BEATS AND PIECES
BEATS INTERNATIONAL’s actual vintage classic blues reviving ‘Burundi Blues‘ (Go.Beat GOD X 45) in its commercial version is just like its initially promoed (and also included) ‘Burundi Dub’ (105bpm) but with full vocals by Janet Kay, while now also separately promoed is a new very different gentler percussively tapping and shuffling Boilerhouse Mix (104¾bpm) (GORDJ 45) by Ben & Andy the Boilerhouse Boys, coupled with their Boilerhouse Guitar And Vocal Mix plus Norman Cook’s alternative Sixties blues riff and ‘Mr Bass Man’-ishly based chugging Traditional Version (120bpm) . . . Maxi Priest featuring Jazzie B’s ‘Peace Throughout The World (Remixes)’ (Ten Records TENR 317) has been updated by the busy Boilerhouse Boys’ calmly tapping soulful timely ‘Peace In The Middle East’ and ‘Beats Around The World’ (100½bpm), plus John Gallen’s more smoothly swaying The Video Remix (100¾bpm) and Abbey Shah’s totally different bass thrummed lurching Abbey’s Treaty Remix (101bpm), while Movement •98 featuring Carroll Thompson’s oddly slow moving ‘Sunrise’ has been given a more jauntily cantering Ragga Mix and Ragga Dub Mix (129¼bpm) by Aswad’s Drummie Zeb, due next week (Circa Records YRTX 51) . . . Pianonegro’s ‘Roots’-ish piano jogged, afro and ragga chanted ‘Pianonegro‘ (93bpm), having been huge throughout the summer in hotspots like Tenerife and Ibiza, is being relaunched here on September 24 in a more smoothly rolling Honky Tonk Remix (Epic 656081 8) flipped by an also new sparser fluttery Nix Renegade Dub . . . Sinitta’s ‘Love And Affection’ (Fanfare 12FAN 31) appears now to have come straight out commercially in its murkily jiggling D.N.A. Remix (89¾bpm) instead of the version originally reviewed . . . Melba Moore’s ‘Do You Really Want My Love’ (Capitol 12CL 592), reviewed on import but not apparently promoed, is now out here — as also is B.S.O.G. featuring Elaine Hudson’s ‘Bow Wow Wow’ (RCA PT 44008), reviewed when part of a twin-packed promo although now separated . . . Quincy Jones’s youthful protégé, Tevin Campbell sings lead on the next single scheduled for remixed release from Prince’s ‘Graffiti Bridge’ double album, the usefully Soul II Soul/SOS Band-ishly tempoed cool jiggly ‘Round And Round‘ (107bpm) . . . Motown are boosting the separately reviewed soundtrack album from the hip hop/new jack swing movie ‘House Party’ with a strictly promo only 12 inch (MPR- 19) containing the previously imported L.L. Cool J ‘To Da Break Of Dawn (Remix Version)‘ (104¾bpm) and Artz & Kraftz ‘What A Feeling (12″ Mix)‘ (112¼bpm) plus the album’s Flavor Flav ‘I Can’t Do Nothing For You, Man!’ (116¾bpm) and Full Force Family ‘House Party’ (114bpm) . . . TV-am last Thursday by mistake played the otherwise Bombalurina compatible “wooh yeah” driven ‘Let It All Hang Out ’90’ (121½-119½bpm) Sanny X remix of Jonathan King’s 1970 oldie — now credited as being by JK25 (MCA Records MCAT 1439) — at an incorrect 33⅓rpm so that it came out sounding rather more interesting (if just a tad too slow, although of course vari-speedable, at around 89bpm) in a Mancunian ‘nouveau hippy’ funky drummer stylee with definite re-remix possibilities! . . . Paul Oakenfold’s now fully launched PerfectO Records’ latest signing, joining Gary Clail and Lynda Law, is Bristol based The Corporation featuring singer Jane Hamlin . . . Brixton’s Fridge this Thursday (September 13) starts a new Jelly In The Fridge night with DJs ‘Evil’ Eddie Richards, Jon Cox and Nils Hess joined by LFO and the Forgemasters both appearing live, while Bass-O-Matic similarly guest next week and The Shamen Sound System the week after — the same venue’s Reasons To Be Cheerful Saturday this week features a 30 minute exclusive set by the Dream Warriors . . . Hip Joints play live this Saturday (15) at Windsor’s DDC with Seventies/Eighties soul/funk/jazz-funk jocks Chris Brown, Dave Morrison and Lee Drummond, in the town centre’s The Old Trout the first and third Saturday of every month . . . The Dream II at Andover Sports Centre next Saturday (September 22), 8pm-2am, promises a bouncy castle, inflatable maze, lots of noise, DJs Jumpin’ Jack Frost, Grooverider. Trevor Fung, Alex Hazzard, Martin Phippen and more (a tickets in advance from various outlets) . . . L.A. Mix partners Les Adams and Emma Freilich finally get married this week, with MC Jammy Hammy as best man and the disco by none other than Jazz FM’s “P.Y. The Pork Pie”, Peter Young! . . . Tony ‘Mayhem’ Monson (now at Kiss 100 fm) has been replaced on Saturday nights at Essex Radio by his old Solar Radio colleague Mark ‘Sparks’ McCarthy, whose new 10pm-2am ‘Rhythm Of Life’ show features dance and soul both ancient and modern . . . London’s brand new black and dance music Kiss 100 fm sounds best when, with the honourable exception of a few such obviously experienced radio presenters as Dave Pearce, David Rodigan and Graham Gold, most of its other DJs shut up and let the music do the talking: their enthusiasm for and knowledge of the music cannot of course be faulted but enthusiastic amateurs are still to be found on the many remaining pirates, to whom kids will tune if that’s what they want, while unfortunately the big budget advertisers the station needs in order to pay the bills now that it’s legal (it currently carries a lot of youth aimed education and semi public service ads) are not particularly interested in that young demographic and could well be frightened off completely by an overly amateurish approach regardless of the size of the audience — already, maybe as a consequence, the published roster of daytime presenters is proving to be fluid, and, just a mischievous though serious suggestion, would become even more listenable with the recruitment of such former pirate rivals as the well seasoned CJ Carlos! . . . KICKIN’!
reviewed by Jay Strongman and James Hamilton
ERIC B & RAKIM ‘In The Ghetto’
COOL C ‘Life In The Ghetto’
SKATEMASTER TATE ‘Justice To The Bass’/Dub/‘Joe’s Jam’
CANDYMAN ‘Knockin’ Boots’
MELLO C ‘House This Out’
KENYATTA ‘I Wanna Do Something’
LAKIM SHABAZZ ‘No Justice No Peace’
TAIRRIE B ‘Murder She Wrote’
KINGS OF SWING ‘Nod Your Head To This (Norman Cook/Original/Audio Two Mixes)’
INNOCENCE ‘Let’s Push It’ (Cooltempo COOLX 220)
Only just promoed so probably not out fully for a while, this presumably again Gee Morris wailed and Jolley Harris Jolley created jiggly throbbing thudder again has an attractive slinkily sinuous vocal (and a catchy sax tone twiddled break) but builds a beefier groove than usual in its Big Beat Mix (105½bpm), with a Pink Floyd-ish guitar washed alternative gentler swingbeat Belief Mix (103-102½bpm) plus a drily juddering Sax Urbana dub of the old ‘Silent Voice’ (102¾bpm).
NENEH CHERRY ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ (103½bpm) (Circa Records YRT 53)
Spearheading an AIDS research benefitting charity album, Cole Porter’s sophisticated lyrics suddenly assume a new significance in this message rap augmented strange stark bassily chugging adaptation, co-produced by Baby Afrika Bambaataa of the Jungle Brothers with its Instrumental and a more squidgily jolting David Z Remix (102¾bpm) as flip, due commercially next week. “Share your love, don’t share the needle.”
NUMARX ‘Do It Good’ (112bpm) (US MBR MARX 1002)
On their own Marx Brothers Records (not that Marx is necessarily the real name of anyone involved!), this infectious ‘In The Bottle’ rhythm and “let’s do it” prodded conversationally narrative rap jiggler actually seems to be proving hottest in its largely Instrumental Mix, with vocal Hip Hop, orgasmically started Extended, and two Basement Boys remixed slicker Basement Mixes too.
THE CHIMES ‘Heaven’ (CBS CHIM T3)
Classily wailed as usual by Pauline but possibly not enough of an actual song for pop success (in its dancefloor aimed 12 inch version anyway), this rolling jiggler is in fact turned into totally different types of driving groove by the group in their rumbling funky drum churned and piano jangled powerful Intense (112½bpm) and Roy Ayers ‘Love Will Bring Us Back Together’-type jazz-funkily skipping Summer Breeze (113bpm) remixes, or by David Morales’ long tension building more spaciously jittering Physical Mix (112bpm), out this week.
MIMMO MIX featuring Valerie Etienne ‘Chains’ (Swanyard Discs Ltd SYDT2, via Total/BMG)
Not a revival of the old Beatles covered Cookies classic, this insistent girl warbled wriggly galloping Italo thumper instead is more like a paraphrase of ‘Change (Makes You Want To Hustle)’ given a clichéd hip house rhythm, in Media Mix (123¾bpm), brief jerkily episodic Suspense Mix, and more spacious Mimmo Mix (124bpm) variations.
MICHEL’Le ‘Keep Watchin” (US Ruthless Records 0-96441)
Produced and remixed by Dr. Dre with involvement by other N.W.A. members, the squeakily rapping but maturely wailing young lady hits a thoroughly familiar though still effective funky drummer fluttered jittery hip house-ish groove in the Club Mix (117½bpm), with a more percussive early Eighties-type The Quit Bitchin’ Margo Mix (117¾bpm) and its Instrumental, or more plaintive LP Version (118¼bpm) and powerful A Capella, plus the N.W.A. rappers dominated rollingly tugging ‘Just Not Ready To Love You (Hypin’ Up “Special Thanks”)‘ (101bpm).
HARLEM GEM ‘Missing You (Missing Me)’ (92¾bpm) (Boss Records BOSS 12-003)
Although from Huddersfield (which currently might make one expect bleeping electro), Richie & Lloyd’s impressive debut goes right against the Yorkshire grain and is a sweetly crooned lovely lazily rolling romantic street soul jogger ideal for groin grinding sessions, flipped by a more jerkily tugging alternative version (94¼bpm) and the similarly slinky attractive ‘Heaven Is (Lying In Your Arms)‘ (97¼bpm).
UNIT 93 ‘Trust No One’ (122½bpm) (Bassic BASS 1T, via Rough Trade)
The debut release on Leeds based Bass-ic Records, this not surprisingly is a solidly bleeping and twittering electro pulser with a few muttered comments, fine if bleeps are what you want but it doesn’t do anything at all imaginative, in Full Length and Radio Edit versions with the narrator introed more brightly driving, also plinking and twinking ‘One More Story‘ (121bpm) too, which strikes me as more interesting.
INNER CITY ‘That Man (He’s All Mine)’ (Ten Records TENX 334)
Kevin ‘Master Reese’ Saunderson and Paris Grey return after quite a pause with (not due commercially until October 1) this plaintive sweet wailer in episodically pulsing and smacking Reese’s Techno-Logical Mix (112bpm), much more jauntily tumbling Kevin McCord’s Shuffle Mix (111¾bpm), electro thumped striding sparse Goh’s Phone Dub Mix (111½bpm), and swingbeat-ishly jiggled though also garage piano plonked wriggly Goh’s New York Club Dub Mix (111¾bpm) variations, all different and worth checking to find your favourite.
ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK ‘House Party’ (Motown ZL 72699)
Six months after it was on import, this soundtrack album from the now finally UK released Kid ‘N Play and Full Force starring movie is also at last out here, with the urgent jittery mirthful FLAVOR FLAV ‘Can’t Do Nothing For You, Man!’ (117bpm), funkily rolling duetted L.L. COOL J & MARLEY MARL ‘To Da Break Of Dawn‘ (103¼bpm), mesmerically smacking swingbeat TODAY ‘Why You Get Funky On Me‘ (110bpm), snapping jiggly harmonised FORCE M.D.’S ‘Jive Time Sucker‘ (107bpm), bumpy gruff swingbeat ARTZ & KRAFTZ ‘What A Feeling‘ (112bpm), episodic groaning slow KENNY VAUGHAN & THE ART OF LOVE ‘This Is Love‘ (73½/36¾bpm), rare grooving argumentative KID ‘N PLAY ‘Kid vs. Play (The Battle)‘ (107bpm) plus the duo’s jerky ‘Funhouse‘ (113¼bpm), and the lively leaping new jack swing FULL FORCE FAMILY ‘House Party‘ (114¼bpm) featuring Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam, U.T.F.O., Cheryl ‘Pepsii’ Riley, Doctor Ice, Ex-Girlfriend, & E-Crof.
DIGITAL DISTORTION ‘Certain State Of Mind’ (126-126¼bpm) (US Atmosphere Records AT-2)
Created in Brooklyn by Mike Lafferty & Jimmy Alfano but with special thanx given (for the inspiration?) to London’s Groove Records shop, this ambiently started then friskily wriggling bleeper is in spacily twittered and mumbled Mind Over Matter and more breezily twittered and throbbed Innovative Music Mixes, flipped by a percussively clacking frantic electro pulsed Belgium Break Mix of ‘This Is Our B-Side’ (124-124¼bpm).
THE BRAXTONS ‘Good Life’ (US Arista AD-2066)
Obviously inspired by En Vogue, this sultrily sinuous jiggler is wailed by the gospel singing Braxton family’s Traci, Trina, Towanda, Tamar and Toni, with brief bursts of uncredited male rap (possibly by producer Ernesto Phillips?) emphasising its also Bobby Brown-like swingbeat jitter, in a grittily growling acappella introed Extended Version (98bpm) or jungle effects started Full and Single Versions (98¼bpm), plus the tight “harmony” filled more jerkily jittering (and sweetly cloying) ‘Family’ (97bpm).
SOUL II SOUL ‘People’ (10 Records 613 428)
Released on the Continent as a German pressing before it’s out here, although in its UK catalogue numbered sleeve (TENX 320), their album’s roadside sound effects started, Marcia Lewis sung garage-type track is now in Jazzie & Nellee’s simple piano plonked bounding bright 12″ Mix (114½bpm), flipped quite differently by Timmy Regisford’s sharper bouncily smacking Alternate # 2 (115bpm) remix, both equally good. Will it be hot? Do ducks lay eggs? Yup!
CeCe ROGERS ‘All Join Hands’ (121½bpm) (US Atlantic 0-86165)
An instantly massive seller, this self prod/penned but David Morales remixed thumping smooth bounder is hotter for its Darryl Pandy-ishly introed and punctuated, Paul Shapiro flute rippled surging Dub rather than the Satoshi Tomiie and Terry Burrus keyboards jangled, mournfully bellowed Extended Mix that’s spoilt by the boring repetition of its unimaginatively simplistic “all join hands for peace”-type message, worthy enough maybe but it has already been done.
TRUTH ‘Life’ (ffrr FXDJ 146)
Produced and penned by Ten City’s two Byrons, Stingily & Burke, this simple sinewy throbbing strider is gutturally preached in a sort of cross between Martin Luther King and Screaming Jay Hawkins styles through lightly harmonised soulful choruses, promoed (probably way ahead of release) with Tony Humphries’ described main Vocal Mix (119½bpm) and pshta pshta driven afro guitar jiggled jaunty dubwise Raoul Mix (119¼bpm), plus Craig Kallman & Gary Clugston’s more urgently cantering twittery Club and lurching Dub Mixes (119¾-120bpm), and tapping Bonus Beat (120bpm).
THE GRID ‘A Beat Called Love (A Beat Called Club)’ (123¼bpm) (east west YZ 498T)
Originally promoed and remaining strongest in Bob Kraushaar’s 7″ Version (123½bpm), breathily whispered with girl group support and some blazing trumpet, his gloriously soaring pop mix is thankfully still included, along with the Olimax & DJ Shapps remixed ‘Bright Eyes’ and ‘Walking In The Air’ meet ‘Sn/appiness’-type old ‘Floatation (Progressive Mix)’ (102bpm), as commercial 12 inch flip to this disappointing Pete Heller & Terry Farley remixed skimpier and less powerful Isaac Hayes ‘Disco Connection’-ishly driven semi-instrumental 12 inch mix (which has also been promoed with their livelier A Beat Called Dub, while yet another coupling of Fluke and Robert Gordon remixes is yet to come — such are the convolutions of supposedly “creative” marketing!).
SUBSONIC TWO ‘We Go Subsonic’ (125bpm) (Unity Records UNITY 1)
Apparently from Manchester, which is certainly where it’s hottest, this bassily bomping sparse wriggly shuffler starts like it’s going to be an instrumental before a Subsonic Two boosting rapper rides the rhythm with his bragging rhymes, while its more drumkit thrashed flip actually is an instrumental!
JANET JACKSON ‘Black Cat (“3 Snaps Up” 12″ Mix)’ (114¾bpm) (A&M AMY 587)
An unappealingly abrupt, jerkily snapping US pop jolter (beware its false finish, should you get that far!), with its rock guitar yowled radio version too, jocks here flipping instead for — in fact the A-side on promo copies — Alan Coulthard’s amazingly neat multi-layered jiggly ‘The 1814 Megamix (Full Version)‘ (114¼-115bpm) of the tracks ‘Alright/Escapade/Rhythm Nation/Miss You Much’ from ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814’ album.
THE CLUB CHART – September 15, 1990
01 01 GROOVE IS IN THE HEART (MEETING OF THE MINDS MIX)/WHAT IS LOVE? (HOLOGRAPHIC GOATEE MIX) Deee-Lite, Elektra 12in
02 02 LIVIN’ IN THE LIGHT (BRIXTON BASS MIX) Caron Wheeler, RCA 12in
03 03 IT’S A SHAME (MY SISTER) Monie Love featuring True Image, Cooltempo 12in promo
04 05 DON’T BE A FOOL (EXTENDED VERSION) Loose Ends, 10 Records 12in
05 15 EVERYBODY Wendell Williams, US Minimal 12in
06 30 FASCINATING RHYTHM (LISA LOUD MIX) Bass-O-Matic, Guerilla 12in
07 14 HEAVEN (MIXES) The Chimes, CBS 12in promo
08 16 GOT 2 BE FREE (PARADISE MIX) New Life, A&M PM 12in promo
09 06 SUN WORSHIPPERS (POSITIVE THINKING) (PT 1) Diana Brown & Barrie K. Sharpe, ffrr 12in
10 09 COMING BACK FOR MORE (FULL LENGTH VERSION) L.A. Mix, A&M 12in
11 04 HARD UP (HARD CORE MIX) Awesome 3, A&M PM 12in
12 11 THE CULT OF SNAP (IBIZA ’90 EDIT) Snap, Arista 12in promo
13 48 PEACE THROUGHOUT THE WORLD Maxi Priest/Jazzie B, 10 Records 12in
14 53 ELEVATION Xpansions, Optimism 12in
15 07 TOM’S DINER DNA featuring Suzanne Vega, A&M 12in
16 18 DANCE (CLUB MIX) Earth People, Champion 12in
17 13 CULT OF SNAP Hi-Power, Rumour 12in
18 08 WHAT TIME IS LOVE? (LIVE AT TRANCENTRAL) The K.L.F., KLF Communications 12in
19 10 THE BOOMIN’ SYSTEM (THE UNDERGROUND MIX) LL Cool J featuring Uncle L, Def Jam 12in
20 55 V.L.S.I HEAVEN Epoch 90, Oh’Zone 12in White Label
21 38 FANTASY (CLUB CUT MIX) Fantasy U.F.O., XL 12in White Label
22 51 SO YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE (EXTENDED LP MIX) Samuelle, East West 12in promo
23 17 NOTHING TO LOSE/FIND TIME TO BE YOURSELF (VOCAL MIX) S’Express, Rhythm King 12in promo
24 64 YOU’RE WALKING (CORPORATE DEF MIX) Electribe 101, Mercury 12in promo
25 24 DANCE DANCE Deskee, Big One 12in
26 12 PORTRAIT OF A MASTERPIECE (CJ’S ED-DID-IT MIX) The D.O.C., East West 12in
27 54 I CAN’T STAND IT! (CLUB REMIX) Twenty 4 Seven, BCM 12in
28 87 CUBIK (US REMIXES) 808 State, US Tommy Boy 12in
29 68 MAKE IT MINE Shamen, One Little Indian 12in
30 79 IT’S A MOMENT IN TIME 4 For Money, Tam Tam 12in
31 63 FLOWERS Titiyo, Arista 12in promo
32 28 ANOTHER SLEEPLESS NIGHT Mike ‘Hitman’ Wilson featuring Shawn Christopher, Arista 12in
33 23 I DON’T EVEN KNOW Soul Family Sensation, One Little Indian 12in
34 82 TOGETHER AS ONE Spider, 10 Records 12in
35 25 DON’T GIVE UP (MIX ONE) Double Trouble, Desire 12in promo
36 19 A BEAT CALLED LOVE The Grid, East West 12in
37 88 BREAKDOWN/GROOVE ME Seduction, US Vendetta 12in
38 47 I DON’T WANT YOUR LOVE Lynda Law, PerfectO 12in
39 31 HEAVEN KNOWS (12″ EDIT) Lalah Hathaway, Virgin 12in
40 29 IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE (DEF CLUB MIX) Julian Jonah, Cooltempo 12in
41 46 I LIKE JOHN/GET A LITTLE STUPID Hardcore, XL 12in
42 60 SUNRISE (SATORI MIX) Movement .98 featuring Carroll Thompson, Circa 12in promo
43 — BAREFOOT IN THE HEAD A Man Called Adam, Big Life 12in
44 73 RAINFOREST SERENADE The It, Black Market/Big Lite 12in promo
45 50 OMEN Orbital, ffrr 12in promo
46 39 GROOVY TRAIN (TERRY FARLEY MIX) The Farm, Produce 12in
47 — TOTAL CONFUSION (LIMO) (CONFUSION MIX) Homeboy, A Hippie And A Funki Dred, Tam Tam 12in promo
48 36 100 MILES AND RUNNIN’ N.W.A., US Ruthless/Priority EP
49 32 NOW’S THE B TURN (EXTENDED MIX) Laquan, 4+B’ 12in promo
50 61 STEP RIGHT ON Young Disciples, Talkin Loud 12in
51 26 1814 MEGAMIX Janet Jackson, A&M 12in
52 37 TUNES SPLIT THE ATOM M.C. Tunes, ZTT 12in
53 56 RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW Western Block introducing Terri Symon, Epic 12in promo
54 — OOBE 1 M.I.C., Slippy Gimbo 12in
55 — BODY LANGUAGE The Adventures Of Stevie V, Mercury 12in promo
56 66 SUMMERTIME (NORMAN COOK MIX) Martay-N-DBM, Cooltempo 12in
57 33 SPIRITUAL HIGH Moodswings, White Label 12in
58 — THAT MAN (HE’S ALL MINE) (REESE’S TECHNO-LOGICAL MIX) Inner City Ten 12in promo
59 — BACK TO REALITY (DRUM AND BASS MIX) The Intelligent Hoodlum, A&M PM 12in promo
60 97 STEP OFF (DANCIN’ DANNY D’S SLAMMIN’ & JAMMIN’ MIX) Junior Giscombe, MCA 12in
61 96 JUST LET GO (EXTENDED MIX) Petra & Co., BCM 12in
62 78 SPACE 3001 Space Opera, XL 12in promo
63 59 II DAM FUNKY (JOHN WADDELL & CJ MACKINTOSH MIX) Outlaw Posse, Gee Street 12in promo
64 — ALL JOIN HANDS Ce Ce Rogers, US Atlantic 12in
65 20 BONITA APPLEBAUM (WHY VERSION) A Tribe Called Quest, Jive 12in
66 43 SUMMER/AMOR Ben Chapman, deConstruction 12in promo
67 — PEOPLE (REMIXES) Soul II Soul, US Virgin 12in
68 98 KISS ME WITH THE WIND (THE MONTY MIX) Brenda Russell, A&M PM 12in promo
69 — TEKNOLOGI (R.J. FLIP MIX) Urban Hype, Reachin’ 12in promo
70 83 LOVE RUSH Other People’s Money, Dedicated 12in promo
71 — FOREIGN AFFAIR J.T. & The Big Family, Champion 12in
72 Re CHAINS (MEDIA MIX) Mimmo Mix featuring Valerie Etienne, Swanyard 12in
73 45 BRING THAT BACK (ONE MORE TIME)/ON THE VERGE/ANNIHILATE (L.E.S. MIX)/2 MINUTE MADNESS Lost Entity, US Nu Groove 12in
74 70 YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY En Vogue, Atlantic 12in
75 81 UNBELIEVABLE Yello, US Elektra 12in
76 — A RHYTHM TO MAKE U (CUICCA MIX) L&M, Desire 12in promo
77 Re LET’S DANCE T.D.P., Reachin’ 12in promo
78 Re RAGE Fabio And The Grooverider With Excel D, Dance D-Vision Discs 12in White Label
79 89 THE TRUTH (VOCAL) Andre Leon, Reachin’ 12in White Label
80 85 WONDERFUL WORLD (FX MIX) Wildski, Arista 12in
81 — THE SPACE JUNGLE Adamski, MCA 12in promo mixes
82 58 MOVIN’ (PAIN MIX) Lee Marrow, Champion 12in promo
83 49 WOW WOW — NA NA Grand Plaz, Urban 12in
84 35 LFO (THE LEEDS WAREHOUSE MIX) LFO, W.A.R.P/Outer Rhythm 12in
85 — WAITING FOR LOVE (12″ MIX) Cool Down Zone, Ten 12in promo
86 — DREAM BEAM (DANNY RAMPLING REMIX) Hypnotone, Creation 12in
87 — CRAZY (DIZZY MIX) MC B. featuring Daisy Dee, Big One 12in promo
88 95 THAT’S MY ATTITUDE (CLUB EDIT) Troop, WEA 12in promo
89 — KINGDOM OF LOVE Massivo, Debut 12in promo
90 71 EASY LIFE Cabaret Voltaire, Parlophone 12in
91 — BUSTIN’ A RHYME The M! Inc, Parlophone 12in promo
92 — I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN (EXTENDED) Neneh Cherry, Circa 12in promo
93 — FREE Catch, White Label 12in
94 — HAPPY (SKI FEAR RECALL) Robert Owens, 4+B’ 12in promo
95 27 TRICKY DISCO Tricky Disco, W.A.R.P/Outer Rhythm 12in
96 57 SUPERFLY 1990 (MANTRONIX REMIX) Curtis Mayfield & Ice-T, Capitol 12in promo
97 34 HEY VENUS (MAD THATCHER DISEASE MIX) That Petrol Emotion, Virgin 12in
98 — RADIO BABYLON Meat Beat Manifesto, Dutch Promobias 12in promo
99 74 ANYONE … (FULL LENGTH MIX) Smith & Mighty featuring Jackie Jackson, 3 Stripe Prods./ffrr 12in
100 80 SHACK UP—MACHINE A Certain Ratio, A&M 12in promo
Compiled by Alan Jones from a sample of over 400 DJ returns and shop sales. This week’s shops: Manchester Underground (Manchester), Vinyl Zone (Fulham), Record & Disco Centre (Pinner), Crash (Leeds), Groove (London) and Trax (London).