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SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

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SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby musfan » Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:29 am

I got hooked on this album a few years ago when someone posted it, either here or in one of the Rare Hits of the 80s series. So I kept my eyes open, since I no longer have a turntable.

Saw this on a Russian site. This was ripped from a pristine copy of the vinyl, but with a large file size that I couldn't play. I downsized it while keeping it lossless, it's 24 bit now and the lossless version fits on 1 CD.

Songs are:
It's All A Game 3:59
Camouflage 3:26
Shades Of Evening 3:55
Close Your Eyes And See 4:34
Lunacy 4:19
No Goodbyes 4:27
Modern Man 4:09
Idle Threats 5:13
Built To Break 6:53

If you want to get more National Pastime, I think burningtheground had uploaded one or two of the 12' singles.

Obviously, all thanks to the original ripper - if you want the 3.5GB original rip, you can find it with a little searching, but here's a more managable 670MB, 24 bit version -

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Re: SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby xymox970 » Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:52 am

"Idle Threats" is a beautiful track......especially in its extended form found on the 12" as well......
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Re: SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby paulinhodaleonira » Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:12 pm

Great. I also prefers lossless than mp3 rips. When I find a lossless rip of some material, I after delete all mp3 files of it. Space is no problem to me. I'm always buying new DVD-Rs to backups.

I found never about this russian site you say. Maybe it is blocked to my country?
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Re: SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby Passing_Stranger » Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:01 pm

musfan wrote:Saw this on a Russian site

Would you mind telling me (maybe via PM) which one is it? :D
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Re: SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby maccafan076 » Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:40 pm

Thanks. I only had an mp3 version. :)
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Re: SHARE: National Pastime, Built To Break

Postby Rissan » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:27 am

Thanks a lot.
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