Reissue: Zenit – Straight Ahead

 

MANYSHADESOFMUSIC: ZenitAustrian jazz-funk ensemble Zenit‘s third and final album ‘Straight Ahead’ is being reissued, this September via Edition Hawara.

Founded in 1976 by Hannes Treiber and Willi Langer they quickly found local fame in Krems in Lower Austria, however the band’s first two albums Stimmungswechsel (Change of Moods) and Früchte (Fruits), gained them a wider audience of discerning listeners.

The jewel in their discography, arguably is their last album ‘Straight Ahead’ which came out in 1986 on Spray Records, and is today one of the hardest-to-find Austrian jazz / fusion records.

The album features the hugely sought after, Grace Jones style, slow-motion disco / jazz funk gem ‘Waiting’! ‘Straight Ahead’ brings together pop, soul, jazz and breezy Balearic vibes.

Pre-order a copy here ahead of its 10th September reissue, listen to excerpts from the LP and check out the tracklist below.

Great vibes all the way!

Tracklisting:

A1 – Colours In My Head
A2 – Different World
A3 – A Little Bit Funk
A4 – Play The Game Of Life

B1 – Magic Words
B2 – Come On And Try
B3 – Departure 03
B4 – Waitin’

 

Reissues September 10th, 2018

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