Warehouse Stock Clearance Sale

Grab a bargain today!

Spirit of the Boogie
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details
Performer Notes
  • All tracks have been digitally remastered.
  • Kool & the Gang had already had considerable chart success by the time this of this 1975 effort. They were ready to explore a less marketable sound that focused on extended, modal compositions, richly textured instrumental sections, and the African roots that lay at the heart of all funk. Toward that end, the churning instrumental "Jungle Jazz" is the original recording to which vocals had been added for the band's monster 1974 hit "Jungle Boogie."
  • Ethereal, disembodied-sounding female backing voices, tinkling kalimba, frenetic saxophone, and various percussive accents come and go in these freewheeling arrangements, which favor groove over song-form. There's also an increased presence of snaky analog synth melodies. Kool & the Gang can't keep their pop side from occasionally cropping up, as on the luxurious, airy ballad "Sunshine and Love." Nevertheless, the bulk of the album is given over to an expansive, rhythm-based aesthetic that takes the band's party atmosphere a step further, into the realm of carnival-like tribal celebration, complete with unison chanting and frenzied polyrhythm.
Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Music » R&B » Funk
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling Spirit of the Boogie (Disco Fever) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top