MC Lethal ‎– The Rave Digger

Label:
Network Records ‎– NWKT60
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, 45 RPM
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A1 The Rave Digger (Lethals' Original Mix)
Co-producer – Candy MC, N. Britton*Written-By – Nicholas Britton*
B1 The Rave Digger (D.J. SS "Bad Boy" Foundation Mix)
Co-producer – Candy MC, N. Britton*Remix – D.J. SS*
B2 The Reaper (Lethals' Mortuary Mix)

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Credits

  • Artwork By [Cover Layout] – Gary Hogben
  • EngineerMike Bell
  • Written-By, Producer, Arranged ByMC Lethal

Notes

℗ & © Network Records 1992
Released in conjunction with Stafford North Records
All tracks: Kool Kat Music/EMI Music
Distributed by Pinnacle

Side A plays at 45 and side B at 33 ⅓ RPM.

Tracks A1 & B1 sample:
Vocal from Irving & Romeo - Brighter Day

Track B1 samples:
Vocal from Cash Money & Marvelous - The Mighty Hard Rocker
Horns from Lafayette Afro Rock Band - Darkest Light

Track B2 samples stab from Frank De Wulf - Magic Orchestra

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: NWKT 60 A
  • Matrix / Runout: NWKT 60-B
  • Other (Etchings both sides): BC2295 ∗ - J.T.S. - ∗
  • Barcode (Text): 5 016846 108065
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5016846108065

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
TOMB DJ 1, NWKT 60 MC Lethal The Rave Digger(12", Promo) Network Records, Network Records TOMB DJ 1, NWKT 60 UK 1992 Sell This Version
NWKTR 60 MC Lethal Rave Digger (Remix)(12") Network Records NWKTR 60 UK 1992 Sell This Version
NWK CD 60 MC Lethal Rave Digger(CD, Maxi) Network Records NWK CD 60 UK 1992 Sell This Version
LETHAL-1 MC Lethal The Rave Digger(12", Promo, W/Lbl, Sta) Not On Label LETHAL-1 UK 1992 Sell This Version

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ian_s

ian_s

April 6, 2015
The track was scheduled to be recorded at Baseroom Studios but the sessionw as cancelled. Before the re-arranged date Lethal went to Nic Britton's studio to do some pre-production before the track was finished at Baseroom. He signed to Network Records and was given a full release, but due to barcoding errors it only reached no. 66 in the UK singles chart.
djease

djease

October 25, 2014
Picked up today in second hand re odd shop. For less than the price of a pint!!
1992 - probably the best year for hardcore IMO.
Triga

Triga

September 9, 2010

Listening to this gem again and it becomes clear that there will be never be anthems like this for a long while. The scene, music and people made for consistently strong material and enjoyment. Now I'm in the U.S with all my oldies and loving every one of them! Red October Crew..Respeck!
rexrecords

rexrecords

December 30, 2009
edited over 6 years ago
I have sold most of my treasures on discogs (regretably) but i cannot and will not let go of this badboy and a few others! Find it, see it, buy it! NOW!!
DJ_Nik_Gnashers

DJ_Nik_Gnashers

December 17, 2007

If there is one tune that sums up the sound of UK 1992 hardcore breaks / rave music, it is the dj ss mix of ravedigger. The original is a good track, but the dj ss version blows it away in my opinion. The track starts with the most apt vocal sample of any 1992 uk rave track "this , is the one you been waiting for, hardcore" and is followed by the perfect hardcore synth riff. Phat bassline, phatt beats, 1992 classic vocal "gotta believe we can make it real, just be yourself gotta do what ya feel", it doesnt get better than this, top top tune.