Bronski Beat - The Age Of Reason (2017)

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Bronski Beat - The Age Of Reason (2017)

Bronski Beat - The Age Of Reason (2017)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 129:26 minutes | 299 MB
Synth-Pop, Electronic | Label: Strike Force Entertainment

Deluxe two CD edition includes bonus remix disc. Steve Bronski has teamed up with singer Stephen Granville and programmer Ian Donaldson to create an updated line-up of this classic, much-loved sythn-pop band. The Age Of Reason is their first in 22 years! With The Age Of Reason, the trio pay homage to the origins of Bronski Beat through an inventive and inspired reworking of their landmark debut album The Age Of Consent. But, crucially, they also present a template for the future direction of this latest Bronski Beat line-up with three all new songs and a generous offering of celebratory dance mixes thereof! The first of these new tracks is an inventive cover of the queercore disco classic, Sylvester's 'Stars' (written by the scene legend Patrick Cowley), which has been given a refreshing electro-soul makeover. There's an all new song 'I'll Be Gone' that celebrates, with Bronski Beat's trademark searing vocals, the euphoric self-realization gained in ditching a less than perfect love affair. There's also palpable evidence that Bronski Beat have lost none of their social campaigning and gay activist zeal by virtue of the inclusion of their heartbreaking tribute in song to the recently murdered Brazilian transexual Dandara dos Santos. 'Flower For Dandara' is a sensitive, sung eulogy to the victim of a callous lynching by a gang of transphobic thugs; an act that was so horrific that it made global headlines.

TRACKLIST

CD 1

01. Bronski Beat - Why (04:21)
02. Bronski Beat - No More War - It Ain't Necessarily So (06:53)
03. Bronski Beat - Screaming (04:19)
04. Bronski Beat - Love & Money (04:47)
05. Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy (05:25)
06. Bronski Beat - Heatwave (02:49)
07. Bronski Beat - Junk (04:32)
08. Bronski Beat - Need A Man Blues (04:15)
09. Bronski Beat - Close To The Edge (04:28)
10. Bronski Beat - Hard Rain (05:40)
11. Bronski Beat - Run From Love (04:44)
12. Bronski Beat - A Flower For Dandara (Bronski Beat Feat. Rose McDowall) (05:30)

CD 2

01. Bronski Beat - Stars (Radio Edit) (03:25)
02. Bronski Beat - Stars (Extended) (05:11)
03. Bronski Beat - Stars (Sordid Soundz Remix) (06:31)
04. Bronski Beat - Stars (Qubic Cosmic Energy Mix) (08:46)
05. Bronski Beat - Stars (S.S Darkstar Mix) (04:24)
06. Bronski Beat - I'll Be Gone (04:06)
07. Bronski Beat - I'll Be Gone (Dub And Dusted) (07:47)
08. Bronski Beat - I'll Be Gone (Stompin' Stiletto Mix) (08:16)
09. Bronski Beat - I'll Be Gone (S.S Down & Out Mix) (04:38)
10. Bronski Beat - A Flower For Dandara (Radio Edit) (Bronski Beat Feat. Rose McDowall) (03:36)
11. Bronski Beat - A Flower For Dandara (Sordid Soundz Edit) (Bronski Beat Feat. Rose McDowall) (03:49)
12. Bronski Beat - A Flower For Dandara (Extended) (Bronski Beat Feat. Rose McDowall) (05:30)
13. Bronski Beat - A Flower For Dandara (Sordid Soundz Extended) (Bronski Beat Feat. Rose McDowall) (06:06)