IM READY TO GIVE UP MY LOVE (SPECIAL DISCO VERSION)
12" Vinyl UK30.07.18
here s one for all the hardcore disco and soul lovers out there, one of the finest and rarest manifestations of the legendary writing, arranging and production team of randy muller and jeff lane (skyy, bt express, brass construction, aquarian dream, spiders webb and many more!). first appearing as a columbia records disco series promo 12- in 1976 this is a wondrous example of that mid to late 70 s uptempo soul sound morphing into disco, and boy are we glad it did! drenched in pure philly vibes i m ready to give up my life is a real beauty, clocking in at over 9 mins of pure dance-floor joy with soaring strings and a driving rhythm. pure class all the way and one for the aficionados for sure. beautiful soul music that will certainly deliver the goods in the club indeed. as per the original 1976 promo release this 12- features the same program on both sides. this underground disco classic has been legally reissued by above board distribution in conjunction with the legal rights holders - sony music entertainment. this high quality repress features original columbia white label disco 12- artwork and has been remastered from sony s original sources by optimum mastering, bristol uk.
so you wanna be a star 24 carat disco gold from 1980 right here. mtume, led by legendary jazz percussionist and all-round musical visionary james mtume had a number of massive hits and can count quite a few classics within their repertoire ( juicy fruit anyone?). this flawlessly arranged, funk drenched jam speaks on the dangers of living life too fast and relying on those who can t be trusted. remember, this was the beginning of the 1980s, the disco era had began to fade amidst the drug hazed excesses of the previous decade, while the music continued forging it s path skyward with tremendous records like this one. so you wanna really has a message and that s not surprising considering it has one of the most underrated production teams behind it in the shape of mtume / lucas. a true gem of the post-disco era. essential and rare. this repress of the original epic promo from 1980 is backed with a brand new re-edit from one of nyc s disco kings mr.k aka danny krivit. with almost half a century spent behind the turntables in nyc and beyond he surely understands records like so you wanna be a star intrinsically, he was, after all, there when it all happened! this classic has been legally reissued by above board distribution in conjunction with the legal rights holders sony music entertainment. this high quality repress features original epic label disco 12inch artwork and has been remastered from sonys original sources by optimum mastering, bristol uk.
monstrous mid-tempo disco groovings on this one, giving the avergae white band a run for their money. doc severinsen, the renowned jazz hornsman dropping some tight ass funk on this rare as hens teeth epic white label promo. this is a fully legit reissue borne out of an above board / sony music collaboration, repressed from the official sources. the original 1976 promo 12- had the same track on both sides as promos often did back then so we ve decided to include a special version on the flip, a lovingly tweaked re-edit from the cult leader himself dj harvey. harvs edit has been around for a minute, but this version backing the og 76 disco mix makes this 12inch a bonafide must grab for all disco enthusiasts! do not snooze. this one s a winner!
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