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Starpoint – Object Of My Desire (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th January 2018

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“Object of My Desire” is a song recorded by American group Starpoint from the album Restless. The song was released in 1985 by Elektra Records.

The song was a major hit for the group, becoming their first single to crack the top ten on the R&B singles chart, reaching number 8, and it also entered the top 40 on the pop charts, peaking at number 25. It also entered the dance charts, peaking at number 12, and number 7 on the Dance “Maxi singles” charts. In the United Kingdom, the song reached number 96 on the pop chart.

In 2005, American DJ Dana Rayne released a euro trance cover of the song that proved to be successful in the United Kingdom, charting at number 7 in early January.

SIDE A:
Object Of My Desire (Vocal/12″ Version) 5:42
Producer – Producer – Keith Diamond, Lionel Job

SIDE B:
Send Me A Letter (Vocal/LP Version) 4:58
Producer – Lionel Job

Object Of My Desire (Instrumental Version) 5:08
Producer – Keith Diamond, Lionel Job

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 Object Of My Desire U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #25
1985 Object Of My Desire U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #8
1985 Object Of My Desire U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #12
1985 Object Of My Desire U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles sales #7

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Elektra ‎– 0-66891
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop, Electro, Funk

NOTES:
From the LP “RESTLESS”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Isolation: Auralex Acoustics ISO-Tone Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
Phono Pre-amp:
Bellari VP130 Tube Phono Preamp
Tube:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
Record Cleaning:
VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans:
Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE USED:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling: iZotope RX Advanced 2, ocenaudio
Artwork Editor: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Click Removal: 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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