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Age Of Chance – Kiss (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th May 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

A. Front

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“Kiss” is a 1986 single originally recorded by Prince and The Revolution.

An industrial cover of the song was released in November 1986 by British alternative rock-dance crossover band Age of Chance. Bass player Geoff Taylor described it as: “We basically removed the sex and replaced it with lump hammers.”

The single reached No. 1 on the UK Indie Charts in late 1986. It spent 11 weeks on the mainstream pop charts in the United Kingdom, starting at 6 December 1986 and peaking at No. 50 in early 1987.

In New Zealand it charted for four weeks, peaking at No. 21.

In the United States, it spent six weeks on the Billboard Dance Club Play chart, peaking at No. 35 on 23 May 1987.

SIDE A:
Kiss (Vocal) 3:06
Written-By – Prince And The Revolution

SIDE B:
Kiss (Collision Cut) 4:11
Remix [Constructed By] – Crush Commander
Written-By – Prince And The Revolution

Crash Conscious 2:56
Written-By – Taylor*, Perry*, Howson*, Elvidge*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Kiss U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #35

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– 0-96780
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Rock
Style: Industrial, Alternative Rock

CREDITS:
Artwork [Sleeve Made In] – The Designers Republic
Engineer – Robert Gordon
Producer – Age Of Chance

NOTES:
Recorded at FON Studios Sheffield 1986
Crush Commander appears courtesy of Riot Bibble
Tracks A & B1: Controversy Music (ASCAP)
Track B2: Fon Music/Age Of Chance 1986

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B. Back

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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