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HEADS FUNK BAND

  • 01. Out Of Sight
    02. Cold Fire
    03. I Need Your Loving
    04. Got To Know
    05. Funky Port Harcourt
    06. Intro
    07. Be With Me
    08. Not Yours Anymore
    09. Put On Your Funky Shoes
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    HEADS FUNK BAND

    Cold Fire

    (PMG)
    [engl] The self-proclaimed funkiest band on the west coast of Africa, the Heads Funk Band, could arguably make that claim for the whole continent. Featuring the slick guitar of Felix ‘Feladey’ Odey, the slinky drumming of Eddie Offeyi and the swirling keyboard chops of Kevin ‘Fortune’ Coburn, nobody was funkier. And that’s not even taking into account the dance floor monsters they were releasing at the same time as Akwassa. Cold Fire was their second album as the Heads Funk Band. Where their first album, Hard World, was in a hurry to get you on the dance floor, on Cold Fire the funk is given room to breathe. The title track has a dark ghetto groove, straight from the mean streets of New York. ‘Got To Know’ has a loose, feel good vibe. ‘Put On Your Funky Shoes’ and the instrumental, ‘Funky Port Harcourt’ live up to their names. With Feladey laying down a hybrid chicken scratch/wah-wah sound over Eddie Offeyi’s assured drumming, and ‘Fortune’ Coburn supplying the free-range keyboards, this is a band at the height of their powers. Cold Fire is killer stuff and proof that in the mid-seventies Nigeria was producing the funkiest bands in the world. - Peter Moore
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    20,00 EUR
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    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    11.05.2017
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    14,00 EUR
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  • 01. Hard World
    02. Money Makes You Happy
    03. Can You Do It
    04. Jesus
    05. Egbe Bere Ogo Bere (Live And Let Live)
    06. Hot Punk
    07. Got To Love
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    HEADS FUNK BAND

    Hard World

    (PMG)
    [engl] Hard World is the first of three albums released by Heads Funk Band and it's one of the most rare LPs coming from Nigeria. What we have here is a pure, well crafted Afro-Funk. Heads Funk Band is related to Akwassa, where both are two exceptional bands with the same members, but co-existed simultaneously featuring Felix Odey (Feladey) on guitar and Eddie Offeyi on drums. The original forming duo of Akwassa was Felix Day / Feladey (guitar, vocals) and Kevin Coburn (keyboards, synths, vocals), who collaborated with guest musicians, which later turned out to be the actual Heads Funk Band. Some rumours say all of them were in both bands and musically speaking we can hear a lot of similarities. Akwassa released two incredibly rare albums, while Heads Funk Band managed to release three LPs, of which Hard World is the most hard to find.
    Format
    CD
    Release-Datum
    25.07.2016
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    14,00 EUR
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    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    25.07.2016
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    21,00 EUR
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    (PMG)
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    [engl] As Finders Keepers disobedient little-sister-label reaches her 20th (release) anniversaries Cacophonic Records are proud to present a record that will not only leave rare record collectors salivating
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    (PMG)
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