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Swamp Children| So Hot + Singles

CD release of the rare 1982 album by Factory avant-funk band Swamp Children, who later mutated into the acclaimed latin jazz outfit Kalima. Swamp Children formed in Manchester in 1980, around core members Ann Quigley (vocals), Tony Quigley (sax and bass), John Kirkham (guitar), Ceri Evans (keyboards and bass), Cliff Saffer (sax) and Martin Moscrop (drums). Although their close association with fellow avant-funksters A Certain Ratio lead many to assume that Swamp Children were merely an ACR splinter group, Swamp Children always pursued a more latin, bossa nova and jazz tinged agenda, and were a totally separate affair. So Hot was originally released by Factory and Factory Benelux in October 1982, and now appears on CD for the very first time. Standout tracks include Samba Zippy, El Figaro and Secret Whispers. Indeed the album received the lofty accolade of 'one of the best albums of the year' from Melody Maker and a 5 Star rating in the Virgin Rock Yearbook for 1982! The six bonus tracks include both their earlier 12" eps: Little Voices was produced by ACR frontman Simon Topping at Cabaret Voltaire's famed Western Works studio in March 1981, while the Taste What's Rhythm ep (recorded March 1982) includes You've Got Me Beat and the super-slinky Softly Saying Goodbye.

| tracklist
01 Samba Zippy (Pt.1)
02 El Figaro
03 Tender Game
04 Magic
05 Sunny Weather
06 Samba Zippy (Pt.2)
07 No Sunshine
08 Spark The Flame
09 Secret Whispers
10 Taste What's Rhythm
11 You've Got Me Beat
12 Softly Saying Goodbye
13 Call Me Honey
14 Boy
15 Little Voices

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