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Will Powers – Kissing With Confidence (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 24th June 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

Wanna Kiss? Pucker Up!

“Kissing with Confidence” is a song by Will Powers (the stage name/persona of photographer-turned-singer Lynn Goldsmith) from her 1983 album Dancing for Mental Health. It was written by Goldsmith, Jacob Brackman, Nile Rodgers, Todd Rundgren, and Steve Winwood.
Mixed by Rundgren, it was released as a single in the UK, peaking at number 17 on the UK Singles Chart.

Will Powers is portrayed by Goldsmith during the spoken word sections her voice processed through a vocoder. Sting and Tom Bailey were also collaborators on the project. Carly Simon was the uncredited lead singer.

SIDE A:
Kissing With Confidence 5:31

SIDE B:
Kissing With Confidence (Dub Version) 6:40

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Ariola ‎– 600 990
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Mixed By – Todd Rundgren
Producer – Lynn Goldsmith
Vocals [Uncredited] – Carly Simon
Written-By – J. Brackman*, L. Goldsmith*, N. Rodgers*, S. Winwood*, T. Rundgren*

NOTES:
From The Album: “Dancing For Mental Health”.

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B. back

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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Carly Simon – Tranquillo (Melt My Heart) (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th November 2012

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1978

DISCO FRIDAY!

“Tranquillo (Melt My Heart)” is a 1978 disco song by Carly Simon from the album Boys In Trees.

Released only as a single sided 12″ promo this is the rare extended version of the magnificent “Tranquillo (MeltMy Heart)”. Produced by the acclaimed Arif Mardin, who also worked with such luminaries as Aretha Franklin, Esther Philips and Donny Hathway, this 1978 classic rides soulful disco-tinged waves of blissful strings, heady horns and cosmic guitars with a rich orchestral feel. The song also features backing vocals by Cissy Houston and James Taylor.

SIDE A:
Tranquillo (Melt My Heart) (Disco Mix) 5:11

SIDE B:
Tranquillo (Melt My Heart) Disco Mix) 5:11

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

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Elektra – AS-11399-A
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1978
Genre: Funk / Soul, Pop
Style: Disco
Credits: Engineer – Lew Hahn
Producer – Arif Mardin
Written-By – Arif MardinCarly SimonJames Taylor (2)

NOTES:
For Promotion Use Only
From Her Album “Boys In The Trees”
Same mix on both sides

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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