2009 Edition of 1972-1975-1980 TapesAfter three years and three albums delivering electrifying riffs as part of cult progrock trio Human Instinct, Billy T.K was ready to explore more melodic themes. Powerhouse experimented with Latin-tin...
2009 Edition of 1972-1975-1980 TapesAfter three years and three albums delivering electrifying riffs as part of cult progrock trio Human Instinct, Billy T.K was ready to explore more melodic themes. Powerhouse experimented with Latin-tinged blues and funk rhythms with lush layers of vocal harmonies, brass and percussion all woven together with Billy's relentless but unmistakeable riffs and extended solos. Like so much of New Zealand's early recorded history it was feared the debut album from Billy T.K & Powerhouse had been lost forever, or worse taped over, leaving little recorded evidence of this influential guitar-driven rhythmic big band.This CD compilation of the lost Move On Up album recorded at EMI studios in 1972, with selections form the live concert at Wellington's St James Theatre in 1975 and a single recorded with session musicians in Hollywood in 1980, delivers a solid overview of post-Human Instinct Billy T.K. for the first time. 01. Bottle Of Red Wine02. Move On Up (Pts. 1 & 2) 03. Hum Along And Dance 04. Into The Mystic 05. Marbles 06. Guajira 07. Goodbye Post Office Tower Goodbye 08. Southern Man 09. Dance With The Spirit 10. Rhythm Of Your Love 11. Heaven's Melody (Live) 12. Beyond The Material Sky (Live) 13. Race Into The infinite (Live) Billy T.K : Lead Guitar, VocalsJohn Bilderbeck : GuitarSteve Webb : DrumsGav Collinge : BassAra Mete : Rhythm GuitarJamie Tait-Jamieson : Keyboards, SaxophoneArnold Tihema : Congas & Lead VocalsMahia Blackmore : Vocals & PercussionsDick White : SaxophoneHere
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