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Midge Ure – If I Was (Extended Mix) (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 2nd September 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“If I Was” is a popular song written by Midge Ure and Danny Mitchell. It reached #1 on the UK singles chart for a single week in October 1985. This was Ure’s third number one, coming after his success with Slik in 1976 (“Forever and Ever”) and Band Aid in 1984 (“Do They Know It’s Christmas?”). The song features Mark King of Level 42 on bass guitar.

SIDE A:
If I Was (Extended Mix) 6:45
Bass Guitar – Mark King
Remix – Brian Tench
Written-By – D. Mitchell*, M. Ure*

SIDE B:
Piano 2:27
Written-By – M. Ure*

The Man Who Sold The World 5:30
Written-By – D. Bowie*

VINYL GRADE:
VinyL: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysa lis‎– UREX 1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 13 Sep 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Design – PSA*
Mastered By – Pounda
Photography By – Trevor Key
Producer [Production], Instrumentation By – Midge Ure

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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: ClickRepair (DeClick Level 3)
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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