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The Jets – Curiosity (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on April 20th, 2016


A. Front

“Curiosity” was the first single released by the Jets from their critically and commercially successful debut album The Jets. This was a successful single on the R&B chart in the U.S., peaking at #8. In the U.K. the single reached #41.

Curiosity (Extended Version) 7:30

Curiosity (Radio Edit) 5:15
Curiosity (Instrumental Version) 7:25

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint


Year Single Chart Position
1985 Curiosity U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #8
1985 Curiosity U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #21


Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23586
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

Engineer [Assistant] – Toni Greene
Engineer [Re-mix] – Taavi Moté*
Mastered By – Steve Hall
Producer – Aaron Zigman, David Rivkin, Don Powell, Jerry Knight
Remix – Louil Silas, Jr.*
Written-By –  A. Zigman*, J. Knight

Mastered at Future Disc Systems, Hollywood, CA
Produced for Twin-Town Sound Corporation
From The Jets LP, “THE JETS”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

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
Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
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)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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19 Responses to “The Jets – Curiosity (US 12″)”

  1. Jeff Says:

    I absolutely love the uniqueness to your Burning The Ground site Paul. I’m so relieved that you are multi-faceted and that you love and honor a huge spectrum of musical genres. Sure, I love the obscure and the underground and more alternative songs you post, but I am forever about the guilty pleasures too that have leaked through the cracks and/or are ignored by radio stations today. It is a revelation to have you disc jockey all sorts of records for our ears. It’s great, in so many cases, to re-hear these songs again under your careful consideration of quality and audiophile fidelity you bestow on them. Hey, in most cases, we’re hearing them the way they were meant to be heard, from a killer turntable and a killer technician exposing us to all the frequencies and fidelities the artists and producers intended for us to hear. I love this labor of love you perform Paul, for all of us. No compression, no brickwalling and no distortion. You expose us to levels of sonic grandeur Paul and I’m stunned and spellbounded each and every time.

    Your fantastic!!!



    DjPaulT Reply:

    Thank you Jeff. I never know exactly what to say. Your comments are so thoughtful I appreciate them so much.

    Hugs 🙂


  2. hugh Says:

    Thank you as always…so need more of the Jets.


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Hugh I do have more for the future 🙂


  3. keeganskylar Says:

    If I remember “Cross My Broken Heart” and some great mixes 🙂 Thanks for this did not know there was a mix of this track 🙂


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome keeganskylar 🙂


  4. Martijn Says:

    thanks for the variety – and for a bit of music from Hawaii!


    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Martijn 🙂


  5. Carlos Says:

    Woooow Pault muchas gracias por este aporte, de pronto mas adelante “Make it Real” ?


  6. Kent H. Says:

    Thanks Paul. 🙂


  7. Gilbert Says:

    Another great post Paul! The Jets has a lot of mixes exclusively released on 12″ vinyl only. I was wondering if you have the UK 12″ single. It has different mixes – the PWL Phil Harding Remix and by Dakeyne (DMC dj i think) whose mix is called Crush. Thanks again.


  8. Jonathan Says:

    Thanks Paul! In Brazil Today is the National day of the vinyl record!


  9. Doug Says:

    Thanks so much for posting this!!


  10. woz Says:

    Thanks for posting this record, Paul! Your rip sounds great! Would be happy to see more of The Jets added to your blog at some point.


  11. phil Says:

    Thanks for this. Someone above mentioned exclusive UK mixes: I really hope you have these; I remember when “Crush On You” came out there was a standard 12″, and the remix 12″ followed a few weeks later (and it was blinding). Long lost, would love to hear it again….


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  13. Conner Says:

    Thank you!!!!


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  15. DJ GHOST Says:

    Would love to see more Jets records!!!! Love your site!!!!


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