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Sheila E. – Special Medley (UK 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd May 2016

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

Side A

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“Special Medley” is a 1985 12″ single released only in Europe and Australia to help promote Sheila E.’s debut album Romance 1600 it features a medley of “The Glamorous Life”, “Sister Fate” and “A Love Bizarre.

The b-side “A Love Bizarre” was the last single taken from the album and was Sheila E.’s last major hit and her second biggest behind her debut single “The Glamorous Life”. The song was performed in the film Krush Groove, in which Sheila E. also had a major supporting role. The song was a major hit and reached #1 on the Urban radio airplay and Dance/Club play charts. On other American charts, “A Love Bizarre” went to #2 on the U.S. R&B charts and #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Pop radio airplay charts. “A Love Bizarre”was written by Prince and Sheila E.. The song is a duet between both singers.

SIDE A:
Special Medley Of 7:04

a) The Glamorous Life
Producer [Directed (Produced) By] – Sheila E., The Starr Company*
Written-By – Sheila E.

b) Sister Fate
Producer, Written-By, Arranged By – Sheila E.

c) A Love Bizarre (Pt. I)
Producer, Written-By, Arranged By – Prince, Sheila E.

SIDE B:
A Love Bizarre (Pts. I And II) 7:13
Producer, Written-By, Arranged By – Prince, Sheila E.

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985/56 A Love Bizarre U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #11
1985/86 A Love Bizarre U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #1
1985/86 A Love Bizarre U.S. Billboard Hot Black singles #2

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Warner Bros. Records ‎– W8890 TX
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Single, Partially Mixed
Country: UK
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – Tone* (tracks: A1 to A3)

NOTES:
Made in UK

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

Side B

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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