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On May 21, 1990.

On May 21, 1990, “Virgin” label released “Vol. II: 1990 – A New Decade”, the second Soul II Soul studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Jazzie B. and Nellee Hooper.

Personnel:

  • Jazzie B- musical director, vocals, mixing
  • Marcia Lewis, Lamya Hafidh Sultan Al-Mugheiry, Kym Mazelle, Pinise Sula, Sonti Mndebele, Nomsa Caluza, Bambi Fazakerley, Victoria Wilson-James, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite – vocals
  • Philip “Daddae” Harvey – vocals, guitars, percussion
  • Courtney Pine- saxophone
  • Michael McEvoy- piano, keyboards
  • Nellee Hooper – mixing
  • Tony “Dobie” Campbell – assistant producer
  • Howard Bernstein- engineer

Track listing:

  1. Get a Life – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  2. Love Come Through – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Michael McEvoy, Lamya Almugheira
  3. People – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  4. Missing You – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Simon Law, Kym Mazelle
  5. Courtney Blows – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  6. 1990 A New Decade – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Tony Campbell
  7. A Dream’s a Dream – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Simon Law
  8. Time (Untitled) – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  9. In the Heat of the Night – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne
  10. Our Time Has Now Come – Trevor Beresford Romeo, Hayden Maclaren Browne, Tony Campbell

 

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On April 10, 1989.

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On April 10, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Club Classics Vol. One”, the debut Soul II Soul album. It was recorded 1988 – 1989, and was produced by Jazzie B. and Nellee Hooper. The album was certified 3 x Platinum by the “British Phonographic Industry”, and 2 x Platinum by the “RIAA” for sales in US. In 2004,  “Q”  magazine  ranked Club Classics Vol. One at number 28 in its list of the “50 Greatest British Albums Ever”. In 2012, “Slant Magazine”, ranked the album at number 100 on its list of “Best Albums of the 1980s”.

Track listing:

  1. Keep on Movin’ – Trevor Baresford Romes
  2. Fairplay – Trevor Baresford Romeo, Nellee Hooper, Rose Windrows
  3. Holdin’ On – Trevor Baresford Romes, Simon Law
  4. Feeling Free (Live Rap) – Trevor Baresford Romes
  5. African Dance – Trevor Baresford Romes, Simon Law
  6. Dance – Trevor Baresford Romes, Simon Law
  7. Feel Free – Trevor Baresford Romes, Nellee Hooper
  8. Happiness (Dub) – Trevor Baresford Romes, Nellee Hooper
  9. Back to Life (Accapella) – Trevor Baresford Romes
  10. Jazzie’s Groove – Trevor Baresford Romes, Nellee Hooper