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Spooks In Space/Marathon Runner

12-inch (Item 468752) Ze, 1978 — Condition: Near Mint-
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(€5.42 || £4.26 || ¥757) (approx.)
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A great single from Aural Exciters – a hip New York ensemble from the late 70s, one of the seminal groups of the downtown post-disco crossover scene! The tracks feature work by August Darnell, James Chance, Bob Blank, Taana Gardner, and Coati Mundi – and is very much in the playful ensemble dancefloor mode of some of Darnell's other projects from the time – a bit more soulful than Kid Creole, with less of the quirky disco of other groups, and a very solid approach overall! "Spooks In Space" has a great chanting vocal quality, undercut nicely by a stepping space-bound bassline – and "Marathon Runner" is more standard club, but in a way that features some great vocals from Gardner! (In a Ze sleeve.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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