Posted by DjPaulT on 21st June 2013
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986
“Sky High” is the name of a 1975 single by British pop music group, Jigsaw. The song, the main title theme to the film entitled The Man from Hong Kong, was a world-wide hit in the latter part of 1975, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart in the United States. It was also a Top 10 single in the UK Singles Chart. The 1975 Australian single was released under the name “British Jigsaw” because there was an established and popular local band called “Jigsaw”.
Two years later the song gained more striking commercial success in Japan, peaking at the #2 on the Oricon singles chart and selling approximately 570,000 copies. In July 1986 Splash Records released a Limited Edition UK 12″ featurng a re-mix by Les “Mixdoctor” Adams of DMC. In 1987 Pete Hammond of PWL remixed the track for ZYX Records which was a minor dance hit in the US.
Fly Away 6:11
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
|1975||Sky High||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#3|
|1975||Sky High||U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary||#4|
Label: Splash Records (4) – CPST 1006
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Limited Edition, 45 RPM
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Credits: Producer – Chas Peate, Clive Scott, Des Dyer
From the Golden Harvest Movie ‘The Man From Hong Kong’.
A side remixed by Les “Mixdoctor” Adams from D.M.C.
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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