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"You Can Dance" LP Acetates

Artist : Madonna
Type : Record
Acquistion : 02-01-06
Source : Auction
  • Ultra rare set of two one-sided metal acetates of promo version of LP (PRO-A-2892)
  • Manufactured in 1987 by Warner Brothers Recording Studios
  • This LP contains single edits of the 7 songs on the commercial release
    • Side A:
      • Spotlight 4:30
      • Holiday 4:14
      • Everybody 4:25
      • Physical Attraction 3:53
    • Side B:
      • Over & Over 3:49
      • Into the Groove 4:46
      • Where’s the Party 4:18
  • Acetates are extremely rare
  • They are made individually for in-house testing purposes only, usually in quantities of 1 to 10 copies
  • You Can Dance is the first compilation album and fifth recording by singer Madonna, released in 1987 (see 1987 in music)
  • The album contains remixes of tracks from her first three albums, the first seven of which were segued together
  • Although it was her only album to fail to reach the top ten in the United States it sold well (1,900,000 copies in the US), despite having no singles to promote it
  • In Japan, the album's one new song "Spotlight" (left over from the True Blue recording sessions) was released as a single, and made the top ten
  • You Can Dance continued Madonna's string of platinum-selling albums
  • Its success also inspired other artists such as Paula Abdul, Bobby Brown, and Milli Vanilli to release remix albums

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