Posts Tagged ‘Justin Strauss’

Adam Ant (1990) Rough Stuff 12″ Promo

Adam Ant (1990) Rough Stuff 12" Promo

Adam Ant’s “Rough Stuff” was produced and co-written by Andre Cymone. This 1990 12″ Promo features remixes by Hugo Dwyer and Justin Strauss.

The Jets (1988) Sendin’ All My Love 12″

The Jets (1988) Sendin' All My Love 12"

The final single from The Jets’ ‘Magic’ LP was “Sendin’ All My Love”. Justin Strauss’ remix landed it on top of Billboard’s Hot Dance/Disco chart 10/1/88.

Will To Power (1990) Boogie Nights 12″

Will To Power (1990) Boogie Nights 12"

Will To Power’s first two albums were released in 1988 and 1990. They came back and released a third album in 2005. The second album, “Journey Home” tried to catch the lightning in a bottle that was “Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley” for a second time. The first two singles released from the album were cover versions of previous hit songs by 10cc and Heatwave. The cover of 10cc’s “I’m Not In Love” actually did well, reaching #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1990. But, after that, the bottom fell out of their commercial success. The follow up single, their cover of Heatwave’s “Boogie Nights”, failed to even crack the Hot 100. As a matter of fact, none of their following singles did. The last charting hit they had was “Fly Bird” which reached #60 in The Netherlands in 1991. A little over a year ago, Raulito requested a post of this 12″ which features remixes by Justin Strauss and Hugo Dwyer. Raulito, if you’re still checking in, your patience has been rewarded, enjoy!

Ryuichi Sakamoto (1989) You Do Me (feat Jill Jones) 12″

Ryuichi Sakamoto (1989) You Do Me 12"

You do me anyone with eyes can see, I do you Everybody knows it’s true. Day to day that’s the way our game is played. Night to night that’s the way to love you right.

Dave Koz (1990) Give It Up 12″ Promo

Dave Koz (1990) Give It Up 12" Promo

The A Side: Give It Up (Justin Strauss 12″), 7:09. Give It Up (Justin Strauss Dub), 6:56. The B Side: Give It Up (Just Right Mix 12″), 5:44. Give It Up (Just Right Dub), 6:18.

Adam Ant (1990) Room At The Top 12″ Promo

Adam Ant (1990) Room At The Top 12" Promo

The Brief: After 1985’s LP ‘Vive Le Rock’, Adam Ant rarely played live and did not enter the studio again until 1989.  Ant was concentrating on his acting career during that time taking roles in various commercials, TV shows and feature films.  The ’89 studio sessions resulted in ‘Manners & Physique’ which, by Ant’s own […]

Tony LeMans – Higher Than High 12″

Tony LeMans - Higher Than High 12"

Tony LeMans’ debut album on Paisley Park Records entered the Billboard Top Black Albums chart 11/18/89 at #88. It peaked at #58 during its 5 week chart run.

Kid Creole and The Coconuts – The Sex Of It 12″

Kid Creole and The Coconuts - The Sex Of It 12"

Kid Creole & The Coconuts’ “The Sex Of It” was written by Prince, produced by Kid Creole, David Z & Paisley Park. Remix by Richie Jones and Justin Strauss.

Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy 12″

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy 12"

Fine Young Cannibals were a British band formed in 1984, by bassist David Steele, guitarist Andy Cox and singer Roland Gift. Supposedly the band asked MCA Records to get Prince to produce tracks to complete the album. The label offered producer David Z, brother of Prince’s drummer Bobby Z. Fine Young Cannibals and David Z recorded three tracks together at Paisley Park Studios to complete the album, including this single “She Drives Me Crazy”. On its way to the top of the Hot 100, the single was the Power Pick/Sales leader on 3/11/89 at the #21 spot. Five weeks later, it hit Number 1.

Greg Kihn Band – Reunited (Promo 12″)

Greg Kihn Band - Reunited (Promo 12")

The Greg Kihn Band’s “Reunited” was the first of two singles from the 1984 album ‘Kihntagious’. Remixes on this promo are by Murray Elias & Justin Strauss.

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