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Speedometer Again and Again
Speedometer - Again & Again
(12") Freestyle Records FSR090, 2010-09-20

Speedometer, one of the most successful UK funk & soul bands of the last decade, attain the next level of their musical ascendancy with the release of this amazing new 12 inch single (and digital download). Again & Again is taken from the forthcoming new album The Shakedown (FSRCD/LP082) which marks a step change in the groups sound and style, featuring more vocal led songs, a wider musical horizon, and the vocals of regular singer Ria Currie and guests Myles Sanko, Natasha Watts and the living legend Martha High! It's the golden tonsils of Natasha Watts that leads the proceedings on Again & Again, which is a dance floor focused release, which not only offers up the album version of this quite stunning track, but also is your only chance to own the fantastic DJ Format remixes that grace this stunning collection of 21st century funky soul!

Speedometer Again and Again
Speedometer - Again & Again
(12") Freestyle Records FSR090, 2010-09-20



Tracklisting :
A1. Again & Again (album Version)
A2. Again & Again (flute Version)
B1. Again & Again (DJ Format Mix)
B2. Again & Again (DJ Format Instrumental)

Links :
speedometer-funk.co.uk
myspace.com/speedometeruk
myspace.com/djformatmyspace
freestylerecords.co.uk
myspace.com/freestylerecordsuk
soundcloud.com/freestyle-records
facebook.com/group.php?gid=2397625339
facebook.com/pages/Freestyle-Records/126130671970
Distribution : kudosrecords.co.uk

Press Release :
Speedometer
, one of the most successful UK funk & soul bands of the last decade, attain the next level of their musical ascendancy with the release of this amazing new 12 inch single (and digital download)

Again & Again is taken from the forthcoming new album The Shakedown (FSRCD/LP082) which marks a step change in the groups sound and style, featuring more vocal led songs, a wider musical horizon, and the vocals of regular singer Ria Currie and guests Myles Sanko, Natasha Watts and the living legend Martha High!

It's the golden tonsils of Natasha Watts that leads the proceedings on Again & Again, which is a dance floor focused release, which not only offers up the album version of this quite stunning track, but also is your only chance to own the fantastic DJ Format remixes that grace this stunning collection of 21st century funky soul!

Biography :
The UK's premier funk band started out as a quartet gigging in small clubs in the Southeast of England in 1999, playing classic funk tunes by artists such as The Meters and The JB's. The band soon expanded, adding the now renowned horn section (The Rev Horns) and vocalists (The Speedettes) in 2001, which has enabled them to deliver the powerhouse deep funk sound they're known for today.

In 2000, the first single was released "Soul Safari" on Soul Fire Records and soon followed several other releases by other labels. Each of the limited run 45 singles sold out to a rapidly growing funk audience.
Three years later the band joined forces with Blow it Hard Records to record the first Speedometer LP. THIS IS SPEEDOMETER (VOL.I) which blended their love of heavy deep funk with Soul and fused this with Latin grooves that gave the eagerly awaiting funk fans and DJ's one of the best new authentic funk albums since the 1970's.

2005 saw the follow up album "THIS IS SPEEDOMETER (VOL. 2)".This second volume proved the bands credentials in delivering unrivalled heavyweight funk grooves and super-soul vocals from soul diva Ria Currie and the Speedettes. The funky re-work of Beyonce’s “Work it out” has been one of the most successful new funk 45’s to date and in the top 10 of most funk/soul DJ’s around the globe. The album also led them to Japan for a fantastic sellout tour playing 8 shows in Nagoya & Osaka. Check out 'Speedometer live in Japan' video on u tube. Just type Speedometer funk into the search box.

2006 saw Freestyle Records in the UK release Diggin Deeper, a compilation of all of Speedometer’s early 7" 45 releases in one place on CD for the very first time. It also saw them back in Big Noise Studios to start laying tracks for the next album 4 Flights Up realeased in 2007 on Freestyle Records. Over the years, Speedometer has worked with many of the US funk legends including Sir Joe Quarterman, Eddie Bo, Marva Whitney, Sharon Jones, James Bell (The Highlighters), Lee Fields, Billy Wooten and Robert Moore. All the artists were blown away by 's authenticity to the original soul-funk sound. The 2007 album Four Flights Up is widely regarded as one of the best funk albums of the last 10 years. The band released a live album in March 2009, Soul Grooving and started recording their 5th studio album in summer 2009 for release in september 2010. This new album The Shakedown features contributions from Myles Sanko, DJ Format, Snowboy, The Root Source, Natasha Watts, and James Brown's co-vocalist Miss Martha High.
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