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Saun and Starr - New 45 and Album - Daptone

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Saun and Starr - New 45 and Album - Daptone magazine cover

After knocking us out in 2014 with their debut 'Hot Spot' single (revisit) , Daptone duo Saun and Starr are back on the front foot with news of an upcoming 45 and debut album lined up for release here in 2015.

May 19th being the day.





The 45 a side is titled 'Look Closer (Can’t You See The Signs?)' backed with 'Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah, Blah Blah Blah' and you can hear clips of both sides via the links below and/or direct via the shop page


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Album Blurb:


Following the 2014 breakout single, "Hot Shot," the biggest selling Daptone 45 ever, longtime Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings backing singers Saundra Williams and Starr Duncan Lowe are set to release their debut full-length album, Look Closer, out May 19th.


Recorded with The Dap-Kings, the highly anticipated album was produced by Daptone's Gabriel Roth and recorded at Daptone Records’ House of Soul studio in Bushwick, Brooklyn in 2014.





Look Closer track listing:

01 Look Closer (Can’t You See The Signs?)

02 Hot Shot

03 Gonna Make Time

04 Sunshine (You’re Blowin’ My Cool)

05 If Only

06 Another Love Like Mine

07 Big Wheel

08 Your Face Before My Eyes

09 Dear Mr. Teddy

10 In The Night

11 Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah Blah


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REALLY looking forward to Saun & Starr's debut album this month (19th May I believe) and both sides of the "Look Closer" 45 have been getting played loads recently. Great official video here just out to promote the title track and album release :thumbsup:


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dont discount the b side too, ignore the daft title,

You must be talking about Dear Mr Teddy? Been playing it to death!

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The CD is absolutely fantastic. The drum sound Dap Tone get is better than anyone has managed since the mid seventies and the songs are also nearly all well above average' as evidenced by "Mr Teddy" above. Such a smart composition. "If only" is magnificent. 

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