WHISKEY DISCO
artist:PEOPLE'S PLEASURE with ALIVE AND WELL
title:

DO YOU HEAR ME TALKING TO YOU? (LP)

label:ATHENS OF THE NORTH (UK)

3,320円


A1 Do You Hear Me Talking To You?
A2 Dreaming Our Live Away
A3 Lonely People
A4 Heavenly Feeling
A5 World Full Of People
B1 I'd Like To Stay
B2 A Feeling Inside
B3 A Thank You Song
B4 Fantasies And Dreams

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The 45 of Everyday People - World full of people is well known on the modern soul and funk scene and it relatively easy to find a copy for maybe 500 pounds. What was always less well known was that there was also an LP by the same band but labels as People Pleasure. I first came across this LP in Turku, Finland in the early 2000s when at the house of DJ and Collector Felix Manell who pulled a pile of rare and interesting bits that day. I did not really appreciate the true rarity until trying to source my own copy. The next copy I saw was in Japan in 2004 but was not going anywhere. Roll on 15 years, Russell Paine, collector, DJ and super record researcher called me saying he had finally unravelled the mystery and was talking to Bill brown & Al Hall Jr. Russel sets himself the hard task of only putting out unreleased material on his own label so we also work together on LPs and Singles on Athens of the North. After we managed to clear the rights the final hurdle was finding a clean copy, not an easy task. After asking loads of deep collectors, Zaf put me onto DJ Nick the Record who very kindly lent me his minty personal copy, a huge favour considering how rare this record is, almost impossible to replace. So we mastered from the vinyl (no tapes exist) and while it still sound pretty raw it is twice as good as the O.G. Been a long time coming.

A1 Do You Hear Me Talking To You?


A2 Dreaming Our Live Away


A3 Lonely People


A4 Heavenly Feeling


A5 World Full Of People


B1 I'd Like To Stay


B2 A Feeling Inside


B3 A Thank You Song


B4 Fantasies And Dreams
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