KIKI GYAN | 24 Hours In A Disco 1978-82

KIKI GYAN

24 hours in a disco 1978-82


Label: Soundway
Cat No: SNDWLP047

Status: PRESALE

12" afro disco double funk Re-stocks reissue repress soul


"TRACKLIST

01. KIKI GYAN | Disco Dancer
02. KIKI GYAN | Hours In A Disco
03. KIKI GYAN | Keep On Dancing
04. K G BAND | Loving You
05. THE TWINS | Pretty Pretty Girls
06. KIKI GYAN | Sexy Dancer
07. K G BAND | Disco Train

RELEASE NOTES

Out on his own, he produced a series of highly ambitious disco records aimed at positioning him as an international star, but weighed down by the excesses of the era, Gyan saw his meteoric rise matched by an equally swift fall back into obscurity. Soundway Records now collects the best of Gyan's work as a frontman and solo artist, featuring an array of electrifying disco grooves that still sound contemporary (and in some cases futuristic) decades after their initial release. Tip!

Hailed as Africa's answer to Stevie Wonder, Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Kiki Gyan was a musical wunderkind who by 1975 had risen from the lowly status of high school dropout to being ranked eighth in a poll of the greatest keyboardists in the world (occupying the rarefied air of the top ten with heavyweights like Steve Winwood, Billy Preston, and Stevie Wonder) as well as becoming an in-demand session player in the top recording studios of London - all before his twenty-first birthday."