|1.||"Ere Yon" (5:04)|
|2.||"Re Hese" (4:11)|
|3.||"It's All For You" (5:30)|
|1.||"Gossiper Scandal Monger" (5:37)|
She may be best known as a TV and radio presenter, but Nigerian star Julie Coker also enjoyed a short but successful music career. She released two albums of note - highlife-focused 1976 debut "Ere Yon (Sweet Songs)" and 1981's more disco-centric "Tomorrow" - both of which now fetch eye-watering sums online. This fine retrospective showcases cuts from both of those sets, with the many highlights including the spacey, delay-laden highlife cheeriness of "Re Hese", the Clavinet-sporting disco-funk-goes-pop bounce of "It's All For You", the low-slung but rising, gospel influenced brilliance of "Gossiper Scandal Monger" and the heavily percussive, off-kilter goodness of album closer "Iyo-Re". You might also notice the intro of 'Ere Yon', which was recently sampled to great effect in Anderson .Paak's "Saviers Road"!
Charles Maurice, JimmyTheTwin, Dicky Trisco, Fabietto Delgado (Melgado), Faze Action, Juno Recommends Disco, Afro Beat Foundation, DJ ROCCA (Ajello, Erodiscotique), Charlie Bucket/ Dancing In Space, Kalita Records, Jake Stellarwell, Juno Records
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