Posted by DjPaulT on 8th March 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985
“Vive Le Rock” is a song by English musician Adam Ant from his third solo album of the same name (1985). CBS Records released it as the album’s second single on July 1, 1985. That summer, Ant secured a spot at the Live Aid concert – the first live performance of the “Ant/Marco/Wiczling/De Niro” band – but was asked to cut his set to one song, for which he chose his new single, the “Vive le Rock”. The single, however stalled at #50 in the UK, in part due to a pressing error with many copies featuring the A-side track on both sides.
“Vive Le Rock” did not chart on the US Billboard Hot 100 but did make an appearance on the US dance chart peaking at #29.
The b-side Greta X is a track recorded by Adam in 1978.
Greta X 3:18
Written-By – Ant*
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1985||Vive Le Rock||U.S. Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play||#29|
Label: CBS – 49-05261
CBS – 49-05261
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Credits: Performer [Made By] – Adam Ant, Chris De Niro, Count Wiczling, Marco*
Producer – Visconti*
A & B1: Remixed at Media Sound, New York.
Taken from the Epic LP “Vive Le Rock” BFE 40159
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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