World music, global, fusion, Turkish pop.
Produced by Robert Musso.
Assistent engineer: Willem Cramer.
Photography and artwork by Eelco Maan.
Recorded at the Markant Studio, Heeze, Netherlands.
Mixed at 39th Street Studios, New York, USA.
Thanks to Nick Thompson playing violin on Hoy Babo Hoy, Yogi Gilles for playing djembe on track 1/3/5/6/8 and to Hans Hoeksema for playing djembe on track 1/5/6. 1991 ℗ Silenz Records / DoReMi bv
Thanks to Jurgen Brouwer and Fijko van Leeuwen for helping us with all the preperations to make this record. Thanks to Arthur Anemaat for never complaining and to Asad Oberoi for inspiration.
East Meets West performed on many festivals beginning 90's in The Netherlands and Belgium, and also appeared at The Womad Festival, Reading, UK, 1992.
Additional musicians live : JOKE HAMMINGA (percussion), DERK GROEN (guitar), COEN AELBERS (percussion), DANIEL BLOEM (percussion), BRUNO VAN KLAVEREN, and GERALD OLIEBERG (bass) .
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released September 1, 1991
Leadvocals on all tracks / sopranosax on track 1/3/4/5/6 - cymbals, davul and mey on track 5 - darbuka on track 7/9 - ud on track 7/12 - bluesharp on track 11.
OSCAR P. SWAMP:
64 Fender Jazzmaster on track 1/2/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12 - 12-string acoustic on track 3/11 - 6-string acoustic on track 2 - 6-string acoustic slide on track 8 - spanish guitar on track 1 - bass guitar on track 2 - backin' vocals on track 2/6/10 - bluesharp on track 1 - traditional washboard on track 6 - cymbal on track 2.
Keyboardbass on track 1/3/5/6/7/8/10/11/12 - backin' vocals on track 7/12 - reverse piano on track 10 - melodica on track 3 - keyboardstrings on track 9 - distortion-solo on track 9 - flangingdrone on track 5 - synthesizer-solo and percussion on track 12 - 'silly cow' on track 6/12 - organ on track 2.
Tradtional low drums - doun-doun and goume on all track - hi-hat and snare drum on track 1/6/10 - echoes spacemetals on track 12 - backin' vocals on track 1/6/10
Keyboards on track 3/4/5/6/7/8/10/11/12 - computerprogramming on track 1/2/5/6/7/8/10/11/12 - organ on track 1 - cymbals, timbales and tambourin on track 1 - snare drum on track 2/7/8 - acoustic guitar and vocal on track 7 - big box percussion (basedrum) on track 5 - keyboardbass, toms, chimes and desertwind choir on track 9
Distribution Tapu Records / The Orchard
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