El Michels Affair Meets Liam Bailey - Ekundayo Inversions
El Michels Affair Meets Liam Bailey - Ekundayo InversionsLP - New - , Clear Red VinylOne of the highlights on Ekundayo Inversions is a guest appearance from the legendary Lee ?Scratch? Perry on the ?Ugly Truth? version. L$P switches between singing and talking, proclaiming his powers one minute and playing with the track?s title the next. On ?Awkward take. 2? Leon takes one of the most experimental songs from Ekundayo and actually straightens it out. A track that once seemed to be oating in space has now been anchored by the addition of drums and bass. ?Faded?, a version of ?Paper Tiger?, is given the full EMA treatment with the addition of emotive horns over an uncomfortably sparse rhythm track peppered with Liam?s voice drenched in delay and echo.?Champions? features a verse from Black Thought of The Roots and halfway through, El Michels sends the rhythm section 50 years back. At the end of the day, Ekundayo Inversions is a testament to how strong the original songs are. Whether they?re in a R&B style, reggae style, stripped down to their bare bones, or loaded with production, the songs will move you.