Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame ‎– Baby I Love You So

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BAD 604 Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame - Baby I Love You So(12") 4AD BAD 604 UK 1986 Sell This Version
608 246 Colourbox Baby I Love You So(12") Virgin 608 246 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
F-608 246 Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame - Baby I Love You So(12", Maxi) Virgin F-608 246 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
608 287-000 Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame - Baby I Love You So(12", Promo) Virgin 608 287-000 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
BAD 604 Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame - Baby I Love You So(12", Single, TP) 4AD BAD 604 UK 1986 Sell This Version
AD 604 Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame Colourbox Featuring Lorita Grahame - Baby I Love You So(7", Single) 4AD AD 604 UK 1986 Sell This Version
108 287 Colourbox Baby I Love You So(7", Single, Promo) Virgin 108 287 Germany 1986 Sell This Version

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High-Timers

High-Timers

December 24, 2013
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604

To be heard before or after the awesome Augustus Pablo / Jacob Miller : "King Tubby meets the rockers uptown" / "Baby I love you so" to realise the full spectre of that killer tune ! ."Looks Like We're Shy One Horse / Shoot Out", definately completes this plate to achieve a masterpiece.
dsyn2spin

dsyn2spin

July 28, 2013
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604

best release this group ever did.
rgrant

rgrant

December 29, 2011
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604
my favourite 12" single of all time
restless

restless

March 19, 2011
edited over 7 years ago
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604

"Baby I Love You So" is indeed a great 80s version of the Augustus Pablo classic, but the real nugget here imo is "Looks Like We're Shy One Horse/Shoot Out", a wild smokey soundtracky dub piece sounding like the perfect meeting between Ennio Morricone's twilight western vibes and Lee Perry's echoed experiments. A foggy, panoramic blunted beauty.
gayr

gayr

April 7, 2010
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604
Isn't the baseline taken from Chief Checker's "Africa irie", available on the sampler "Nigeria 70 – Lagos jump"? A great track, in any case!
double-happiness

double-happiness

October 4, 2008
edited over 3 years ago
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604

Dub comes of age. From the very start, 'Baby I Love You So' takes a firm grasp of the listener's attention, and refuses to let go at all costs. Multi-coloured swathes of 'Lover's Rock,' (the down-tempo, Blues-based variant of Reggae popular with the more amorous, as opposed to political or herbal, section of the Caribbean community in the UK during the late '70s and early '80s), are blended with samples remiscient of gritty urban reality, and the overall production is tweaked for maximum effect, a truly gigantic sound that swirls wildly and seems to come from above... The guitar refrain is particularly crucial to the overall effect, not the standard wah-wah, 'woppa... woppa...' that merely provides rhythmic emphasis in most bog-standard reggae offerings, but rather an ecstatic and rousing lead more typical of stadium or progressive rock... To my mind, the guitar evokes the biblical angel that slew the firstborn Egyptian in punishment for the Pharoah's pride... An avenging force, swooping down from above... A mystical emmisary that incites fear and awe... Dub comes of age, and the holy spirit is observed to fill the studio, inspiring great passion and humility in those present.
rev.robert

rev.robert

November 22, 2002
referencing Baby I Love You So, 12", BAD 604
best use of dialogue from "escape from new york".

killer tune as well.