Various ‎– Kinky Beats

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Lacerba ‎– CERBAL 15
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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A1 Jacknife Lee Here Kitty Kitty
Written-By – G. Lee*
A2 Jean Jacques Perrey* E.V.A.
Producer – Jean Jacques Perrey*Written-By – A. Badale*, M. Perreault*, P. Prilly*
A3 First Born* The Mood Club (Original Version)
Written-By – O. Lunny*
A4 I Beats & L'Armonica Di Franco Di Gemini* Ciao Dal Murietto Alassio
Written-By – Alessandro AlessandroniWritten-By, Soloist, Harmonica – Franco Di Gemini*
A5 I Componenti Zeus
Written-By – Exomas
A6 Soul Mission Jackie In Action
Written-By – Sota Takagi
B1 Michael Viner's Incredible Bongo Band* Apache
Executive-Producer – Michael VinerProducer – Perry Botkin Jnr.*Written-By – Jerry Lordan
B2 Resident Filters Big Train
Arranged By – Morey*, McDowell*Music By – Hans HammerschmidProducer – Justin Morey (2), Rob McDowell
B3 Orchestra Carlo Cordara Tipsy
Written-By – Cordara*
B4 I Marc 4 Wonder
Written-By – Pes*, DeLuca*
B5 Sunny Face Sunny Cha Cha Cha
Producer – Sunny FaceWritten-By – Morten Hansen
C1 Jadell The Organisation
Producer – Jadell, Raw DealWritten-By – James Hatt, Jimbo Robbins*
C2 DJ Fee Southend Rock (Marion Sea Dub)
Producer – DJ FeeRemix – Marlon SeaWritten By – F. Doran, S. White
C3 Birds 'N' Brass* Sort Of Soul
Written-By – Keith Roberts
C4 Marcello Minerbi Watermelon Man
Written-By – Hancock*
C5 Merl Saunders My Train
Written-By – Merl SaundersWritten-By, Arranged By – Ray Shanklin
C6 The Chaquito Big Band Theme From They Call Me Mister Tibbs
Composed By – Quincy Jones
D1 Bobby Hughes Experience Sahara 72
Written-By, Producer – Espern Horne*
D2 Mint Royale From Rusholme With Love
Producer – Mint RoyaleWritten By – MayerWritten-By – Baker*, Claxton*
D3 Lord Sitar I Can See For Miles
Written-By – Townshend*
D4 The Saint Orchestra Funko
Written By – Dee, Martin
D5 The Ray McVay Sound Kinda Kinky
Producer – Larry PageWritten By – BoltonWritten-By – Page*

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Notes

Track C6 is erroneously credited to Quincy Jones. Correct track artist uncredited.

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CERBAD15 Various Kinky Beats(CD, Comp) Lacerba CERBAD15 UK 1999 Sell This Version
CAT NO 058 Various Kinda Kinky(CD, Comp, RE) Top Kapi Records CAT NO 058 UK 2003 Sell This Version

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pinkychukkles

pinkychukkles

November 8, 2002

Wotta great compilation. In an age where the deluge of dance mixes has become an unstoppable torrent of blandness, this highly danceable compilation sticks up a thick middle finger at all that and tells the marketing men to shove it where the sun don't shine.

I got introduced to this by way of a friend who had it on cd. Being disillsusioned with most purely electronic music, I was receptive to a compilation that combined both recent releases and tracks from the 60s/70s that displayed the same swagger and attitude. My desire to get this comp for my own use was increased by a visit to the Blow Up night (www.blow-up.co.uk) at the now defunct Wag Club (Wardour St, London) which amongst other nights in the UK championed this sort of sound.

Jean Jacques Perrey's 'E.V.A.' has been sampled countless times by Gangstarr amongst others and still sounds fresh and exciting today despite being over 30 years old. Most people will be familiar with 'Apache', again a heavily sampled track from the 60s but a new legion of producers are well represented with Jacknife Lee and Sunny Face, the latter with his latin-esque breakbeat track.

What's good about this compilation is the way it can re-invigorate a party when even the seamless mixing of the dj can get a bit monotonous. There is also a sequel comp called "More Kinky Beats" which also has some excellent tracks on it, plus check out the Blow-Up comp as well, if only for Andy Stewart's "House of Bamboo" track!