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TAPE FIVE - TONIGHT JOSEPHINE! label CHIN CHIN RECORDS

 

1. Introduction: Back in Time
2. A Cool Cat in Town
3. Bad Boy Good Man
4. Pantaloons
5. Dixie Biscuits
6. Madame Coquette
7. Far Far Away (Charles Tone Mix)
8. Intermezzo: Speakeasy
9. The Flappers Delight
10. Birds like it
11. Pousse l´Amour
12. The Smurf (Tape Five Remix)
13. The Sky is not the Limit
14. Alcazar

Driving Electro-Swing action with “Oscar feeling” conversations of clarinet
and trumpet inspired by Louis Armstrong, Gene Krupa, Josephine Baker
and Benny Goodman.
The 3rd album from TAPE FIVE “Tonight Josephine!” is another Retro-
Homage to various facets from the 20th Century bar-music.

Like old songs with a new style - à la - “Far Far Away”. Even new styles as
we call it “Charleston House” like “Bad Boy Good Man” and “Madame
Coquette”. To an intoxicating “Dixie Biscuit”, a hint of the earlier “Disco
Biscuit”, “Flapper Girls” (THE personification of the 1920ies style) serve a
“Pousse l´Amour”, an aphrodisiac cocktail, as the amorous gentleman
used to order for his lady companions!
The 2nd half of the album leads further back into the present, bringing
some jazzy-relaxed sounds with London’s “fine up-and-coming jazz singer”
(BBC’s) Iain Mackenzie, as “The Sky is not the Limit”!
And the remix of the 80ies Break-dance Beat “The Smurf” in a – let’s call
it: Funky Big band style. TAPE FIVE’s musical cosmos won’t fit in just one
pigeon hole…
Happy Ending:
Be seduced by a hypnotic balkan-clarinet and chill-out in a tent under the
stars at “Alcazar”. And we’ll serve you up a special herbal tea.
“Tonight Josephine!” – our journey takes a break there…