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Miami Sound Machine – Bad Boy (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“Bad Boy” was the second single released by the American band Miami Sound Machine led by Gloria Estefan on their second English language album, and ninth overall, Primitive Love. The song enjoyed much success following up on the band’s mainstream breakthrough single, “Conga”.

The radio release and single was an edited and remixed version of the original album cut. It was remixed by Shep Pettibone. “Bad Boy” became the band’s second Top Ten single in the United States, peaking at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached the Top 20 in many other countries around the world. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA in the U.S. for sales of 500,000 units and by the ARIA in Australia for sales of 35,000 copies. The song landed at #79 on Billboard magazine’s year-end chart of 1986.

The video of the song received high rotation on MTV and other video music channels. Two videos were made with the second one featuring Estefan with the cast of the musical Cats. The song opened the film, Three Men and a Baby.

SIDE A:
Bad Boy (Remix) 6:11

SIDE B:
Bad Boy (Dub Version) 6:44

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #8
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary #8
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #74
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #10
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales #3

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic ‎– 49-05338
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Single
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Latin, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Engineer – Michael Hutchinson
Producer – Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Remix – Shep Pettibone
Written-By – J. Galdo*, L. Dermer*, R. Vigil*

NOTES:
Special Version from the Epic LP “PRIMITIVE LOVE”.
Remixed for Mastermix Productions.

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B. Back

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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