Posted by DjPaulT on 23rd March 2012
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984
“Like to Get to Know You Well” is a single by musician Howard Jones released in the second half of 1984, which was subsequently included on his twelve inch remix album The 12″ Album. The single climbed to number four on the UK Singles Chart. The sleeve carried the motto “Dedicated to the original spirit of the Olympic Games”. The extended version, subtitled “International Remix”, featured Jones singing in English, German and French.
The song was included as a bonus track on the singer’s second studio album, Dream Into Action.
“Like to Get to Know You Well” was featured in the 1985 movie Better Off Dead starring John Cusack.
Two different videos were made. The first featured Jones walking around the streets of London greeting members of the public, accompanied by his bandmates of the time. When the single was released in the US, a new animated video was produced for that market.
This is the second pressing with the slightly different sleeve.
The line of incorrectly translated Japanese text is taken out and the mix title appears at the bottom instead.
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1984||Like To Get To Know You Well||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#49|
Label: WEA – HOW 5(T)
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Music By, Lyrics By – Howard Jones
Recorded At – Farmyard Studios
Mixed At – Farmyard Studios
Recorded & mixed at Farmyard Studios, England.
Track A produced for Gestalt.
“Dedicated to the original spirit of the Olympic Games”
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
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
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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