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ARTIST
ROBERT OWENS
TITLE
I'LL BE YOUR FRIEND
LABEL
MINT CONDITION
CATALOGUE
MC005
FORMAT
12"
DEALER PRICE
£4.99
RELEASE DATE
24/02/2017
TERRITORY
WORLDWIDE
GENRE
ZIP
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DESCRIPTION
 

Mint Condition - A brand new record label focussed on excavating the outer fringes of classic House and Techno. Unreleased mixes, classics and overlooked gems mined from the last 20+ of contemporary dance music are the order of the day. From Chicago, Detroit and New York to London and beyond, Mint Condition have got their expert digging hats on to bring you exclusive heat and those rarer than rare jams that have been on your wants list for years! Dig in....

The word 'classic' get's bandied around a lot when talking about certain records, artists, labels etc but rarely is it truly justified. In the case of the monumental slab of NYC deepness that is 'I'll Be Your Friend' we feel the tag is genuinely justified. Originally released in 1991 on the RCA label the track has been one of house music's most enduring anthems. Literally one of the deepest tracks out there, it's combination of Owen's vocals paired with the stellar production techniques of Def Mix's David Morales (and THOSE drums) is such a heady combination that the record crossed over so many scenes and to this day remains an evergreen staple in DJ's of all persuasions bags. Featured here we have all the original mixes (with the exception of the shorter radio edit) in their original forms. The record sounds as fresh as it ever did, the sort of track that never dates and will always fit into a set, the very definition of a classic.

Legitimately re-released with the full involvement of RCA records for 2017 and remastered from the original sources specially for Mint Condition by London's very own Curvepusher. 100% legit, licensed and released. Dug, remastered, repackaged and brought to you by the caring folks at your new favourite reissue label - Mint Condition!.

TRACK LISTING
 
  1. A1 Robert Owens - I'll Be Your Friend (Original Def Mix)
  2. A2 Robert Owens - I'll Be Your Friend (Mo Mo Beats)
  3. B1 Robert Owens - I'll Be Your Friend (Dead Zone Mix)
  4. B2 Robert Owens - I'll Be Your Friend (Def Instrumental)

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