Hard Day (The Shep Pettibone Mix) - George Michael


Hard Day (The Shep Pettibone Mix) (1987) (9'00) - George Michael.
Written, Produced and Arranged by George Michael.
Engineered by Chris Porter.
Additional Production and Remix by Shep Pettibone for Mastermix Productions.
Remix Engineer: Steve Peck.
Edited by Shep Pettibone & The Latin Rascals.
(P) 1987 CBS Records.

N.B. Hard Day (The Shep Pettibone Mix) is the same mix as Hard Day (Special Remix) that may be found elsewhere on this blog.

Hard Day is a song from Faith, the debut solo album by George Michael released in late 1987. The song, written, produced and arranged by George Michael, was released as a single on 30 October 1987 in the United States - The song was also released as a single in Australia.

Hard Day was remixed for the clubs by Shep Pettibone and went Top 5 on the American Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart.

According to the hype sticker found on some copies of the U.S. 12" vinyl pressing, the record contained "over 20 minutes of music unavailable on any album".

Hard Day (The Shep Pettibone Mix) appears on Side A of the U.S. 12" vinyl pressing, Cat. No. 44 07466.

Track listing for the U.S. 12" vinyl pressing of Hard Day released in 1987 on Columbia Records. Cat. No. 44 07466:

Side A

1. Hard Day (The Shep Pettibone Mix) / 8'31
2. Hard Day (Radio Edit) / 4'11

Written, Produced and Arranged by George Michael.
Engineered by Chris Porter.
Additional Production and Remix by Shep Pettibone for Mastermix Productions.
Remix Engineer: Steve Peck.
Edited by Shep Pettibone & The Latin Rascals.
(P) 1987 CBS Records.

Side B

1. I Want Your Sex (Monogamy Mix) (Rhythm 1 Lust / Rhythm 2 Brass In Love / Rhythm 3 A Last Request) / 13'12

Written, Produced and Arranged by George Michael.
Engineered by Chris Porter.
(P) 1987 CBS Records.

The album version of Hard Day appears on Faith, George Michael's debut album first released in 1987.

Track listing for the U.S. vinyl pressing of Faith released in 1987 on Columbia Records. Cat. No. AL 40867:

Side 1

1. Faith / 3'15
2. Father Figure / 5'36
3. I Want Your Sex (Parts 1 & 2) / 9'13
4. One More Try / 5'50
Side 2

1. Hard Day / 4'47
2. Hand To Mouth / 4'35
3. Look At Your Hands / 4'35 *
4. Monkey / 5'04
5. Kissing A Fool / 4'34

Written, Produced and Arranged by George Michael except, * Written by George Michael & David Austin.
Engineered by Chris Porter.
(P) 1987 CBS Records.

Check Out More Great Music By George Michael:

I Want Your Sex (Monogamy Mix) (1987) (13'12) - George Michael.
Monkey (Extended Version) (1987) (8'10) - George Michael.
Monkey (Special Remix) (1987) (8'10) - George Michael.

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Record label for Side 1 of US 12" vinyl pressing
of "Hard Day". Columbia Records. Cat. No.
44 07466. Image courtesy of Discogs.com

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