Various ‎– Paradise Garage 2

Pschent ‎– 545 023-2
2 × CD, Compilation

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1-1 House 2 House Boom (Hard Mix) 5:34
1-2 New York Citi Peech Boys* Don't Make Me Wait 5:09
1-3 Gwen Guthrie Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent (Club Mix) 5:56
1-4 Matt Wood What Am I Gonna Do With You (Original Demo Version) 7:18
1-5 Soul Music Group Feel It (Classic Mix)
Featuring – Dawn Tallman
1-6 Tammy Banks My Life (Underground Mix) 6:24
1-7 Joey Negro Do It, Believe It (Urban Mix) 6:37
1-8 FMC Project Luv Play (Dub Play) 5:12
1-9 Inner City Watcha Gonna Do With My Lovin' (Def Mix)
Remix – David Morales, Frankie Knuckles
1-10 Ray Simpson (2) Crazy Pictures (Classic Reprise)
Remix – Frankie Knuckles
1-11 Next Evidence Who Am I (Vocal Mix) 4:52
2-1 Joi Cardwell Goodbye (R & B Mix) 5:59
2-2 Andrea Mendez Bring Me Love (Frankie Knuckles Bomb Mix)
Keyboards – Satoshi TomiieRemix – Frankie Knuckles
2-3 Jean Carn Was That All It Was? (Extended Mix) 6:29
2-4 Loni Clark Love's Got Me (On A Trip So High) (Mood II Swing Dub Of Life)
Featuring – "Little" Louie Vega*Producer – Mood II Swing
2-5 Younger Than Park Woman 5:28
2-6 Robert Aaron Sax In The Ozone (Victor Simonelli's Mix)
Remix – Victor Simonelli
2-7 Big Muff Feel What You Know (Kerri Chandler Mix)
Remix – Kerri Chandler
2-8 DJ Hiro Koté Moun Yo (Jo Clausell Piano Mix)
Featuring – Masabumi KikuchiRemix – Jephté Guillaume, Jo Clausell*
2-9 Joi + Jorio I Won't Waste Your Time (Love + Joi)
Remix – Mr. Onester, Steven C*
2-10 Vanessa Evelyn Sister Sister (Manny & Konrad Dub)
Keyboards – Mike GoldalRemix – Konrad Carelli, Manny Ward
2-11 Flying Pop's Love The DJ 4:58



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March 28, 2011
edited over 6 years ago

This compilation is definitely among my favourite cd compilations, to be fair it isn't as good as the first Paradise Garage compilation released in 1997. But it isn't far off in terms of quality tracks on offer, this one has maybe less rarer tracks than the first one in my opinion. My standout tracks here are probably the rare dub by Manny & Konrad of an Eightball label classic! And Matt Wood's 1994 garage groover which reminds me of clubbing at Hard Times club in Leeds, which i think is where it was at that time? The House 2 House track is pure deepness right from the opening chords. There are obvious classics on offer which don't need mentioning.


November 29, 2009

one small trivia: track 2.10, Vanessa Evelyn 'Sister Sister (Manny & Konrad Dub)'... well, er... the version featured herein seems very, very very rare. Actually, I never saw it anywhere else, it seems it never surfaced, even as a promo copy on Eight Ball. Well, until someone submits the adequate promo copy, if they got it.


August 11, 2005
edited over 11 years ago

This is probably one of the best house/garage compilations ever released ! Didier Lestrade, a long-time activist of the Parisian underground house scene (journalist and party promoter), joined forces with Patrick Thevenin (another house music journalist) to release this incredible selection of deep, moody, soulful songs. In spite of the title, there are not so many Paradise Garage classics on the two CDs, but mainly soulful house anthems from 1989 to now on, Lestrade's idea being to gather the kind of tracks that Larry Levan could have played if only he had lived longer ...
In fact Lestrade and Thevenin had no right to use "Paradise Garage" as a title, and Mel Cheren (owner of West End records, former co-owner of the Paradise Garage) sued them for that. I don't know how it ended, but a "Paradise Garage 3" compilation was never released anyway !