I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Special Extended Mix) - Paul Young


I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Special Extended Mix) (1984) (9'20) - Paul Young.
Written by Earl Randle.
Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions.
(P) 1984 CBS Records.

I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down is a song written by Earl Randle and first recorded in 1972 by Ann Peebles.

"This (I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down) was staying true to the concept of finding rare soul songs and giving them a reworking. It just got wilder and wilder as it went on. We decided it should be a tougher song, because the lyrics are tough. We got Mark Pinder [drummer] out in the studio with a great big sheet of metal, which we suspended, and he whacked it with a metal hammer, which we sampled for the record. Those were the things that made recording fun." - Quote by Paul Young, May 2013, from the liner notes for the 2-CD collection, Remixes And Rarities, Cherry Pop Records, Cat. No. CRPOPD128, released in 2013.

I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Special Extended Mix) (1984) (9'20) - Paul Young appears on Side A of the U.K. 12" vinyl pressing of I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down, Cat. No. TA 4786.

Track listing for the U.K. 12" vinyl pressing of I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down released in 1984 on CBS Records. Cat. No. TA 4786:

Side A

1. I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Special Extended Mix) /

Written by Earl Randle.
Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions.
(P) 1984 CBS Records.

Side B

1. One Step Forward /

Written by Paul Young & Ian Kewley.
Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions.
(P) 1984 CBS Records.

2. Broken Man (Live) /

Written by Paul Young & Ian Kewley.
Production by Jeff Griffin.
Sound Balance by Mike Robinson.
(P) BBC 1984.

Side 1

1. Bite The Hand That Feeds / 4'28
2. Everytime You Go Away / 5'23
3. I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down / 5'06
4. Standing On The Edge / 4'36
5. Soldier's Things / 6'20
Side 2

1. Everything Must Change / 5'34
2. Tomb of Memories / 3'53
3. One Step Forward / 3'42
4. Hot Fun / 4'25
5. This Means Anything / 3'13
6. I Was In Chains / 5'43

Produced by Laurie Latham for LOL Productions.
(P) 1985 CBS Records.

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Every Time You Go Away (Extended Remix) (1985) (7'32) - Paul Young.
Every Time You Go Away (Extended Version) (1985) (7'32) - Paul Young.
Everything Must Change (Extended Version) (1984) (8'28) - Paul Young.
Hot Fun (Extended Mix) (1985) (5'14) - Paul Young.
I Was In Chains (Extended Mix) (1985) (9'00) - Paul Young.
I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Remixed U.S. Dance Floor Smash) (1985) (6'25) - Paul Young.
Tomb of Memories (12" Mix) (1985) (5'45) - Paul Young.

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Front of record sleeve for UK 12" vinyl pressing
of "I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Special
Extended Mix)". CBS Records. Cat. No.
TA 4786. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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