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Boy Meets Girl – Oh Girl (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 5th February 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

Side A

Re-Rip Newly Remastered!

Originally I posted this one on September 7, 2011. But for those who may have missed it or if you are a new reader just discovering BTG. I decided to give this one a new rip with my newer Ortofon Super 30 stylus. This 12″ is also being posted in 24 bit flac for the very first time!

Boy Meets Girl is an American pop music duo consisting of keyboardist and vocalist George Merrill and singer Shannon Rubicam. They are perhaps best known for their hit song “Waiting For a Star to Fall” from 1988. As songwriters, the duo composed a pair of #1 hits for Whitney Houston, “How Will I Know” and “I Wanna Dance With Someone (Who Loves Me)”. They also provided backing vocals on “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” by Deniece Williams.

The duo’s first album was self-titled, and its lead-off song, “Oh Girl”, a bitter tale of a failed relationship was released as a single by A&M Records. The song reached #39 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on June 4, 1985.

SIDE A:
Oh Girl (Specially Remixed Version) 6:07
Remix [Assistant] – “Hutch” Hutchison
Remix – George Merrill

SIDE B:
Oh Girl (Album Version) 4:18

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

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 Oh Girl U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #39

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records – SP-17316
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Downtempo, Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – Tom Werman
Written-By – George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam

NOTES:
Promotional Copy Not For Sale
Original version appears on the album “BOY MEETS GIRL”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

Side B

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Speed Control: Pro-Ject Speed Box S
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 Removeal: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
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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