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Endgames – First-Last-For Everything (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on February 9th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

“First-Last-For Everything” is the second single released by Scottish pop band Endgames. Produced by Steve Levine (soon famed for the production work with Culture Club). It found success in clubs in Europe and North America, receiving significant airplay in Canada, especially on the “alternative” radio station CFNY-FM (Toronto), while in the US it was a club success. Eventually it charted in the Billboard magazine Hot Dance Music/Clup Play Chart, peaking at No. 31.

SIDE A:
First-Last-For Everything (Club Version) 4:38

SIDE B:
First-Last-For Everything (Dub Version) 5:00

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1982 First-Last-For Everything U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #31

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– GAME 212
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic
Style: Electro, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – Timtom*
Producer – Steve Levine
Written-By – Endgames

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
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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24 Responses to “Endgames – First-Last-For Everything (UK 12″)”

  1. Omar Says:

    Thanks Paul for these rare beauties. Do you have any Private Lives singles as well out of the blue?

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    I think I might have one of their singles Omar 🙂

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  2. Thomas Pancoast Says:

    Very nice selection Paul. Thanks!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Thomas Pancoast 🙂

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  3. Jeff Says:

    Hi Paul. Hope you had a very nice birthday yesterday. We were thinking about you the whole day!!

    Thanks for this record. I love when you post alternative classics here on BTG. I’m in Heaven!!

    Jeff

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    I had a great birthday thank you Jeff. I hope that you like this one another one of my favorites 🙂

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  4. Tony Says:

    A million thanks for this excellent post, DjPaul!! You made my day 🙂
    It’s shocking that Endgames has not received a deluxe CD treatment with all their singles & B-sides.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    I don’t think any of their albums have ever been issued on CD such a shame.

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  5. Song_and_Dance Says:

    Well, how the heck do you do that, dear Paul? I do not recall ever having heard about that 12inch. It´s great! A great song with a great dub mix as far as my taste is concerned.
    Another excellent choice.

    Thank you very much.

    S´n´D

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome Song and Dance 🙂

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    Song_and_Dance Reply:

    An old friend of mine reminded me that we saw Endgames live on 20 Dec 1983, supporting Depeche Mode on their Contruction Time Again Tour in Bremen high up in the north of Germany. I was and still am astonished – I haven´t got the faintest memory of the Endgames show. Can you believe that??? I definitely saw depeche at the Stadthalle Bremen but Endgames??? I can´t recall if my life depended on it. Ok, I was 15 back then but still – it´s scary 🙂

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  6. RA Feutz Says:

    A great track indeed! One of the Endgames 12’ers I didn’t have. I with (4) Tony’s comment as well. Thank you Paul.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome RA 🙂

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  7. David Says:

    This was a huge radio hit here in Toronto. Thanks!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    You’re welcome David 🙂

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  8. radema Says:

    Endgames ‎– Miracle In My Heart 12″ in flac please!!!

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    See what I can do radema 🙂

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  9. VanceMan Says:

    Loved Endgames! Great single — one of several that didn’t receive enough recognition.

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    DjPaulT Reply:

    I agree VanceMan totally over looked band 🙂

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    OneCharmingBastard Reply:

    Such a great first album – has there been a reissue of it? With the varying 12″s it could be a nice repackage

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  10. music_fan Says:

    Request for

    Louie Louie – Brother Louie.

    🙂

    It’s a fantastic 1990s cover of the Hot Chocolate track. The cover version was produced by George Michael.

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  11. Daniel Says:

    Endgames was a very underrated band. “Building beauty” was such an amazing album, it’s one of my favourite. I wonder why such treasures are not released on CD. Didn’t know about this early single. It wasn’t included on the album but wow, it sounds great!! Thank you so much for this rip.

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  12. Disco-D Says:

    Thanks, Paul. Much appreciated.
    MORE Endgames, please!

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  13. DJ Lollipop / Larry Says:

    Thank you so much for this gem! I always thought this Endgames release should have been a much bigger hit. It was “of the moment” at the time of it’s release – beautifully spanning the alternative/dance and emerging electro sounds du jour. The dub was always one of my favorites (along with the signature synthesiser flourishes). FANTASTIC PAUL!!!

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