New Age Steppers

Action Battlefield [2021 Reissue]

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  • New Age Steppers	- Action Battlefield [2021 Reissue]
19th March 2021 / LP / On-U Sound
     

New Age Steppers

Action Battlefield [2021 Reissue]

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Available on vinyl for the first time in 40 years!

The quickfire follow-up to the New Age Stepper’s self-titled debut, this set was also issued in 1981. A perhaps more melodic and accessible record than its predecessor, the bulk of the album is versions of tunes sourced from reggae imports of the period, featuring radical interpretations of songs by Bim Sherman, Horace Andy and B.B. Seaton.

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+ Sleeve notes and interviews by Oli Warwick

Ari Up of the Slits takes more of a frontwoman role here, singing lead on most tracks, and bringing a lot of her own indomitable personality to bear on the material, even breaking briefly into German for her take on “Problems”! It also features the vocal debut of a very young Neneh Cherry on “My Love”. The rhythms are rock solid, laid down by the crack team of Eskimo Fox, Crucial Tony and George Oban, having honed their skills on sides by Creation Rebel and Aswad, with everything expertly dubbed through the mixing desk of Adrian Sherwood.

Format /LP
Released /19th March 2021
Catalogue / ONULP3
Barcode / 5060263722748
Artist / New Age Steppers
Label /On-U Sound
Genre / Reissues
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