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Kid Creole & The Coconuts – My Male Curiosity (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 20th August 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

A. Label

“My Male Curiosity” is a 1984 single by American musical goup Kid Creole and the Coconuts. The song was taken from the film and soundtrack Against All Odds. In the UK the single reached #83. On the US charts “My Male Curiosity” only managed to reach #110 on the Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 chart. The song was a minor hit on the US dance chart reaching #23.

SIDE A:
My Male Curiosity (Remix Version) 5:48

SIDE B:
My Male Curiosity (Remix Version) 5:48

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 My Male Curiosity U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #23

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Atlantic ‎– DMD 750
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1984
Genre: Electronic
Style: Electro, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer, Written-By – August Darnell

NOTES:
‘My Male Curiosity’ is a remix of Atlantic LP Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack “Against All Odds”
Same track appears on both sides.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

EQUIPMENT USED:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge: Ortofon 2M
Stylus: Ortofon OM Stylus 30
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck 
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 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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Password: burningtheground

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The Coconuts – If I Only Had A Brain (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 5th December 2011

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

REQUEST

Remember KId Creole & The Coconuts? In 1983, these lovely trio of Coconuts released a dance version of “If I Only Had A Brain” from the classic movie, “The Wizard Of Oz”.

This song was produced by Kid Creole himself, August Darnell.

Unfortunately, their version failed to enter Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, settling for a peak position at #108 on Billboard’s Bubbling Under chart.

This was their 2nd single from their album, “Don’t Take My Coconuts”. Their 1st single, “Did You Have To Love Me Like You Did”, never charted in the US, but did peak at #60 on the UK charts.

SIDE A:
If I Only Had A Brain (Extended Version) 5:04
Remix – John Luongo
Engineer – Michael Hutchinson

SIDE B:
Indiscreet (Extended Version) 5:04
Remix – John Luongo
Engineer – Jay Mark

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1983 If I Only Had A Brain U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles #108

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI America – 7810-1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Latin, Disco
Credits: Producer – August Darnell

NOTES:
From the LP “Don’t Take My Coconuts” ST-1097

Find The 12″ On DISCOGS

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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