Thursday, 4 July 2013
Yargo were a mid-to-late 80s Manchester band who mixed up soul, reggae, funk and general late nightness to a largely indifferent public although when playing live in and around Manchester they often blew the roof off. Singer Basil Clarke has just released this song. I have no idea what he's been doing between Yargo splitting up 20 years ago and today but this single is rather fine in a moody, Massive Attack way, wandering around Manchester's streets in the rain.
Yargo put out an album called Bodybeat (which I think I've posted a song from before). I've also got this single on 12", featuring the vocals of Zoe Griffin and a very 1988 Justin Robertson remix. Apologies for the lowish quality of the rip- it's not the greatest vinyl pressing in the world, more like a flexidisc than actual vinyl and hasn't worn very well despite being played rarely.
The Love Revolution (Justin Robertson's Scream Team Remix)