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Victor - Amerikan Dread (7")



MFMJP030 is the special and limited pressing for the Japanese market, pressed 7" black vinyl.

(Only a handful of copies will also be available via the MFM webshop and worldwide distributor Rush Hour for European customers)

A. Amerikan Dread (3:53)
B. Amerikan Dread (N.Y.C Dub) (4:26)

Recorded by Victor around 1986/7 on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee after the singer was invited by local infamous studio 'The Bennett House' to record a single, Victor enlisted the help of his friend and mentor Aashid Himons from the band Afrikan Dreamland to produce the session. Multi-instrumentalist Aashid would produce and play almost all instruments on the single except guitar which was played by local wunderkind Gary Serkin.

Combining elements of New Wave, Dub and Boogie, Victor’s ‘American Dread’ sounds like little else from the time. The single would sell around 800 copies on it's release with a further 200 going to radio stations across the US. The single received plays across the country and was even on heavy rotation on Nashville's WVOL radio for some years following, until it sadly faded into obscurity.