Thursday, 20 February 2014

Jungle - Busy Earnin'

Jungle have got the groove. They’ve got it bad. So bad that after previous funk-laden singles Platoon and The Heat they’re back for more*. This one’s called Busy Earnin’ and besides that groove it’s got the most sinfully good disco vocals, squirmy synths and a whole load of dangerous dancefloor bass. This is sex music, or at least it’s music for us to dream up every porn-pun and dirty double-entendre that we can think of. Busy Earnin’ is the sound of red light district nightclub sweating with seduction. It’s the sound of The Scissor Scissors having a complete makeover by Quincy Jones, Jam and Lewis and Keith Diamond. It’s the sound of the cools kids on a hot summer night, cruising the streets in a convertible, stereo blaring out loud.

Busy Earnin’ is released in April. The band has now signed to XL Records, so we can expect an album later in the year. Expect the limited number of shows they’ve currently announced to be hot tickets and watch them apply the funk to festivals this summer as well.

It’s time to get lost in the Jungle groove.

*Footnote : A word of caution as everyone on the internet gets over excited about Jungle. Whilst this is A.M.A.Z.I.N.G it might seem less so if when an album drops it contains another 7 or 8 versions of this song. Variety might be key here.

Jungle - Busy Earnin'

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