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Soul Jazz Records Presents Fashion Records: Style & Fashion

Soul Jazz Records


Released: 5th Apr 2019


3lp + download

Released: 5th Apr 2019


the ever-delighting soul jazz dish up another sterling comp focusing on one of the most important & iconic independent reggae labels to come out of the UK in the 80s.

Fashion released hundreds of records that successfully reflected & set the changing styles & perspectives of reggae music in the UK, from UK dancehall & lovers rock in the 1980s through to the mighty rise of jungle in the second half of the 1990s. Fashion’s focus was firmly on music produced in the UK. This unique British perspective shaped both lyrical content & musical fashion. The large roster of first generation British-born artists & MCs on the label, including General Levy, Papa Face, Smiley Culture, Bionic Rhona, Asher Senator, Laurel & Hardy, Top Cat & many more, often gave a unique & humorous British lyrical perspective, discussing everyday subjects, from police harassment to road safety. 

Soul Jazz Records Presents Fashion Records: Style & Fashion


  1. Papa Face featuring Red Man - Dance Pon De Corner
  2. Dee Sharp - Let’s Dub It Up
  3. Cutty Ranks - Limb By Limb (DJ SS Remix)
  4. General Levy - Mad Them
  5. Laurel & Hardy - You’re Nicked
  6. Bunny General - Played By This Ya Sound
  7. General Levy & Hard ‘n’ Pure - Wikkeda!!
  8. Carlton Lewis - Small Talking
  9. Poison Chang - Shot Fe Bust (Marvellous Cain Remix)
  10. Dee Sharp - Rising To The Top
  11. Papa Face With Keith Douglas - DJ Jamboree
  12. General Levy - Heat
  13. Carlton Lewis - Sweet Soul Rocking
  14. Top Cat - Ruffest Gun Ark (DJ Rap Mix)
  15. Papa San - DJ Business
  16. Papa Face & Bionic Rhona - To The Bump
  17. Cutty Ranks - As You See It
  18. Janice Walker - You’ll Never Need Somebody
  19. Asher Senator - Bubble With I