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71-track deluxe 5CD box set containing expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up'. Also includes 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. Plus 31 tracks previously unreleased on CD plus an additional two tracks previously unreleased on any format. With a fully illustrated 20-page booklet containing brand new sleeve notes by Record Collector and MOJO's Lois Wilson including quotes from the interview that she did with Richard Hewson in April 2022. The first of two comprehensive 5CD box sets covering the recordings of the Rah Band. 'Messages From The Stars - The Rah Band Story Volume 1' covers the period 1977-1984 and contains expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up' plus 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. The Rah Band was formed by Richard Anthony Hewson (RAH) in 1977, and launched with 'The Crunch', a strange compelling instrumental which was a mixture of glam stomp, space age jazz and futuristic pop that was recorded DIY style in his bedroom. The single reached No. 6 in the UK singles chart and launched a career that has spanned 25 studio and compilation albums and over 40 singles, enjoying chart and sales success in both the UK and a number of overseas territories. Richard Hewson is still recording today and this collection of his recordings covering the period 1977-1984 maps his illustrious beginnings and reveal a singular talent able to filter jazz and jazz funk through pop to both creative and commercial effect.
71-track deluxe 5CD box set containing expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up'. Also includes 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. Plus 31 tracks previously unreleased on CD plus an additional two tracks previously unreleased on any format. With a fully illustrated 20-page booklet containing brand new sleeve notes by Record Collector and MOJO's Lois Wilson including quotes from the interview that she did with Richard Hewson in April 2022. The first of two comprehensive 5CD box sets covering the recordings of the Rah Band. 'Messages From The Stars - The Rah Band Story Volume 1' covers the period 1977-1984 and contains expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up' plus 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. The Rah Band was formed by Richard Anthony Hewson (RAH) in 1977, and launched with 'The Crunch', a strange compelling instrumental which was a mixture of glam stomp, space age jazz and futuristic pop that was recorded DIY style in his bedroom. The single reached No. 6 in the UK singles chart and launched a career that has spanned 25 studio and compilation albums and over 40 singles, enjoying chart and sales success in both the UK and a number of overseas territories. Richard Hewson is still recording today and this collection of his recordings covering the period 1977-1984 maps his illustrious beginnings and reveal a singular talent able to filter jazz and jazz funk through pop to both creative and commercial effect.
5013929446007

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Format: CD
Label: CHERRY POP
Rel. Date: 10/21/2022
UPC: 5013929446007

Messages From The Stars: The Rah Band Story Vol 1
Artist: Rah Band
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. The Crunch
2. Electric Fling
3. Concrete
4. Is Anybody There?
5. Beyond
6. Spacerace
7. Turkey Roll
8. Vampire Vamp
9. Woogie Boogie
10. The Crunch (Reprise)
11. . Jiggery Pokery
12. Porridge
13. The Crunch (Part 2)
14. Tokyo Flyer (7" Version)
15. Tokyo Flyer (Instrumental Version)
16. Falcon (Original 12" Mix)
17. Falcon 2
18. Falcon
19. Downside Up
20. Dream on
21. Slide
22. Blue Horizon Drifter
23. Dancing on the Moon
24. Ride
25. Slide (12" Mix)
26. Drat That Cat (7" Mix)
27. Drat That Cat (12" Mix)
28. Downside Up (7" Mix)
29. Riding on a Fantasy (Instrumental Mix)
30. Ride (7" Edit)
31. Messages from the Stars
32. Roll Me Down to Rio
33. Perfumed Garden (With Scented Strings)
34. Hunger for Your Jungle Love '83
35. Sam the Samba Man
36. Winter Love
37. Tears and Rain
38. Two Bodies
39. Party Games
40. Riding on a Fantasy
41. Perfumed Garden (Original 12" Mix)
42. Riding on a Fantasy (7" Single Vocal Mix)
43. Rock Me Down to Rio (1981 Single Mix)
44. Messages from the Stars (Short Wave Mix)
45. Perfumed Garden (7" Single Mix)
46. Messages from the Stars (Long Wave 12" Mix)
47. Tears ; Rain (12" Mix)
48. Riding on a Fantasy (12" Vocal Mix)
49. Rock Me Down to Rio (1981 12" Mix)
50. Sam the Samba Man (1983 12" Mix)
51. Tears ; Rain (7" Single Mix)
52. Hunger for Your Jungle Love (7" Single Mix)
53. Party Games (12" Mix)
54. Sam the Samba Man (Hip Hop Music)
55. Messages from the Stars (Astro Mix)
56. Funk Me Down to Rio '82 (12" Mix)
57. Sam the Samba Man (Scratch Me If You Can)
58. Funky Tokyo! (7" Mix)
59. Funk Me Down to Rio '82 (7" Mix)
60. Funky Tokyo! (12" Mix)
61. Rising Star (12" Mix)
62. Winter Love '84 (12" Mix)
63. Rising Star (Cosmix)
64. Winter Love '84 (7" Mix)
65. Dream Street (7" Mix)
66. Rising Star (Remix Edit)
67. Dream Street (Original 12" Mix)
68. Sam the Samba Man '84 (Summer Samba 12" Mix)
69. Sam the Samba Man '84 (Summer Samba 7" Mix)
70. Dream Street (Street Mix)*
71. Perfume Garden (Remix)

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71-track deluxe 5CD box set containing expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up'. Also includes 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. Plus 31 tracks previously unreleased on CD plus an additional two tracks previously unreleased on any format. With a fully illustrated 20-page booklet containing brand new sleeve notes by Record Collector and MOJO's Lois Wilson including quotes from the interview that she did with Richard Hewson in April 2022. The first of two comprehensive 5CD box sets covering the recordings of the Rah Band. 'Messages From The Stars - The Rah Band Story Volume 1' covers the period 1977-1984 and contains expanded versions of the albums 'The Crunch & Beyond', 'Rah Band' and 'Going Up' plus 2CDs of additional 12" mixes, 7" mixes and remixes. The Rah Band was formed by Richard Anthony Hewson (RAH) in 1977, and launched with 'The Crunch', a strange compelling instrumental which was a mixture of glam stomp, space age jazz and futuristic pop that was recorded DIY style in his bedroom. The single reached No. 6 in the UK singles chart and launched a career that has spanned 25 studio and compilation albums and over 40 singles, enjoying chart and sales success in both the UK and a number of overseas territories. Richard Hewson is still recording today and this collection of his recordings covering the period 1977-1984 maps his illustrious beginnings and reveal a singular talent able to filter jazz and jazz funk through pop to both creative and commercial effect.
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