Back in 1991, Robert Owens was the name on everyone?s lips. From New York clubs and warehouse mash-ups to London underground parties and acid raves; everyone looked up to Robert as the man responsible for one of the most seminal House records of all time.Now thanks to 1trax the release has been exhumed, re-mastered, and is available to download digitally for the first time on the very year of its 20th Anniversary. Going head-to-head with one of the most prolific House producers of all time, the first package will see remixes from producer prodigies of the now Jamie Jones, Soul Clap, Gadi Mizrahi (one-half of wolf + lamb), Matt Tolfrey & Inxec.I?ll Be Your Friend features the sultry vocals of Robert Owens, wildly regarded as the voice of house music. The track promptly caught the attention of every key DJ/Producer of our time and has remained one of House Musics most influential pieces compositions. Integral to the developing house scene in the mid-Eighties, Robert gained notoriety by singing on a number of underground club tracks. Famed for breathing life and soul into house music, Robert has added his own distinct dimension to a number of tracks of late including Silence on 1trax and Greater Love on MN2S.Parts 2 and 3 of the package are forthcoming on 1trax in June and July and include remixes from Dyed Soundorom, Claire Ripley, DZeta N? Basile, Paul Loraine, Jay Tripwire and more.
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