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Frootful - Slowtime
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Frootful

Slowtime

Freestyle Records

Released: 28th October 2011 | 3 track bossa nova ep
Frootful, the name guitarist Nick Radford records under, has already established itself as one of the classiest acts on Freestyle in 2011. The single Fish In the Sea received critical plaudits, much radio and club play and the subsequent album 'Colours' was a JAZZ FM Album Of The Week. And now Frootful bring to us what must surely be one of the most sublime, beautiful and touching records Freestyle has ever had the pleasure to release! Slowtime was one highlight of the debut album, featuring as it does the wonderful vocal of Nick Radfords' long time musical collaborator Angeline Morrison (The Ambassadors Of Sorrow). This new re-imagining of the track infuses the composition with an extra layer of mellow, super chilled latin atmosphere, beginning with haunting strings and then a gentle back beat as Angelines' voice sounds simply amazing as she recounts the story of heartfelt love. Latin Strut is a track which was just crying out to be released on a dance floor filling 12 inch single format, so that is what Freestyle have done. This is pure dancefloor juice and no mistake. Finally, Lack Of Afro (Adam Gibbons) gives us his drums and horn driven reworking of Slowtime, a complete rebuild from the foundations up that couldn't be more different to the original version, and it is dynamite and of course is totally 100% exclusive to this brand new single from Frootful!
"Stunning, chilled vocals on the main and latino party on the flip.The best of both worlds - beautiful."
DJ Marcus Hurley, Soulectric
"Heavy deep jazz release, latin strut is kickin' it!"
Renegades Of Jazz
"Slowtime highlights the absolute epitome of cool. lush bossa nova lounge with the kind of vocals to die for.Angeline has matured into a world class singer!"
Emrys Baird, Blues & Soul
"Lovely. Truly a perfect marriage of voice and instrumentation. Keep 'em coming!"
Christopher Lawyer, 88 1 KDHX FM
"Modern jazz music needs people who understand modern people and modern tastes rather than harking back to the past the whole time. This guy really gets that. It sounds really fresh as a result!"
Rob Wood, Music Concierge
"Is a beautiful and atmospheric track with haunting and delicate vocals from Angeline Morrision !"
Aja, Ketch A Vibe
"Impossible not to groove to Latin Strut and its smooth flute on top of relentless and irresistible percussion."
Marushka Vidovic, Radio Gladys Palmera
"Yum? Delicious? What else can be said? I dig Frootful, Angeline Morrison, and Slowtime is my favorite time, right next to fastime, ragtime, and goodtime. Nice works!"
DJ Nutritious, SpinSpinNYC
"Proper release...10/10!!!"
Mark Milz, Radio Corax 95.9fm
"The vocal version of Slowtime sounds kind of cinematic music sups, you listening? Lack Of Afro takes it straight for the dancefloor ..I LIKE IT!"
DJ T-Bird, Wtnr Radio.com
"It's really nice to have more from this ensemble - these guys have picked up the Bataan and ran with it!!!"
anthony psaltis, Jazzrooms Australia
"Masterfully warm and delectably soulful for one's ear! Angeline Morrison's voice is amazing!"
Marcus Rosario, KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM
"I like like like...and Slow Time was first played on Solar!"
Ruth Fisher, Solar Radio
"Love it - will be on my Sweet Rhythm chart!"
Gary Spence, Soulchoonz.com
"Latin Strut is a cool, tidy jazz dancer whilst LOA's remix of Slowtime is yet another funky outing for the ever wonderful Lack Of Afro!"
Ginger Tony, Globalsoul
"Wow!! 3 amazing tracks to play extensively!!!"
Black Mighty Wax, Gru Radio (Turin)
"A Beautiful track!!"
Simon Harrison, Basic Soul Radio
"I'm so in love with the voice of Angeline Morrison on the first track. I love the atmosphere ..a very beautiful song."
Cedric, One Summer Radio
"Honey for my soul! You are ****ing awesome record label. I love you!"
Dobromir Marzov, 45 RPM Radio Show
"Slow and cerebral, latin and funk in all in the EP package!"
Gary Turner, The Hot Box/ Zero Radio
"The album was one of the nicest suprises of the first half of 2011 and this single is a beautiful way to finish the year for Frootful."
Santiago Tadeo Cervera, Acid Jazz Hispano