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Betty BooBoomania

Label:Rhythm King – LEFT LP12
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Electronic, Hip Hop, Pop
Style:House, Synth-pop, Pop Rap

Tracklist

A1Where Are You Baby?
Mixed By, Producer [Additional Production By]Pete Lorimer*
Producer, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
4:12
A2Hey DJ / I Can't Dance (To That Music You're Playing)
Backing VocalsClaudia Fontaine
Producer, Mixed ByThe Beatmasters
Written ByP.Carter / M.Glanfield / R.Walmsley / D.Richards / D.Dean / Boo
3:13
A3Boo Is Booming
Producer [Pre-production]Betty Boo, King John
Producer, Mixed ByBoo*, Yvonne Ellis
Written ByBoo / Barry / Bloom
3:24
A4Boo's Boogie
Producer, Mixed By, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
Written ByBoo / Brough / Coxon
3:19
A524 Hours
GuitarMatt Coldrick
ProducerBoo*, Ross*, Myers*, Orbit*
Written ByBoo / Myers / Ross
3:28
A6Valentine's Day
Arranged By [Additional], Mixed ByYvonne Ellis
Producer, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
ScratchesD.J D-Zire*
4:44
B1Doin' The Do (King John 7" Mix)
Mixed ByKing John
Producer, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
Written ByBoo / Young / Yardley
4:04
B2('Til My Last Breath) Doin' It To Def
Mixed ByMartin Rex
Producer [Additional]Don Won
Producer, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
Written ByBoo / K. Clark
4:43
B3Don't Know What To Do
Arranged By [Additional], Mixed ByPete Lorimer*
Backing VocalsArchangel Boo*
Producer, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
3:48
B4Shame
Producer, Mixed By, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
Written ByBoo / Brough / Coxon
5:01
B5Mumbo Jumbo
Backing VocalsA.Lovegrove*, Archangel Boo*
ProducerLovegrove*, Boo*, Coldrick*
Written ByBoo / Lovegrove / Coldrick
3:38
B6Leave Me Alone
Backing VocalsSuzanne Rhatigan
CelloRex Brough
Producer, Mixed By, Producer [Pre-production]Boo*, King John
4:45
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Notes

This is the standard release. A limited edition with free postcards was also available.

Inner sleeve:
Track A1 Produced at The Country House Mix & additional production at The Strongroom
Track A2 Produced & mixed at The Strongroom
Tracks A3, B1 Recorded & mixed at Unit 3
Track A4 Recorded at The Counrty [sic] House • Mixed at Sam Therapy
Track A5 Recorded at Berwick St Studios • Mixed at Guerilla

Tracks A6, B2 Produced at The Country House Mixed at Unit 3
Track B3 Mix & additional arrangements at Unit 3 Recorded at The Country House
Track B4 Recorded & mixed at The Counrty [sic] House
Track B5 Recorded & mixed at Underworld
Track B6 Recorded & mixed at The Country House

Outer and inner sleeves:
℗ & © 1990 Rhythm King • Made in England

Labels:
℗ & © 1990 Rhythm King
Made in England

Time for B5 is given on label as 3:30 but actual time is 3:38.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (As printed): 5 016026 302122
  • Barcode (Scanned, EAN 13 (Metadata: GB)): 5016026302122
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 1 Runout Groove Hand-Etched): LEFTLP12A3 - COPYMASTERS. Miles. PR-R
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Variant 1 Runout Groove Hand-Etched): LEFTLP12B1 - PR-P ZIPPY WANTS FEEDING!
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 2 Runout Groove Hand-Etched): LEFTLP12A3 P2 COPYMASTERS Miles PR-R A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Variant 2 Runout Groove Hand-Etched): LEFTLP12B1 P2 PR-P E1 ZIPPY WANTS FEEDING!

Other Versions (5 of 29)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Boomania (CD, Album)Rough Trade, Rough Trade, Rough TradeRTD 150.1188.2, 150-1188-2 40, 150-1188-2Germany1990
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Boomania (LP, Album)DRO4D-0732-ESpain1990
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Boomania (CD, Album)Rhythm KingLEFT CD12UK1990
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Boomania (LP, Album)Rough TradeRTD 150.1188.1Germany1990
Boomania (CD, )DRO9D-0732 CSpain1990

Reviews

  • PeteSuperAddick's avatar
    Fairly early pop / rap; released 1990 when the music seemed cutting edge to the mainstream, the LP is a collection of largely up tempo dance orientated pop and rap with some house influences, samples and loops. Not sure if it should be considered an important LP but it was immensely popular in 1990 and was certainly responsible for further bringing hip hop, rap and house into the mainstream. The LP kicks off with two huge hit singles 'Where Are You Baby?' and 'Hey DJ' and her other hit 'Doin the Do' is on the flip side. The rest of LP does not really hit the highs of these four tracks but it extremely enjoyable filler nevertheless. I personally like the album track 'Boo's Boogie' which reminds the listener of the KLF's 'White Room' LP. 'Don't Know What To Do' on side 2 is also worth playing. Overall this LP is an excellent listen and well worth sghelling out a few pence for.

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