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Times Two – Strange But True (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 30th March 2011

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

Times Two was an American male duo of vocalists/keyboardists that wrote most of their own material. Times Two were Shanti Jones and Johnny Dollar, both from Point Reyes, California.Their 1988 album, X2, reached #137 on the Billboard 200. In the U.S., their biggest hit was “Strange But True”, which peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1988. The song was produced by Gardner Cole who has written and produced songs for Jody Watley (Most Of All) and Madonna (Open Your Heart).

SIDE A:
Strange But True (12″ Vocal Remix) 6:49
Producer – Gardner Cole
Producer [Additional Production], Remix, Edited By – Steve Peck

SIDE B:
Strange But True (Dub) 6:55
Edited By – Tuta Aquino
Producer – Gardner Cole

Come Over (Non-LP Track) 3:34
Co-producer – Johnny Dollar*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Cover: Near Mint

CHARTS:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Strange But True U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #21
1988 Strange But True U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play #12

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Reprise Records
Catalog#: 9 20853-0
Format: Vinyl, 12″
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop
Credits: Producer – Shanti (7) , Steve Barri , Tony Peluso

NOTES:
Track A additional production, remix and edit for Peck Productions.
From the Reprise album “X 2” (1-25624)

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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