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Wax – Right Between The Eyes (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 18th October 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“Right Between The Eyes” is a 1986 by English American group Wax consisting of American singer-songwriter Andrew Gold and 10cc guitarist/bassist Graham Gouldman. In the US, they were listed as Wax UK.

“Right Between The Eyes” peaked at #43 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 on May 10, 1986 after spending thirteen weeks on the survey. Internationally the single reached #24 Netherlands and #60 U.K..

SIDE A:
Right Between The Eyes (Extended Mix) 6:55
Mixed By – Andrew Gold, Graham Gouldman

SIDE B:
Only A Visitor 4:58

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Right Between The Eyes U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #43

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA ‎– PT40510
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: Apr 1986
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Art Direction, Design – The Leisure Process
Artwork [Front Cover Painting] – Jason Bratby
Photography By – Mike Putland*
Producer – Phil Thornalley
Written-By – Andrew Gold, Graham Gouldman

NOTES:
Maxi 12″Version
Made In Germany

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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:
Sovtek 12AX7LPS Vacuum 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, ocenaudio
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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Flash And The Pan – Midnight Man (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th October 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A DjPaulT Halloween Party Pick!

“Midnight Man” is a 1985 single by Australian new wave group Flash And The Pan. The song was taken from the album Early Morning Wake Up Call. “Midnight Man” reached #66 on the Australian singles chart and #23 in Netherlands. In the United States “Midnight Man” reached #19 on the Billboard Dance chart on March 23, 1985 after spending nine weeks on the survey.

SIDE A:
Midnight Man (Extended Remix Version) 7:00
Mixed By – Francois Kevorkian*, Ron St. Germain

SIDE B:
Midnight Man (Instrumental) 6:01
Mixed By – Francois Kevorkian*, Ron St. Germain

Fat Night 3:56

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 Midnight Man U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #19

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic – Epic ‎– EPCA 12-4847, Epic ‎– A 12-4847
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop, New wave

CREDITS:
Producer – Vanda & Young
Written-By – H. Vanda – G. Young*

NOTES:
Tracks A & B1 mixed at Right Track, N.Y.
Made in Holland
The Album “Early Morning Wake Up Call” EPC 26215
Also available on chrome cassette

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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:
Sovtek 12AX7LPS Vacuum 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, ocenaudio
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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Dennis Edwards Featuring Siedah Garrett – Don’t Look Any Further (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 19th September 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Don’t Look Any Further” is a 1984 single by former Temptations lead singer Dennis Edwards, featuring Siedah Garrett. The single was written by Franne Golde, Dennis Lambert and Duane Hitchings. It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Black Singles chart and peaked at #72 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the UK, the song peaked at #45. Guitar, bass and drum programming is by Paul Jackson, Jr.

The music video for the song has been described as “what … might be the worst video ever”.

However, given the rudimentary style of video making utilized at the time, many believe that the video was of, at least, moderate quality. Despite its simplicity, some early video aficionados descride the video as “awesomely terrible”. Regardless of how critics view this video, most agree that it is visual accompaniment for one of the greatest soul songs of the 1980s.

SIDE A:
Don’t Look Any Further (New Remix) 5:15
Featuring – Siedah Garrett

Don’t Look Any Further (Instrumental) 4:44
Featuring – Siedah Garrett

SIDE B:
Don’t Look Any Further (Original 12″ Remix) 5:25
Featuring – Siedah Garrett

I Thought I Could Handle It 4:05

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 Don’t Look Any Further U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #72
1984 Don’t Look Any Further U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #2

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Motown ‎– ZT 41516
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM
Country: Europe
Released: 1987
Genre: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul

CREDITS:
Arranged By – Dennis Lambert, Paul Jackson Jr. (tracks: A1, A2, B1)
Arranged By [Horns] – Larry Williams (tracks: B2)
Producer – Dennis Lambert
Vocals [Guest] – Siedah Garrett (tracks: A1, A2, B1)

NOTES:
From the album “Don’t Look Any Further”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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, ocenaudio
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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Beastie Boys – She’s On It (Soundtrack From The Video) (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 19th June 2017

BURNING HE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

“She’s on It” is a song by American hip-hop group the Beastie Boys. The group’s third single, it was released on the soundtrack to the 1985 film Krush Groove.

Despite failing to attract commercial success at the time of its release in 1985, a re-release in 1987 was much more successful, becoming a top 10 hit on the UK Singles Chart, and reaching the top 50 in two other European countries.

The song’s video was one of the band’s first music videos. The boys are trying to win the heart of a beautiful woman on the beach, but their efforts are foiled by stampeding female fans. Not even the assistance of a mentor (played by producer Rick Rubin) can help them. Their attempts range from using Spanish Fly to flying over her in a helicopter and a net, and even their attempt to blow her up fails.

It is not listed on the sleeve or labels however “She’s On It” is a longer mix than the 3:32 album version.

SIDE A:
She’s On It (Sound Track From The Video) 4:20
Written-By – The King*, Rick Rubin

SIDE B:
Hold It, Now Hit It 3:36
Written-By – The King*, The Beastie Boys*, Rick Rubin

Slow And Low 3:41
Written-By – D. McDaniels*, J. Simmons*, R. Rubin*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Def Jam Recordings ‎– DEF 651068 6
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: Europe
Released: 1986
Genre: Hip Hop
Style: Hip Hop

CREDITS:
Producer – Rick Rubin

NOTES:
Sound Track From The Video

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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John Farnham – Age Of Reason (Europe 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th June 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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Duran Duran – Carnival (Europe 12″ EP)

Posted by DjPaulT on 17th May 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1982

35 years of “RIO”!

“Carnival” is a dance music EP by Duran Duran, originally released in various markets around the world in September 1982 by EMI.

Due to the fact that Carnival was meant to capitalise on Duran Duran’s burgeoning dance-oriented success, the tracklisting around the world differed from region to region.

The Dutch EP, released in a white sleeve with photos taken from the Rio tour book, featured twelve-inch versions – or ” Night Versions” in early Duran Duran parlance – lifted from four of the band’s more popular singles – “Hungry Like the Wolf”, “Rio”, “Planet Earth” and “Girls on Film”. There is a rare misprint of the Dutch sleeve, stating “Hold Back the Rain” to be included instead of “Planet Earth”.

The Night Version of “Girls on Film” is actually slightly different from the version that appeared on the EMI twelve-inch single, clocking in at just around 15 seconds longer, with a slighty different balance in the mix, and featuring the camera shutter clicking sound effect as heard in the short version. Also, the David Kershenbaum Night Version mix of “Rio” was commercially exclusive to this EP (it also featured on an American promo twelve-inch), as the “Rio” twelve-inch single featured “Rio” (Pt II) as the lead mix.

SIDE A:
Hungry Like The Wolf (Night Version) 5:08
Rio (Night Version) 6:39
Remix – David Kerschenbaum*

SIDE B:
Planet Earth (Night Version) 6:17
Girls On Film (Night Version) (Alternate Mix) 5:44

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI ‎– 1A 062Z-64942
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Compilation
Country: Europe
Released: 1982
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
Style: New Wave, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Photography By [Portraits] – Nancy Campbell (2)
Producer, Engineer – Colin Thurston
Sleeve – Assorted iMaGes
Written-By – Duran Duran

NOTES:
Marketed, manufactured and distributed by EMI
Printed in Holland by EMI Services Benelux B.V., Uden.

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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