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.
Some Kind Of Lover (Extended) 7:13
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: Near Mint
Sleeve: Near Mint
U.S. CHART HISTORY:
|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|
Label: MCA Records – L33-17448
Format: Vinyl, 12″, Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM
Genre: Electronic, Pop
Style: Freestyle, RnB/Swing
Original version appears on the MCA LP “Jody Watley”.
Find the 12″ at DISCOGS
VINYL RESTORATION BY:
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
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
All vinyl rips are recorded @ 32bit/float
FLAC (Level Eight)
Artwork scanned at 600dpi
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