•    Cymande (pronounced Sah-mahn-day) are a legendary funk group formed in 1971 in London by musicians from Guyana, Jamaica and Saint Vincent. Their name was derived from a calypso word for Dove, symbolizing peace and love.

•    The band were signed by producer John Schroeder to his Alaska label in the UK (and Janus in North America). Cymande went on to release three albums in the early-to-mid 1970s.

•    Cherry Red Records are proud to reissue all three original Cymande albums.

•    Their debut, Cymande (1972), boasted perhaps their best-known funk anthem, ‘The Message’, and the much-sampled ‘Bra’, adopted by pioneering DJs like DJ Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash before being plundered by De La Soul.

•    This reissue boasts two non-album single edits and new sleeve-notes written with the cooperation with the band and John Schroeder.

This product is released June 30 2014 and will not be dispatched before this date.

Track Listing:

1.    ZION I

2.    ONE MORE

3.    GETTING IT BACK

4.    LISTEN

5.    RICKSHAW

6.    DOVE

7.    BRA

8.    THE MESSAGE

9.    RAS TAFARIAN FOLK SONG

BONUS TRACKS

10.    THE MESSAGE (7” Mix)

11.    BRA (7” Mix)

Track listing as above.



Weight 200 kg
Barcode

5013929162938

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