Donna Allen ‎– Serious (Special Extended U.S. Mix) (1987)

TSR stands for “TrendSetteR in the Dance Music Scene”.  A German dance-label focussed on livesets and megamixes of American radio stations. In the 80’s TSR also released exclusive extended mixes of dance hit singles, sometimes in retro 70’s type sleeves with nude models. Over the next four days, four of the best TSR remixes will be posted including hits by Aleem, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Le Foxxe but first we have Donna Allen.

Donna Allen is an American dance pop singer, born in Key West, Florida, and raised in Tampa. At one point a cheerleader for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, she got her start performing in the bands Hi-Octane,Trama and Maxx. During her tenure with MAXX she was courted by Alan Walden (Capricorn Records/Hustler Productions) before launching a solo career.She also sang backup on tour for Gloria Estefan for nine years. Her first disc was the Lou Pace-produced 1986 album, Perfect Timing, and over the next few years she launched several hits on the US Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play chart. She had two Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart with “Serious” (1987, #8) and “Joy and Pain” (1989, #10).

Serious (Special Extended U.S. Mix)                11:19

Serious                                                            3:45

Bad Love                                                          4:09

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Donna Allen ‎– Serious (1986)

Donna Allen is an American dance pop singer, born in Key West, Florida, and raised in Tampa. At one point a cheerleader for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, she got her start performing in the bands Hi-Octane and Trama before launching a solo career.She also sang backup on tour for Gloria Estefan for nine years. Her first disc was the Lou Pace-produced 1986 album, Perfect Timing, and over the next few years she launched several hits on the US Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play chart. She had two Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart with “Serious” (1987, #8) and “Joy and Pain” (1989, #10).

Serious (Long Version)                 5:35

Serious (Short Version)                3:40

Serious (Dub Version)                  7:55

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