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The Secret Life Of Us

Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (16 July 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Z Records
  • ASIN: B00888RF7W
  • Other Editions: Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 71,243 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. In The Thick of It - Joey Negro and The Sunburst Band
2. Why Wait for Tomorrow - Joey Negro and The Sunburst Band
3. My Way - Joey Negro and The Sunburst Band
4. Jazz The DMX - Joey Negro and The Sunburst Band
Disc: 2
1. Easy Come, Easy Go
2. Where The Lights Meet The Music
3. The Secret Life of Us
4. Caught In The Moment
Disc: 3
1. Opus De Soul
2. Trust Me
3. Educated Funk
4. Take It To The Top
Disc: 4
1. Taste The Groove
2. Definition of Luv
3. Love One Another

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Product Description

Joey Negro & The Sunburst Band serve up a brand new album of ragbag delights from the funkier genres taking in boogie, disco, funk and jazz to Go Go and down tempo. Legendary UK electronic producer and DJ Dave Lee, aka Joey Negro, regroups with London’s magical live nu-funk and boogie cult hybrid, The Sunburst Band. With members culled from the funkiest ends of Incognito, Jamiroquai and the Kyoto Jazz Massive, The Sunburst Band is unashamedly musical. Fulltime front man Pete Simpson is also known for lending his vocal talents to the Unabombers’ alias, The Elektrons.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars We need more music like this 17 July 2012
Format:Audio CD
2012 has delivered some essential albums already - Eric Benet, Cool Million, R Kelly and now this - a new set from the Sunburst Band. My verdict? Basically if you like jazz, funk, boogie, disco then you need "Secret Life Of Us" in your life immediately. From beginning to end it's non-stop quality grooves with some lovely vocals - and not one duff cut!! Rarely do I listen to an album twice in a row these days, but once I got to the end of "Secret..." that's exactly what I did. Full marks to Sunburst Band, we need more music like this.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this album to pieces! 17 July 2012
Format:Audio CD
The new Sunburst album - 'The Secret Life Of Us' is faultless. The more I listen to it, the further it gets under my skin - it's already up there in my top ten and I strongly advise you to add this CD to your record collection.

To give you a flavour of each track;

Track 1 - 'In The Thick Of It' - This is a stylish cover that sets the tone for the rest of the album. From the first bass cord progression, it builds into a lush production that just makes you want to move your feet. Angela Johnson's vocals are sublime on this track. Loved the original, love this. (Check out the Brazilian funk hook!)

Track 2 - 'Why Wait For Tomorrow'' - trademark Pete Simpson - his silky smooth vocals caress you and carry you away on this track. Again, the slick bouncy arrangements (which are the hallmark of this band), make this anthemic track a real winner.

Track 3 - 'My Way' - This infectious track will get under your skin and I defy you not to move to this! A ballsy chorus coupled with verses of dreamlike quality during which
Diane Charlemagne smooches her way through the lyrics. Lovely transition into the keys to sign the track off.

Track 4 - 'Jazz The DMX' - Written by the Hip Hop Artist Davy DMX, this track has a bassline in full effect - amplified over an harmonic track of a hypnotic drum beats and Michele Chiavarini's and Dave Lee's expansive keys. This instrumental hits you right between the eyes and leaves you wanting more!

Track 5 - 'Easy Come, Easy Go' - This track is classic Sunburst (think New York City Woman meets Garden of Love) - two minutes of musical heaven!

Track 6 'Where The Lights Meet The Music' - Damien guests on this track to full effect! A soulful and infectious number with an instrumental break to die for!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dave Lee does it again......!! 22 Aug 2012
Format:Audio CD
Was browsing though Amazon this afternoon and this came up in my recommendations - downloaded straight away!! Usually I would like to hear a couple of album tracks before I buy an album, but such is the sheer quality of Joey Negro's (Dave Lee)production I would buy any of his releases! Have listened to once already and am going through it again - if music was chocolate, Joey Negro would be Galaxy Gold!!!!! Never fails to disappoint with a perfect blend of soulful disco house, smooth grooves and excellent production as always. This is going to be listened to as much as the last Sunburst Band album - "Moving with the Shakers" (many of the tracks from that album have become firm favourites of mine and I have thrown them into many a mix when I have been out dj-ing). Total perfection - I hope this guy continues making quality music like this that blows all the current samey, tedious chart "muzak" garbage out of the water. Buy it!! NOW!! :-)
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5.0 out of 5 stars My intro to Joey and Sunburst 2 Aug 2012
Format:Audio CD
This was my introduction to Joey and The Sunburst Band. Just what I've been looking for for months and months. A fantastic album and I'm hooked on track 10 Trust Me. Robbie Vincent introduced me to them on his Sunday morning show on Jazz FM. I am now on Amazon ordering the rest of their collection!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Yay!! Joey Negro and co have done it AGAIN!!! 24 July 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I love the album, I just can't stop shaking my booty everytime I play this album !! The Disco and acid jazz reminds me of the time I was a youngster during the mid 70's, the RnB of the 80's and the acid jazz era of the 90's!! It's all good!!! ;o)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Soundtrack to the summer 22 July 2012
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It's been a few years since the release of Until The End Of Time (another excellent album) and this is a welcome return for the Sunburst Band. From start to finish 'The Secret Life of us' is non-stop upbeat funk/disco/vocal house, the good news is this CD is a generous 76 mins long and there's not a single bum track. There's not much else around to touch this at the moment and it's going straight on my mp3 player to take away on holiday.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Crackin' 7 Mar 2013
Format:MP3 Download|Verified Purchase
Easily the best (and funkiest) Sunburst album yet. If you like their previous stuff you'll adore this. Mr Negro on top form.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Deeply infectious funk and soul grooves... 18 Feb 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Funk never died and Dave Lee's (aka. Joey Negro) project The Sunburst Band proves that yet again. It's like the '80s, '90s and noughties never existed and you'll believe you're hustling in your butterfly collars, platforms and bell bottoms.

"Where the Lights Meet the Music" recalls the scene of a soulful disco before the album really hits its stride with its two arguably stand out tracks - The knowingly funky, "The Secret Life of Us", and the melodic rainbow-fuelled, Doobie Brothers-inspired "Caught in the Moment". You're then eased into soulful instrumental, "Opus De Soul".

Mind elevation and head-bobbing is guaranteed. This is feel-good music that you'll want to play over and over, and appreciate even more with every listen. Brilliantly soulful and funky!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars No words to describe....
Amazin Cd quality and beautiful tracks! I sugges to to all this amazin' piece of music!
There should be a lot of music like this!
Published 8 months ago by Giuseppe
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent album
I have been looking for some time for an album like this one, and finally I managed to find it. The tracks are really good, and I wouldn't hasitate to recommend it to people who... Read more
Published 19 months ago by F. Galvan-reyes
5.0 out of 5 stars Spine-Tingley Great!!!
I love all of Dave Lee's output over the years but especially his Brit Funk-Soul-Jazz experiment with this lot. Read more
Published 20 months ago by Sydwal
5.0 out of 5 stars great album!
All i can say about this album is buy it!Great vocals,Fantastic beats. this could be my favourite album of the year!
Published 22 months ago by woodsy
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely brilliant
Best house music album I have purchased in years. Dave Lee aka Joey Negro has pulled off a master stroke with The Secret Lies of Us. Read more
Published 23 months ago by Ewan Mack
5.0 out of 5 stars top,top,cd,a choon on this cd for everyone,!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
this cd is very good,there is a choon for everyone.fast or slow,so fill your boots and go and get a copy,!!!!!!!!!!!!
Published 23 months ago by seant41
4.0 out of 5 stars Great to see another album
The Sunburst Band are back finally. I havent yet listened to this album properly, but it doesnt sound all that bad at all. Read more
Published on 11 Aug 2012 by Mr. B. Thomas
5.0 out of 5 stars Gem of a release
Got to say the work that must have gone into this project is unfathomable...great musicianship, songs, production and a real album... Read more
Published on 6 Aug 2012 by Colin Cook
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