Thirty years after the songs were recorded, we’re now finally able to hear what the second and final chapter of Electribe 101’s story sounded like.
Out on the 18th of February 2022 through Electribal Records is the previously unreleased second Electribe 101 album, “Electribal Soul”. Recorded in 1991 by the quintet of vocalist Billie Ray Martin and Birmingham-based electronic musicians Brian Nordhoff, Joe Stevens, Les Fleming and Roberto Cimarosti, “Electribal Soul” was conceived as the sequel to the band’s 1990 debut album, “Electribal Memories”.
“There was a degree of confidence among us when we came to write the second album,” recalls Billie Ray Martin. “To me, the songs we put down sound like some of our finest moments.”
The band finished mixing the album at London’s Olympic Studios in 1991 assisted by Apollo 440’s Howard Gray on production duties for “Deadline For My Memories”, “Insatiable Love” and “Space Oasis”, with Gray supported by talented engineer Al Stone.
It was however never released as the band got dropped by Phonogram at the end of 1991.
You can check out the album below, while orders can be placed here.
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