I Tried To Told Cha

Artist : Label : | FXHENT2 Styles : Format : 12"


Following his impeccable album Norm-A-Lize last year, Detroit’s City Boy Player returns to Alex O Smith’s FXHE imprint with five more soul-stirring sessions. “Foundation” lives up to its name with a classic spoken sample and 11pm mood-changing struts, “Detroit 2 Step” has a touch of the Bonobos with its woozy oboes over lightly swung, organic drums. “Fan Ta Cee” flips the mode for something a lot deeper and darker (think Theo’s classic remix of “Falling Up” and you’re not far off) while “Consciousness” is a cool creative percussive tool with a swooping rise that sweeps and dips in all the right places. Finally we’re sent packing with the bold chord-striking piece “Friday Night”. If this doesn’t have you marching, nothing will.


End of April


A1. Foundation

Norm Talley


A2. Detroit 2 Step

Norm Talley


B1. Fan Ta Cee

Norm Talley


B2. Consciousness

Norm Talley

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