2-BMW

Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel)

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Major Problems and Compassion Cuts present another in-house favourite from their vaults: the sublime garage / r’n’b earworm "Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel)" by 2-BMW. A Tony Humphries / Zanzibar favourite, the sole release on Life Of Luxury in 1990 was New Jersey producer Larry P Rauson’s first cut, and it never saw a full release. It’s presented with three remarkable dubs from the mysterious Man In Bed, two of which in turn are flipped by Compassion Crew and, completing the circle, by Larry himself.

Full colour cover with matt finish. Restored and mastered by Thomas P Heckmann at Trope. Cut by Andreas Kauffelt at Schnittstelle. Artwork by Mel Keane.

'Tony played the song at Zanzibar (on a) Saturday night. That Sunday morning my phone was blowing up... That weekend gave me the moment of my career. I was an engineer at the local cable company. Listening to Tony Humphries on the radio, not expecting it, Tony Humphries played my record on his show... I did not last much longer at that job.' - Larry Rauson. 

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Matt says: Another serious release from these two camps. Not only is "Don't Tell Me" a completely overlooked but totally essential, proto-house / NJ jam, but some of the dubs on offer are ridiculous! Don't miss the rainforest bass lysergia of the "Life Dub" - so good!

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A1. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel)
A2. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel) (Love Dub) [Compassion Crew Re-Rub]
A3. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel) (Live Dub) [Larry’s Luxury Mix]
B1. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel) [Love Dub]
B2. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel) [Life Dub]
B3. Don’t Tell Me (How Love Should Feel) [Lost Dub]

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