Posted by DjPaulT on October 9th, 2015
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1990
“Use It Up and Wear It Out” is a song by Odyssey that was released as a single in 1980. It spent two weeks at No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in August that year, but failed to make commercial success in the United States.
In 1990 British vocal duo Pat & Mick, consisting of popular radio personalities Pat Sharp (born 25 October 1961) and Mick Brown (born 28 November 1962), both of whom are from London released a cover version of the song produced by Stock Aitken & Waterman reaching #22 on the UK singles chart. The song also received club play in America where it reached #81 on the Billboard dance chart.
The royalties from their record sales were donated to Capital FM’s ‘Help A London Child’ charity.
Star Teaser 5:02
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Min
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1990||Use It Up And Wear It Out||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/ Clup Play||#81|
Label: PWL Records – PWLT 55
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Style: Hi-NRG, Synth-pop
Backing Vocals – Mae McKenna, Mike Stock, Miriam Stockley
Drums – A. Linn
Engineer – Karen Hewitt
Keyboards – Matt Aitken, Mike Stock
Mixed By – Pete Hammond
Producer – Stock, Aitken & Waterman
Pat & Mick’s Vocals were recorded using the Calrec Soundfield Microphone.
Recorded and Mixed at PWL Studios, London.
With Thanks to Mick Lowe Design and TPP Typesetting
CMCS, Impulse,Meantime,The Original Picture Company, Sharp End Promotions& Everyone at PWL.
Made In England.
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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