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This product is a Pre Order and is scheduled to be released 17th May 2024

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Cymande - Promised Heights

£23.99

This product is available on pre order with a limited discounted price.

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Cymande’s 'Promised Heights', a record that closed out an historic three album run of seminal early '70s Afro-soul that also included their 1972 self-titled debut and 1973’s Second Time Round. Promised Heights solidified Cymande’s place in music history, and contains some of their most-beloved and often-sampled tracks such as “Brothers On The Slide”. As children of the Windrush Generation, Cymande were part of the first wave of innovators and originators of the fledgling Black British music scene. Taking influences from their Guyanese and Jamaican roots, the band fused reggae bass lines, Afro-tinged Nyabinghi percussion, psychedelic rock touches, and American style funk instrumentation into a unique sound they dubbed as “Nyah-rock.” Promised Heights was recorded following the band’s US tour with Al Green, which had firmly planted Cymande in the ears of an adoring American audience. Cymande were also the first British band to ever play the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem.

 

Tracklisting

A1. Pon de Dungle

A2. Equatorial Forest

A3. Brothers On The Slide

A4. Changes

A5. Breezeman

B1. Promised Heights

B2. Losin' Ground

B3. Leavert

B4. The Recluse

B5. Sheshamani

Release Info

Release Date: 17th May 2024
Format: LP
Label: Partisan Records

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