Andrew Ridgeley – Shake (UK 12″)

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1990

NEW 2021 Transfer!
Meticulously Remastered!

Originally posted April 16, 2012

“Shake” was the debut solo single by English singer, songwriter, and record producer, Andrew Ridgeley best known for his work in the 1980s as one half of the musical duo Wham!

“Shake” reached #16 on the Australian singles chart and #58 in the UK Singles Chart. “Shake” was the 81st highest-selling single of 1990 in Australia. In the United States, the song only managed to peak at #77 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The song was taken from the LP “Son Of Albert”.

SIDE A:
Shake (Extended) 4:53
Written-By – Andrew RidgeleyDavid Austin

SIDE B:
Hangin’ (Extended) 6:11
Written-By – N. Rogers/B. Edwards*

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1990 Shake U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #77

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: Epic ‎– AJR GT1
Format: Vinyl, 12″, 45 RPM, Gatefold Sleeve
Country: UK
Released: 1990
Genre: Rock
Style: Pop Rock

CREDITS:
Producer, Arranged By – Andrew RidgeleyGary Bromham

NOTES:
Original versions appear on the LP “SON OF ALBERT”

Find the 12″ at DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

THE GEAR:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge/Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Turntable Isolation Platform: ISO-Tone™ Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck
Phono Pre-amp:
Pro-Jec Tube Box DS2
DAC:
Alpha Design Labs GT40a USB DAC
Record Cleaning
: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans
: Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling/Dither: 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)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi


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Jody Watley – Some Kind Of Lover (US 12″ Promo)

BURNING THE GROUND EXCLUSIVE 1987

“Some Kind of Lover” is the fourth single from Jody Watley’s self-titled debut, Jody Watley.

“Some Kind of Lover” was Jody’s third top 10 pop single from the album, and third number-one of the US dance chart, though the single found huge success in the US, outside the states, the single only reached number 81 on the UK charts.

The single advanced into the top 40 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart during the week of February 27, 1988, finally stalling at #10 the week of April 16, 1988. “Some Kind of Lover” kept Watley in the Top 20 of the singles chart for six weeks.

The music video premiered in January 1988 and was nominated for two MTV Video Music Awards, for Best Female Video and Best New Artist in a Video, she also performed “Some Kind of Lover” at the award show that year.

SIDE A:
Some Kind Of Lover (Extended) 7:13

SIDE B:
Some Kind Of Lover (Radio Edit) 5:34
Some Kind Of Lover (Instrumental) 7:16
Some Kind Of Lover (Dub) 4:17
Some Kind Of Lover (Bonus Beats) 3:59

VINYL GRADE:
Vinyl: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint

U.S. CHART HISTORY:

Year Single Chart Position
1987 Some Kind Of Lover U.S. Billboard Hot 100 #10
1987 Some Kind Of Lover U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles #3
1987 Some Kind Of Lover U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play #1

 

RELEASE INFORMATION:
Label: MCA Records ‎– L33-17448
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM
Country: US
Released: 1987
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Freestyle, RnB/Swing

CREDITS:
Engineer –Taavi Mote
Producer – André CymoneDavid Z.
Producer [Additional Production] – Victor Flores
Remix – Louil Silas Jr.
Written-By –  A. Cymone*, J. Watley*

NOTES:
Original version appears on the MCA LP “Jody Watley”.

Find the 12″ at DISCOGS

VINYL RESTORATION BY:
-DjPaulT
burningtheground.net

THE GEAR:
Turntable: Pro-Ject Debut Carbon (DC)
Cartridge/Stylus: Ortofon 2M Bronze
Turntable Isolation Platform: ISO-Tone™ Turntable Isolation Platform
Platter: Pro-Ject Acryl-It platter
Stabilizer: Pro-Ject Record Puck
Phono Pre-amp:
Pro-Jec Tube Box DS2
DAC:
Alpha Design Labs GT40a USB DAC
Record Cleaning
: VPI HW 16.5 Record Cleaning Machine
Artwork Scans
: Epson Workforce WF-7610 Professional Printer/Scanner

SOFTWARE:
Recording/Editing: Adobe Audition 3.0 (Recording)
Down Sampling/Dither: 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)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi


Password: burningtheground

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