Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas

Disco Highlife Reedit Series / Enye Wo & Atwer Abroba Rmxs

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Comet presents the first release from its new Disco Highlife series, featuring remastered originals by Ghanaian legends Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas and disco reedits by LeonxLeon and Leo Nanjo. Founder of Comet Records, Eric Trosset, started working with those great heroes of West African music, back in 2010. Taking on the role of manager/publisher, Comet teamed up with Strut Records and musician/producer Ben Abarbanel Wolff to revive Ebo Taylor‘s international career with a string of album releases: Love & Death, Appia Kwa Bridge and Life Stories. In 2014, he collaborated with Pat Thomas & The Kwashibu Area Band on a new album, gathering together the old ‘pals’ (Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas, Tony Allen) in producer Kwame Yeboah’s studio in Accra. It is with great pleasure that Comet launches this new series. Let's make this beautiful and timeless music the soundtrack to an unforgettable summer! On side A, comes “Enye Woa” by Pat Thomas, originally released in 1988 on Nakase Records and taken from the album Me Do Wiase. It’s killer disco cut, and as innovative a piece of highlife as it was 30 years ago. Paris-based producer LeonxLeon has been cooking up songs in his Parisian home-studio since 2013. He did a remarkable remix of Cerrone's "Funk Makossa" and more recently released his new Rokanbo EP on Cracki Records. His remix of “Enye Woa” is a classy modern disco cut with funky bass and spacey synths. On side B is “Atwer Abroba” by Ebo Taylor, a stand out up-tempo track from the album Twer Nyame, originally released in 1978 on Philips West African Records. Tokyo-based multi-instrumentalist/producer/arranger Leo Nanjo formed the first Japanese afrobeat group, Kingdom Afrorocks. Since the band broke up in 2014, Leo has been producing and arranging music with various collaborations, such as DJ Muro, Pushim and Misia. This is a trippy afro-futurist, broken-beat reedit with highlife grooves flying to deep space.

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Release Date

21.06.2019

Cat No

COMET087

Charted By

Tobias

Tracklist

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Track 2
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Track 3
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Track 4
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Afro Disco
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12"
Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
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Disco Highlife Reedit Series Vol. 3Comet
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Afro Music
12"
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Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
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Disco Highlife Reedit Series Vol. 3Comet
Afro Disco
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12"
Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
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Disco Highlife Reedit Series (EP 2)Comet
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Afro Music
12"
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Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
13.95 €
Disco Highlife Reedit Series (EP 2)Comet
Afro Disco
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12"
Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
13.95 €
Disco Highlife Reedit Series Vol. 3Comet
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Afro Music
12"
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Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
13.95 €
Disco Highlife Reedit Series Vol. 3Comet
Afro Beat
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Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70
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No Accommodation For LagosComet
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Afro Music
LP
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Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70
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No Accommodation For LagosComet
Afro Beat
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LP
Tony Allen And The Afro Messengers
22.95 €
No DiscriminationComet
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Afro Music
LP
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Tony Allen And The Afro Messengers
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No DiscriminationComet
Afro Beat
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Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70
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ProgressComet
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Afro Music
LP
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Tony Allen Plays With Afrika 70
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ProgressComet
Afro Beat
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Tony Allen Hits With Afrika 70
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JealousyComet
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Afro Music
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Tony Allen Hits With Afrika 70
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JealousyComet
Afro Disco
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12"
Ebo Taylor & Pat Thomas
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Disco Highlife Reedit Series (EP 2)Comet
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Afro Music
12"
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Disco Highlife Reedit Series (EP 2)Comet
New Wave / 80ies Synth
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Rock / Pop / Indie
LP
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InsolitaGrowing Bin
Neo Disco
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12"
Rex Ronny & DJ Sotofett
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EpidermisFull Pupp
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Disco
12"
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Rex Ronny & DJ Sotofett
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EpidermisFull Pupp
Reggae / Dub
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12"
The Pearls
11.95 €
No Follow Bad Company / Duke StreetIsle Of Jura Records
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Reggae / Dub
12"
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The Pearls
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No Follow Bad Company / Duke StreetIsle Of Jura Records
Nu Funk / Nu Soul
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Children of Zeus
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BalanceFirst Word
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Funk/Soul
2-LP
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Children of Zeus
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BalanceFirst Word
Re Edit (Disco)
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12"
Unknown
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Steady On Now / Not You Again?Gallery
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Disco
12"
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Unknown
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Steady On Now / Not You Again?Gallery
Afro Disco
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12"
Focus
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Zulu EPCrown Ruler
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Afro Music
12"
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Focus
13.50 €
Zulu EPCrown Ruler