- Release Date 2011-05-16
- Label One-Handed Music
- Catalog HAND12009D
Dead of Night mines the symbolism of The Beatles - outwardly chirpy Blackbird while his own Bakiraq (like Burt, the songwriter) resembles a soul classic pieced together from fragments around the flickering light of a fire.
On the b-side Biddies is prepared for the dancefloor by a version from the team behind Vancouver - outstanding Truth Is Light edit label. Their first official remix is typically respectful and perfectly judged.
There's a sense of spontaneity at the heart of Mo Kolours' music and much of the music he loves: Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, King Tubby and many more. Like the best records, the result is so much more than just the sum of its influences: it's a new feeling which breathes fresh life into the past and keeps its eyes set firmly on the future.