Fri. Oct. 18, 2019

Giorgio – From Here To Eternity (Casablanca Records)

Classics: Giorgio – From Here To Eternity (Casablanca Records)

A three-time Oscar-winning and three-time Grammy Award-winning record producer, songwriter and performer, Giorgio Moroder is a pivotal figure in the quintessence of Disco and Electronic Dance Music.
He would get Donna Summer to international stardom with the one of a kind ‘Love To Love You Baby’. But also produce artists such as Sparks (‘Tryouts For The Human Race’) and Janis Ian (‘Fly Too High’). Not to mention Roberta Kelly and many more.

Remembered as well for soundtracks (‘Midnight Express’, ‘Top Gun’), he also happened to release albums under his own name. Although he admitted singing wasn’t his thing. The vocoderized title track to his 1977 album of the likes, ‘From Here To Eternity’ getting him to jam along with Pete Belotte on the mistery voice. In a vein somehow reminding of Donna Summer‘s ‘I Feel Love’…

Unsurprisingly, ‘From Here To Eternity’ is pretty much seen as one of the most influential tracks in the maturation of what’s known as EDM.
The last couple of years saw him returning to the forefront, on the heels of Daft Punk‘s last album…

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