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After The Fire – Der Kommissar (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd December 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

R E Q U E S T

“Der Kommissar” is a song first recorded by Falco in Austria in 1981, covered a year later by British rock band After the Fire. After the Fire’s version featured English lyrics by the band’s Andy Piercy. The single debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 on December 2, 1983. After spending 14 weeks on the chart the single peaked at #5 becoming the bands only US hit. In the UK “Der Kommissar reached the #47 position on the UK singles chart.

SIDE A:
Der Kommissar (Dub Version) 4:50
Engineer – Michael Frondelli
Remix – Bruce HarrisGregg WinterJane Brinton

SIDE B:
Der Kommissar (Specially Extended Remixed Version) 5:43

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Mint (generic)

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 Der Kommissar U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #5
1983 Der Kommissar U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #4
1983 Der Kommissar U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #17

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic – 49-03490
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic
Style: New Wave
Credits: Producer – ATF*, John Eden
Written-By – FalcoR. Ponger*

NOTES:
Special version from the Epic Lp: “ATF” FE 38282
Mastered at Columbia NY
Mix titles are not listed on labels

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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