Second Chance ‎– Hard Up

Music Man Records ‎– MMI 9035
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM

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A Hard Up
Composed By, Written-By – Johnson*, Hughes*, Gorton*Producer – Awesome 3Remix [Redone By] – Frank De Wulf
B In Paradise
Composed By – Frank De Wulf, Olivier PietersWritten-By – F*, O*

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Rear sleeve states:
"Hard Up" is covered from the original "Hard Up" version of Awesome 3.
All credits should go to them
An HPF / Music Man Co Production

Labels state:
Owned by A&M Records
Made in Belgium

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side A): MMI 9035-B₁
  • Matrix / Runout (Etchings side B): MMI 9035-A₁
  • Rights Society: SABAM TM


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May 27, 2005
edited over 10 years ago

Some Music Man releases have 'Hard Up' labelled up as 'In Paradise and 'In Paradise' labelled up as 'Hard Up' on the record label. The sleeve is labelled up correctly, but for those of you who haven't an original sleeve, 'Hard Up' is the track with the male vocal.. 'Come on I thought there was a party in here!'. For those of you that recognise the vocal, 'Second Chance - Hard Up' is a cover version of 'Awesome 3 - Hard Up' which was out the same year (1990) .
If you haven't got this because you've got 'Awesome 3 - Hard Up', then its worth getting for the excellent track on the b-side 'In Paradise', which borrows the riff from 'Corina - Loving You Like Crazy' and the vocal from the Italo House classic 'Linda Hayden - That's My Paradise (Noise Version)'.
As for Frank De Wulf calling himself 'Second Chance' on this release?? 'Awesome 3 - Hard Up' had been deleted of the record shelves, so 'maybe' Frank was offering this to you again, as a 'Second Chance' to pick up the classic 'Hard Up', before it gets deleted yet again.


May 28, 2003

"Hard Up" is a remix of Together's: Hardcore Uproar. "In Paradise" is one of Frank De Wulf's finer moments and he has had more than a few of those.