Saâda Bonaire
Fantastic fusion of Eastern instruments, female vocals, drum computers and synthesizers.

Saâda Bonaire

Saâda Bonaire

€ 39,95
  • 2 x LP
Label
Captured Tracks, Fantasy Memory
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Description

The fantastic disco/world music project from Bremen, Germany that was never meant to be...

Formed by Bremen DJ Ralf Behrendt in 1982, Saâda Bonaire was a unique concept band centered around two sultry female vocalists (Stefanie Lange and Claudia Hossfeld) as well as dozens of local musicians culled from the local immigration center. Originally signed to EMI in 1982, their first and only single, “You Could Be More As You Are” was produced by legendary Matumbi, Slits and Pop Group producer Dennis Bovell in Kraftwerk’s studio in Cologne. Its fusion of husky female vocals, Eastern instruments, dub and African music aesthetics, drum computers and synthesizers remains unique to this day.

Saâda Bonaire compiles two songs from the original EMI single along with eleven previously unreleased songs recorded between 1982 and 1985. Also included are never before published photos, in depth interviews with band members, and a full gate fold cover for dedicated vinyl buyers. These lost recordings from the early eighties still sound fresh on today’s dance floor.

Tracklist

A

  • 1.You Could Be More As You Are05:57
  • 2.Invitation05:23
  • 3.Little Sister04:31

B

  • 1.More Women05:13
  • 2.I Am So Curious05:21
  • 3.Second Face04:02

C

  • 1.Heart Over Head04:37
  • 2.Shut The Door05:15
  • 3.The Facts05:11
  • 4.Give Me A Call02:57

D

  • 1.Wake Up City04:11
  • 2.Joanna08:07
  • 3.Your Touch03:46

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