sweet 'n' salty popcorn (CD, £6.75)label: Croydon Municipal
The atmospheric sound of Popcorn has been an underground club phenomenon in Belgium since the late sixties, and has spread across Europe and hit British clubs in the last ten years. Contains mod R&B rarities and club favourites like Jackie Weaver's ‘The Tingle’ and Steve Karmen's ‘River In My Blood’, as well as rarities by stars such as Johnny Nash and Roy Hamilton. Extensive sleeve-notes explain the history of the Popcorn scene, recently documented in Frieze magazine.
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