Release Date: 30th September 2016
On was released 10 years ago. It features the hit single On and On and Moisture which was licensed for Xavier Dolans acclaimed movie Laurence Anyways. The release comes in a Delux edition and it features all the remixes, Dubs and extra Versions that came out on various formats when it was originally released.
The album was Robi’s second Full featured Album as Headman and it featured many Artists like Stephen Dewaele from Soulwax/2many Djs, Anthony from Radio 4, Mattie Safer from The Rapture and Tara from It Rough fame and many others. Remixes are by Trevor Jackson’s Playgroup and Mustapha 3000 (Erol Alkan).
The Album contains 11 tracks with influences from new wave, post punk, early house and electronica. The first track on the album features vocals with Anthony Roman from Radio 4. The Band was strongly inspired by the early NY underground and Post-Punk sounds. Track number 2 Roh was with vocals by Stephen Dewaele, the backing track is like a proto-house track with dummachines and synths. Next is On and On with Tara from It Rough fame. So Now! was an instrumental version that was first released together with So Then! on 12“ Vinyl. Robi added vocals himself for Do You Feel. Moisture wich was featured in the coming out scene in Laurnce Anyways Movie is next with Vocals by Luca Santucci. Freedom Drums was another Headman Instrumental. Matties Safer from The Rapture contributed on Balearica and next up is Upstart. Track No 10 is a cover by the NYC underground band Marilyn and the Moviestars which Robi was always a big fan of.The reprise was with vocals by Ed Laliq and the Bonus track came out of an London afternoon session and ended with vocals by Ben Rymer and Erol added some backings too.
The Bonus tracks are Remixes and version that came out on 12“ and other formats. So Then! was the B side of So Now!. Then comes Rong Hands Dub. Trevor Jackson remixed Roh as Playgroup. One versions with Vocals by Stephen Dewaele and one as a Love Dub. Erol’s Mustapha 3000 version of Moisture is next! Robi Did a Club version which was used in Xavier Dolans movie and he also did a Dub of Moisture. The last Bonus versions are edits and the last track is Deah that was only released on Vinyl and on a very limited edit 12“ on Relish.
1. Suspect feat. Anthony Roman
2. Roh feat. Stephen Dewaele
3. On And On feat. Tara
4. So Now
5. Do U Feel
6. Moisture feat. Lica Santucci
7. Freedom Drums
8. Balearica feat. Matt Safer
10. So Disgraceful
11. Rong Hands feat. Ed Laliq
12. Everybody feat. Ben Rymer & Erol Alkan
13. So Then! [Bonus Track]
14. Rong Hands Dub [Bonus Track]
15. Roh (Playgroup Remix) [Bonus Track]
16. Roh (Playgroup Love Dub) [Bonus Track]
17. Moisture (Daredevil’s My Middle Name Mustapha 3000 Remix) [Bonus Track]
18. Moisture (Headman Club Version) [Bonus Track]
19. Moisture (Headman Club Dub) [Bonus Track]
20. Roh (Playgroup Remix Edit) [Bonus Track]
21. Roh (Radio Edit) [Bonus Track]
22. Deah [Bonus Track]