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Marc Almond – Tenderness Is A Weakness (UK 10″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 14th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984

“Tenderness Is A Weakness” is the third single released by British singer/songwriter Marc Almond from his début solo studio album Vermin in Ermine. The song reached #88 on the UK singles chart in November 1984.

“Tenderness Is A Weakness (With Instrumental Overture)” did not appear on the recently released Marc Almond box set Trials Of Eyeliner (The Anthology 1979/2016).I am unsure about the other tracks on this 10″.

SIDE A:
Tenderness Is A Weakness (With Instrumental Overture) 7:14
Written-By – Almond*

SIDE B:
Love For Sale 3:25
Written-By – C. Porter*

Pink Shack Blues 6:02
Written-By – Almond*

The Heel 3:19
Written-By – Wilson*, Ferre*, Robinson*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Some Bizzare ‎– BZS 2510
Format: Vinyl, 10″, 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: UK
Released: Oct 1984
Genre: Rock
Style: Lounge, Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Arranged By [Strings] – Bill*, Gini*, Martin*
Bass – Billy McGee
Cello – Martin McCarrick
Design – Huw Feather
Drums – Steven Humphries*
Engineer – Tom Thiel
Featuring – The Willing Sinners
Guitar – Richard Riley
Percussion – Martin Ditcham
Photography By [Cover Photos] – Peter Ashworth
Piano – Annie Hogan
Producer – Mike Hedges
Trumpet – Enrico Tomasso
Violin – Gini Ball

NOTES:
A-side plays at 45rpm.
B-side plays at 33rpm.

Recorded at Hartmann Digital, Bavaria

On this release, The Willing Sinners are:
Annie Hogan, Billy McGee, Martin McCarrick, Richard Riley, Stephen Humphries.

Thanx to all who helped in some way.

Fins the 10″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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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David Grant & Jaki Graham – Could It Be I’m Falling In Love (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 13th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” is a 1972 song originally recorded by the American R&B vocal group The Spinners (known as “Detroit Spinners” in the UK).

In 1985 British pop singer David Grant along with three time Grammy nominated British R&B singer Jaki Graham covered the song which became a top ten hit in the UK peaking at #5. Internationally the single reached #8 Ireland, #17 Netherlands, #48 New Zealand and #60 on the US R&B chart.

SIDE A:
Could It Be I’m Falling In Love (Extended Version) 5:24
Written-By – M. Steals*, M. Steals*
Performed by – David Grant & Jaki Graham

SIDE B:
Could It Be I’m Falling In Love 4:20
Written-By – M. Steals*, M. Steals*
Performed by – David Grant & Jaki Graham

Turn Around
Written-By – D. Grant*, D. Bramble*
Performed by – David Grant

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 Could It Be Im Falling In Love U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles #60

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– GRANX 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul

CREDITS:
Management – Brian Freshwater, Fresher Management Ltd.
Mastered By – Jack Adams (2)
Photography By – Eric Blum
Producer – Derek Bramble

NOTES:
Manufactured in the UK

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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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John Farnham – Age Of Reason (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 12th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

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“Age of Reason” is a song by Australian pop rock singer John Farnham. It is the first single from his album of the same title, released in 1988, and written by Todd Hunter and Johanna Pigott.

“Age of Reason” was composed by Todd Hunter and partner Johanna Pigott, who had previously written the song “Rain” for Dragon and played together in the XL Capris. Pigott said, “You write songs and you’re surprised at what you wrote sometimes, and you think, goodness, is that me, did I do that? It’s not something you consider of perfect taste or anything, and someone records them and you think that’s fantastic. It’s a really exciting and thrilling thing.”

“Age Of Reason” peaked at #1 on the ARIA Charts the main Australian music sales chart.”Age Of Reason” also charted in several other countries including New Zealand #4, Germany #20, Netherlands #43 and UK #87.

SIDE A:
Age Of Reason (Extended Mix) 7:37
Written-By – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter

SIDE B:
Age Of Reason (Single Mix) 5:06
Written-By – Johanna Pigott, Todd Hunter

When The War Is Over 4:46
Written-By – Steve Prestwich

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA ‎– PT 42168, Wheatley Records ‎– PT 42168
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1988
Genre: Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Engineer – Doug Brady
Producer – Ross Fraser

NOTES:
Made in Germany
Age Of Reason: From The Album “AGE OF REASON”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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 Bolshoi – Sunday Morning (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 9th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Sunday Morning” is a single by London-based band The Bolshoi formed in 1984 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. Although one of the bands most well known songs the single did not chart. The song was lifted from the bands second album Friends released in 1986.

sIDE A:
Sunday Morning 6:33
Producer – Mick Glossop

SIDE B:
Foxes 3:15
Producer – The Bolshoi, Laurence Burridge

M.F.P. 4:39
Producer – The Bolshoi
Producer [Assistant] – Harun (2)

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Beggars Banquet ‎– BEG 175T
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Maxi-Single, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Artwork – Jan*, Mick Lowe
Artwork By – Paul
Lyrics By – Tanner*
Music By – The Bolshoi
Photography By – Chris Craske, Paul Cox (5), Trevor Tanner

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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The Mission – Severina (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 8th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Severina” or V is the fifth single released by British gothic rock band The Mission (known as The Mission UK in the U.S. for legal reasons) released in March 1987. The single was taken from the bands debut album God’s Own Medicine. The band includes Lead vocalist Wayne Hussey formerly of Dead Or Alive and Sisters Of Mercy.

“Severina” peaked at #25 on the UK singles chart and #21 on the Irish singles chart.

Love You To Death (track B2) is an instrumental, an acoustic guitar intro of Love Me To Death which was edited off the orginal version of Love Me To Death so the song could fit onto the “God’s Own Medicine” LP.

SIDE A:
Severina (Aqua-Marina Mix) 6:08
Music By – Adams*, Brown*, Hinkler*, Hussey*
Words By – Hussey*

Wishing Well 2:46
Written-By – Bundrick*, Kossoff*, Rodgers*, Kirke*, Yamauchi*

sIDE B:
Tomorrow Never Knows (Amphetamix) 4:52
Written-By – Lennon/McCartney*

Love You To Death 1:29

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Mercury ‎– MYTHX 3
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: Mar 1987
Genre: Rock
Style: Goth Rock

CREDITS:
Design [Sleeve Design] – Green Ink, Sandy Ball
Producer – The Mission, Tim Palmer
Voice [Additional] – Julianne*

NOTES:
The original version of “Severina” can be found on The Mission album
‘God’s Own Medicine’

“And Love is all and love is everyone”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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SPK – Metal Dance (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on June 7th, 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

“Metal Dance” is a synth-pop/industrial single by Australian music group formed in 1978 SPK. The single was released in March 1983 from the bands third album Machine Age Voodoo. This was the bands first single to feature Sinan Leong as the lead singer.

SIDE A:
Metal Dance (12″ Version) 7:27

SIDE B:
Will To Power 4:43

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Desire Records ‎– WANTX 1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single
Country: UK
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic
Style: Industrial, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Cover – Graven Images
Engineer – Mike Johnson*
Keyboards, Trumpet – Derek Thompson
Percussion [Metal] – Derek Thompson, Graeme Revell
Photography By – Peter Ashworth
Producer – Mike Johnson*, SPK
Synthesizer, Electronics –Graeme Revell
Vocals – Sinan*
Written-By – Thompson*, Revell*, Leong*

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
Soundcard:
ESI Juli@
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
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Posted in SPK | 15 Comments »