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Divine – Walk Like A Man (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 20th October 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“Walk Like A Man” is a song originally recorded by The Four Seasons in 1963. American singer, actor and drag queen Divine recorded a Hi-NRG dance version of the song in 1985 which was included on the album Maid In England. Divine’s version peaked at #23 on the UK singles chart. Although the song received significant club play in the US it failed to chart.

SIDE A:
Walk Like A Man & Man Talk 7:47
Written-By – Gaudio/Crewe*, M. Rosen*

SIDE B:
Man Talk 7:02
Written-By – Mark Rosen

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Proto Records ‎– ENAT 125
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop, Hi NRG

CREDITS:
Arranged By – Pete Ware
Artwork – The Bouncing Ball
Artwork [Costume, Hair & Make-up] – Van Smith
Engineer – Mel Jefferson
Management – Bernard Jay
Mixed By, Engineer – Phil Harding
Other [Special Thanks To] – Nick Tichener
Photography By – Bill Bernardo
Producer – Barry Evangeli

NOTES:
Dedicated to Frances and Harris with love.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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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Password: burningtheground

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Divine – Hard Magic (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 7th March 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

RIP DIVINE  (October 19, 1945 – March 7, 1988)

“Hard Magic” is a single from the album Maid in England by Divine.

“Hard Magic” was Divine’s last single to chart on the UK Singles Chart. It debuted and peaked at #87 before falling to #90 in its second week.

The music video for the single has a African jungle setting and features Divine in two roles. One as a female captive of a voodoo tribe and one as the male chief (whose also a witch doctor) who controls the captive with a voodoo doll. It starts out with the captive trying to resist the control of the doll (as shown with him with the doll fully bound to a pole like the one the captive’s foot it tied to). The witch doctor is then shown to put the doll in a pot with water (not boiling) and the captive is shown with the same position. Then the captive is shown being chased by tribe members around the pole from earlier and then they catch her and are tying her to the pole. After freeing herself the captive manages to upset the chief and is imprisoned in a cage that is then wrapped with cloth by the tribe. A fire is lit and there is a close up of the cage and the members of the tribe are seen eating chunks of meat (from an unknown source).

SIDE A:
Hard Magic 7:09

SIDE B:
Hard Magic (Magic Mix) 6:50
Hard Magic (Instrumental Mix) 4:16

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Proto Records ‎– ENAT 131
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Hi NRG, Synth-pop
Credits: Artwork [Hair, Make-up] – Van Smith
Design, Artwork – Bouncing Ball*
Engineer – Charles Gray
Lyrics By [Additional] – N. Titchener* (tracks: A, B1), P. Ware* (tracks: A, B1)
Management – Bernard Jay Management Inc.*
Photography By – Greg Gorman
Producer – Nick TitchenerPete Ware
Written-By – M. Flinn*, P. Morris*

NOTES:
“Divine Thanks” To Andrew Logan, Phillip Miller, and Lee Le Cuyer.

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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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Password: burningtheground

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Divine – Shake It Up (Netherlands 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 22nd November 2013

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

DISCO FRIDAY!

“Shake It Up” is the fourth single from the album The Story So Far by Divine.

“Shake It Up” became Divine’s fourth and last single to chart on the Dutch Singles Chart. It debuted at #30 before climbing to and peaking at #13 in its third week. The song spent a total of 6 weeks on the chart.

“Shake It Up” spent a total of 11 weeks on the German Singles Chart and peaked at #26. It spent one week at its peak. “Shake It Up” became Divine’s second Top 40 single on the chart.

SIDE A:
Shake It Up (Vocal) 6:44

SIDE B:
Shake It Up (Instrumental) 4:02

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Break Records ‎– 308313
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: Netherlands
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Disco, Hi NRG
Credits: Photography – R. Vinke
Written-by, Producer, Instruments [All Instruments Performed By] – Bobby Orlando

NOTES:
Message on labels: “Life is a rollercoaster it has it,s ups and downs”
Made In Holland.

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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