|1.||"Sekele I Like It" (10:57)|
|2.||"Feet On The Ground" (2:58)|
|1.||"Sekele I Like It" (Baptman & Betino Philly Vibe mix) (6:21)|
|2.||"Feet On The Ground" (Vas Moody rework) (4:41)|
A couple of years back, Rafael Top Secret - a selector known for digging deep for inspiration - delivered a tidy re-edit of "Sekele I Like It", a previously little-known Afro-boogie cut by French artist Robert "Bobby" Helms. Copies of the 1980 album it came from, Lay Down, Girl, now go for serious money, prompting this licensed reissue. Helms' brilliant, horn-totin' original is accompanied by another cut from that album, "Feet On The Ground" - a straight-up disco affair - and two new flipside remixes. Baptman and Betino's "Philly Vibe" mix of "Sekele I Like" is a largely instrumental interpretation that includes some killer electric piano solos, with Vas Moody's "Feet On The Ground" remix taking that track in a tightly-wound dub disco direction.
Charles Maurice, Mukatsuku Records Chart, Mike Shawe ✮ Hot Buttered Soul, Craig Charles Funk And Soul, Galletas Calientes, Afro Beat Foundation, Andrea Passenger, Skyline Recordings Chart, Red Greg, Juno Recommends International, Kalita Records
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