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RANDA & THE SOUL KINGDOM: What You Need (2011) + tracklist

Second LP for this highly respected Aussie funk and soul outfit and it seems like Randa Khamis and The Soul Kingdom have been engaging in a bit of generic expansionism resulting in annexation of the surrounding territories of disco and northern soul whilst maintaining a firm grasp over their original funky dominion. Indeed What You Need has been done so well I’d be hard put to classify it as anything than a super tight set

RANDA & THE SOUL KINGDOM: The Things (2011)

Blimey. Randa in disco shocker! The second album from Aussie funkers Randa & The Soul Kingdom, What You Need, is in the offing and according to the accompanying press release it promises to deliver more deep funk, sixties style soul and – if The Things is anything to go by – a bit of disco fever too. And what things is Randa singing about exactly? Going by the sound, I’d say silver hot pants, white leather roller skates and knee high basketball socks