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6/24/2004 10:48:08 AM
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As fresh as next week's charts, the
music of the Isley Brothers continues to exert a powerful influence on the
widest cross-section of today's music world -- from the prime movers in
hip-hop, R&B, electro-funk and Dancehall, to the outer reaches of electronica
An impressive list of today's most accomplished musicians, producers, and
poets -- among them Mos Def, will.i.am of Black Eyed Peas, Raphael Saadiq of
Tony! Toni! Tone! and Lucy Pearl, ONDA, Stuart Matthewman of Sweetback and
Sade, Ahmir "?uest Love" Thompson of the Roots, Steven "Lenky" Marsden,
Gabriel Rene, De La Soul, and Ignorants -- have contributed their talents to
the new CD, THE ISLEY BROTHERS -- TAKEN TO THE NEXT PHASE (RECONSTRUCTIONS).
The disc features remixes based on ten classic Isley Brothers tracks from
the 1960s, '70s and '80s. It arrives in stores August 10th on Sony
Urban/Legacy, a division of Sony Music.
TAKEN TO THE NEXT PHASE pays homage to the perennial appeal of the Isleys'
repertoire -- which has earned them induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of
Fame, the prestigious Pioneer Award of the Rhythm & Blues Foundation, and
countless other honors. Last year brought two Grammy Award nominations for
the Body Kiss album by The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka
The complete track listing is "Tell of Tales (Tell Me When You Need It
Again)" by will.i.am, "Take Me to the Next Phase (Part 1 & 2)" by Ignorants
featuring Dead Rabbits, "That Lady (Part 1 & 2)" by Ahmir "?uest Love"
Thompson, "Tonight is the Night" by Stuart Matthewman, "Summer Breeze" by ONDA
featuring Esthero, "Between the Sheets" by Steven "Lenky" Marsden, "Footsteps
in the Dark" by Gabriel Rene, "It's A New Thing" by D-Nat & ONDA featuring De
La Soul, "Harvest for the World" by Raphael Saadiq & Kelvin Wooton, and
"Beauty in the Dark (Groove With You)" by Mos Def.
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