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Roberta FlackUh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes)

Label:Atlantic – 0-86453
Format:
Vinyl, 12", 33 ⅓ RPM, Stereo
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Electronic
Style:House, Garage House

Tracklist

A1Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (Arthur Baker's Dance Mix)
RemixArthur Baker
8:28
A2Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (Arthur Baker's Dub)
RemixArthur Baker
7:12
BUh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (Steve Hurley's House Mix)5:12
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The Atlantic album "Oasis" available on LP 81916-1, Cassette 91816-4 and Compact Disc 81916-2.

℗ 1988. © 1989 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the rest of the world outside the United States.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 7567-86453-0
  • Barcode (Scanned): 075678645303
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Runout): ST-DM-56843-56844-1 SRC ATLANTIC STUDIOS DK
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Runout): ST-DM-56845-1 SRC ATLANTIC STUDIOS DK

Other Versions (5 of 16)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (12", Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM)AtlanticDMD 1317US1988
Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (12", Single Sided, Test Pressing)AtlanticST-DM-56847-56845-1US1988
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Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (12", Promo, 33 ⅓ RPM)AtlanticPR 2625US1988
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Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (7", 45 RPM, Promo, Stereo, SP Pressing)Atlantic7-88941US1988
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Uh-Oh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) (CD, Single, Promo)AtlanticPR 2719-2US1989

Reviews

Floorwaxvinyl's avatar
Sheer brilliance..A quiet storm record. Re designed and vibed with a hyped beat..The vocals are not boring. It's Roberta Flack in all her style and glory!
gmc500's avatar
gmc500
Edited 11 months ago
Arthur Baker's 1988 mix & dub have not only stood the test of time, but will stay in the league of dance classics.

Y'know, however amazing Steve Silk Hurley's Chicago techno based mixes were in the clubs and fields at the time, they haven't lasted to me.

I always felt they never agreed at all with the character of Roberta's gorgeous original R&B version, which for me was never a good thing for house music. House can be as mellow as you like or as hard as you demand (or both at the same time) but house is a feeling, is spirit and soul, and always needs to respect the idea of music and feeling it is around.

Having said that, there were indescribably brilliant times with Silk's mix in great sets back in the proper house music era. Those mixes to me just don't hold up well today. I know I'm not in a club hearing them, and haven't been for many years. (I don't think the speaker systems exist anymore that can give close to the effect of the late 80s & early 90s). So who knows what I'd think if I were in a the proper old environment hearing a master play Silk's Uh Uh perfectly placed?

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Old_Boy
Edited 4 years ago
Hard to believe it's an 1988 production - still raise hairs on the back of my neck - Of course it's all a matter of personal taste but for me it's the Hurley remix for straight up vocal Diva House that I've found blows people away when played through a loud system and mixed in with other House classics

Arthur Baker's mix is much more commercial and leans towards straight up Disco (dylaf rightly calls it a Boogie vibe) - would work nicely at a wedding ;)
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dylaf
Arthur's Dub mix has a great NY Boogie vibe & easily up-stages Hurley's mix. Nice sharp edits & a sound that would fit nicely with Francois K/Paul Simpson/John Morales et all.
ballmouse's avatar
ballmouse
I bought this record thinking Hurley's remix would make this a 1988 house classic. Contrary to popular opinion, I didn't find myself enjoying Hurley's remix much; the vocals weren't great and poorly meshed with the track and I found myself thinking it was a pretty boring track.

I listened to the flip side and found Arthur Baker's dub remix to be a better substitute for the deep garage house I was expecting from Steve Hurley with sparse vocals backed behind a combination of Chicago house rhythms and deep garage effects. By no means does it make the record a classic, but it saved the vinyl in my opinion.
djpepsi's avatar
djpepsi
Edited 16 years ago
Brilliant mix by Hurley here, sampled by Lee Marrow on 'Movin'. Cut up vocals, padded out with some metal sounding fx, over a nicely programmed beat, expertly arranged too by the master. Add to that Roberta Flack's sweet sweet voice and dreamy lyrics, all time favourite for me. Oh yeah, did I mention Quincy Jones?!