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OMAR: The Man (2013) + video

Contemporary soul legend Omar is back with the title track off forthcoming album The Man and, if I hear him right, he’s become a man now that he’s not trying to be the man. Apparently he did,” some things that..[he]…should not have done, just trying to be the man.” Glad we’ve got that cleared up. Musically, the tension between who he was before and who he is now is captured by the juxtaposition

MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top ’10’ Tracks 2012

(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Albums – 2012 HERE)
There was no way it was ever going to be a mere top ‘ten’ this year as it’s been a bumper year for bangers – so here’s fifteen. As always, choices were made using a highly complex selection-algorithm based on how often shit got played on the MB sound system.

1. Hidden Jazz Quartet feat. Omar – High Heels (Lack Of Afro remix)

Massive sixties soul-tinged floor-filling remix that never fails

HIDDEN JAZZ QUARTET feat. OMAR: ‘High Heels’ (+ Lack Of Afro remix) (2012)

Rating: ★★★★★
This one’s called High Heels by Hidden Jazz Quartet and features Omar – (here sounding a little bit like Alison Moyet) fretting about where his chick is at 3 in the morning. But enough about that – let’s talk about the important bit which is the B-side rerub where Lack Of Afro produces dancefloor gold through remix alchemy – check it below. Out go the jazzy percussion, sax-wanking