Summer's Gone (didn't swim) / 2 Kinds of Men
RK45050 MARTA REN & The GROOVELVETS "2 Kinds of Men" / "Summer's gone (didn't swim)" Ltd edition 45 & digital download. Release date 03 June 2013. Available in advance only at Record Kicks Bandcamp. 45 is strictly limited to 500copies.
Record Kicks proudly presents the debut single of our brand new signing, MARTA REN & The GROOVELVETS. The Oporto's combo breaks into the scene with this explosive double sider 45. On the A side the Marva Whitney inspired, TNT Dynamite deep funk's track "2 Kinds of men" backed by picnic days smashing hit "Summer's gone (didn't swim)". Watch the super cool VIDEO on YouTube
"Record of the week" 1Beatd.de, "As passionate as Lyn Collins or Vicky Anderson at the height of their JB days. Marta Ren & The Groovelets prove they've got what it takes with this explosive &exciting funk bomb. This is top notch!" Emry Baird (Blue&Soul Magazine) ..... "Loving this! Thankyou to Record Kicks as this Portuguese outfit are an outstanding find! Craig Charles (The Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show, BBC 6Music) ..... “Wow, Marta has a powerful voice on here! More quality soul from the Record Kicks camp” DJ Andy Smith (Portishead / The Document) ..... “what a great vocal over a sleezy funk groove with lashings of fat back drums and powerful brass stabs…..essential nu funk from Record Kicks” Nik Weston (Mukatsuku Records)