Machinations ‎– Pressure Sway (1983)

Esteem was the debut full length album for Australian synthpop band Machinations. The album was released in April 1983 on White Label Records,a subsidiary of Mushroom Records. Esteem peaked at #54 on the Australian album charts. It was also released in the United States by A&M Records. Musically, the album contained synthpop with dark overtones, except for the single “Pressure Sway”, a bright funk/pop song that was a dance-floor favourite.

The second single off the album, “Pressure Sway”, was released in June, 1983 and reached #21 on the Australian singles charts during July 1983. It was released as both a 7″ and 12″ version. “Pressure Sway” also made an impact in the United States reaching #40 on Billboard’s Club Play Singles chart.

“Pressure Sway” received some additional mixing polish courtesy of Steve Thompson.

Pressure Sway (Extended Club Version)                 4:55

Pressure Sway (Instrumental Version)                    6:15


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