Posted by DjPaulT on 8th July 2010
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985
“Paisley Park” is a song by Prince and The Revolution. It was the first single in both the UK and Australia to be released from their 1985 album, Around the World in a Day. The song has a psychedelic feel, similar to some of The Beatles’ later work with echoed guitar and finger cymbals. The lyrics describe a Utopian place that one can feel in their heart, despite the chaos of the world around them. “Paisley Park” was recorded before Purple Rain was completed, indicating the new direction Prince wanted to take after the success of that album and film. Violin on the song was played by Novi Novog, and Wendy & Lisa provide backing vocals. The rest of the song was performed by Prince. The single reached #18 in the UK.
The B-side of the single was “She’s Always In My Hair”, which was also on the U.S. release of “Raspberry Beret”. Many copies of the 12″ single are mis-pressed, featuring four tracks instead of the three mentioned on the sleeve (“She’s Always In My Hair” being present twice).
Label: WEA Musik GmbH
Catalog#: W 9052 T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Credits: Producer, Arranged By, Composed By, Performer – Prince And The Revolution
(A1) Paisley Park 4:41
(A2) She’s Always In My Hair 3:30
(B) Paisley Park (Remix) 6:58
All vinyl rips are recorded in full 24bit 96khz resolution and then resampled to 16/44 and encoded from wave to FLAC Lossless level 8.
FLAC files can be played using Foobar2000 media player and it’s free!
What Is FLAC?
Vinyl 12″ Single
From My Personal Collection.
Artwork Scanned from Original 12″ Single @ 600 dpi
With Brother MFC-6490CW Professional Series Scanner
Edited and Restored Using Adobe Photoshop CS4
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut III
Cartridge: Ortofon Super 20
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
Recording (32bit/96kHz float using ASIO drivers)
*Manual removal of remaining clicks
*Editing and splitting of tracks
*DC bias correction
CLICKS REMOVED USING CLICKREPAIR
DeClick Level: 10 DeCrackle: Off
Converted Wav to very high quality Mp3/320 kbps using dBpoweramp 13.1
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