The Lions

The Loser

Names You Can Trust
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Blowing in like a cool breeze on a sultry Caribbean evening, LA reggae veterans the Lions drop by Names You Can Trust with a perfectly timed sentimental summer blast. Lovingly taken for another dance by the west coast crew, the Derrick Harriott 1967 rock steady classic "The Loser" is canon, a masterpiece of Jamaican sweet soul instantly identifiable from its first chiming piano notes. In a nod to the "disco mix" DJ versions pioneered by Harriott, the Lions mic man Black Shakespeare provides a period-perfect chat backdrop to the Impressions-istic harmonies of the band, giving the tune an au courant spin while staying wide of heavy-handed faux ragga. All said, we wouldn't have felt right about releasing this without running things by the family, so we consulted Duane Harriott who approvingly called it "a brilliant take on one of the best rock steady songs of all time! Not an easy one to cover well and the Lions smash it out the park."

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Release Date

17.07.2020

Cat No

NYCT7063

Tracklist

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Track 2
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Reggae / Dub
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Soul RiotStones Throw
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Reggae / Dub
2-LP + mp3
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Soul RiotStones Throw
Reggae / Dub
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CD
The Lions
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Soul RiotStones Throw
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Reggae / Dub
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Soul RiotStones Throw
Reggae / Dub
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CD
The Lions
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This Generation In DubStones Throw
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Reggae / Dub
CD
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This Generation In DubStones Throw
Reggae / Dub
7"
The Lions
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Roll It RoundLions
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Reggae / Dub
7"
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Roll It RoundLions
Dancehall
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12"
The Far East
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New York Is For LoversNames You Can Trust
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Reggae / Dub
12"
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The Far East
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New York Is For LoversNames You Can Trust
Latin
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7"
Alba & The Mighty Lions
12.95 €
La VerdadNames You Can Trust
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7"
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Alba & The Mighty Lions
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La VerdadNames You Can Trust
Latin
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7"
Terror/Cactus & Orquestra Pacifico Tropical
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Split Single No. 1Names You Can Trust
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Latin America
7"
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Terror/Cactus & Orquestra Pacifico Tropical
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Split Single No. 1Names You Can Trust
Cumbia
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7"
Frente Cumbiero
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PorroviaNames You Can Trust
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Latin America
7"
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Frente Cumbiero
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PorroviaNames You Can Trust
Latin
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7"
Los Wembler's de Iquitos
15.95 €
Lamento SelvaticoNames You Can Trust
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Latin America
7"
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Los Wembler's de Iquitos
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Lamento SelvaticoNames You Can Trust
Latin
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LP
Conjunto Papa Upa
22.95 €
Libre Para AmarNames You Can Trust
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LP
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Conjunto Papa Upa
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Libre Para AmarNames You Can Trust
Reggae / Dub
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7"
The Lions
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The LoserNames You Can Trust
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Reggae / Dub
7"
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The Lions
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The LoserNames You Can Trust
Cosmic
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12''
Adam Oko
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Diet Of GermsSecond Circle
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Disco
12''
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Adam Oko
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Diet Of GermsSecond Circle
Cosmic
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12"
Space Garage
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Space GaragePeriodica
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Disco
12"
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Space Garage
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Space GaragePeriodica
Neo Disco
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12”
Andrew Weatherall
14.95 €
Unknown Plunderer / End Times Sound (Manfredas rmx)Byrd Out
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Disco
12”
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Andrew Weatherall
14.95 €
Unknown Plunderer / End Times Sound (Manfredas rmx)Byrd Out
Funk
7"
Ikebe Shakedown
10.95 €
Asa-Sa / PepperUbiquity
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7"
Ikebe Shakedown
10.95 €
Asa-Sa / PepperUbiquity
Calypso/Caribbean
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7"
The Golden Sunshine Steel Band
9.95 €
Drums & Steel Song (7'' Vinyl Only / Ltd.)Kalakuta Soul Bahlo
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World
7"
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The Golden Sunshine Steel Band
9.95 €
Drums & Steel Song (7'' Vinyl Only / Ltd.)Kalakuta Soul Bahlo