Friday, June 13, 2008

Heaven Sent & Ecstacy  

This impossibly rare record from 1980 by Heaven Sent & Ecstasy is perhaps the only album released on Oakland's Jameiko's Records and Publishing. It was conceived as a soundtrack to the religious film Scrolls, The Book Of Life. The tracks were written and the album was produced by Barbara J. Trotter. This is a highly sought out modern soul record and can be considered a digger's holy grail. There are five upbeat boogie tunes mixed in with four ballads and a rock song. All the tracks have a raw sound with a lot of energy. It is really amazing that this is the only record that the group produced.

mp3: Heaven Sent & Ecstasy - I'm A Lady
mp3: Heaven Sent & Ecstasy - Satisfaction to the Bone Nitty Gritty Naked Bone

Posted by Joel Brüt | 5 comments

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5 comments: to “ Heaven Sent & Ecstacy

  • June 16, 2008 at 11:46 AM  

    What an unassuming album cover hiding some great breaks.

  • June 16, 2008 at 12:33 PM  

    No doubt! And there are at least three more heavy cuts on this record.

  • August 3, 2008 at 10:55 AM  

    nice :)
    hoping someone will upload the whole album at some point!

  • August 3, 2008 at 12:34 PM  

    i just bought the japanese re-issue cd. i will reciprocate by sending you a gift soon ;)

  • October 7, 2008 at 12:22 AM  

    Thanks a lot for sharing!! Great album. Please, check my blog: I've linked yours. Great job!
    Regards from Spain