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Give It To Me Hot

Format: 12"
Cat: NITE-16
Released: 13 Apr 11
Genre: Electro

Side 1
1. "You Are My Sexual Connection" (Dam-Funk & Lil' Kenny version)
2. "I Need A Freak" (Sweat X version)
Side 2
1. "Exercise Your Ass Off" (Jimmy Edgar & G Rizo version)
2. "If I Gave You A Party" (Robert O'Dell version)

Big release from Citinite - one of London's best kept secrets - enlisting modern day artists synonymous with current electro-funk / boogie revival to reinterpret tracks from the cult 80s band Sexual Harassment! Focusing on the punk funkateers 1983 mini album I Need A Freak, Dam Funk, Jimmy Edgar and Citinite regulars Sweat X and Robert O'Dell step up on this brilliant looking twelve. Dam Funk enlists unknown vocalist Lil Kenny for a suitably steamy take on "You Are My Sexual Connection" whilst Sweat X drops a hot agro take on the band's most ubiquitous track "I Need A Freak", which is filled with jagged sonic turns and sinister synth work! On the flip Jimmy Edgar drops a surprising take on "Exercise Your Ass Off" - all spazzed out synths, loose limbed bass riffs and live drums excellently ridden by the equally frenetic vocals of G Rizo. O'Dell's version of "If I Gave You A Party" is one of those rare productions which will defy any attempt at genre classification - seemingly veering between different sonic atmospheres without ever sounding terrible! The band may have been short lived but their cultural legacy on modern day music can be gauged by just how much anticipation has been building around this release.

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