Sunday, 20 July 2008

Soul II Soul - Keep On Movin' 1989

Ten Records TENX 263
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Soul II Soul's nucleus centered around Jazzie B (Beresford Romeo, founder, singer and vocal dialogue) Nellee Hooper (producer, mixer & arranger) and Philip 'Daddae' Harvey (instrumentalist).

Featuring an ever-changing collective Soul II Soul were one of the most successful soulful exports from the U.K. during the late Eighties and early Nineties. Originally, an umbrella for several of the operations of founder Jazzie B. including sound systems, gig's and the group itself. They also held a number of warehouse events, including, the Paddington Dome, London, where Jazzie B met Nellee Hooper and he became part of 'the family'.

Soul II Soul took up a residency at Covent Garden's Africa Centre before signing to Virgin Records' subsidiary Ten Records. Following the release of two singles, Fairplay (featuring Rose Windross) and Feel Free (featuring Do'reen a.k.a. Doreen Waddell), the band's profile grew with the aid of fashion T-shirts, two shops and Jazzie B's slot on the then pirate Kiss-FM radio station.

The third single Keep On Movin' featuring Caron Wheeler, reached number 5 in the U.K. charts and set the scene for further success. The follow-up, Back To Life (However Do You Want Me), also featuring Caron Wheeler, was their most successful and was taken from their debut album Club Classics Volume One.

Caron Wheeler pursued her own solo career, however, the groups integrity was maintained by their records success in the U.S. clubs. These songs set the tone for early 90s mainstream dance music in the UK. In October 2004 "Keep on Movin" appeared in popular videogame Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, playing on its R&B, Soul radio station CSR 103.9.



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  • Club Mix
  • Big Beat Accapella
  • Pianopella
  • Instrumental
The Download Link is here: Download
Filename: SIIS Movin.rar Filesize: 32.92 MB

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4 comments:

  1. do you have the US Version of this 12"? as I cant find it anywhere.
    lazy
    http://bloggersdelite.blogspot.com/

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  2. Never seen it Lazy, was it different?:-/

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  3. The US Version is different,it has the version called The Movement on it.

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  4. Thanks for the high res images, I'm working on finding artwork for my Collection

    I have what I assume is the US CD Version - Has Teddy Riley's Bonus beats, Teddy Riley's Rubba dubba and The First Movement -

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