Posted by DjPaulT on April 7th, 2015
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984
“Thieves Like Us” was British band New Order’s seventh single, released on Factory in April 1984 as 12″ only (7″s as promos only). The title is taken from the Robert Altman movie “Thieves Like Us”. An instrumental of Thieves Like Us is featured in the 1986 movie “Pretty in Pink”.
Produced by New Order. Recorded and mixed at London’s Britannia Row Studios.
The cover design by Peter Saville is based on a painting by Giorgio de Chirico.
Peaked at #18 in the UK singles charts and #1 in the UK indie singles charts.
Thieves Like Us 6:36
Written-By – Arthur Baker
Lonesome Tonight 5:11
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
Label: Factory – FAC 103
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Released: Apr 1984
New Wave, Synth-pop
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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