Posted by DjPaulT on 4th February 2016
BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1984
Glenn Frey Nov. 6, 1948 – Jan. 18, 2016.
Glenn Frey was the founding member of the 70’s rock group The Eagles. Glenn also had a very succesful solo career in the 1980’s including three Billboard top ten singles. Frey passed away at age 67 in New York City on January 18, 2016. Glenn Frey was a music legend he will be missed..
“The Heat Is On” is a song written by Harold Faltermeyer and Keith Forsey, and recorded by Glenn Frey for the American film Beverly Hills Cop (1984). The song was published as a single and as the fourth track of the album Beverly Hills Cop: Music From the Motion Picture Soundtrack (1984).
It was a major hit single in its own right, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in March 1985, behind “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon. It was also popular internationally, reaching No. 2 two on the Australian Singles Chart in 1985 and gaining peaks of No. 8 on the Canadian Singles Chart and No. 12 on the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, it is the highest charting solo single by any member of the Eagles.
The mid-to-up-tempo recording featured a steady drumbeat, synthesizer, and guitar, with a repeated saxophone riff framing the lyrical message. The guitar solo is played by Frey himself.
The song was ranked 784th out of 2006 songs by voting featured in the Triple M “Essential 2006 Countdown”.
The Heat Is On 6:04
The Heat Is On (Dance Version) 5:40
The Heat Is On (Dub Version) 2:39
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|1984||The Heat Is On||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||#2|
Label: MCA Records – MCA-23540
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack “BEVERLY HILLS COP”
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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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