|1.||"Witch" (vocal version) (7:02)|
|2.||"Witch" (instrumental version) (7:06)|
|1.||"Zanzibar" (original version) (5:56)|
|2.||"Zanzibar" (Afro mix) (5:46)|
Dark Entries' series of leftfield Italo-disco reissues continues with a double-header from prolific Italo disco session vocalist Helen (AKA Elena Ferretti), whose early excursions on obscure Italian labels Out Records and Discomagic have previously been the sole preserve of dusty-fingered crate-diggers. This EP brings together two of her finest EPs; 1983's scarce "Witch" - an exercise in bubbling, synth-pop inclined Italo-disco - and 1985's arguably better-known "Zanzibar". It's arguably the sparse, cowbell-laden "Afro Mix" - think Cosmic Club era Daniele Baldelli - of this track that steals the show, though all four tracks are shot through with that European strangeness that often marks out the best early Italo cuts.
Joe's Bakery, Alexis Le-Tan, Dicky Trisco, AGCP/Dr Cuts(Plus Seven), Spacetricks, Telephones, Jacques Renault, NightMoves, Tagwell Woods, Juno Recommends Disco, Moustache Love, Tokyo Matt, The Keeper (Nemas Problemas), DJ ROCCA (Ajello, Erodiscotique), Jean Claude Gavri, Sacha Mambo (Macadam Mambo), Matt Weiner (TWINS)
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