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Intercity Sound Association: Philly Sound

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    Product Details

    • Release Date: Oct 9, 2012
    • Record Label: Sonorama Records
    • Barcode: 882119006926
    • Item #: SONOC69CD

    Summary

    Rare German disco-funk album from 1975, produced and arranged by Klaus R. Nagel (of "Joy Unlimited" fame) and Fritz Muenzer. Twelve instrumental tracks for the dancefloor in a Phillysound style, recorded with various musicians and destined almost exclusively for the promotion at TV and radio stations.

    One of the few sophisticated and powerful LP adaptations from the early days of the German disco boom, with original compositions, the string section of the SDR (South German Broadcasting) and catchy solo lines of saxophone, trumpet, flute or analog synthesizers. First remastered reissue of the sought after Intercord album with original cover artwork and new liner notes. Featuring the killer funk track "City Train" that was used as underlay music at the "Wunschfilm-Auswahl" in a german Sports TV Show "Pfiff - Das Jugendsportstudio" on ZDF-TV networks.

    Since the early 1970s the whole disco world has been feeling excited about the "Sound of Philadelphia" ("Phillysound"). From the aesthetics of Motown and the "wall of sound" by Phil Spector, a new funk and soul sound developed in the United States, that was softer but still extremely danceable.

    Soul Music was suddenly no longer "rough" and "hand made", but "sexy" and the result of modern studio technology. The title "TSOP" ("The Sound of Philadelphia") of the MFSB Orchestra, recorded in 1974 by the best studio musicians of star producers Gamble and Huff, became the anthem of the new disco sound. The city of Philadelphia was celebrated as its birthplace. Soon the sound became popular in German clubs too and German or Germany-based artists immediately started to work on their own recordings.

    Composers for publishing houses and jazz musicians suddenly began excursions into the world of "Phillysound," because the blooming German scene hungered for good productions. Publishing rights or studio jobs served as a promise to earn good money. In the wake of internationally successful productions for Donna Summer and Amanda Lear, from Munich Machine and Giorgio Moroder, a completely independent and widely ramified German disco scene established itself during the late 1970s with hundreds of releases: "The most perfect disco sound made in Germany ". "I Feel Love" is still considered a world-known example of the unique "Phillysound from Germany".

    The "Phillysound" album of the project "Intercity Sound Association" was the brainchild of producer and guitarist Klaus R. Nagel, a founding member of the internationally famous Krautrock and funk band "Joy Unlimited" from Mannheim. As early as 1972, Nagel left his band to pursue other productions, work on an own label and start his music publishing activities. Produced in 1975, this sole LP of the group was especially made for intensive advertising towards the state owned German service broadcasters ARD and ZDF, with the goal of getting airplay in various televison and radio programmes.

    Track Listing

    1. City Train
    Year: 1975
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    2. Alaska Flight
    Year: 1975
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    3. Proud Horse
    Year: 1975
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    4. Night Shift
    Year: 1975
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    5. Skyline
    Year: 1975
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    6. Morning Breeze
    Year: 1975
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    7. Full House
    Year: 1975
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    8. Star Shot
    Year: 1975
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    9. Stone Path
    Year: 1975
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    10. Flash Point
    Year: 1975
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    11. Sun Ship
    Year: 1975
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    12. Rush Hour
    Year: 1975
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