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New Edition – Crucial (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on July 29th, 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989

A. Front

REQUEST

“Crucial” is New Edition’s fourth single from the Heart Break album. The single featured production from Jellybean Johnson, Spencer Bernard, and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Despite failing to chart on the Billboard Hot 100, “Crucial” hit #4 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, making it one of New Edition’s more popular singles from the post-Bobby Brown era. It was used in the License to Drive soundtrack.

SIDE A:
Crucial (Dance Remix) 8:14

SIDE B:
Crucial (Dub) 5:14
Crucial (Acapella) 4:29

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1989 Crucial U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles #4

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23934
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1989
Genre: Hip Hop
Style: RnB/Swing

CREDITS:
Engineer [Remix] – Steve Hodge
Management – Front Line Management
Producer – Jellybean Johnson
Producer [Remix] – Jellybean Johnson, Jimmy Jam, Spencer Bernard, Terry Lewis
Written-By – Garry Johnson*, Lisa Keith

NOTES:
Taken from the New Edition album ‘Heart Break’

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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 Removal: 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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Password: burningtheground

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7 Responses to “New Edition – Crucial (US 12″)”

  1. Jeff Says:

    Thanks for another New Edition 12-inch Paul! I very much enjoy these single artists spotlight weeks! I hope your day is going much better than yesterday.

    Jeff

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    Much better today Jeff thank you. These New Edition single’s were all requested. I guess most people are not that familiar with their later material. That’s ok though just happy to fill the requests when I can 🙂 btw some nice remixes here.

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  2. keeganskylar Says:

    THANKS this is a great 12″ remix and single!! The Heartbreak Album was the best and the singles from it really had some fun mixes including this one!! Also I remember having the License to Drive soundtrack with this song on it too! 🙂 Thanks for posting request!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Keeganskylar. License to Drive one of my favorite 80’s movies 🙂

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  3. Tim Says:

    Love this. Would love to have NE Heartbreak on here! Thx

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  4. woz Says:

    Thank you!

    [Reply]

    DjPaulT Reply:

    you’re welcome Woz 🙂

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