Absolute banger from High Fashion who have made their way onto the Lighthouse London stereo quite a lot lately. They were launched/managed by Jacques Fred Petrus, the guy also responsible for the awesome B. B. & Q. Band. Meli’sa Morgan was one of the vocalists, she had several wicked tunes as a solo artist. Should really post a couple of them up at some point. Wunderbar.
Locked Groove’s started his own label and this is the first release. Vinyl only and in your shops today. The A-side is cool but it’s the flip that it’s all about. Killer pianos and one that I can certainly see will make many sweaty, pilled up rave casualties reach down and rip the shirts from their bodies in one swift move. That is, of course, if it doesn’t get all stuck to them because of the perspiration. Gross. Them, not the tune.
Everyone knows Mtume for Juicy Fruit, the track that Notorious BIG used for the backing of Juicy. What you might not have known is that there were plenty of other great songs by the band and that James Mtume, their founder, has a list song writing credits longer than something incredibly long indeed. You should be well aware of one of them, at least
As a side note I just realised that I’ve been pronouncing the band’s name incorrectly for a long, long time. Anyway, this tune’s wicked