Posts Tagged ‘Francois Kevorkian’

Charlie Sexton (1986) Beat’s So Lonely 12″

Charlie Sexton (1986) Beat's So Lonely 12"

The 12″ release of Charlie Sexton’s “Beat’s So Lonely” features François Kevorkian and Michael Hutchinson’s Beat The Lonely Monster Mix and Monster Dub.

Steve Miller Band (1984) Shangri-La 12″ Promo

Steve Miller Band (1984) Shangri-La 12" Promo

“Shangri-La” came from Steve Miller Band’s 1984 album ‘Italian X Rays’. This 12″ promo was remixed by Francois Kevorkian and Jay Mark.

D-Train (1985) You’re The One For Me UK 7″

D-Train (1985) You're The One For Me 7"

This 1985 UK 7″ features Paul Hardcastle’s ‘Labour Of Love Mix’ of “You’re The One For Me” and “Keep On” mixed by Francois Kevorkian and Hubert Eaves III.

Ashford & Simpson (1984) Solid UK 12″

Ashford & Simpson (1984) Solid UK 12"

This UK 12″ release of Ashford & Simpson’s “Solid” features the “Special Club Mix” by Francois Kevorkian and Ron St. Germain. The b-side contains a dub version and their 1982 Top 10 R&B hit “Street Corner”.

Foreigner (1984) Reaction To Action CAN 12″

Foreigner (1984) Reaction To Action CAN 12"

“Reaction To Action”, written by Lou Gramm and Mick Jones, was remixed by Francois Kevorkian along with Frank Filipetti, Ron Saint Germain and Mick Jones.

Con Funk Shun (1982) Ms. Got-The-Body 12″ Promo

Con Funk Shun (1982) Ms. Got-The-Body 12" Promo

“Ms. Got-The Body” was the second single from Con Funk Shun’s ‘To The Max’ album. This promo 12″ features a remix and instrumental mixed by Francois Kevorkian. It was a Top 20 hit on the R&B charts in early 1983.

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France 7″

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France 7"

Kraftwerk’s Tour De France promo 7″ release features edits of the full mixes that were released on the Tour De France 12″.

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France Promo 7″

Kraftwerk (1983) Tour De France 7" Promo

Kraftwerk’s Tour De France promo 7″ release features edits of the full mixes that were released on the Tour De France 12″.

The Kane Gang (1987) Don’t Look Any Further 12″

The Kane Gang (1987) Don't Look Any Further 12"

The Kane Gang reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Dance/Disco chart with “Don’t Look Any Further” on April 2, 1988. The Brit band’s cover of the Dennis Edwards R&B hit was the only US chart topper of their career.

Herbie Hancock (1984) Metal Beat 12″ Promo

Herbie Hancock (1984) Metal Beat 12" Promo

“All you have to do is play one note. But it needs to be the right note.” –Herbie Hancock

Nona Hendryx (1984) I Sweat (Going Through The Motions) 12″ Promo Remix

Nona Hendryx (1984) I Sweat (Going Through The Motions) 12" Promo Remix

This 12″ promo features remixes by Francois Kevorkian of Nona Hendryx’s “I Sweat (Going Through The Motions)” from the ‘Perfect’ movie soundtrack.

Kraftwerk (1986) The Telephone Call 12″

Kraftwerk (1986) The Telephone Call 12"

You’re so close but far away, I call you up all night and day, You’re so close but far away, I call you up all night and day. I give you my affection and I give you my time, Trying to get a connection on the telephone line.

Kraftwerk (1986) Musique Non Stop 12″

Kraftwerk (1986) Musique Non Stop 12"

Music non stop, techno-pop, Music non stop, techno-pop, Synthetic electronic sounds, Industrial rhythms all around. Music non stop, techno-pop.

INXS (1986) Listen Like Thieves 12″

INXS (1986) Listen Like Thieves 12"

Everybody’s down on their knees, Listen like thieves, But who needs that, When it’s all in your hands.

Everybody’s down on their knees, Listen like thieves, For the end results, But who needs that?

Jody Watley – Most Of All CAN 7″ Promo

Jody Watley - Most Of All CAN 7" Promo

The Brief: As previously noted, this was the final single release from the ‘Jody Watley’ LP. It was the second of the five single releases that failed to reach the Top 40 despite doing well at dance and R&B. This promo 45 release from Canada features a single remix and instrumental by Francois Kevorkian and […]

Jody Watley – Don’t You Want Me 12″

Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me 12"

The 12″ release of “Don’t You Want Me” features remixes by Francois Kevorkian and Michael Hutchinson. Jody co-wrote this track with Franne Golde and D.P. Bryant and saw it go on to top the Billboard Dance chart for 2 weeks in 1987.

Jody Watley – Don’t You Want Me 7″

Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me 7"

The Brief: Today features the 7″ release of “Don’t You Want Me” which was Jody’s second Top 10 single (right Marc?) and the third single released from her self-titled solo LP debut. The song was number 55 on Billboard’s Hot 100 for the year of 1988. Chic alumni Bernard Edwards was behind the knobs for […]

Jody Watley – Most Of All 12″

Jody Watley - Most Of All 12"

The A Side: Most Of All (Remix) 8:15 The B Side: Most Of All (7″ Version) 4:10 Most Of All (Dub) 7:20 The Brief: The final single that Jody Watley released from her debut LP came over a year after the release of the album. “Most Of All” did well on the R&B and Dance […]

Mick Jagger – Just Another Night 12″

Mick Jagger - Just Another Night 12"

“Just Another Night” is the highest charting single on the Billboard Hot 100 for Mick Jagger as a solo artist. The track is from his 1985 solo debut ‘She’s The Boss’. The song was produced by Jagger with Bill Laswell and recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas. Remix on the 12″ done by Francois Kevorkian and Ron St. Germain with additional overdubs by Arthur Baker.

Diana Ross – Eaten Alive 12″ Promo

Diana Ross - Eaten Alive 12" Promo

The A Side: Eaten Alive (Hot Extended Dance Mix) 5:51 The B Side: Eaten Alive (Instrumental) 5:51 The Brief: Say what you will about Diana Ross but, she can bring out the superstar talent when she goes into the studio to record. This record boasts a list of well known artists from start to finish. […]

The Cult – Wild Flower 12″

The Cult - Wild Flower 12"

The A Side: Wild Flower (Remix) 5:49 The B Side: Wild Flower (Dub) 3:38 Wild Flower (LP Version) 3:37 The Brief: The Cult’s third and final single in support of the ‘Electric’ LP was “Wild Flower”. The 12” release features a remix and dub track by Francois Kevorkian and Ron St Germain. The Billboard Charts: […]

Apollonia – Mismatch 12″ Promo

Apollonia - Mismatch 12" Promo

The A Side: Mismatch (Hand In Glove Mix) 7:28 Mismatch (7″ Remix/Edit) 3:30 The B Side: Mismatch (Motor City Mix) 6:17 Mismatch (Reflective Mix) 6:33 Mismatch (Reflective Dub) 5:32 The Brief: “Mismatch” is the second single released from Apollonia’s self-titled LP of 1988. Again, Apollonia was largely ignored by radio but, found a home in […]

Terence Trent D’Arby – Wishing Well UK 12″

Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well UK 12"

The UK version of the “Wishing Well” 12″ includes the same tracks as the US release with the addition of the “Three Coins In A Fountain Mix”.

Terence Trent D’Arby – Wishing Well 12″

Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well 12"

The A Side: Wishing Well (The Cool In The Shade Mix) 7:50 The B Side: (What A) Wonderful World 3:55 Elevators & Hearts 4:04 The Brief: For the second single from ‘Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D’Arby’, D’Arby hit a home run, capturing the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and the […]

Yaz – Situation 12”

Yaz – Situation 12”

Yaz’s single “Situation” enjoyed great success on the Billboard Hot Dance/Disco chart in 1982, hitting #1 and staying there for 4 weeks. It bowed on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart on August 28, 1982 and got to #31 amid a 12 week chart run. “Situation” also charted on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles on September 18, 1982 at #90. It only managed to climb to #73 and only charted for 8 weeks. The most famous version of “Situation” is the American 12″ remix by Francois Kevorkian.

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