nlightening collection is an indispensable window on a rarely celebrated scene” – The Arts Desk) here is a truly exotic mix of soul R&B doo wop and atmospheric instrumentals.
This is Croydon Municipal’s third retrospective of the Popcorn scene that has run parallel to Northern Soul since its inception in Europe in 1969. It’s a delicious and unique blend of sounds from the US, France, Italy based around a moody, shuffling cha cha beat that has recently developed an international following on the mod and soul scenes.
• Most tracks available for the first time on CD
• Gorgeous artwork
• Thorough sleevenotes by Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley
• In demand mod, soul and 60s club favourites
• Along with a glass of brandy, the perfect accompaniment for a Spring evening in.