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The Chameleons UK – Swamp Thing / John, I’m Only Dancing (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 31st October 2014

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

Happy Halloween!

“Swamp Thing” is a 1986 single by English post-punk band The Chameleons (known as The Chameleons UK in the United States). “Swamp Thing” was the second single released from the bands third album Strange Times. The single was backed with a cover of David Bowie’s “John, I’m Only Dancing”. In the U.K. “Swamp Thing” debuted on the New Musical Express chart on September 13, 1986 peaking at #82.

SIDE A:
Swamp Thing (Edit) 4:54
Written-By – Fielding*, Lever*, Burgess*, Smithies*

SIDE B:
John, I’m Only Dancing 2:27
Written-By – Bowie*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Geffen Records ‎– PRO-A-2576
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, New Wave

CREDITS:
Engineer – Mark Saunders
Producer – Dave M. Allen*

NOTES:
Produced by Dave M. Allen for Palace Productions.
“Swamp Thing” from The Chameleons UK album “Strange Times”.
Promotional Copy Not For Sale.

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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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