The Salsoul Orchestra – Nice ‘n’ Naasty (SZS 5502) (1976)

SAM_0355Silly, single-entendre disco mood music (the A and B sides are designated “Left Cheek” and “Right Cheek”) courtesy Vincent Montana. Mindless, faceless and, in some cases, bloodless; surely that was the point. Interesting excursions into slower tempi in the form of “Nightcrawler“, less interesting ones include rhythmic takes on the none-more-soft-rock “We’ve Only Just Begun/Feeling” medley. “Salsoul: 3001” is a version of Strauss’ “Thus Spake Zarathustra”, which has been used to desultory effect sountracking the decline of Western civilisation. Pretentiousness abounds and then punk happened.

‘Dat cover, though.

Published in: on May 6, 2014 at 7:51 am  Comments (2)  

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  1. Yes, with a cover like that who cares about the music inside!

    • Unfortunately, unlike the nice lady’s lower half, this record really is pants.

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