Various Artists- Zevolution: ZE Records Re-Edited

October 16, 2000

For the album, Strut also commissioned a fresh batch of versions, many transforming seminal ZE tracks which have previously been tricky to play in clubs. Richard Sen sews together brilliantly the two parts of James White’s fidgety ‘Almost Black, Italian DJ team The Barking Dogs create a tracky beast from Arto Lindsay’s beatless ZE experiment ‘Pini Pini and Luke Howard and Felix Dickinson from Horse Meat Disco create the best club version yet of Aural Exciters’ ‘Spooks In Space. For the ‘heads’, there are ultra-rare tracks too – Fat Camp resurrect a David Gamson track ‘No Turn On Red’, previously only available on an NME cover mount cassette. ZEVOLUTION features cover artwork based on the original ZE Records 12“ house bag design. Package contains an extensive booklet including an introduction by re-edit king Greg Wilson and sleeve notes by Bill Brewster of DJ History.

1. Kid Creole & The Coconuts – I’m Corrupt (Idjut Boys Edit)
2. Gichy Dan’s Beachwood No. 9 – Cowboys & Gangsters (Social Disco Club Edit)
3. Gichy Dan’s Beachwood No. 9 – On A Day Like Today (Todd Terje ‘Friendly Children’ Edit)
4. David Gamson – No Turn On Red (Fat Camp version)
5. Material with Nona Hendryx – Bustin’ Out (Rub & Tug Edit)
6. Aural Exciters – Spooks In Space (Luke Howard & Felix Dickinson Edit)
7. James White & The Blacks – Contort Yourself (Twitch-Optimo mix)
8. Was (Not Was) – Tell Me That I’m Dreaming (Greg Wilson ZE-Edit)
9. James White & The Blacks – Almost Black (Richard Sen’s Padded Cell Edit)
10. Garcons – Encore L’Amore (Leo Zero Edit)
11. Don Armando’s Seventh Avenue Rhumba Band – I’m An Indian Too (Pilooski mix)
12. Kid Creole & The Coconuts – Annie I’m Not Your Daddy (Soul Mekanik ‘Bounty Girls’ Edit)

Spooks In Space (Luke Howard & Felix Dickinson Filthy & Foolish Edit)

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