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Feargal Sharkey – Loving You (Germany 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th February 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

Happy Valentine’s Day Weekend

“Loving You” is pop vocalist Feargal Sharkey’s second single as a solo artist, released in 1985. The single’s two tracks did not feature on Sharkey’s self-titled 1985 debut album Feargal Sharkey.

The B-side for the single, “Is This An Explanation?” was exclusive to the single, written by Sharkey and Jo Callis who was a member of popular band The Human League. The A-side was also written by Sharkey and Callis.

The single peaked in the UK at #26 for a total of 11 weeks, where Sharkey’s previous debut single “Listen to Your Father” peaked at #23.

The A-side featured Queen’s percussionist Roger Taylor on additional drums and synths. Taylor also produced the A-side along with David Richards whilst Sharkey produced the B-side. Richards has also worked with Queen and David Bowie.

A promotional music video was created for the single. Sharkey also performed the song on the popular UK music show Top of the Pops.

SIDE A:
Loving You (Extended Version)
Producer – Dave Richards*, Roger Taylor

SIDE B:
Is This An Explanation?
Producer – Feargal Sharkey

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– 601 886, Virgin ‎– 601 886-213
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM
Country: Germany
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design [Sleeve Design] – Caryn Gough
Photography By – Richard Haughton
Written-By – Sharkey*, Callis*

NOTES:
Printed In Western Germany

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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The Assembly – Never Never (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th December 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

A. Front

“Never Never” is the title of the only single released by the Vince Clarke project, The Assembly, in 1983.

The song features Feargal Sharkey of The Undertones on vocals; Sharkey’s performance on “Never Never” was a total departure from the punk sound of The Undertones. The song peaked at number four in the UK Singles Chart and stayed on the chart for ten weeks. The ong was released in the US but did not chart.

SIDE A:
Never Never (Extended Version) 5:54
Guitar – Clem Clempson
Vocals [The Singer] – Feargal Sharkey

Stop/Start (Extended Version) 4:20
Written-By – E.C. Radcliffe*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Sire  ‎– 0-20210
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Maxi-Single, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design – Martyn Atkins
Performer [The Assembly] – E. C. Radcliffe*, Vincent Clarke*
Producer – Assembly, The
Written-By – V. Clarke*

NOTES:
Made In U.S.A.

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: 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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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