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Icehouse – Electric Blue (Ltd. Edition US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 14th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Electric Blue” is a 1987 hit single by the Australian rock / synthpop band Icehouse. In th United States two seperate promo 12″ singles were released. One featured more dance oriented mixes by Steve Thompson And Michael Barbiero. The other released on limited edition Electric Blue vinyl contained more rock oriented remixes staying more true to the album version with mixes by Michael H. Brauer and David Lord.

SIDE A:
Electric Blue (Single Version) 4:24
Mixed By – Michael H. Brauer

Electric Blue (12″ Version) 6:43
Mixed By – Michael H. Brauer

SIDE B:
Electric Blue 4:28
Mixed By – David Lord

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #10
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #36

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– VAS-2899
Format: Vinyl, Promo, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo, Blue Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock

NOTES:
US promo-only mixes.

Sticker states: “Very Limited Edition Blue Vinyl”

Record states: “Mixed by Michael Brauer for MHB Productions”
“Special Unreleased Mixes”

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VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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)
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Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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Icehouse – Electric Blue (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Electric Blue” is a 1987 hit single by the Australian rock / synthpop band Icehouse and was co-written by Iva Davies of Icehouse and John Oates of the U.S. band Hall & Oates. The single reached number one on the Australian singles chart on 16 November 1987, #7 on the American Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on 21 May 1988, #10 on the Canadian Singles Chart and #53 on the UK singles charts. Released in August 1987, it was the second single from their number one album Man of Colours.

John Oates became involved with Davies after contacting him to state he was a fan. The resulting collaboration produced this song and Oates has stated that if Davies had not released the song under the Icehouse name then it would have been a Hall and Oates track.

The “Instrumental” and “ST Edit” are exclusive to this U.S. 12″.

SIDE A:
Electric Blue (Extended Mix) 7:33
Electric Blue (Dub Mix) 5:03

SIDE B:
Electric Blue (Instrumental) 5:48
Electric Blue (ST Edit) 4:11

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #10
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #36

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– VAS 1014
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – David Lord
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Steve Thompson And Michael Barbiero*
Written-By – I. Davies*, J. Oates*

NOTES:
For Promotional Use Only
Original version on the LP/Cassette/CD “Man Of Colours”

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VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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EQUIPMENT USED:
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Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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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Icehouse – No Promises (Australia 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“No Promises” derived from a work originally conceived for The Sydney Dance Company performance of Boxes. Boxes was conceived by Iva Davies, Bob Kretschmer and Graeme Murphy as a dance work which was first performed by The Sydney Dance Company at The Sydney Opera House on November 7th 1985.

The Australian 12″ contains an alternate track listing than what was found in other countries. The single reached #30 on the Australian singles chart. Internationally the single reached Belgium #26, Canada #61, New Zealand #29, UK #72 and #79 US.

Tracks on Side B are listed as 3 different tracks but run as 1 single track with a total tack length of 8 mins 07 secs.

SIDE A:
No Promises (Extended Mix) 6:15

SIDE B:
The Tempest
Gravity
Terra Incognita 8:07

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Regular Records (2) ‎– X 14252
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: Australia
Released: Nov 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mixed By – Warne Livesey (tracks: A1)
Producer – I. Davies* (tracks: B1 to B3), Rhett Davies (tracks: A1), B. Kretschmer* (tracks: B1 to B3)
Written-By – I. Davies*, B. Kretschmer*

NOTES:
From the LP “Measure For Measure”
From the Ballet “Boxes”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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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Icehouse – No Promises (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 7th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“No Promises” is the first single released by Australian band, Icehouse from the band’s 1986 album, Measure for Measure. In the US the 12″ single was released with different track listings than what appeared on the UK and Australian versions. The Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero mixes on this 12″ are exclusive to this release.

The single reached #30 on the Australian singles chart. In the United Staes “No Promises” reached #78 on the Billboard Hot 100, but became a top 10 dance single reaching #7 on the Billboard Dance chart.

SIDE A:
No Promises (Club Mix) 8:46

SIDE B:
No Promises (Dub) 5:10
No Promises (Instrumental) 4:41

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #78
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot dance Music/Club Play #7

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– 4V9 43009
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – TJ*
Producer – Rhett Davies
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
Written-By – I. Davies*, B. Kretschmer*

NOTES:
From the LP “Measure for Measure”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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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Icehouse – Hey Little Girl (Special Club Mix) (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th November 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

“Hey Little Girl” is a single released by Australian band Icehouse, the second single from the band’s 1982 album, Primitive Man. The album and single were co-produced by band member and the track’s writer, Iva Davies, and Keith Forsey (Billy Idol). It was released in October 1982, on Regular Records on 7″ and 12″ vinyl formats. UK and Europe releases by Chrysalis Records were also on 7″ and 12″ formats, but with different track listings. The single was then released in the US in 1983 on the same formats. On “Hey Little Girl”, Iva Davies uses the Linn drum machine — the first for an Australian recording. “Hey Little Girl” peaked at No. 7 on the Australian singles chart and No. 2 in Switzerland, No. 5 in Germany, Top 20 in UK, Sweden and Netherlands, and No. 31 on U.S. the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.

I previously posted the U.S. 12″ promo which includes alternate remixes you can find it here.

SIDE A:
Hey Little Girl (Disco Edit Mix) 6:57
Producer – Keith Forsey

SIDE B:
Hey Little Girl 3:39
Producer – Keith Forsey

Can´t Help Myself (US Club Mix) 5:56
Producer – Cameron Allan
Remix – Daniel Coulombe

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 Hey Little Girl U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #31
1983 Hey Little Girl U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #55

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– 600 733, Chrysalis ‎– 600 733-213
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single, Super Sound Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Iva Davies
Written-By – I. Davis*

NOTES:
Printed in Western Germany by Mohndruck Graphische Betriebe GmbH, Gütersloh.

“Hey Little Girl” is taken from the album “Primitive Man”
“Can´t Help Myself” is taken from the album “Icehouse”

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VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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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Icehouse – Crazy (Manic Mix) (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th October 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Crazy” is a 1987 single by the Australian rock/synthpop band Icehouse, from the Man of Colours album, the single entered Number 3 on the Australian ARIA charts. The song was written by band members Iva Davies, Robert Kretschmer and Andy Qunta. and produced by David Lord.

In the U.S. “Crazy” peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100.

**This 12″ is misprinted as “Manic Mix” and plays the album version instead. The “Manic Mix” is also known as 12″ Mix and appears on the U.S. 12″ Promo which I will be posting at a later date.

SIDE A:
Crazy (Album Mix) 4:48
Composed By – A. Qunta*, I. Davies*, R. Kretschmer*
Engineer – David Hemming
Mixed By, Producer – David Lord

SIDE B:
Crazy (Mad Mix) 6:18
Composed By – A. Qunta*, I. Davies*, R. Kretschmer*
Engineer – David Hemming
Mixed By – David Hemming, Iva Davies
Producer – David Lord

Completely Gone 4:43
Composed By – A. Qunta*, I. Davies*, R. Kretschmer*, S. Lloyd*
Producer – Icehouse

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Crazy U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #14
1987 Crazy U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #10

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis – CHS 12 3156
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Misprint
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, Synth-pop

NOTES:
Original version on the LP/Cassette/CD “Man Of Colours”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
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EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Sovtek 12AX7LPS Vacuum Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
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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