July 21, 2017
Everybody loves the Roy Ayers.
In honour of its 40th anniversary, Roy Ayers Ubiquity’s Lifeline is being reissued by Polydor on 18 August 2017.
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Featuring slow-rolling disco stomper ‘Running Away’ and extreme xylophone boogie-down ‘Cincinatti Growl’, alongside cameos from jazz chanteuse Dee Dee Bridgewater and funky ivory tickler Edwin L.Birdsong, the 1977 LP occupied the Billboard music charts for a whopping twenty-five weeks when it was released.
Pre-order a copy here and listen to the 12″ version of ‘Running Away’ below: