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Dolby’s Cube featuring Cherry Bomb – Howard The Duck (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 5th August 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

“Howard The Duck” is the theme song for the 1986 cult classic film of the same name. The song was produced by Thomas Dolby with his band Dolby’s Cube. The song features Cherry Bomb which were a fictional band in the film consisting of actress Lea Thompson on lead vocals. The song also includes backing vocals by George Clinton who also co-wrote the song with Thomas Dolby and guitar by Joe walsh.

“Don’t Turn Away” also has Lea Thompson on lead vocals which is the version from the film. While the full-length soundtrack album has Thomas Dolby vocals instead. Stevie Wonder plays harmonica on the track.

SIDE A:
Howard The Duck (Mega Mix) 4:54
Lead Vocals [Cherry Bomb] – Lea Thompson
Backing Vocals [Background – Cherry Bomb] – Dominique Davalos,Holly Robinson, Liz Sagal
Backing Vocals [Background] – George Clinton
Guitar – Joe Walsh

SIDE B:
Howard The Duck 3:58
Lead Vocals [Cherry Bomb] – Lea Thompson
Backing Vocals [Background – Cherry Bomb] – Dominique Davalos,Holly Robinson, Liz Sagal
Backing Vocals [Background] – George Clinton
Guitar – Joe Walsh

Don’t Turn Away 6:13
Lead Vocals [Cherry Bomb] – Lea Thompson
Harmonica – Stevie Wonder

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– MCA-23645
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Featuring – Cherry Bomb (2)
Mixed By – E.T. Thorngren* (tracks: A, B1)
Producer – Thomas Dolby
Written-By – A. Willis*, G. Clinton* (tracks: A, B1), T. Dolby*

NOTES:
From the Motion Picture Soundtrack album,“HOWARD THE DUCK”
Thomas Dolby appears courtesy of EMI Records, Ltd.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

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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