Joakim Montelius (Covenant) and others featured on charity compilation 'Friends of Electronically Yours - The Seventies Revisited'

Posted on 03/12/12

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You might know, or might not know that Joakim Montelius (Covenant) is a member of a secret society called Electronically Yours, a bunch of (mostly) Swedish geeks and electronic music aficionados. Some are famous, some are merely notorious. A few of them are both.

A while back the idea grew with chairman of the society (Eddie Bengtsson of Page, S.P.O.C.K fame) to turn a bunch of '70s hits by artists as diverse as Sweet, Slade, Hot Chocolate, Tom Jones, Curtis Mayfield and Deep Purple into modern, electronic interpretations. Says Joakim: "The results baffled us all. So we decided to make an album out of it and release it as a non-profit project with all proceeds given away to the Swedish charity "Musikhjaelpen"."

You can hear snippets of the 15 tracks featured on "Friends of Electronically Yours - The Seventies Revisited" after the jump. You can order one of the remaining copies of the strictly limited CDs right here.

The tracklist:

  1. MrDoonut - "If You Want Me To Stay"
  2. Diskodiktator - "You Could've Been A Lady"
  3. alphaKenny-1 - "Silver Machine"
  4. Independent State - "Strange Kind Of Woman"
  5. Counterfeit - "He's Gonna Step On You Again"
  6. Arachnophobias - "16 Tons"
  7. Compute - "Goodbye"
  8. DJ Man-Machine - "Do You Wanna Dance"
  9. Den daer killen - "Heart Of Gold"
  10. Clark Gable - "Action"
  11. Dvala - "Metal Guru"
  12. Steelberry Clones - "Superfly"
  13. Page - "Coz I Luv You"
  14. Tectronic Knights - "She's A Lady"
  15. Angaudlinn - "If You Want Me To Stay"

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