Various Artists | In The Beginning There Was Rhythm

Various Artists | In The Beginning There Was Rhythm


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Unavailable for over 20 years, In The Beginning There Was Rhythm was Soul Jazz Records first foray into post-punk and punk-funk in the UK and captures the groundbreaking and seminal groups that crossed the divide of punk and dance music for the first time.

First released in 2001, this album is fully remastered, remade and presented once more in its entirety and features A Certain Ratio, Cabaret Voltaire, Throbbing Gristle, The Human League, The Pop Group, Gang of Four, The Slits, 23 Skidoo and This Heat.

This album comes as a double black vinyl edition complete with two bespoke inner bags containing extensive sleevenotes and original photography.

A Certain Ratio–    Shack Up    
23 Skidoo–    Coup    
Gang Of Four–    To Hell With Poverty    
The Human League–    Being Boiled    
The Slits–    In The Beginning There Was Rhythm    
This Heat–    24-Track Loop    
Throbbing Gristle–    20 Jazz Funk Greats    
A Certain Ratio–    Knife Slits Water    
Cabaret Voltaire–    Sluggin Fer Jesus    
The Pop Group–    She's Beyond Good And Evil    
23 Skidoo–    Vegas El Bandito