve by having us leave comments for you. You’re readers are some of the nicest individuals out in Cyber Space. Such positivity and refreshing attitudes, along with PHENOMENAL TASTES in music. Burning The Ground is the place to be. My Sonic Sanctuary.

    Jeff

    P.S. Your rips of Yello were exquisite. I just had to thank you again for them.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Jeff. Thought this might give us suffering from this brutal winter visions of summer 🙂

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  4. Patric Says:

    Oh that’s new to me. I only know their single ” Sign of the Times”
    Thanks for sharin’ 🙂

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Patric 🙂

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  5. Dave Says:

    Love the Belle Stars. Thanks for the tracks !!!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    you’re welcome Dave 🙂

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  6. Stefano Says:

    Haha, the Belle Stars, always had to smile a bit when I saw them on TV.
    Thanks for this one, don’t recall this single I think.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    you’re welcome Stefano 🙂

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  7. JamieH Says:

    One of my favorite songs by a terribly underrated and unfortunately short-lived band—thanks, Paul!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    My pleasure JamieH!

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  8. Harry Wave Says:

    merci paul

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    you’re welcpme Harry 🙂

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  9. Dana Says:

    Thanks for the post! Very interested to see that the B-Side is remixed by the guys from I-Level, who had a Top 5 R&B & underground club hit in the States with one of my all time fave tracks “Give Me.” That track was subsequently sampled by Lost Boyz & A Tribe Called Quest. Any chance you have any I-Level laying about? Thanks Paul. Keep up the great work.

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  10. Junior Says:

    This is a band i’m not aware of, looking forward to hearing this.

    Thanks for the rare 80’s delights, Paul 🙂

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  11. mothloop Says:

    These ladies always seemed to be having such a good time. Great kitschy ’80s fun!

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  12. woz Says:

    Thanks!

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