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Pet Shop Boys – Left To My Own Devices (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 3rd January 2018

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Left to My Own Devices” is a song recorded by Pet Shop Boys, released as the second single from their third studio album, Introspective.

The single fared better than the album’s lead single, “Domino Dancing”, charting three positions higher in the UK Singles Chart, at Number 4. It became the first track that Pet Shop Boys recorded with an orchestra, arranged by Richard Niles. Since its release, it has become a staple of Pet Shop Boys live performances.

In the U.S. the single only managed to rech #84 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. “Left To My Own Devices” was a bigger hit in U.S. dance clubs peaking at #8 on the Billboard Dance Chart.

SIDE A:
Left To My Own Devices (The Disco Mix) 11:28
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Richard Niles
Remix – Robin Hancock, Stephen Lipson, Trevor Horn
Vocals [Additional] – Bruce Woolley, Sally Bradshaw

SIDE B:
Left To My Own Devices 4:46
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Richard Niles
Vocals [Additional] – Bruce Woolley

The Sound Of The Atom Splitting 3:29
Engineer [Assistant] – Renny Hill
Written-By – Lipson*, Tennant/Lowe*, Horn*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Left To My Own Devices U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #84
1988 Left To My Own Devices U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #8
1988 Left To My Own Devices U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales #25

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: EMI-Manhattan Records ‎– V-56121, EMI USA ‎– V-56121
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: House, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Arranged By, Producer – Stephen Lipson, Trevor Horn
Design – Mark Farrow, Pet Shop Boys
Engineer –Stephen Lipson
Engineer [Assistant] – Danton Supple
Photography By – Michael Roberts (6)
Written-By – Tennant and Lowe* (tracks: A, B1)

NOTES:
Mark Farrow at Three Associates
Printed in U.S.A.

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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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Icehouse – Electric Blue (Ltd. Edition US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 14th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Electric Blue” is a 1987 hit single by the Australian rock / synthpop band Icehouse. In th United States two seperate promo 12″ singles were released. One featured more dance oriented mixes by Steve Thompson And Michael Barbiero. The other released on limited edition Electric Blue vinyl contained more rock oriented remixes staying more true to the album version with mixes by Michael H. Brauer and David Lord.

SIDE A:
Electric Blue (Single Version) 4:24
Mixed By – Michael H. Brauer

Electric Blue (12″ Version) 6:43
Mixed By – Michael H. Brauer

SIDE B:
Electric Blue 4:28
Mixed By – David Lord

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #10
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #36

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– VAS-2899
Format: Vinyl, Promo, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo, Blue Vinyl
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock

NOTES:
US promo-only mixes.

Sticker states: “Very Limited Edition Blue Vinyl”

Record states: “Mixed by Michael Brauer for MHB Productions”
“Special Unreleased Mixes”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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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Icehouse – Electric Blue (US 12″ Promo)

Posted by DjPaulT on 13th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1988

“Electric Blue” is a 1987 hit single by the Australian rock / synthpop band Icehouse and was co-written by Iva Davies of Icehouse and John Oates of the U.S. band Hall & Oates. The single reached number one on the Australian singles chart on 16 November 1987, #7 on the American Billboard Hot 100 singles chart on 21 May 1988, #10 on the Canadian Singles Chart and #53 on the UK singles charts. Released in August 1987, it was the second single from their number one album Man of Colours.

John Oates became involved with Davies after contacting him to state he was a fan. The resulting collaboration produced this song and Oates has stated that if Davies had not released the song under the Icehouse name then it would have been a Hall and Oates track.

The “Instrumental” and “ST Edit” are exclusive to this U.S. 12″.

SIDE A:
Electric Blue (Extended Mix) 7:33
Electric Blue (Dub Mix) 5:03

SIDE B:
Electric Blue (Instrumental) 5:48
Electric Blue (ST Edit) 4:11

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #7
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #10
1988 Electric Blue U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary #36

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– VAS 1014
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Promo
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Producer – David Lord
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Steve Thompson And Michael Barbiero*
Written-By – I. Davies*, J. Oates*

NOTES:
For Promotional Use Only
Original version on the LP/Cassette/CD “Man Of Colours”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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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Yes – Owner Of A Lonely Heart (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 11th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1983

“Owner of a Lonely Heart” is a song by the English progressive rock band Yes. It is the first track and single from their eleventh studio album 90125, released in 1983. Written primarily by guitarist Trevor Rabin, contributions were made to the final version by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, and producer Trevor Horn.

“Owner of a Lonely Heart” was released in October 1983, as the album’s first single. It was a commercial success in the United States, becoming the band’s first and only single to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and its Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. In 1984, the song reached No. 8 in the year-end charts in the US.

SIDE A:
Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Special “Red & Blue” Remix Dance Version) 7:48
Written-By – Horn*

SIDE B:
Owner Of A Lonely Heart (Edited Version) 3:51
Written-By – Horn*

Our Song (LP Version) 4:18
Written-By – White*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1984 Owner Of A Lonely Heart U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #1
1984 Owner Of A Lonely Heart U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks #1
1984 Owner Of A Lonely Heart U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #3

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: ATCO Records ‎– 0-96976
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, ARC
Country: US
Released: 1983
Genre: Electronic, Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Bass Guitar, Vocals – Chris Squire
Drums, Percussion, Vocals – Alan White
Engineer – Gary Langan
Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals – Trevor Rabin
Keyboards – Tony Kaye
Producer – Trevor Horn
Vocals – Jon Anderson
Written-By –Squire*, Anderson*, Rabin*

NOTES:
Track A – special mix done at The Townhouse Studios, London.
Special versions from the LP “90128”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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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Icehouse – No Promises (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 7th December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1986

“No Promises” is the first single released by Australian band, Icehouse from the band’s 1986 album, Measure for Measure. In the US the 12″ single was released with different track listings than what appeared on the UK and Australian versions. The Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero mixes on this 12″ are exclusive to this release.

The single reached #30 on the Australian singles chart. In the United Staes “No Promises” reached #78 on the Billboard Hot 100, but became a top 10 dance single reaching #7 on the Billboard Dance chart.

SIDE A:
No Promises (Club Mix) 8:46

SIDE B:
No Promises (Dub) 5:10
No Promises (Instrumental) 4:41

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #78
1986 No Promises U.S. Billboard Hot dance Music/Club Play #7

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Chrysalis ‎– 4V9 43009
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM, Maxi-Single
Country: US
Released: 1986
Genre: Electronic
Style: Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Mastered By – TJ*
Producer – Rhett Davies
Producer [Additional Production], Remix – Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
Written-By – I. Davies*, B. Kretschmer*

NOTES:
From the LP “Measure for Measure”

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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Cruise Control – No Condom, No Sex (US 12″)

Posted by DjPaulT on 1st December 2017

BURNING THE GROUND WORLD AIDS DAY EXCLUSIVE 1988

“No Condom, No Sex” is a 1988 single released during the height of the AIDS crisis, several musicians including Steve Peck and Tuta Aquino got together and recorded this song, for the purpose of raising AIDS awareness. 100% of the proceeds went to fund AIDS research. Sire Records released the single as 12″ only in the United States.

“No Condom, No Sex” with it’s poignant lyrics that are just as important today as they were more than two decades ago reached #34 on the Billboard Dance Chart on September 24th, 1988 after spending four weeks on the survey.

The music video for the song featured cameo appearences by Toni Basil, Randy Quaid, Julie Brown, Richard Lewis and others.

December 1 marks World Aids Day, a time for us to honor and reflect on the millions of people around the world who have lost their lives to the epidemic and raise awareness about those currently living with HIV and AIDS.

SIDE A:
No Condom, No Sex (Let Reason Govern Passion Mix) 8:12
No Condom, No Sex (Rock Single Mix) 5:06

SIDE B:
No Condom, No Sex (Single Mix) 5:06
No Condom, No Sex (Single Instrumental) 5:06
No Condom, No Sex (Chamber Acappella) 5:06

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1988 No Condom, No Sex U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #34

 

RELEASE IMFORMATION:
Label: Sire ‎– 0-20983
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1988
Genre: Electronic
Style: Euro House, Synth-pop

CREDITS:
Art Direction – John Heiden
Edited By – Dennis Muyet, Tuta Aquino
Engineer – Michael Aarvold*
Executive Producer – Craig Kostich
Mastered By – Ted Jensen
Musician – Mac Quayle
Photography By – Larry Williams (9), Leslie Libman
Producer – Randy Morrison, Stewart Pfalzer
Remix, Producer [Additional Production], Engineer – Steve Peck

NOTES:
100% of the Artists and Producers will be donated to AIDS Education.
National AIDS Hotline 1-800-342-7514

Find the 12″ on DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

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:
Tung-Sol 12AX7 TubeGold Pins
Soundcard:
Novation Audiohub 2×4 Audio Interface
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

Username: btg
Password: burningtheground

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