The Original Playboy ‎– Playboys / Come To Me / Cool Summer Breeze

R & S Records ‎– RS 95080
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, 33 ⅓ RPM


Black Side
A Playboys 6:05
Silver Side
B1 Come To Me 5:26
B2 Cool Summer Breeze 5:39

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Recorded at Acid Lab Studios, London
Made in Belgium

Side A plays at 45 rpm; side B at 33 ⅓ rpm

Track B2 samples Norman Connors - 'You Are My Starship'

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 5411659120806
  • Rights Society: SABAM/BIEM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A): RS 95080-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B): RS 95080-B1 Op

Other Versions (2 of 2) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RS 95080 CD The Original Playboy Playboys(CD, Single) R & S Records RS 95080 CD Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
RS 95080 The Original Playboy Playboys(12", Promo, W/Lbl) R & S Records RS 95080 Belgium 1995 Sell This Version



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September 12, 2007
This is probably my favourite Alex Reece record, forget Pulp Fiction, this 12" was made at a time when drum and bass was really cutting edge, there were no rules, and originality was key!

"Playboys" mixes Rhodes (allbeit, ahem, borrowed from Bill Withers), Flutes, and Alex Reece's classic conga arrangements with a stomping break and an abstract, jazzy bassline, to give a distinctive, sophisticated and sexy vibe.

"Come To Me" seems to be a bit of a jokey/filler track, but this is more than made up for by the gorgeous affair which is "Cool Summer Breeze"; a vivid mashup of flute, sax, twirling melodies, sexy vocal snippets, and congas, complimented by a precisely-edited, rolling breakbeat.