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Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music (1968)

Sly and the Family Stone Dance To The Music
Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music
(LP/CD) Epic, 1968-04

Ça y est. Le mix de rock, jazz, blues et de soul prend. Personne n'a encore entendu ÇA. L'année d'après, à Woodstock, Sly & the Family Stone vont retourner le public. On parlera de 'plus grande performance de tous les temps'. Parce qu'on a jamais vu ÇA. Dance to the music représente le début du réel succès commercial de Sly & the Family Stone. La chanson-titre rentrera dans le top ten R&B, mais on peut encore faire des reproches à ce disque: même s'il est beaucoup plus abouti, beaucoup plus funk et plus psyché que Life ou A whole new thing, il est quand même plus pop que ce qui va suivre, l'explosion psychédélique de Stand, premier véritable chef d'oeuvre. Cela dit, si vous avez les moyens, n'hésitez pas, prenez la totale. Il y a cent fois plus de talent là-dedans que dans 100% de la soupe indigeste "air-end-bi" (par exemple) actuelle...
Note music to dance to : 4/5 (originaly published in the mid-90s on

Sly and the Family Stone Dance To The Music
Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music
(LP/CD) Epic, 1968-04

Tracklisting :
A1. Dance To The Music 3:00
A2. Higher 2:49
A3. I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real) 4:26
A4. Dance To The Medley : Music Is Alive / Dance In / Music Lover 12:12
B1. Ride The Rhythm 2:48
B2. Color Me True 3:10
B3. Are You Ready 2:50
B4. Don't Burn Baby 3:14
B5. I'll Never Fall In Love Again 3:25

2007 CD limited edition reissue bonus tracks :
10. Dance To The Music (mono single version)
11. Higher (mono single version)
12. Soul Clappin'
13. We Love All (previously unreleased)
14. I Can't Turn You Loose (previously unreleased)
15. Never Do Your Woman Wrong (previously unreleased instrumental)

Links :
Sly Stone : official | facebook | myspace | twitter | wikipedia


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