Computer Games 30th Anniversary Edition - George Clinton

Computer Games 30th Anniversary Edition
Rock and roll hall of fame inductee, George Clinton, is best known for his extensive body of work produced along-side band mates of Parliament and Funkadelic who single handedly turned funk and R&B on its head during the 70’s and early 80’s.
In 1982 George Clinton released Computer Games on Capitol Records. While technically his first solo album, Computer Games still featured the majority of his band-mates from the now disbanded Parliament and Funkadelic, musicians and singers such as Junie Morrison, Bernie Worrell, Malia Franklin, Muruga Booker, Eddie Hazel, Gwendolyn Dozier and of course the immensely talented Bootsy Collins and Maceo Parker.
According to Glenn Kenny of Trouser Press magazine the release of Computer Games was seen as a "nod to the burgeoning wave of techno-funk that was beginning to overtake almost every other form of dance music; rather than reject the new technology, he adapted it here in his own unique way” helping return George Clinton to popularity within the charts with LOOPZILLA soaring into the top 20 of the US R&B charts and even more success with the release of ATOMIC DOG which would climb all the way to #1 on the US R&B chart while narrowly missing out on a top 100 spot on the US Pop chart.
Slant Magazine awarded Computer Games a #97 spot on its list of best of the 80s while Computer Games continues to inspire to this day with many tracks from the album being sampled by multiple artist including Public Enemy, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Prince and Ice Cube to name but a few.
BBR is very proud to present this newly remastered, fully expanded edition of George Clinton’s Computer Games.
Complete with liner notes and added bonus content, this P-Funk classic is a must have for all Funk, Soul, R&B and Disco fans out there!

Release Date: TBA

PLEASE NOTE THIS ITEM IS CURRENTLY DELAYED IN PRODUCTION AND IS UNAVAILABLE TO ORDER. PLEASE EMAIL jonsidwell@cherryred.co.uk TO BE UPDATED WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION.

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Code: CDBBR0222
Weight: 200
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1. GET DRESSED
2. MAN’S BEST FRIEND
3. LOOPZILLA
4. POT SHARING TOTS
5. COMPUTER GAMES
6. ATOMIC DOG
7. FREE ALTERNATIONS
8. ONE FUN AT A TIME
BONUS TRACKS

9. ATOMIC DOG (12” ATOMIC MIX: LONG VERSION)
10. MAN'S BEST FRIEND (12” LONG VERSION)
11. LOOPZILLA (12” BROADCAST VERSION)
12. ATOMIC DOG (INSTRUMENTAL)
13. MAN'S BEST FRIEND (INSTRUMENTAL)
14. LOOPZILLA (SINGLE VERSION)

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