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David Austin – Turn To Gold (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 6th May 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984
A. Front

David Austin (born 14 July 1962) is a professional songwriter from the United Kingdom, who first had a hit single in 1984 called “Turn to Gold”, released on Parlophone. It entered the UK Singles Chart on 21 July 1984. It remained in the chart for three weeks, reaching #68. The single featured backing vocals from George Michael, who called Austin his best friend in the documentary film, A Different Story.

As co-writers Austin and Michael have been collaborating since 1983. Their joint work includes the download-only single “John and Elvis Are Dead”, their biggest hit “You Have Been Loved” and “Look at Your Hands” from the album Faith, which also appeared on the US CD single of Michael’s number one hit “Father Figure”. Listen Without Prejudice, is the only original material studio album of Michael’s which does not feature any collaboration with Austin.

SIDE A:
Turn To Gold (Extended Swing Mix) 5:19

SIDE B:
Turn To Gold (Swing Mix) 2:29
Turn To Gold (Instrumental) 3:42

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Parlophone ‎– 12R 6068
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – George Michael
Written-By – David AustinGeorge Michael

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B. Back

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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