Bitin' Back ‎– She's Breaking Up / Boom Box

Label:
Fokus Recordings ‎– FK 002
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM
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Tracklist

A She's Breaking Up
B Boom Box

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Notes

℗ 1991 Northcott Prod. Ltd.

Incidental information:
Original presses have F/W etched on runout.

Track A samples:
Intro dialogue from TV show The Six Million Dollar Man
Drum hit from Double Dee ft. Dany - Found Love

Track B samples:
Vocal from Eric B. & Rakim - I Know You Got Soul
Excerpt from Kool DJ Red Alert radio show

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mewinyoulose

mewinyoulose

March 15, 2017
Both sides were also HUGE in the underground in the U.S. in the early 90's. So imagine my surprise when I walked into Satellite Records NYC one day in the late 90's and saw a stack of about 25 or 30 mint copies of this. I snapped up 2 copies real quick!!! For the next 2 or 3 weeks the stack just sat there. Almost untouched!! I remember looking at them and thinking.."maybe I should just buy them all". Couple days later...poof...somebody beat me to it.
Johnmarcus

Johnmarcus

February 3, 2017

Huge Hardcore 12" back in 91.
"Shes breaking up" has a break-beat rhythm, with trumpet sounding synth rift, sirens and Bionic man vocal sample all layered together to create a monster of a break beat tune. Big track back in its day.
"Boom Box" is also a great tune, but a little less well known.
Steveo33837

Steveo33837

August 2, 2016
House breakbeat royalty. Two tracks on this 12", She's Breaking Up being the better known one. Clever sampling + beats and a great way to start an old skool set with it's gradual intro. Boom Box is also rated by many, nice breaks + heavy bass. A pirate + rave mainstay in the early 90's. You can't go wrong!
DeepGarageHead

DeepGarageHead

June 24, 2014
True classic. Huge circulation back in the earliest days of the 90s. Loved it, love it, will always love it.
8892sales

8892sales

January 18, 2014
edited over 2 years ago
It seems some DJ's got hold of it early on, on dubplate, acetate or test press because it was being played from the second part of 1990.

Case in point. Check out the YT clip of Nemesis 1990 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0lr2ojgV6o&t=43m10s

ian_s

ian_s

October 4, 2013
The track was made in the summer of 1990, but wasn't released until 1991.
loxxwood

loxxwood

August 1, 2011
True this record is a classic breaks tune.
This appeared back in the early rave scene in england and you heard the title track played at many big parties and on mixtapes.
I think the Dj / Mc team Ratpack realy made this track popular and I remember when first searching for a copy they were changing hands for 5O pounds a pop so back then so wasn`t a cheap vinyl.
I still love the origional and the B side to this day and it always reminds me of when I was young and first going out into the dance scene.
So origional and simplistic but sounds so good.
If you do not own a copy you should buy one because the vinyl sound is untouchable.
djmikecastillo

djmikecastillo

July 24, 2006
edited over 11 years ago
An old school (and old sounding) but phat and funky gem nevertheless. While spotters always chase down "She's Breakin Up" (probably because it was featured in a popular Adam Freeland mix), "Boombox" will always remain my choice track. A bit of a sleeper break tune with a fat bassline and ghetto funk feel, this record was hitting the decks long before Freeland discovered it.