Fritz Kalkbrenner | Ruby Lee
|Tracks||A1. 74 Version - Ruby Lee - Original Mix|
|B1. 74 Version - Ruby Lee - Instrumental Mix
Vinyl - 30th Mar 2012
Unknown - We will find out!
Independent Berlin-based record label, Suol - founded by Chopstick & Johnjon - dropped the Suol Mates mix compilation earlier in March. Now Fritz Kalkbrenner kickstarts the EP series with a 7" of Ruby Lee, one of the fantastic tracks on the mix compilation.
A1: Ruby Lee - Fritz Kalkbrenner treats us to a lush reworking of one of my favourite classics from Bill Withers. With freshly recorded vocals and elegantly worked production, this track is a true beauty. A modern take of a Soul - or should that be Suol - classic. Perfect track for the summer parties.
B1: On the flip side of this fine piece of plastic, we are truly blessed to find the instrumental version of Ruby Lee. Hearing the track without the vocals, you really get to appreciate the work that's gone into the production and soak up the lovely Rhodes, strings and fantastic baseline. Fritz has truly nailed this one!
With only 500 copies of this 7" winner, this is definitely Hot Plastic. Play it and see for yourself.
Words by Jon Reynolds