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feat. Patrick Adams For BBE Music’s landmark 500th release, the label joins forces with Louie Vega, Leroy Burgess and Patrick Adams to revisit ‘Barely Breaking Even’, the iconic track after which the label is named. Coaxed into the studio together by BBE founder Peter Adarkwah, Grammy winning House music hero Louie Vega, arranger extraordinaire and New York disco royalty Patrick Adams, plus the song’s original writer (and king of boogie) Leroy Burgess soon got to work. Even given the caliber of those involved in this special session, the results are simply exceptional. Featuring live strings by The Apple Hill String Quartet arranged by Adams and Burgess, Vega’s ‘Boogie Mix’ stays faithful to the Universal Robot Band original, with potent vocal performances and a tough new groove for 2019. It was at the string recording session for the boogie version that Louie Vega unveiled his ‘NYC House Mix’ to the assembled musicians, at which point he and Leroy Burgess quickly arranged a brand new horn section and re-wrote the song’s melody to compliment the track’s accelerated pace. What the team emerged with is so much more than a remix- it’s a unified call-back to two golden eras; that of disco-boogie and that of New York House. And it’s beautiful. – words by Will Sumsuch (5 Mag)

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Genre

Disco

Release Date

27.09.2019

Cat No

BBE500ELP

Charted By

Delfonic

Tracklist

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Track 2
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Track 3
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Track 4
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Afro Disco
2-LP
Sidiku Buari
23.95 €
Disco SoccerBBE
Preorder
Afro Music
2-LP
Sidiku Buari
23.95 €
Disco SoccerBBE
Deep House
CD
Simbad
15.95 €
Collections Vol. 1BBE
Preorder
House
CD
Simbad
15.95 €
Collections Vol. 1BBE
Disco
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7"
Louie Vega presents
9.95 €
Leroy Burgess & The Universal Robot Band feat. Patrick Adams - BarelyBBE
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Disco
7"
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Louie Vega presents
9.95 €
Leroy Burgess & The Universal Robot Band feat. Patrick Adams - BarelyBBE
Afro Beat
2-LP
Sidiku Buari
28.95 €
Feelings / Sidiku Buari And His Jam BustersBBE
Preorder
2-LP
Sidiku Buari
28.95 €
Feelings / Sidiku Buari And His Jam BustersBBE
Calypso/Caribbean
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2-LP
The Young Ones From Guyana
23.95 €
On Tour / ReunionBBE
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World
2-LP
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The Young Ones From Guyana
23.95 €
On Tour / ReunionBBE
Free Jazz
2-LP
David Wertman & Sun Ensemble
23.95 €
Earthly DelightsBBE
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Jazz
2-LP
David Wertman & Sun Ensemble
23.95 €
Earthly DelightsBBE
Electronica
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2-LP
Deep Space Network
27.95 €
Big RoomsRe:Discovery
Backorder
Electronica
2-LP
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Deep Space Network
27.95 €
Big RoomsRe:Discovery
Disco
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12"
Melvo Baptiste / Sidwho? / Horse Meat Disco & Kath
10.95 €
Glitterbox Jams Volume 3 (Inc. Yuksek / Aeroplane Remixes)Glitterbox
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Disco
12"
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Melvo Baptiste / Sidwho? / Horse Meat Disco & Kath
10.95 €
Glitterbox Jams Volume 3 (Inc. Yuksek / Aeroplane Remixes)Glitterbox
Disco
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12"
Louie Vega Presents Unlimited Touch
11.95 €
I Hear Music In The StreetsNervous
Backorder
Disco
12"
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Louie Vega Presents Unlimited Touch
11.95 €
I Hear Music In The StreetsNervous
House
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12"
Unknown
11.95 €
Reckless EyesDigwah
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House
12"
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Unknown
11.95 €
Reckless EyesDigwah
Electro Boogie
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12"
Loveface
10.95 €
De-mixes Vol 1Loveface
Backorder
Disco
12"
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Loveface
10.95 €
De-mixes Vol 1Loveface
Re Edit (Disco)
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12"
Unknown
10.95 €
Sweet Freedom (The Reflex Revision)White Label
Backorder
Disco
12"
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Unknown
10.95 €
Sweet Freedom (The Reflex Revision)White Label