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DON CHERRY / HOME BOY, SISTER OUT / WE WANT SOUNDS

I bought this record from a dealer about 10 years ago, much seduced by the leftfield afro-leaning jams, Treat Your Lady Right and I Walk. I’d assumed right up to this point that this was a downtown NYC 80s record. Turns out I was totally wrong, mid-80s yes, but recorded in Paris. Suppose it being on Barclay was a bit of a giveaway to be honest…

Anyway, We Want Sounds have been good enough to give this cult LP a  welcome reissue. Spread across 2 pieces of vinyl, including bonus tracks and encompassing an essay by French journalist Jaques Denis. This puts the record in a cultural context (much needed for ninnies like me) alongside labels like Celluloid. Best of the bonus tracks is the super-groovy Kick which is worth the entrance price alone.

A nice addition for the Cherry completists or a beguiling entry point to the man’s, frankly ridiculous, discography. Check it!

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