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    The Delreys Incorporated / Oscar WrightDestination Unknown / Fell In LoveDeptford Northern Soul Club
    A monster, rare northern soul double-header, issued via the folks at the Deptford Northern Soul Club!
    • The Delreys Incorporated – Destination Unknown
    • Oscar Wright – Fell In Love
    • 7"£11.99
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    Space GhostFree 2 BApron Records
    Space Ghost's album of mid-80s style, electronic soul has won us over here at SOTU - absolutely loving these slow jams, lysergic funk cuts and neon lit...
    • Space Ghost – Juno Fantasy
    • Space Ghost – Prayer For U
    • Space Ghost – Feelin Real Good (Vocal)
    • Space Ghost – Mystery Angel
    • Space Ghost – I'll Be Yours (Vocal)
    • Space Ghost – Girl U Hypnotize Me
    • Space Ghost – Love Beam
    • Space Ghost – Feelin Real Good (Instrumental)
    • Space Ghost – I'll Be Yours (Instrumental)
    Cornelius Brothers & Sister RoseToo Late To Turn Back Now / Big Time LoverOutta Sight
    Two monster 70's soul essentials on 45 via Outta Sight!
    • Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose – Too Late To Turn Back Now
    • Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose – Big Time Lover
    Fungai MaliangaFinsbury Park Party / Things We Say TodayBackatcha
    Disco-funk recorded in London in the late-70s by Fungai Malianga who’d relocated from South Africa to North London. His funk-led ode to his manor with...
    • Fungai Malianga – Finsbury Park Party
    • Fungai Malianga – Things We Say Today
    Ja'net DuBois / Jady KurrentQueen Of The Highway (KON edit) / Standing ThereBackatcha
    Two rare jazz-funk floor-fillers on 45 for the first time. KON’s 7” edit of Ja’Net Dubois’s break-beat fuelled jazz funk theme ‘Queen Of The...
    • Ja'net DuBois – Queen Of The Highway (KON Edit)
    • Jady Kurrent Band – Standing There
    Charlotte Dos SantosHarvest TimeBecause Music
    Charlotte Dos Santos returns with here second single release 'Harvest Time. Expect more earthy soul and haunting pop for fans of Erykah Badu and Nite Jewel....
    • Charlotte Dos Santos – Harvest Time
    • Charlotte Dos Santos – Padre
    • Charlotte Dos Santos – Helio
    • Charlotte Dos Santos – The Snow Dance (Josef)
    MonophonicsIt's Only UsColemine Records
    With a timeless sound that blends heavy soul and psych-rock, Monophonics return with 'It's Only Us' lead with the unique, soulful vocal of the talented...
    • Monophonics – Chances
    • Monophonics – Suffocating
    • Monophonics – Last One Standing
    • Monophonics – Tunnel Vision
    • Monophonics – It’s Only Us
    • Monophonics – Run For Your Life
    • Monophonics – All In The Family
    • Monophonics – Day By Day
    • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£22.99
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    Eighties LadiesLadies Of The 80sExpansion Records
    Reissue of this amazing, one-off album produced by Roy Ayers! Vocal group Eighties Ladies was made up of the talented Susan Beaubian, Marva Hicks, Vivian...
    • Eighties Ladies – Ladies Of The Eighties
    • Eighties Ladies – Turned On To You
    James Hunter SixNick of TimeDaptone Records
    Back in the spotlight with a sublime new rhythm and blues record, James Hunter follows up six critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Nick...
    • James Hunter Six – I Can Change Your Mind
    • James Hunter Six – Who's Fooling Who
    • James Hunter Six – Till I Hear It From You
    • James Hunter Six – Never
    • James Hunter Six – Missing in Action
    • James Hunter Six – Nick Of Time
    • James Hunter Six – Brother Or Other
    • James Hunter Six – Ain't Goin' Up In One Of Those Things
    • James Hunter Six – Take It As You Find It
    • James Hunter Six – Can't Help Myself
    • James Hunter Six – How 'Bout Now
    • James Hunter Six – Paradise For One
    • James Hunter Six – He's Your Could've Been
    Betty Lavette / Nella DoddsOne Thin Dime / First DateOutta Sight
    Two rare soul gems by legends Betty Lavette and Nella Dodds reissued via Outta Sight!
    • Bettye Lavette – (Happiness Will Cost You) One Thin Dime
    • Nella Dodds – First Date
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    The TempestsSomeday / I Don't Want To Lose HerOutta Sight
    Reissue of The Tempests' northern soul classic 'Someday' from 1967 backed with their heart-breaking 'I Don't Want To Lose Her'.
    • The Tempests – Someday
    • The Tempests – I Don't Want To Lose Her
    • 7"£10.99
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    Peabo BrysonWhy Don't You Make Up Your Mind / ParadiseExpansion Records
    First time on a 45 for this 1977 modern soul/crossover anthem by the great Peabo Bryson!
    • Peabo Bryson – Why Don't You Make Up Your Mind
    • Peabo Bryson – Paradise
    Children of ZeusRoyal / Get What's YoursFirst Word Records
    First Word regulars Children of Zeus return with two heavy soul/hip-hop heaters!
    • Children of Zeus – Royal
    • Children of Zeus – Get What's Yours
    • 7"£5.99
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    Chuck BrimleySt. Elmos FireAthens Of The North
    Milwaukee's artist Chuck Brimley's cover of Michael Frank's classic soft rock / jazz / blue-eyed soul cut 'St. Elmore Fire'. An extremely hard to find...
    • Chuck Brimley – St. Elmos Fire
    • Chuck Brimley – St. Elmos Fire (Instrumental)
    Tiombe LockhartThe Aquarius Years (feat. feat. Robert Glasper & Bilal)Mother Tongue Records
    Tiombé Lockhart (known from the Platinum Pied Pipers cult classic 'Triple P') releases her "unofficial" debut album, 'The Aquarius Years'. An elusive...
    • Tiombe Lockhart – Mr Johnnie Walker
    • Tiombe Lockhart – 2GP (feat. Robert Glasper)
    • Tiombe Lockhart – Sexy Suzy On A Sunday (feat. Bilal)
    • Tiombe Lockhart – Working Girls Suicide (Capricorn Eclipse) (feat. ECUSSIONIST)
    • Tiombe Lockhart – Tip Of My Tongue
    • Tiombe Lockhart – You Need Me
    • Tiombe Lockhart – California Dreaming (feat. Robert Glasper)
    Black Market BrassUndying ThirstColemine Records
    Afro-funk outfit, Black Market Brass’ second album boasts a "noxious brew of gritty guitars, frenetic percussion, monster brass section and a special...
    • Black Market Brass – Cheat And Start A Fight
    • Black Market Brass – N.B.T.
    • Black Market Brass – War Room
    • Black Market Brass – Into The Thick
    • Black Market Brass – Intro
    • Black Market Brass – Undying Thirst
    • Black Market Brass – So Who Part 1
    • Black Market Brass – So Who Part 2
    • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£23.99
      Limited, numbered gold vinyl edition.
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    • CD£12.99
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    Jimi TenorNY, Hel, BarcaBureau B
    Finnish composer and multi-instrumentalist Jimi Tenor has joined forces with Bureau B to release "NY, Hel, Barca" - a retrospective compilation spanning...
    • Jimi Tenor – Xineotepe Heat
    • Jimi Tenor – Utopian Dream
    • Jimi Tenor – Take Me Baby
    • Jimi Tenor – Fantom (The Wandering Ghost)
    • Jimi Tenor – Tesla
    • Jimi Tenor – Year Of The Apocalypse
    • Jimi Tenor – Spell
    • Jimi Tenor – Rubberdressing
    • Jimi Tenor – Teräsmies
    • Jimi Tenor – Suggardaddy
    J-FelixWhole Again HooliganTru Thoughts
    Producer and multi-instrumentalist J-Felix returns with his future blend of boogie, p-funk, disco and soul on this, his second album 'Whole Again Hooligan’.
    • J-Felix – Mind Up feat. Andrew Ashong
    • J-Felix – Future (Are We Living?) feat. Sol Goodman
    • J-Felix – String Stingalings
    • J-Felix – Us feat. Afua
    • J-Felix – Check feat. El Train
    • J-Felix – Choppa Fiesta
    • J-Felix – Give Me Some Of That feat. Afua
    • J-Felix – Good Ol' Love feat. Sol Goodman
    • J-Felix – Whole Again Hooligan feat. Sol Goodman
    • J-Felix – Glide feat. Emeson
    • J-Felix – Take Me To The Gutter feat. Sol Goodman
    • J-Felix – I Remember
    SolatChange The World / Try, TryMr Bongo
    Mr Bongo reissue of 'Change The World' b/w 'Try, Try' originally released in 1977 by Solat - a Dutch-based funk group made up of Surinamese and Dutch-Antillian...
    • Solat – Change The World
    • Solat – Try Try
    • 7"£11.99
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    Randy BrownI'm Always In The Mood / Love Is All We NeedExpansion Records
    Expansion reissue Randy Brown's 'I'm Always In The Mood'. Classic memphis soul gem with originals now going for big money online!
    • Randy Brown – I'm Always In The Mood
    • Randy Brown – Love Is All We Need
    • 7"£10.99
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    MadcliffYou Can Make The Change / What People Say About LoveSoul Brother Records
    Madcliff recorded one album in 1977 from which these two tracks come from for the first time on a 45. The killer cut is the funk bomb 'You Can Make The...
    • Madcliff – You Can Make The Change
    • Madcliff – What People Say About Love
    The SeshenCyanTru Thoughts
    'Cyan' is the third full length LP from San Francisco Bay Area-based band The Seshen. Contmeporary R&B/electronic fusion. Fans of Hiatus Kaiyote to Thundercat...
      Lee MosesPouring Water On A Drowning Man / Never In My LifeOutta Sight
      Outta Sight pairs Lee Moses' sought-after rarity, the Southern soul lilt of standard "Pouring Water On A Drowning Man" (which adds a few extra belts of...
      • Lee Moses – Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
      • Lee Moses – Never In My Life
      Young Gun Silver FoxCanyonsLegere
      Blue-eyed soul and dreamy soft rock vibes on this brilliant album from Shawn Lee's Young Gun Silver Fox! Right on a Boz Scaggs/Ned Doheny, soft rock/AOR...
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Kids
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Who Needs Words
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Baby Girl
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Dream Woman
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Long Distance Love Affai
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Danny Jamaica
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Just For Kicks
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Private Paradise
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – Things We Left Unsaid
      • Young Gun Silver Fox – All This Love
      Kassa OverallI Think I’m GoodBrownswood Recordings
      On 'I Think I’m Good', the second full-length from Seattle-raised, Brooklyn-based drummer and composer, Kassa Overall, the fast-rising musician masterfully...
      • Kassa Overall – Visible Walls
      • Kassa Overall – Please Don’t Kill Me (feat. Joel Ross & Theo Croker)
      • Kassa Overall – Find Me (feat. J Hoard)
      • Kassa Overall – I Know You See Me (feat. J Hoard & Melanie Charles)
      • Kassa Overall – Sleeping on the Train
      • LP£17.99
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      Project GeminiPath Through the Forest / The RitualDelights
      Killer 45 from Project Gemini, inspired by European folk horror, baroque pop and classic Gainsbourg/Vannier works with its heavy breaks and fuzzy guitar...
      • Project Gemini – Path Through the Forest (Original)
      • Project Gemini – The Ritual
      The EbonysThe Ebonys (1973)Philadelphia International Records
        • Original LP£30.00
          Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl, minor creasing, minor top spine wear
          100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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        Aka ShaicAin't No Big Thang Do / Swave Villi UsBackatcha
        Released on a shoestring by three musician friends in 1978 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, this super-rare, psychedelic, 'desert soul' gem sees the light of...
        • Aka Shaic – Swave Villi Us
        • 7"£11.99
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        Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice
        Two long-time associates of the legendary Fela Kuti come together on Rejoice. Afrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen and the (now sadly departed) South African...
          • LP£25.99
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          • CD£13.99
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          The NassauviansSlacking Off / The Time Is NowBackatcha
          Reissue of the sought-after 1973 Bahamas recorded 45 by The Nassauvians; a breezy percussion-led gem that has been at the top of the 'wants-lists' for...
          • The Nassauvians – Slacking Off
          • The Nassauvians – The Time Is Now
          • 7"£11.99
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          Vivian Copeland / The Poindexter BrothersChaos (In my Heart) / What I Did In The Streets (I Should Have Done At Home)Soul Junction
          Reissue of Vivian Copeland's sought-after soul gem from 1968 backed with The Poindexter Brothers' 'What I Did In The Streets (I Should Have Done At Home)'.
          • Vivian Copeland – Chaos (In my Heart)
          • 7"£10.99
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          Solomon BurkeGet Out Of My Life WomanAtlantic
          Tough, tough funky version! check the break! ORIGINAL USA ISSUE VINYL 45
          • Solomon Burke – Get Out Of My Life Woman
          • Original 7"£30.00
            Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original vinyl USA 45.
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          FrederickReal LoveIzipho Soul
          New soul music from Frederick Davis via the Izipho Soul imprint. Sumptuous blend of real soul and jazz reminiscent of golden age Al Jarreau.
          • Frederick – Real Love
          • Frederick – I Can't Help But Love You
          VariousSampled GrooveWagram Music
          Wagram music present a double album chock-filled with soul and funk bangers, these are all tunes that have been appropriated and live on in the sample-heavy...
            The James Hunter SixI Can Change Your Mind / Who's Fooling WhoDaptone Records
            The James Hunter Six return with another killer 45. 'I Can Change Your Mind' with 'Who's Fooling Who' - a one-two punch of sultry, soulful rhythm and blues!
              • 7"£7.99
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              Movements Vol. 10Various ArtistsTramp Records
              Tramp Records land with the tenth volume of their excellent 'Movements' series, covering a wide spectrum of genres: early Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Jazz, Latin-Soul,...
              • Frankie Greer Quartette – Spooky
              • The Bill Beau Trio – Early In The Morning
              • Eunice Haze – String Around My Heart
              • Phylis Hendricks – My Man
              • Eddie Buster – Kitchen Cookin'
              • Satin Sound – Coming Home Baby
              • The Kats – Under The Covers
              • The New Philadelphians – The Mustang
              • The Lido – Evil Ways
              • Brazada – El Mexicano
              • Herb Crawford Jazz Ensemble – Title Town
              • The Runningboards – Louisville Assembly Plant
              • The Headliners – Little Sister
              • Victoria – Body Wave
              • Maxwell – Radiation Funk
              Ryu TsuruokaOmaePeoples Potential Unlimited
              Gloopy, electronic funk / neon soul vibes via PPU!
              • Ryu Tsuruoka – Omae
              • Ryu Tsuruoka – Wagamma
              Mamas GunThis Is the DayLegere
              Ace 45 from five-piece outfit, Mamas Gun. Sweet, contemporary blue-eyed soul music.
              • Mamas Gun – This Is the Day (Full Band Version)
              • Mamas Gun – We
              • 7"£7.99
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              Timmion Records Singles Box, Vol. 5Various ArtistsTimmion Records
              Timmion Records collect some of their favourite 45 they've released on the label with the fifth volume of their boxset series. Features gems from Carlton...
              • Pratt & Moody – Words Words Words (Vocal) [feat. Cold Diamond & Mink]
              • Pratt & Moody – Words Words Words (Instrumental) [feat. Cold Diamond & Mink]
              • Thee Baby Cuffs & Cold Diamond & Mink – My My My Baby
              • Cold Diamond & Mink – My My My Baby (Instrumental)
              • Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators – Cold Turkey Time
              • Ernie Hawks & The Soul Investigators – Trackin' Down
              • Willie West & The Soul Investigators – I Just Can't Leave You Alone (feat. Jimi Tenor)
              • The Soul Investigators – I Just Can't Leave You Alone (Instrumental) [feat. Jimi Tenor]
              • Carlton Jumel Smith – This Is What Love Looks Like! (feat. Cold Diamond & Mink)
              • Cold Diamond & Mink – This Is What Love Looks Like! (Instrumental)
              • 1. Pratt & Moody – Words Words Words (Vocal) [feat. Cold Diamond & Mink]
              • 2. Pratt & Moody – Words Words Words (Instrumental) [feat. Cold Diamond & Mink]
              • 3. Thee Baby Cuffs & Cold Diamond & Mink – My My My Baby
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              • 5×7" Boxset£32.99
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              Tone B. NimbleSoul Is My Salvation Chapter 3Rain&Shine
              Two crucial, dancefloor friendly gospel cuts featuring The Gospel Truth's 'He Can Do It' - a super rare cut - and, on the flip, the instrumental version...
              • The Gospel Truth – He Can Do It
              • McKinley Sanifer – I Am The Vine (Instrumental)
              Sons Of SlumFunky MusicCordial Recordings
              45 issue of Sons Of Slum's infectious horn-led, proto-disco dancer that has a KILLER break! 'Part Two' has the group getting down deep and funky as the...
              • Sons Of Slum – Funky Music (Part One)
              • Sons Of Slum – Funky Music (Part Two)
              AfrodisiaSugar FreeCordial Recordings
              Killer jazz funk cut lifted from their 'Elephant Sunrise' album from 1980, backed with the uptempo fusion jam 'Malcolm X' which is previously un-issued.
              • Afrodisia – Sugar Free
              • Afrodisia – Malcolm X
              Family Of SwedeFamily AlbumCordial Recordings
              Family Of Swede hail from Oakland, California and were originally formed at whilst in High School in the mid 1960s. They were originally known as The Epics...
              • Family Of Swede – Set You Free (Short Version)
              • Family Of Swede – Life
              • Family Of Swede – I Got To Move On
              The HeadlinersLittle SisterTramp Records
              Reissue of The Headliners sole single, from 1975, which has become a sought after collectors piece on the Northern Soul and Deep Funk scenes!
              • The Headliners – Little Sister (Pt.1)
              • The Headliners – Little Sister (Pt.2)
              • 7"£8.99
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              Message In Our Music Vol. 2 (Selected by Waxist)Various ArtistsSOL Discos
              The 'Message In Our Music' series continues with a second, crucial voume, focusing on the rare modern soul sound with a killer pick - by French disco selector,...
              • Sharnell Morton – You Are My Shining Star
              • Janice “Nicki” Harisson – Magic of Love
              • Direct Connec Shun – He’s No Good
              • The James Family – We’ve Got It Made
              • Network & Co. – Spirit of the Boogie
              • Marlon Hunter – Did You Forget My Number
              • Spice Of Ice – Star Struck
              • Executive Suite – When It Comes to Lovin’ Me
              • 1. Sharnell Morton – You Are My Shining Star
              • 2. Janice “Nicki” Harisson – Magic of Love
              • 3. Direct Connec Shun – He’s No Good
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              BlairNightlife / Virgo PrincessSpaziale Recordings
              Official reissue of this late ‘70s, rare groove classic, ‘Nightlife’ from original Blackbyrds guitarist, Barney "Blair" Perry. Original 12” copies...
              • Blair – Nightlife
              • Blair – Virgo Princess
              • 12"£15.99
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              Seven Wonders: New Movements In Australian Jazz & SoulVarious ArtistsPlug Seven Records
              A 14 track snapshot of the experimental Soul and Jazz scene burgeoning in Australia today. The were captured in one take, bottling the raw energy and virtuosity...
              • Barney McAll – Sweet Water
              • Daniel Merriweather – Everything I need
              • Laneous – Sooki the Love Dog
              • Godtet – Women's Choir
              • WVR BVBY – Custard Shoulder
              • Superfeather – Dempsey Roll
              • Greg Sheehan – Improvisation #2
              • James Macaulay – For Yu Sakamoto
              • The Rookies – True Realm of the Coin
              • Jazz Party – Waiting
              • 30/70 – Drifiting
              • Raw Humps – Odyssey
              • Moses MacRae – Work
              • I Hold the Lion's Paw – Bones
              AntibalasFu ChroniclesDaptone
              Six lengthy, powerful and energetic tunes make up this superb album from US' finest pioneers of the contemporary Afrobeat groove - Antibalas!
              • Antibalas – Amenawon
              • Antibalas – Lai Lai
              • Antibalas – MTTT Pt . 1 & 2
              • Antibalas – Fight Am Finish
              • Antibalas – Koto
              • Antibalas – Fist Of Flowers
              Gil Scott-HeronI'm New Here (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition)XL Recordings
              "In February 2010, the late, legendary musician, poet and author Gil Scott-Heron released his thirteenth, and last, studio album. First conceptualised...
              • Gil Scott-Heron – On Coming from a Broken Home (Pt. 1)
              • Gil Scott-Heron – Me and the Devil
              • Gil Scott-Heron – I'm New Here
              • Gil Scott-Heron – Your Soul and Mine
              • Gil Scott-Heron – Parents (Interlude)
              • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£22.99
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              Rainer TruebyRainer Trueby presents SoulglidingBBE
              Trüby Trio founder, Rainer Trueby presents 'Soulgliding' and compiles the smoother side of 2-step soul, boogie, modern soul and jazz. This collection...
              • Rainer Trueby – Ray & James: Nature Boy
              • Rainer Trueby – Crystal Winds: Lovers Holiday
              • Rainer Trueby – Cast: Sweetness
              • Rainer Trueby – Mellaa: Makin' Love In The Fast Lane
              • Rainer Trueby – Patrice Rushen: To Each His Own
              • Rainer Trueby – Les Hooper: Lady Of The Night
              • Rainer Trueby – Fifth Of Heaven: Just A Little More
              • Rainer Trueby – Bridge: Next To Me
              • Rainer Trueby – Ambiance: Camouflage
              • Rainer Trueby – Demo Cates: Memories Of Memories
              • Rainer Trueby – Personal Touch: It Ain't No Big Thing
              • Rainer Trueby – Peter Brown: Without Love
              • Rainer Trueby – Cloud One: Dust To Dust
              • 2×LP£21.99
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              • CD£11.99
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