Night and Day 180G LP – Intervention Records

Night and Day 180G LP

$35

Original Release Date: 1982
Original Label: A&M

  • 100% Analog Mastering From Real Analog Tapes
  • Mastered by Kevin Gray At CoHEARent Audio
  • Ultra-Quiet 180-Gram Vinyl Pressed At RTI
  • Beautiful Old Style Single-Pocket Gatefold Printed By Stoughton

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Jackson's Breakout Record, Peaked at #4 in the US

Two Top 10 Hits: MTV Staple "Steppin Out," "Breaking Us In Two,"

Joe Jackson went to New York looking for new inspirations and sounds, and found his greatest commercial and critical success with Night and Day, an album redolent of the glitz and glamour of the city. These superbly crafted and arranged pop songs are inspired by the grandeur of Cole Porter and George Gershwin, and confidently infused with elements of jazz, swing and salsa. A genre-jumping crossover hit that virtually no one who heard the edgy power-pop of Jackson’s first 1979 efforts- Look Sharp! and I’m the Man- could ever claim to have seen coming. Perhaps the fearless Jackson’s finest hour in the studio.

Side One (Night Side)

  • 1
    Another World
    03:53
  • 2
    China Town
    04:00
  • 3
    T.V. Age (Jackson, Steve Tatler)
    03:47
  • 4
    Target
    03:48
  • ▎▎
    Steppin' Out
    04:23

Side Two (Day Side)

  • ▎▎
    Breaking Us in Two
    04:53
  • 2
    Cancer
    05:58
  • 3
    Real Men
    04:04
  • 4
    A Slow Song
    07:01

Mastering Notes

Night and Day is mastered 100% AAA analog and sourced from the best analog tape currently available, a beautifully preserved and gorgeous sounding ½” “safety copy” of the original stereo master. When mastering this LP we listened to an original A&M US pressing, which we believe to be the best sounding version previously available in spite of numerous reissues (we had them all on hand), for comparison and level matching. The tapes sounded simply phenomenal, with full bass, lots of midrange and treble detail and a very lively and punchy dynamic. IR's release maintains the richness and punch in the bass without exagerrating the low end, and since we didn't push the treble the glorious midrange is fully revealed, maintaining the tape's beautiful top-end shimmer without tipping the balance toward bightness. One of those rare recodings where the sonics are a match for the performance!

Release Notes

  • Format: 180-Gram Single 33 Pressed at RTI
  • Jacket: Old Style Single-Pocket Gatefold Printed By Stoughton on Heavy Stock, Film Laminated
  • IR Catalog: IR-003
  • UPC: 684334915560
  • Original Label: A&M
  • Original Release Date: 1982

The (Re)Discover Series

You know those songs that come up on the radio when you’re driving and you crank up the volume to 11 and sing your lungs out? That’s the spirit of what Intervention’s (Re)Discover Series is all about! Taking these FM classics and presenting them in "like you’ve never heard it before" sound quality so you can get that same blast of energy and excitement on your hi-fi at home. The hallmark of this series will be 100% analog mastering from real analog tapes. Combining superior master sources with the truly full-range mastering chain at Cohearent Audio and RTI’s dead quiet vinyl pressing means that you’ll hear these FM staples with power, majesty and musical detail like it’s the first time. (Re)Discover these sonic treasures with us!