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REQ: Opus III

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REQ: Opus III

Postby Fred Taghon » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:33 pm

I know Opus III is NOT new wave and not even 80's (their first album came out in 1992), but they did do a spectacular cover of "It's A Fine Day" originally by Jane, from 1983! ;-)

Anyway, I have a feeling Opus III appeals to a lot of New Wave fans just the same, and am hoping someone out there might be able to share a FLAC rip of their USA Promo CD-Single for "I Talk To The Wind" (with 2 Moby remixes)??? If so, I'd really appreciate a Cue file as well! Thanks for any help :-)

https://www.discogs.com/Opus-III-I-Talk ... se/2117803
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Re: REQ: Opus III

Postby jmazbass » Mon May 17, 2021 5:38 pm

Opus III is fantastic. I loved their two albums in the 90s. I do have the US promo you are interested in, it's great. Unfortunately, I ripped it as 320 MP3 and I sold it when I was downsizing my music collection.

Obviously, I regret that decision, but if you'd like the mixes in 320, here they are:

https://mega.nz/folder/PwwjFIAT#YeycR-4COS0ej7Ge-n-mwg
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Re: REQ: Opus III

Postby zippyphonic » Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:05 pm

For those unfamiliar, "I Talk To The Wind" is a cover of the King Crimson song from their first album.
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Re: REQ: Opus III

Postby AJWAVE » Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:13 pm

zippyphonic wrote:For those unfamiliar, "I Talk To The Wind" is a cover of the King Crimson song from their first album.

Great song. The original version of ITTTW was recorded by Giles, GIles & Fripp with a cheap recorder and a vocalist called Judy Dyble.
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