Posted by DjPaulT on 17th July 2013
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984
“Selections From Mister Heartbreak” is a US 12″ promo only release containing edits and extended versions of tracks from Laurie Andersons second album Mister Heartbreak released in February 1984. The track “Sharkey’s Day” was released as the lead single from the album and was for many years the theme song of Lifetime Television Network.
“Excellent Birds” features vocals by Peter Gabriel. In 1986 Gabriel included an alternate version titled “This Is the Picture (Excellent Birds)” and included it on his album So.
Label: Warner Bros. Records – PRO-A-2123
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 RPM
Style: Electro, Pop Rock, Avantgarde
Promotional copy, not for sale.
Special versions from the album “MISTER HEARTBREAK”
Find The 12″ On DISCOGS
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Pro-Ject Speed Box S
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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Tags: 1984, Excellent Birds, Laurie Anderson, Peter Gabriel, Sharkey's Day (Edit), Sharkey's Day (Long Version), US 12" Promo, William S. Burroughs
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