Title:

24 Hours In A Disco 1978-1982

Artist: Kiki Gyan
Label: Soundway
Release: 2021

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INFORMATIONS

Artist

Kiki Gyan

Label

Soundway

Release Date

2021

Catalog

SNDWLP047

Additional information

Weight 0.560 kg
Format

UK2LP

State

Artist

Kiki Gyan

Label

Soundway

Release Date

2021

Catalog

SNDWLP047

Description

2021 repress

Out on his own, Kiki Gyan produced a series of highly ambitious disco records aimed at positioning him as an international star, but weighed down by the excesses of the era, Gyan saw his meteoric rise matched by an equally swift fall back into obscurity. Soundway Records now collects the best of Gyan’s work as a frontman and solo artist, featuring an array of electrifying disco grooves that still sound contemporary (and in some cases futuristic) decades after their initial release.

Hailed as Africa’s answer to Stevie Wonder, Ghanaian multi-instrumentalist Kiki Gyan was a musical wunderkind who by 1975 had risen from the lowly status of high school dropout to being ranked eighth in a poll of the greatest keyboardists in the world (occupying the rarefied air of the top ten with heavyweights like Steve Winwood, Billy Preston, and Stevie Wonder) as well as becoming an in-demand session player in the top recording studios of London – all before his twenty-first birthday.

  1. A1. Disco Dancer GYAN, Kiki 1:00
  2. A2. 24 Hours In A Disco GYAN, Kiki 1:00
  3. B1. Keep On Dancing GYAN, Kiki 1:00
  4. B2. Sexy Dancer GYAN, Kiki 1:00
  5. C1. The Twins - Pretty Pretty Girls TWINS, The 1:00
  6. C2. Pretty Pretty Girls GYAN, Kiki 1:00
  7. D1. Disco Train GYAN, Kiki 1:00