Too Slow to Disco, Vol. 1

Too Slow to Disco, Vol. 1

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Overview

Put together by a German operation called How Do You Are?, Too Slow to Disco, the label's first release, is a sharp compilation of popular and deep AOR cuts. It dates back to 1972 for Chicago's "Saturday in the Park" and Tony Joe White's "I've Got a Thing About You Baby" and extends to 1980 for Photoglo's Scaggs-tacular "Steal Away" and Robbie Doobie's -- er, that's Dupree's -- more successful song of the same title. Another major hit here is Nicolette Larson's "Lotta Love," written by Neil Young. Among the deeper highlights are Jan Hammer Group's burbling proto-Air "Don't You Know," Pages' "If I Saw You Again" (from what became the core of Mr. Mister), and Ned Doheny's "Get It Up for Love" (from the songwriter whose songs were more popular when recorded by the likes of Average White Band, Tata Vega, and Chaka Khan). Indeed, most of these songs are a few BPMs too slow for causing much motion on dancefloors, but there a lot of relaxed grooves that prompt, at the least, some light foot tapping.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/27/2014
Label: How Do You Are
UPC: 4250506808105
catalogNumber: 1
Rank: 36712

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Michael McDonald   Composer
Neil Young   Composer
Jan Hammer   Composer
Tom Austin   Composer
Rupert Holmes   Composer
Christine McVie   Composer
Tony Joe White   Composer
Ned Doheny   Composer
Brian Elliot   Composer
Billy Alessi   Composer
Bobby Alessi   Composer
David Callahan   Composer
Rick Chudacoff   Composer
Micky Denne   Composer
Steve George   Composer
Ken Gold   Composer
John Lang   Composer
Jerry Manfredi   Composer
Brian Francis Neary   Composer
Richard Page   Composer
Jim Photoglo   Composer
Frank "Poncho" Sampedro   Composer
Allen Toussaint   Composer,Producer
Robbie Dupuis   Composer
Matthew Larkin Cassell   Composer
Robert Lamm   Composer
Ivona Reich   Composer

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