Ain't Nothing But A Party (The 12" Anthology) - Phil Fearon & Galaxy

Ain't Nothing But A Party (The 12" Anthology)

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"Ain’t Nothing But A Party" is the first-ever comprehensive compilation of 12" singles from 80s chart mainstays, post-disco synth soul pioneers and perennial floor fillers Phil Fearon and Galaxy.

Compiled with Phil’s blessing, this collection brings together the definitive extended versions of all his UK single releases issued on the Ensign label from 1982 to 1987. No less than five Top Twenty hits – ‘Dancing Tight’, ‘Wait Until Tonight (My Love)’, ‘What Do I Do?’, ‘Everybody’s Laughing’ and ‘I Can Prove It’ – feature alongside Phil’s cover of the Showstoppers’ ‘Ain’t Nothing But A House Party’ – an early UK House classic produced by Stock Aitken Waterman.

Digitally remastered direct from master tapes archived at Abbey Road, this collection features many mixes unavailable since their original release and available on CD for the first time. Showcasing the innovative post-disco synth-soul sound of Phil’s FJR Studios, it also boasts mix credits for the influential M & M team of John Morales and the late Sergio Munzibai, John Luongo and PWL’s Phil Harding and Pete Hammond.

The extensive booklet also features additional photos, a fully illustrated discography, lyrics and new sleeve notes written especially for this release.

Galaxy was the brainchild of former Kandidate member Phil Fearon and launched in 1982 with the club favourite ‘Head Over Heels’. Top Five chart success followed with the classics ‘Dancing Tight’ and ‘What Do I Do?’, all generated from Phil’s own home studio. A virtual one-man ‘hit factory’ in his own right, Phil went on to record at PWL with Stock Aitken Waterman before moving into song-writing and production work for other artists, notably Pepsi & Shirlie’s 1987 smash ‘Heartache’. In recent years, he has made a long-overdue return to performing and now makes regular live appearances.

"Ain’t Nothing But A Party" is a perfect party album, essential for all 80s aficionados and the latest in the long line of popular PWL-related reissues on Cherry Pop. 

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DISC ONE  1. HEAD OVER HEELS (Extended Version) 2. DANCING TIGHT (Dance Mix) 3. WAIT UNTIL TONIGHT (MY LOVE) (Dance Mix) 4. WHAT DO I DO? (Dance Version) 5. EVERYBODY’S LAUGHING (12" Version) 6. YOU DON’T NEED A REASON (M & M Mix) 7. THIS KIND OF LOVE (Extended Version) 8. I CAN PROVE IT (Full Version) 9. AIN’T NOTHING BUT A HOUSE PARTY (Raise The Roof Mix) 10. BURNING ALL MY BRIDGES 11 IL GURNATA  12. FANTASY REAL

DISC TWO  1. AIN’T NOTHING BUT A HOUSE PARTY (Fun’Kim-Mel Mix) 2. NOTHING IS TOO GOOD FOR YOU (Extended Version) 3. YOU STILL GOT MY LOVE 4. WHAT DO I DO? Carnival Mix) 5. EVERYBODY’S LAUGHING (Sangria Mix) 6. SHARING LOVE (Extended Version) 7. DANCING TIGHT (Instrumenta) 8. WAIT UNTIL TONIGHT (MY LOVE)(Dub Mix) 9. YOU DON’T NEED A REASON (M & M Dub) 10. I CAN PROVE IT (Instrumental) 11. AIN’T NOTHING BUT A HOUSE PARTY (A Cappella)

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