Wednesday, 31 August 2016

It's Alright (Extended Dance Mix) - Pet Shop Boys


It's Alright (Extended Dance Mix) (1989) (10'37) - Pet Shop Boys.
Written by Sterling Void.
Produced by Trevor Horn, Stephen Lipson and Pet Shop Boys.
Mixed by Julian Mendelsohn.
Engineered by Stephen Lipson and Julian Mendelsohn.
Additional Vocals: Tessa Niles.
Percussion: Danny Cummings.
(P) & (C) 1989 EMI Records Ltd.

It's Alright is a cover version of It's All Right, a song by Sterling Void & Paris Brightledge, released for the first time in 1987 on D.J. International Records - The song was reissued in 1989 after the release of Introspective, an album by Pet Shop Boys that contained a version of It's All Right.

"Trevor Horn was working with a new group and he told us he needed a hit song for them. We played him this song [It's Alright] by Sterling Void from a new Acid Trax compilation LP and he loved it. While working on "Left To My Own Devices", we decided that we would record "It's Alright" for our Introspective LP. In 1989 we recorded it again twice, adding new lyrics, until we had a pop version we were happy with" - Quote from the front CD insert of the 1991 compilation, Discography.

It's Alright first appeared on the Pet Shop Boys 3rd studio album, Introspective, released for the first time in 1988.

Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of Introspective released in 1988 on EMI-Manhattan Records. Cat. No. E1-90868:

Side 1

1. Left To My Own Devices.
2. I Want A Dog.
3. Domino Dancing.
Side 2

1. I'm Not Scared.
2. Always On My Mind / In My House.
3. It's Alright.

(P) 1988 Original Sounds Recordings made by EMI Records Ltd.
(C) 1988 EMI Records Ltd

Track listing for the limited edition U.K. 10" vinyl pressing of It's Alright (The Alternatives) released in 1989 on Parlophone Records. Cat. No. 10R 6220:

Side A

1. It's Alright / 4'46

Side B

1. It's Alright (Extended Dance Mix) / 10'34

Mixed by Julian Mendelsohn.

(P) & (C) 1989 EMI Records Ltd.

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Record label for Side B of UK 10" vinyl pressing
of "It's Alright". Parlophone Records. Cat. No.
10R 6220. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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