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The Dynamics
Version Excursions

Version Excursions
Version ExcursionsVersion Excursions

Labels

Stix

Catno

STIX056LP

Formats

2x Vinyl LP Gatefold

Country

France

Release date

May 29, 2022

** Available exclusively at The Pusher **

Stix Records, a sub-label of Favorite Recordings, proudly presents the long awaited reissue of Version Excursions, first album by The Dynamics. Originally released in 2007 and highly hard to find today, it could be considered as a modern reggae classic.

The band composed of Bruno “Patchwork” Hovart (production & programming), Eric “Flab” True (programming) and a vocal trio made of Mr Day, Sandra “Mounam” and Stevie Levi, quickly became famous with a 7inch single series, displaying their unique recipe of covers from classic hits by Madonna, Curtis Mayfield or The White Stripes to name just a few. True to Rocksteady and Reggae’s timeless tradition, everything from Pop, Roots, Disco, Soul & Rock is distilled through their fuzzy hypnotic filters to create amazing cover versions.

Originally hailing from the villages of Cameroon, the halls of Harvard, the palaces of Versailles, the boweries of Bristol, or the squares of Provence, it’s then in Lyon that The Dynamics united and created their timeless music, both vintage and fresh. 15 years after its release, the album’s still a real success, with more than 350k listeners on Spotify every month. An achievement easily explained by the quality of the tracks gathered, which also brought the original release to become quite rare years after years, now selling for crazy prices on the second-hand market.

"Whole Lotta Love" (Led Zeppelin), "Fever" (Peggy Lee), "The Creator Has A Master Plan" (Pharoah Sanders), "Lay Lady Lay" (Bob Dylan), these are only a few of the Rock, Pop, Soul and Jazz most famous hits reimagined by The Dynamics. In addition to the original tracklisting, you'll find on our 2022 remastered edition their cover of "Music" by Madonna, previously only available as 7inch.

A1

The Dynamic Sound

1:30

A2

Girls And Boys

4:43

A3

7 Nation Army

4:23

A4

Land Of 1000 Dances

4:00

A5

Rockit

3:10

B1

Green Onions

3:24

B2

Miss You (Long Edit)

6:55

B3

Brothers On The Slide

4:06

B4

Lay Lady Lay

3:45

C1

Whole Lotta Love

4:20

C2

90 % Of Me Is You

4:09

C3

Music

4:41

C4

Feel Like Making Love

4:57

D1

The Creator Has A Masterplan

4:53

D2

Fever

5:56

D3

Move On Up

5:59

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