Posted by DjPaulT on March 3rd, 2015
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983
First Time In 24 Bit Flac!
Originally posted October 3, 2010
“I Eat Cannibals” was the debut single by British new wave group Toto Coelo (renamed Total Coelo in the US). The single reached No. 8 in the UK Singles Chart and was also a hit in many other countries, including South Africa where it was named the seventeenth biggest selling single of 1983, peaking at No. 3, while it only got as high as No. 66 in the U.S. in early 1983.
The solid drum sound that underpins the single was provided by session drummer Peter Boita. Boita received a demo cassette from producer Barry Blue and proceeded to score out a drum part that fitted the song. He programmed his Linndrum Computer with the basic drumbeat that is heard throughout the record. Boita also used this same technique on the B-side of the follow-up single, “Mucho Macho”, but, apart from a few television appearances, the single failed to make much impression on the charts.
I Eat Cannibals (Extended Version – Pt. 1) 6:34
I Eat Cannibals (Extended Version – Pt. 2) 5:11
I Eat Cannibals (Short Version) 3:28
Mucho Macho 4:57
Written By – J. Littman*
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1983||I Eat Cannibals||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#66|
|1983||I Eat Cannibals||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play||#27|
Label: Chrysalis – 4V9 03545
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop
Arranged By – Barry Blue , Julian Littman
Artwork By [Photos] – Chris Craymer
Producer – Barry Blue
Written By – B. Blue* (tracks: A1 to B1), P. Greedus* (tracks: A1 to B1), R. Nicolson* (tracks: A1 to B1)
On back of picture sleeve, A-side is only referred to as a single track, “I Eat Cannibals (Extended Version)”. However, it is broken up into two on the A-side label and record itself.
Made in U.S.A.
Find the 12″ On DISCOGS
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
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
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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