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Elton John & Millie Jackson – Act Of War (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 23rd November 2011

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“Act Of War” is a duet from legend Elton John and soul singer Millie Jackson, written by Elton with lyricist Bernie Taupin. Originally “Act Of War” was released only as a single, but later it was added to Elton’s “Ice on Fire” CD, having been recorded the same year. The song also features guitar by Nik Kershaw. “Act Of War” was a top 40 hit in the UK reaching #32 but failed to chart in the US. The song’s music video was directed by Russell Mulcahy.

SIDE A:
Act Of War (Part 3) (Extended Remix) 8:32

SIDE B:
Act Of War (Part 4) (Instrumental) 5:04

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Geffen Records – 0-20347
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Bass – Deon Estus
Drums – Mel Gaynor
Engineer – Stuart Epps
Guitar – Davey JohnstoneFred MandelNik Kershaw
Piano – Elton John
Producer – Gus Dudgeon
Written-By – Bernie TaupinElton John

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EQUIPMENT USED:
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

SOFTWARE USED:
Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Adobe Photoshop CS5
ClickRepair
dBpoweramp
Playlist Creator

RESTORATION NOTES:
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
Downsampled to 24bit/96kHz and16bit /44kHz using  iZotope RX Advanced 2
FLAC (Level Eight)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

PW: burningtheground

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