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New Order – Fine Time (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 10th October 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1989

“Fine Time” is a song by New Order released in 1988 and the first single from their 1989 album Technique. The B-side “Fine Line” is simply the A-side without Bernard Sumner’s vocals.

On the naming of the track, Stephen Morris said, “my car had been towed away and I had to remind myself to go and pay the fine. I just wrote “Fine Time” on this piece of paper to remind myself to go get it and thought, that’s a good title.”

In the U.K. the single peaked at #11. “Fine Time” was a major club hit in the United States where it reached #2 on the Billboard Dance chart.

The song was recorded in the Mediterranean Studios, Ibiza.

SIDE A:
Fine Time (7 Inch Edit) 3:09
Edited By – Michael Johnson, New Order

Fine Time (LP Mix) 4:43
Fine Line 4:43

SIDE B:
Fine Time (Silk Mix) 6:19
Engineer – Grant Austin
Remix, Producer [Additional Production], Edited By – Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley*

Fine Time (Messed Around Mix) 4:37
Engineer – Grant Austin
Remix, Producer [Additional Production], Edited By – Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley*

Don’t Do It 4:29

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1989 Fine Time U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #2
1989 Fine Time U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #3
1989 Fine Time U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales #3

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Qwest Records ‎– 0-21107, Qwest Records ‎– 9 21107-0
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1989
Genre: Electronic
Style: House, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Cover – Peter Saville Associates, Trevor Key
Mixed By – Alan Meyerson
Painting [Cover After A Painting By] – Richard Bernstein
Recorded By – Michael Johnson
Written-By, Producer – New Order

NOTES:
B1 & B2 remixed and engineered at Tanglewood Recording Studios.
Made in USA

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VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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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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Daryl Hall – Foolish Pride (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 27th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

“Foolish Pride” was the second single taken from American singer Daryl Hall’s 1986 solo album Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine. “Foolish Pride” was co-produced by David A. Stewart from Eurythmics. The single debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 on October 18, 1986 peaking at #32.

This pressing does not contain the track “What’s Gonna Happen To Us” as mentioned on the back of cover, but instead includes a bonus remix of “Foolish Pride” entitled “Acadubella Version”.

SIDE A:
Foolish Pride (Extended Remixed Version) 7:434
Foolish Pride (Edited Remixed Version) 3:55

SIDE B:
Foolish Pride (Acadubella Version) 4:30
Foolish Pride (Dub Version) 7:57

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Foolish Pride U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #32
1986 Foolish Pride U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks #21
1986 Foolish Pride U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles #91

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA ‎– 5748-1-RD
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Engineer [Mix] – Michael Hutchinson
Producer – Hall*, Stewart*, Wolk*
Producer [Additional], Mixed By – Shep Pettibone
Vocals – Hall*

NOTES:
Taken from the LP “Three Hearts In The Happy Ending Machine”

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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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Daryl Hall – Dreamtime (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 26th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

Side A Label

New 2015 Re-Rip!
Meticulously Remastered!
First time in 24bit Flac!

Originally posted April 15, 2010

“Dreamtime” is a single from singer/songwriter Daryl Hall (part of pop-rock duo Hall & Oates). Co-written by John Beeby, it was issued prior to the release of his second solo album, Three Hearts in the Happy Ending Machine.

It was his debut single, and also his biggest hit as a solo performer, climbing the Billboard Hot 100 to peak at number 5 in October 1986. The hit helped drive its parent album up the charts to peak at number 29.

SIDE A:
Dreamtime (Extended Remix Version) 7:54

SIDE B:
Dreamtime (Dub Vesion) 7:50

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint (generic)

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 Dreamtime U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #5
1986 Dreamtime U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary #24
1986 Dreamtime U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #28
1986 Dreamtime U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #11

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: RCA ‎– 5714-1-RDAC
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic, Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Lyrics By – Daryl Hall
Music By – Daryl Hall , John Beebe
Producer – Daryl Hall , David A. Stewart , Tom “T-Bone” Walk*
Remix – Arthur Baker

NOTES:
From the LP “Three Hearts In The Happy Ending Machine”

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Side B Label

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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Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me) (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 18th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

#1(US) 30 years ago today!

“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” is a 1985 song performed by the band Simple Minds. The song is best known for being played during the opening and closing credits of the John Hughes film The Breakfast Club. It was written by producer Keith Forsey and Steve Schiff (guitarist and songwriter from the Nina Hagen band).

Forsey asked Cy Curnin from The Fixx, Bryan Ferry and Billy Idol to record the song, but all three declined; Idol later performed a cover of it on his 2001 compilation album Greatest Hits. Schiff then suggested Forsey ask Simple Minds who, after refusing as well, agreed under the encouragement of their label, A&M. According to one account, the band “rearranged and recorded ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ in three hours in a north London studio and promptly forgot about it.”

Continuing the rock direction recently taken on Sparkle in the Rain but also glancing back at their melodic synthpop past, it caught the band at their commercial peak and, propelled by the success of The Breakfast Club, became a number-one hit in the U.S. and around the world. It is the band’s only number-one hit on the U.S. Top Rock Tracks chart, staying atop for three weeks. While only reaching number seven in the UK, it stayed on the charts from 1985 to 1987, one of the longest time spans for any single in the history of the chart.

The song did not appear on the band’s subsequent album Once Upon a Time but appeared on the 1992 best-of Glittering Prize 81/92. It has since been a fixture of the band’s live sets – with an extended audience participation section during its inclusion on the 2015 tour to promote the band’s Big Music album.

Two versions were created for release. A short version of 4:23 appeared on the single and the original motion picture soundtrack album of The Breakfast Club. A longer version of 6:32 was released on 12″ single. This version contains longer breakdowns and drum fills, a second appearance of the bridge and a longer ending.

John Leland from Spin wrote that “‘Don’t You Forget About Me,’ a romantic and melancholy dance track, therefore cuts ice both in the living room and on the dance floor.”

Molly Ringwald who starred in The Breakfast Club recorded her own version of the song on her 2013 album Except Sometimes.

SIDE A:
Don’t You (Forget About Me) (Long Version) 6:32
Lyrics By [Words], Music By – Keith Forsey, Steve Schiff
Producer – Keith Forsey

SIDE B:
A Brass Band In African Chimes 9:25
Producer – Steve Lillywhite
Written-By – Simple Minds

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985 Don’t You (Forget About Me) U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1
1985 Don’t You (Forget About Me) U.S. Billboard Top Rock Tracks #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: A&M Records ‎– SP-12125
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Single, 45 RPM
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic
Style: New wave, Synth-pop

NOTES:
track A: Original version appears on the original motion picture soundtrack “THE BREAKFAST CLUB”

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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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Kate Bush – Cloudbusting (Meteorological Mix) (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

A. Front

REQUEST

“Cloudbusting” is a song that was written, produced and performed by the British singer Kate Bush. It was the second single released from her no.1 1985 album Hounds of Love. “Cloudbusting” peaked at no.20 in the UK Singles Chart.

The 12″ version of “Cloudbusting” was a special remix called “The Organon Re-Mix” in which the verses were downplayed and the main focus was the development of the song’s chorus. In the USA, this mix was issued as “The Meterological Mix”, a title used in the UK for 12″ version of Bush’s later single “The Big Sky”.

SIDE A:
Cloudbusting (Meteorological Mix aka The Organon Re-Mix) 6:32
Mixed By – Brian Tench
Producer – Kate*

SIDE A:
The Man With The Child In His Eyes 2:37
Sat In Your Lap 3:28

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI America ‎– V-19238
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Artwork [Cloudbuster Built By] – Ken Hill
Artwork [Solarization By] – Vivienne Morgan Chandler
Photography By – John Carder Bush
Written-By – Kate Bush

NOTES:
Manufactured in the U.S.A. by Capitol Records, Inc. a subsidiary of Capitol Industries-EMI Inc.
Printed in U.S.A.

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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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Miami Sound Machine – Bad Boy (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 12th May 2015

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1985

A. Front

“Bad Boy” was the second single released by the American band Miami Sound Machine led by Gloria Estefan on their second English language album, and ninth overall, Primitive Love. The song enjoyed much success following up on the band’s mainstream breakthrough single, “Conga”.

The radio release and single was an edited and remixed version of the original album cut. It was remixed by Shep Pettibone. “Bad Boy” became the band’s second Top Ten single in the United States, peaking at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached the Top 20 in many other countries around the world. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA in the U.S. for sales of 500,000 units and by the ARIA in Australia for sales of 35,000 copies. The song landed at #79 on Billboard magazine’s year-end chart of 1986.

The video of the song received high rotation on MTV and other video music channels. Two videos were made with the second one featuring Estefan with the cast of the musical Cats. The song opened the film, Three Men and a Baby.

SIDE A:
Bad Boy (Remix) 6:11

SIDE B:
Bad Boy (Dub Version) 6:44

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #8
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary #8
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #74
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #10
1985/86 Bad Boy U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music Maxi-Singles Sales #3

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic ‎– 49-05338
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Single
Country: US
Released: 1985
Genre: Electronic, Latin, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Engineer – Michael Hutchinson
Producer – Emilio Estefan, Jr.
Remix – Shep Pettibone
Written-By – J. Galdo*, L. Dermer*, R. Vigil*

NOTES:
Special Version from the Epic LP “PRIMITIVE LOVE”.
Remixed for Mastermix Productions.

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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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