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Le spedizioni in Italia continuano ad essere lente (la pazienza a causa della dogana è ben accetta, grazie!) Delivery to ITALY continues to be slow- EU Customs sometimes taking 4-7 weeks (your patience with customs is appreciated, grazie!)
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You get FOUR (x4) releases from CORNERSHOP ~ALL for ONE price!
*not all are pictured
Cds play PERFECT, come in soft-plastic sleeve/ snapcase & jewelcase w/all original inserts... Visual condition of CDs' playing surfaces: light grazin to noticeable, minor scuffs / light scratches -again, play is not affected Condition of CD packaging: VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT- no marks, punches, notches or stamps (NOTE: snapcase has some minor surface wear/ NOTE: 'Born 7th Time' comes in a soft-sleeve with special front insert only -AS ISSUED NOTE: 'Wop The Groove' is BRAND-NEW/STILL-SEALED)
Cornershop - Wog Label: Warner Bros. Records, Luaka Bop Catalog#: 43648-2, 43648-2 Format: CD, Single Country: US Released: 16 Jan 1996
CORNERSHOP (featuring ROWETTA): Wop The Groove, 2006/ 4-tracks/ ROUGH TRADE Records, UK IMPORT Label: Rough Trade (UK)/ Catalog#: RTRADSCD 273 Format: CD, Maxi-Single/ Country: Europe
Tracklisting: 1 Wop The Groove (3:06) Featuring - Rowetta 2 Wop The Groove (Instrumental) (3:06) 3 The Dixons D90 Series (2:37) 4 The Dixons D90 Series (Instrumental) (2:48)
Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time (USA promo-advance packaging) ***was NOT commercially available in this format*** When I Was Born for the 7th Time is a remarkable leap forward for Cornershop, the place where the group blends all of their diverse influences into a seamless whole. Cornershop uses Indian music as a foundation, finding its droning repetition similar to the trancier elements of electronica, the cut-and-paste collages of hip-hop, and the skeletal melodicism of indie pop. Tying all of these strands together, the band creates a multicultural music that is utterly modern; it is conscious of its heritage, but instead of being enslaved to tradition, it pushes into the future and finds a common ground between different cultures and musics. Like Woman's Gotta Have It, large portions of When I Was Born for the 7th Time are devoted to hypnotic instrumentals, but the music here is funkier and fully realized. Cornershop hits an appealing compromise between detailed arrangements and lo-fi technology. There may be cheap keyboards and drum machines scattered throughout the album, but they are used as sonic texturing, similar to the turntables, synthesizers, samplers, sitars, and guitars that drive the instrumentals punctuating the full-fledged songs. When it chooses, Cornershop can write hooky, immediate pop songs -- "Sleep on the Left Side" and "Brimful of Asha" are wonderful pop singles, and "Good to Be on the Road Back Home" is an impressive, country-tinged tale -- but what makes When I Was Born for the 7th Time such a rich, intoxicating listen is that it balances these melodic tendencies with deceptively complex arrangements, chants, drones, electronic instrumentals, and funky rhythms, resulting in an album that becomes better with each listen. Label: Warner Bros. Records Catalog#: none Format: CD, Album, Promo Country: US Released: 1997
Tracklist 1 Sleep On The Left Side 4:06 2 Brimful Of Asha 5:17 3 Butter The Soul 3:19 4 Chocolat 1:24 5 We're In Yr Corner 5:47 6 Funky Days Are Back Again 3:41 7 What Is Happening? 2:15 8 When The Light Appears Boy 2:41 9 Coming Up 1:03 10 Good Sh*t 4:41 11 Good To Be On The Road Back Home Again 5:45 12 It's Indian Tobacco My Friend 4:51 13 Candyman 3:49 14 State Troopers 3:07 15 Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) 2:28
"HANDCREAM FOR A GENERATION" 2002/ 12-tracks/ V2 First things first -- this is hardly the song-intensive, globe-tripping platter When I Was Born for the 7th Time was. Handcream for a Generation is a record that finds its tone and grooves, even as it segues from post-Beck sonic collages to boogie rock to endless jams. No matter how they dabble in different styles, it never affects the foundation, it's just highlights. Strangely enough, for all the dance, techno, and hip-hop here -- all the club-culture clashes careening off the tracks (they obviously learned from their 2000 detour side project, Clinton) -- Handcream's predominant spirit is that of post-Brit-pop, hard-boogieing trad rock. Tjinder Singh publicly derided this sound in 1997, but his subsequent friendship with Noel Gallagher must have affected him on a deep level, since Noel not only lays down guitar on the 14-minute psych epic "Spectral Mornings," he hauls out former Oasis bassist Paul McGuigan for "Lessons Learned From Rocky I to Rocky III"; adopts Gallagher's guitar sound throughout the record; and winds up with a record that is hipper, looser, and funkier than Be Here Now, but weirdly reminiscent of it all the same. Perhaps this is what happens when British bands stretch into contemporary psychedelia, mixing all the past into the present -- they wind up with a record that is pretty entertaining in how it flits from sound to style, all with a sly wink and loving, exacting replication of production techniques, all married to beats that are surely contemporary, but contemporary club beats are often built on the past anyway, giving the whole thing a weird but appealing out-of-phase feel. This all flows well and is quite a good piece of mood music, yet there's no hiding that for all their political stances and past reputation, Cornershop doesn't really have all that much to say this time around, nor have they delivered more than a handful of songs to have all this stick. Sure, moments bubble up from the sleek, stylized surface, such as "Lessons," but for as infectious as that song is, it's really about nothing, as evidenced by its chorus of "the overgrown super-sh*t," which means jack-sh*t. Since 7th Time not only had consistency of sound, it reached further and delivered fully formed songs, it's hard not to be disappointed by the linear, surface-slick nature of Handcream, but, hey -- it sounds good, it boogies, it's good for a night on the town -- and sometimes, that's enough. 1 Listen Now! Heavy Soup Singh 3:22 AMG Pick 2 Listen Now! Staging the Plaguing of the Raised Platform Singh 4:35 3 Listen Now! Music Plus 1 Singh 4:46 AMG Pick 4 Listen Now! Lessons Learned From Rocky I to Rocky III Singh 4:24 5 Listen Now! Wogs Will Walk Singh 4:53 6 Listen Now! Motion the 11 Singh 5:45 7 Listen Now! People Power Singh 3:54 8 Listen Now! Sounds Super Recordings Singh 1:30 AMG Pick 9 Listen Now! The London Radar Singh 4:07 10 Listen Now! Spectral Mornings Singh 14:24 11 Listen Now! Slip the Drummer One Singh 3:41 12 Listen Now! Heavy Soup (Outro) Singh 2:12 13 Listen Now! 3:17
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