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Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Love Like This / Dog Was A Doughnut

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Long time multi instrumentalist and band leader Bjorn Wagner spend a few months in Trinidad & Tobago where he became fascinated with steel drums. After he became proficient on the pans Bjorn had his own instrument built from a used oil barrel by legendary pan man Louis C Smith. Upon returning home to Germany, Bjorn set out to blend the tropical steel into his sharply hone funk, soul and hip hop sensibilities. The outcome is an updated take on a classic format, a truly unique sound, the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band sound.
This latest 7″ single is a super funky take on Faith Evans rnb pop hit “Love Like This” backed with a cover of Cat Stevens electro pioneering tune “Dog Was A Doughnut”. Perfect for the dancefloor and for home listening. Buy the single now from Big Crown records now.
The single precedes the bands debut full length album “55” out on May 6th. The album features cover versions of artists as diverse as 50 Cent, John Holt and Dennis Coffey as well as the bands own original material. But more on that to come soon…

 

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