Posted by DjPaulT on July 13th, 2015
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987
“Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back to My Room)” is the debut single by American singer and model Paul Lekakis.
Originally released in 1987 on ZYX Records, then picked up by Polydor Records for a wider release, the song peaked at #43 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S. and at #60 on the UK Singles Chart in England. It fared better in other parts of the world, where the song spent five weeks at #1 on the ARIA Charts in Australia, from April 13 through May 11 of 1987. It also topped music charts in Japan and South Africa, and peaked at #2 in Canada. The song is noteworthy because it is a well-known 1980s dance club track that nonetheless failed to appear on the U.S. Hot Dance Club Play chart upon its initial release. Subsequent remixes have appeared on that chart, however, as well as some of Lekakis’ other dance recordings. The song was popular in the LGBT community and helped to establish his career, both as a singer and as an actor.
Several remixes were commissioned for the track including the rare UK only Champion Remix by mixmaster Phil Harding of PWL released on Champion Records a London based major long-running soul, dance and house music label.
Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back To My Room) (A Phil Harding Remix) 6:40
Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back To My Room) (A Phil Harding Dub Remix) 5:44
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1987||Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back To My Room)||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#43|
Label: Champion – CHAMPX 12-43
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Tracks listed incorrectly on back cover.
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 Removal: 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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