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Chaz Jankel – No. 1 (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 22nd March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“No. 1” is a 1985 single by the former keyboard/guitarist for Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Chaz Jankel. The song was featured in the 1985 film “Real Genius” starring Val Kilmer. “No.1” debuted on the U.S. Dance Chart on May 11, 1985 peaking at #20 spending seven weeks on the survey.

SIDE A:
No. 1 (Manhattan Mix) 7:15

SIDE B:
No. 1 (Dub Mix) 9:03

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 No. 1 U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #20

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records ‎– SP-12121
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, Promo, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Engineer – Philip Bagenal
Producer – Zeus B. Held
Remix – Michael Brauer*
Written-By – Jankel*, Dury*, Watt-Roy*

NOTES:
Mastered at Sterling.
Remixed from the forthcoming album “LOOKING AT YOU”

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:
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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Sandra – In The Heat Of The Night (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 8th March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“In the Heat of the Night” is a single by German singer Sandra. The song was released in November 1985 as the second single from the album The Long Play, where it charted at #1 in Switzerland and Israel, #2 in Germany, and #8 in South Africa (in mid-1986).

The track features backing vocals by Hubert Kemmler of Hubert Kah and Michael Cretu. “Heatwave” is an instrumental version of “In The Heat Of The Night”.

SIDE A:
In The Heat Of The Night (Extended Version) 7:23

SIDE B:
Heatwave (Instrumental) 3:27

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Virgin ‎– 602 051, Virgin ‎– 602 051-213
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: May 1985
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Arranged By, Producer – Michael Cretu
Cover – Mike Schmidt (2)
Lyrics By [Text] – Klaus Hirschburger, Markus Löhr
Music By [Musik] – Kemmler*, Cretu*
Photography By – Dieter Eikelpoth

NOTES:
Super-Sound-Single
Cover Mike Schmidt ∢ Ink Studios
Original version appears on the LP “THE LONG PLAY”

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:
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Stacey Q – Shy Girl (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 2nd March 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“Shy Girl” is the debut solo single by American pop singer, songwriter, dancer and actress Stacey Q. “Shy Girl” appeared on the long play cassette Stacey Q produced by Jon St. James and released by On The Spot Records. The cassette was limited to 500 copies. “Shy Girl” was only released in the U.S. on 7″ and 12″ formats. The singled did not chart but paved the way for her next single “Two Of Hearts”.

The “Dub Version” has never appeared on CD.

SIDE A:
Shy Girl 4:57

SIDE B:
Shy Girl (Dub Version) 6:41
Remix – Twilight Jones

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: On The Spot ‎– NRS-108, NRS ‎– NRS-108
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Electro, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Performer – W J W*
Producer – Jon St. James
Written-By – St. James*, Hahn*, Swain*

NOTES:
Produced for Formula 1 Music.

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:
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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John Adams – Through The Eyes Of Love (Germany 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 16th February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

BTG Week Of LOVE!

“Through the Eyes of Love” is the debut solo single by English singer-songwriter John Adams. Adams is the former vocalist of Private Lives, a band that could be seen as forefathers of England’s late-’80s sophisti-pop movement – Johnny Hates Jazz, Living in a Box, etc.. “Through the Eyes of Love” was produced and co-written by Andy Taylor of Duran Duran. Adams was also a support act for Duran Duran in 1987.

SIDE A:
Through The Eyes Of Love (Extended Mix) 7:08
Remix – John “Tokes” Potoker*

SIDE B:
Through The Eyes Of Love 4:29
Don’t Turn And Walk Away 4:04

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Parlophone ‎– 1C K 060 20 0846 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″
Country: Germany
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Composed By – John Adams (3), Paul Harvey (tracks: B2)
Composed By, Producer – Andy Taylor (tracks: A, B1)
Producer – John Adams (3) (tracks: B2)

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:
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – So In Love (Special American Dance Mix) (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th February 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

BTG Week Of LOVE!

“So in Love” is a song by the band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, released in 1985 as the first single from the album Crush. The artwork, designed by XL Design, and the promo video were both influenced by the Mexican Day of the Dead festival.

Critic Dave Thompson in AllMusic praised “So in Love” as a “rich and sumptuous number” that is “well in keeping with the group’s signature styling”. Colleague Tom Schulte described the song as being – along with the following year’s “If You Leave” – the “pinnacle” of the band’s musical progression.

Although “So in Love” was the first single from Crush, it was one of the last songs written for the album. It was originally dropped until band member Martin Cooper persuaded Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys to make a demo for the song. Andy McCluskey said it was about the painful end of a relationship. It was their first hit in the United States, after five years of trying to “break” the States.

“So In Love” debuted on the US Billboard Hot 100 on August 31, 1985. The song remained on the chart for seventeen weeks, peaking at the #26 position. “So In Love” reached #27 in the U.K..

**This 12″ promo was released in the general issue picture sleeve that shows the B-side as being “Concrete Hands (Extended)”. The labels list the mixes on both sides as “Special American Dance Remix” but track durations are different.

SIDE A:
So In Love (Special American Dance Remix) (12″ Version) 5:40

SIDE B:
So In Love (7″ Version) 3:29

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 So In Love U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #26
1985 So In Love U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #16

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records ‎– SP-12143
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – Stephen Hague
Sleeve – XL Design
Written-By – OMD*, Steve Hague*

NOTES:
Original version appears on the LP “CRUSH”

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:
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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ABC – Ocean Blue (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 26th January 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“Ocean Blue” is a song by the English new wave band ABC that was released as the fourth single from their third studio album How to Be a … Zillionaire!

The song peaked at No. 51 on the UK Singles Chart; the song failed to chart on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The single was the only single from the album not to chart on the Hot 100; their next single to chart there would be “When Smokey Sings” the following year.

The single version was re-recorded with drummer David Palmer after the release of the album, also referred to as the “Pacific Mix”.

SIDE A:
Ocean Blue (Atlantic Mix) 5:11
Arranged By [Strings] – Anne Dudley
Mixed By – Julian Mendelsohn

Tower Of London (Instrumental) 3:37
Mixed By – Julian Mendelsohn

SIDE B:
Be Near Me (Ecstasy Mix) 4:46
Mixed By – Martyn Webster

Ocean Blue (Pacific Mix) 3:37
Mixed By – Julian Mendelsohn

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Neutron Records ‎– NTX 110
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Engineer – Martyn Webster
Photography By – David Levine (11)
Sleeve – Design KB*, Keith Breeden
Written-By, Producer – Martin Fry
Written-By, Producer, Arranged By – Mark White

NOTES:
From the LP “How to Be a … Zillionaire!”

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:
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

You can help show your support for this blog by making a donation using PayPal. Thank you for your help.

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