Historical Beats

Dance Classics In The Mix

A Year In The Mix : 1990 : The Geetar Youth Mix





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 Track list

  1. Seal - Crazy (Acapella + William Orbit Mix)
  2. S'Express - Find Time To Be Yourself (Geetar Heaven Mix + Vocal Seven Mix)
  3. Blue Pearl - Naked In The Rain (Pure Trance Mix by Jimmy Cauty)
  4. Blue Pearl - Naked In The Rain (12" Extended Mix by Youth & Graham Massey)
  5. Bananarama - Only Your Love (Milky Bar Mix by Robin Goodfellow)
  6. Yazoo - Situation (The Aggressive Attitude Mix by Youth)
  7. Sunsonic - Kind of Loving (Kicking North Mix by Youth)
  8. Sunsonic - Roll My Body (Northside Mix by Youth)
  9. Adamski - The Space Jungle (Earthquake Remix Intro + Extended Mix)
10. S'Express - My Laser (Just Won't Function Anymore)
11. S'Express - Nothing To Lose (Full Vocal Mix)
12. Adamski - Killer (Remix by Ben Chapman)
13. Adamski - The N-R-G Symphony In F. Minor


Historical Facts

Carl Craig got his feet wet programming the drums on 'Find Time To Be Yourself'

Sonique sang lead vocals on 'Find Time' and 'Nothing To Lose'

Jimmy Cauty was one half of KLF and co-founder of The Orb

Graham Massey was a founding member of 808 State

Youth (aka Martin Glover) was an in-demand producer and remixer in 1990. Nearly all of his work at that time included his trademark heavy drums which were influenced and sometimes sampled 'The Funky Drummer'.  Nowhere are these more evident than on Sunsonic's 'Kind of Loving'

Yazoo were Vince Clarke (pre Erasure) and Alison Moyet. 'Situation' was originally released in 1982. 

'Elvis Presley is credited as a writer on 'The Space Jungle'

The 'laser has no function' sample is from John Carpenter's 1974 movie, 'Dark Star' 
Seal was unknown and unsigned before he hooked up with Adamski on 'Killer'