Friday, October 1, 2010

Secret Ties - Dancin' In My Sleep 7" (1986)

Happy October. Here's a great synth-ridden, corny disco tune from 1986 on Nightwave Records, a small Hollywood-based label. Female-fronted with male backups, the single begins with a wobbly a cappella, then busts in with the keyboard beats complete with predictable poppy hooks. The flip is a lot slower, sexier and soulful, not to mention a lot less dance-y than the single. A cool single for fans of later disco stuff, especially the obscure side of space disco. I couldn't find a thing on this band, so someone should fill me in!

Secret Ties - Dancin' In My Sleep 7" MediaFire

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Can't tell you anything about the group, but the 12" was a huge underground dance smash when freestyle was just starting to break out. I don't know why it's not on the freestyle compilations.

Did you have this in lossless? No worries if not, I'm just glad to get this in some digital format!

ryan said...

thanks! I can re-rip it in lossless if you wish, although I don't know how much good it would do, given the quality of my equipment. I'll post back once I get around to it.

ryan said...

don't know if you'll check back, but here is the record in FLAC. didn't edit anything, except took out most of the silence: http://www.mediafire.com/?h3k3dy24c824340

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for that! I've had the site bookmarked, but hadn't returned to it - now I did, and I really appreciate you taking the time to do this!

Anonymous said...

Hey, do you have a list of things you're looking for? I'd love to help you out as well.

Thanks again!

ryan said...

that's okay! I don't have anything in particular. enjoy the tunes, and thanks for reading!