Boogie Breakdown: South African Synth-Disco 80-84
Cultures Of Soul
a deeply groovy, funky affair with every track designed to take disco out of your head and into your feet.
‘boogie breakdown’ serves up two tracks apiece from six seminal acts from the era - harari, the cannibals, neville nash, benjamin ball, don laka and al etto – to offer a glimpse into this long-forgotten era in african music history. a period of true innovation and new possibilities – as well as isolation and political instability – the early 80s in south africa saw the emergence of numerous talented, innovative artists, whose efforts soon gave rise to the big-selling ‘bubblegum’ sound of the mid-80s.
- Cannibals - Hey Tonight
- Cannibals - We Keep On Keeping On
- Harari – Party
- Harari - Good Vibes
- Don Laka - I Wanna Be Myself
- Don Laka - Let's Move the Night
- Neville Nash – Breakdown
- Neville Nash - Perfect Love
- Benjamin Ball - Flash A Flashlight
- Benjamin Ball - I Just Keep Dancing
- Al Etto - You've Got the Love
- Al Etto - Hold On to Love