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Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (US 7″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 15th December 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“I Can’t Wait” is a song recorded by American group Nu Shooz. The song was originally recorded in late 1984 at Cascade Recording studio, Portland, Oregon and released on Poolside records in 1985. This version failed to have any chart success. In 1986 the song was remixed and included on the groups second album “Poolside” becoming a worldwide hit peaking at #3 in the US, #2 in the UK and #1 in Canada.

The b-side “Don’t Turn Back” was recorded January 1984 at Fresh Tracks Studio, Portland, Oregon.

This US 7″ includes the original 1984 version before the song became an international hit.

SIDE A:
I Can’t Wait 4:12

SIDE B:
Don’t Turn Back 4:20

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Poolside Records (2) ‎– PRC 1001
Format: Vinyl, 7″, 45 RPM, Poster Sleeve
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Funk / Soul
Style: Electro, Downtempo, Funk

CREDITS:
Producer – Drone Bros., The (Dick & Don)*
Written-By – John Smith (7)

NOTES:
Original ’84 version
Comes in a poster sleeve

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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: 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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Nu Shooz – Are You Looking For Somebody Nu (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th September 2011


BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

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Remixed by Bruce Forest and Frank Heller, produced by Jeff Lorber and Rick Waritz “Are You Looking For Somebody Nu” was the second single released from the album “Told U So” the single topped out at #2 on the US dance charts.

SIDE A:
Are You Lookin’ For Somebody Nu (Club Mix) 8:46
Remix – Bruce Forest, Frank Heller

Are You Lookin’ For Somebody Nu (Club Mix Edit) 3:57
Remix – Bruce Forest, Frank Heller

SIDE B:
Are You Lookin’ For Somebody Nu (Acid Shooz Mix) 9:25
Remix – Bruce Forest, Frank Heller

The Truth (Unavailable On LP) 3:47
Featuring – Maceo Parker
Mixed By – David Z.

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Should I Say Yes? U.S. Billboard Dance Music/Club Play Singles #2

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic – 0-86531
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Acid House, Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – Jeff Lorber (tracks: A1 to B1), Rick Waritz (tracks: A1 to B1)

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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

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Nu Shooz – Should I Say Yes? (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th September 2011

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

In 1987, Nu Shooz was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best New Artist category, based on its breakthrough success the previous year. The group lost to Bruce Hornsby & the Range; the other nominees that year were Glass Tiger, Simply Red, and Timbuk3. In 1988, the band released the album Told ‘U’ So.

“Should I Sat Yes?” was the first single released from the album and was the duo’s final entry to date on the Hot 100 peaking at #41. The single did much better on the R&B chart peaking at #17.

SIDE A:
Should I Say Yes? (Club Mix) 6:11
Should I Say Yes? (Bassapella) 4:50

SIDE B:
Should I Say Yes? (Vocal Dub) 5:47
Should I Say Yes? (Instrumental) 4:48

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Should I Say Yes? U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #41
1988 Should I Say Yes? U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks #17

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic – 0-86599
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Backing Vocals – Bunny Hull, JD Steele, Linda Hornbuckle, Valerie Day
Drum Programming – Jeff Lorber, John Smith (7)
Edited By – Chep Nunez*
Engineer [Re-mix] – Josh Abbey
Keyboards – John Smith (7)
Keyboards [Additional] – Jeff Lorber
Lead Vocals – Valerie Day
Mastered By – Brian Gardner
Producer – John Smith (7), Rick Waritz
Remix – Mantronik*

NOTES:
Special Versions of Atlantic LP 81804 – “Told U So”
Mastered at Bernie Grundman

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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Nu Shooz – Don’t Let Me Be The One (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 24th August 2011

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

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“Don’t Let Me Be The One” was the third and final single released from the 1986 album Poolside by American pop–Latin freestyle–electronic dance music group Nu Shooz. “Don’t Let Me Be The One” peked at #39 on the US dance chart.

SIDE A:
Don’t Let Me Be The One (Vocal / Extended Version) 6:07

SIDE B:
Don’t Let Me Be The One (More Stuff) 6:17
Don’t Let Me Be The One (Even More Stuff) 4:06

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Don’t Let Me Be The One U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #39

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic
Catalog#: 0-86764
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – John Smith (7), Rick Waritz
Remix – John Morales and Sergio Munzibai*, John Smith (7), Rick Waritz
Written-By – John Smith (7)

NOTES:
Original version on the album “POOLSIDE”

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
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

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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