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Friday, January 24, 2020

Venus Gang - Galactic Soul 1978 Complete Lp



*  Another huge cosmic disco act, the ‘follower’ of  HERMAN’S ROCKET (1977); arranged by Bernard Torelli, produced by Patrick Barbero and Jean-Pierre Massiera. The band is: JPM, Bernard Torelli, Patrick Barbero, Jessy Joyce, Micky Figliolini and probably Bob (Robert) Damiano (who released with JPM 3 singles in 1975-76 (as BOB'ART and BOB CANNETON)). Patrick Barbero also took part in Massiera's ANNE-MARIE GOMEZ (1977), MARC-DAVID HAMMER (1977), HERMAN'S ROCKET (1977), HUMAN EGG (1978), LA FAMIGLIA (1978), PAUL AND VIRGINIA (1978), BRASA BRAZIL & HELENA (1979). ‘Cosmic Daddy’ is reworked version of ‘Space Woman’ from HERMAN’S ROCKET. ‘Telstar’ is cover of Joe Meek & ‘Tornados’ hit from 1962. The ‘Musicon’ label release has extra (the first) track ‘Dies Irae (Disco Version)’ and different order of other tracks. The track ‘Dies Irae’ also appears in different versions on other JPM’s acts (VISITORS LP,  1974; BARBED WIRE single, 1980; CANNES’87 single, 1987). Massiera’s role: producer, co-writer, co-engineer (with B. Belan).

*  Link Updated : 24/01/2020

Tracklist :

A1   Cosmic Daddy
A2   Space Inferno
A3   Take Me Back To My Planet
A4   Telstar

B1   Love To Fly
B2   Dies Irae (Ecclesiastic Disco)
B3   Evil Times

Arranged By – Bernard Torelli
Engineer – J.P. Massiera
Engineer, Mixed By – B. Belan
Photography By – Top Photo
Producer – J.P. Massiera, Patrick Barbero
Supervised By – P. Garbellini, B. Damiano
Written-By – B. Torelli (tracks: A1, A2), J.P. Massiera (tracks: A2, A3, B1, B3), P. Barbero(tracks: A1, B1), B. Damiano (tracks: B2, B3)

Style : Electronic Disco

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