Peace and harmony

This weekend wasn’t about bikes at all. Which was great.

There was a moment when we were getting preparations for MJ‘s birthday party started and Alex played this song:

Apart from singing along while pegging out the washing (not a euph) it made me think about the song a bit more. Listening to the lyrics it’s got the same feelings as Joe Smooth‘s classic “Promised Land“. Which would make sense as it was released in  1988, so it was written around the same time. What I didn’t know was that it was a Jellybean production, and also featured Roy Ayers on vibes. It’s also got this guy on percussion:

 

And more importantly, sealing it’s importance as a rave classic, it led to this:

 

Which, as we all know, is a “banger”.

What I didn’t know until 5 minutes ago was that David Morales remix was rejected as “too housey“.

 

 

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Peace and harmony

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