- Record Label
- WAH WAH 455
About this item
Meet Me On The Corner is taken from the band’s second album, Orange Whip, which itself was BBC 6Music’s Album of The Day on its release. It follows previous singles Whatever You Do and Sinner, which garnered support from Craig Charles, Tom Ravenscroft and Huey Morgan. The song showcases Honeyfeet at their funkiest and chunkiest.
A pounding beat beefed up by bass, guitar and brass propels forward while Rioghnach Connolly sings lyrics that could be straight out of the playground, but suggest something deeper, possibly mystical even, in its demands for a dalliance on the street.
Remixes on this more foot friendly single come courtesy of homegrown legends of funky house music, Crazy P who come through with both a vocal and dub version. Honeyfeet’s latest opus is turned into a straight up soulful disco monster by the boys from Nottingham, with Rioghnach’s rasping vocals playfully meandering over Hot Toddy and Ron Basejam’s crisp beats and trademark live bass. Elsewhere, much hyped Russian production don, I Gemin, delivers his take - still aimed at the dance floor of course, but a slightly deeper house affair based around jazzy keys and chopped up vocals that take the song into more sonorous territories. As a bonus, the 12” package also features the acclaimed remix of previous single, Sinner, courtesy of erstwhile Polish Innocent Sorceror, Envee - his shuffling, moody take only previously being available on vinyl via a super limited (and now impossible to find) 7-inch release late last year.
Meet Me On The Corner (Crazy P Dub)]
Meet Me On The Corner (I Gemin Remix)
Sinner (Envee Remix)