ABC – Vanity Kills (US 12″)

Another completely different take on a minor ABC classic from 1986 and for the US market; this time given a remix by Mark Stent. Lots of chiming synths and added saxophone and less samples, leading to a much looser sound. The “ABC Megamix” by Leslie “Mixdoctor” Adams revisits the singles from “How To Be A Zillionaire”- not a bad effort at all!


Mercury ‎– 884-714-1vanity

A Vanity Kills (U.S.A. Remix) 5:43
B ABC Megamix 8:53

10 responses

  1. Another one I thought I would never hear again. Thanks

  2. Do you happen to have the vinyl only Vice Versa ‎– Electrogenesis 1978-1980 box set? It’s the band that became ABC.

    1. It’s a big ask! Maybe I’ll consult my Guru!

      1. That would be great. Thanks 🙂

  3. Gone already… 😦

  4. Good day! Do you happen to have the Mendelsohn Mix of Vanity Kills? Much thanks.

    1. I think I may somewhere I’ll have a look. 🙂

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