Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd March 2016
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982
“Dance Hall Days” is a single by English band Huang Chung originally released in October 1982 on Arista Records. This early version failed to have any chart success. The band then left arista and was signed to American based Geffen Records, making the group the second UK-based act to be signed to Geffen worldwide after Asia (not counting then-New York-based John Lennon in 1980).
At this juncture, and at Geffen’s suggestion, the band changed their name to Wang Chung, allegedly to make pronunciation easier for English-speakers. In 1984 the band re-recorded “Dance Hall Days” making it the hit version that we are all familiar with (No. 16 US, No. 21 UK).
This rare 12″ contains the original 1982 dance mix.
Dance Hall Days (Dance Mix) 5:25
Producer – Tim Friese-Green*
China (American Extended Remix) 6:58
Producer – Roger Bechirian
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
Track B remixed from the album “Huang Chung”
Find the 12″ on DISCOGS
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
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
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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