Posted by DjPaulT on May 10th, 2016
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985
“The Screams Of Passion” is a song by The Family a band formed by Prince, and one of the first signed to his record label, Paisley Park Records. “The Screams of Passion” was released as the first single from their self titled debut album. The song was written by Prince, but credited to St. Paul Peterson and Susannah Melvoin. The single debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 29, 1985 peaking at #63 after spending six weeks on the survey. “The Screams Of Passion” became a top ten single on the U.S. R&B chart peaking at #9.
The Family consisted of St. Paul (vocals, keyboards), Susannah Melvoin (vocals), Jellybean Johnson (drums) and Eric Leeds (saxophone and flute).
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1985||The Screams Of Passion||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#63|
|1985||The Screams Of Passion||U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Singles||#9|
|1985||The Screams Of Passion||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play||#10|
Label: Paisley Park – 0-20360, Warner Bros. Records – 9 20360-0 A
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Synth-pop, Funk, Soul
Original versions available on the Paisley Park album “THE FAMILY”.
Made in U.S.A.
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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