KC Flightt ‎– Planet E (Remix)

RCA ‎– PT 49374
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM

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A Planet E (Remix)
Engineer [Assistant] – Steve AndersonFeaturing [Samples] – The Talking Heads*Producer, Arranged By – KC FlighttRemix – Paul Dakeyne*Written-By – Brian Eno, David Byrne, F. Toson Jr.*
B1 Let's Get Jazzy (Dope Mix)
Mixed By – BlazeWritten-By – F. Toson, Jr.*
B2 Planet E (Hip Hop Mix)
Featuring [Samples] – The Talking Heads*Mixed By – Cordell TosonMixed By, Producer, Arranged By – KC FlighttWritten-By – Brian Eno, David Byrne, E. Toson Jr.*

Companies, etc.



A & B2: Supreme Songs Ltd./Warner Chappell Music Ltd./EG Music Ltd.
Featuring samples from The Talking Heads recording. 'Once In A Lifetime' courtesy of Sire Records & The Talking Heads by arrangement with Warner Special Products.
B1: Supreme Songs Ltd.

(P)1989 BMG Music (C)BMG Records (UK) Ltd. 1989.
Distributed in the UK by BMG Records.
Distributed in Europe by BMG Ariola.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 012394 937461
  • Label Code: LC 0316
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side run-out): PT49374 A1 | UTOPIA.MS.
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side run-out): PT49374 B1 | UTOPIA.MS.
  • Other: The 'U' of UTOPIA is etched as a lyre both sides

Other Versions (5 of 17) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PD 49404 KC Flightt Planet E(CD, Maxi) RCA PD 49404 UK 1989 Sell This Version
PT 49374 KC Flightt Planet E (Remix)(12") RCA PT 49374 UK 1989 Sell This Version
8995-7-R KC Flightt Planet E(7") RCA 8995-7-R Canada 1989 Sell This Version
8897-1-RD KC Flightt Planet E(12") RCA 8897-1-RD US 1989 Sell This Version
PB 49373DJ KC Flightt Planet E (Remix)(7", Promo) RCA PB 49373DJ UK 1989 Sell This Version


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February 18, 2005
edited over 12 years ago
Pigeon-holing genres is always dangerous as there is massive crossover. Hip-hop and rap artists saw the potential to release mixes that would be more accessible to djs playing the house style. As a result, many releases (such as this KC Flightt piece) would have a straight breakbeat version with lyrics and a 4 to the floor bassdrum and kick mix. Either way, this is a perfect example of the hip-house style: melodic lyrics, catchy bassline, and a driving 4/4 house theme throughout, in the same vein as Mellow Man Ace, Welcome to My Groove.


May 1, 2003
The concept of "hip house" always seemed like an odd one to me but that's what some called it for a while in the UK. This track is great though, and would probably be classed as straight hip hop these days. I love the Talking Heads sample in the chorus.