Sun. Dec. 10, 2017

Funk Fusion Band – Can You Feel It

Most Wanted! Funk Fusion Band – Can You Feel It (Progressive Version) (WMOT)

‘Can You Feel It?’ Well, I definitely did from its very first notes back at the time. Funk Fusion Band takin’ on two years after where Asphalt Jungle left with ‘Freakin’ Time’ back in 1979. And what an incredible extrapolation they did! Turning it into almost an instrumental around a strong vocal hook and an insane sax part along with stellar keys.

‘Can You Feel It?’ I suppose you should all do when comin’ to listen to it, the way we did back then. Therefore, no wonder we listed it as a part of our 10 essential Disco Jazz cuts a few months ago. As you would hardly find any better than this in the genre.
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Overview
Still there? Fine then, as I suppose you’d like to know more about this. Well, everything started back in 1979 with the release of ‘Freakin’ Time’ courtesy of another transient band by the likes of Ashphalt Jungle. Behind them, MFSB drummer Keith Benson in charge of the production. But also songwriter James Hicks who collaborated with luminaries such as First Choice and Archie Bell & The Drells among others. With their work seeing the light on WDC-based highly respected label TEC Records. ‘Freakin’ Time’ just being what it says in terms of lyrics…

‘Freakin’ Time’ would reappear 2 years after. But this time under the form of a edit – ‘Can You Feel It’ – by the likes of Nick Martinelli and David Todd. The two WMOT in-house producers turning it into a one of a kind instrumental…

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