OVER AND OVER by BOBBY SARKIE

SKU108035
ArtistBOBBY SARKIE
TitleOVER AND OVER
LabelWACKIES
Catalog #WACKIES 2386 / 12386
Genre
ReleaseW 09 - 2019
FormatVinyl - EU12"
€ 13,50incl. VAT, excl. shipping

Tracks

  1. Over And Over
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/w/wackies_2386_12386_over_and_over/12386_a1.mp3
  2. Bobby Sarkie: Over And Over Version
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/w/wackies_2386_12386_over_and_over/12386_a2.mp3
  3. Roland Alphonso: Rent Rebate
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/w/wackies_2386_12386_over_and_over/12386_b1.mp3
  4. Ras Menilik: Mount Zion
    https://objectstore.true.nl/rushhourrecords:files/tracks/w/wackies_2386_12386_over_and_over/12386_b2.mp3

Description

Previously unreleased Wackies goodness carefully restored from original session tapes Bobby Sarkies's singing here is expertly reined in by desolation, numbness and regret, over a hollowed-out, mesmeric rhythm, with some nasty synth-work and casually brilliant effects on the drums. Well recommended!

The vocal cut is more than a minute longer than the version which opens the Jah Son Invasion album with such a flourish; and the mix is different, with more prominent keys, and toned-down bass. It’s previously unreleased, like the dub. The B-side is booby-trapped with sensational instrumental excursions on Junior Delahaye’s Working Hard For The Rent Man and Jackie Mittoo’s almighty Drum Song, which conclude the same original tape-reel as Over And Over. Rent Rebate features masterful, boppish soprano saxophone-playing by Roland Alphonso, and restrained guitar interjections by Barry Vincent, with a Spanish tang. The superb hand-drumming on Mount Zion is by Ras Menelik; and it’s Mittoo himself on organ (or just maybe Clive Hunt, Wackies can’t quite remember).

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