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Various - Emotions - K-Tel - Down Tempo

Various - Emotions - K-Tel - Down Tempo
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Track Listing

A1 Samantha Sang Emotions
A2 Deniece Williams Free
A3 Billy Joel I Love You Just The Way You Are
A4 Gallagher & Lyle I Want To Stay With You
A5 David Soul Let's Have A Quiet Night In
A6 Andy Fairweather-Low Wide Eyed & Legless
A7 Barry Manilow Can't Smile Without You
A8 John Paul Young Love Is In The Air
A9 Gladys Knight And The Pips The One And Only
A10 Harry Nilsson Without You
B1 Elkie Brooks Lilac Wine
B2 Bonnie Tyler Lost In France
B3 Chris Rea Fool (If You Think It's Over)
B4 Gallagher & Lyle Breakaway
B5 Andy Williams Home Lovin' Man
B6 Barry Manilow Weekend In New England
B7 The London Symphony Orchestra I'm Not In Love
B8 Mary Mason Angel Of The Morning / Anyway That You Want Me
B9 Johnny Mathis I'm Stoned In Love With You
B10 Frankie Valli Swearin' To God


Media Condition » Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition » Very Good (VG)
Artist Various
Title Emotions
Label K-Tel
Catalogue NE 1035
Format Vinyl Compilation
Released 1978
Genre Down Tempo

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Some Other Artists on the K-Tel Label

Unknown ArtistDon Williams CommodoresLouis Clark & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, TheSmalltown Boys, ThePlatters, TheJeff Jarratt And Don ReedmanDartsThe London Symphony Orchestra & The Royal Choral SocietyLondon Symphony Orchestra, TheDiana RossSpinnersCarl Perkins & Bill Haley & The Crew Cuts & Little RichardVarious & Alex And The City CrewBarry WhiteLouis Clark & The Royal Philharmonic OrchestraDionne WarwickBarbara DicksonEddy GrantMarc Bolan & T. RexRandy CrawfordPaul HardcastleGladys Knight And The PipsAl GreenThe England World Cup Squad 1982Earth, Wind & FireDavid BowieDusty SpringfieldRolling Stones, TheElvis PresleyJames BrownGeorge BensonGilbert O'Sullivan

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Information on the Down Tempo Genre

Downtempo (or Downbeat) is a laid-back electronic music style similar to ambient music, but usually with a beat or groove unlike the beatless forms of Ambient music. The beat is sometimes made from loops that have a hypnotic feeling. Sometimes the beats are more complicated and more featured instead of being in the background, but even then they are usually less intense than other kinds of electronic music like Trance. Often the name chill out music is used to refer to songs demonstrative of the genre, but those names also refer to other styles of music, and downtempo encompasses a wider variety of styles than those terms alone would indicate. Another related genre is trip hop, though downtempo usually uses a slower tempo than trip hop. Due to the relaxing and often sensual or romantic feel of most downtempo music, along with the absence or minimal use of lyrics or vocals, it is a popular form of background music in 'chill out rooms' of dance parties, and many alternative cafes.

The 1990s brought on a wave of slower paced music which was played throughout chillout rooms—the relaxation sections of the clubs or dedicated sections at electronic music events. Downtempo music started to surface around Ibiza, when DJs and Promoters would bring down the vibe with slower rhythm and gentler electronic music upon approaching sunrise. In 1994, trip hop emerged from Bristol, which combined elements of hip hop beats, drum and bass breaks, and ambient atmospheres at a lower tempo. At the end of 1990s a more melodic instrumental electronica incorporating acoustic sounds with electronic styles emerged under its own umbrella name of downtempo.

In the late 1990s, the Austrian duo Kruder & Dorfmeister popularized the style with their downtempo remixes of pop, hip-hop, and drum and bass tracks with influences of the 70's soul jazz. The British Steve Cobby and Dave McSherry, producing under the name Fila Brazillia, released a handful of downtempo, electronica and ambient techno albums that propelled the style further. Meanwhile the Washington, D.C. locals Eric Hilton and Rob Garza, better known as Thievery Corporation, have introduced the Brazilian sound into the style after discussing the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, and enriched it further by combining elements of Jamaican dub and reggae.

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