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Freddie Mercury – Living On My Own (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 15th October 2015


A. Front

New 2015 Re-Rip!
Meticulously Remastered!

Originally posted September 6, 2011

About the Re-Rip:

This is a brand new 2015 transfer using the Ortofon OM Super 30 stylus. The original transfer released in 2011 used the Ortofon 20 stylus. Although the 20 is a good stylus it does not have near the dynamics or tracking of the OM 30, thus providing better sound quality. Of note in 2011 I was using click repair on all of my transfers I have since abandoned that technique and now only manually remove all clicks and pops. It is a more tedious and time-consuming method, but the results are better. I also now use iZotope RX for all resampling. No processing or EQ is added to my transfers. Since 2011 my equipment has also been upgraded to a new pro-ject carbon turntable and higher quality tube for the Bellari pre-amp. If you grabbed the original 2011 release I hope that you will give this new transfer a listen I think you will find greatly improved. Enjoy!

“Living on My Own” is a song by Freddie Mercury, originally included in his first solo album Mr. Bad Guy. It was released as a single in September 1985 in the United Kingdom where it peaked at number 50. In the US the single was released in July 1985 but failed to chart.

The remixes included here are exclusive to the US and Brazilian 12″ singles.

Living On My Own (Extended Mix) 6:42
Mixed By – Ed Stasium

Living On My Own (Single Mix) 3:04

Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

Label: Columbia ‎– 44 05314
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock

Producer – Freddie Mercury, Mack (2)
Written-By, Composed By – F. Mercury*

Special Versions from the Columbia Lp: “MR. BAD GUY”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

B. Back

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
Tung-Sol 12AX7ECC803-S Gold Electron Tube
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)
MP3 (320kbps)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi

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Password: burningtheground

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