Sounds Incorporatedfirst recorded as Sounds Inc. Sounds Incorporated formed in earlyin DartfordKent, and gained a reputation in nearby South London for the fullness of their saxophone-led instrumental sound. Their only record with Parlophone"Mogambo", failed to achieve significant sales. The band then moved to Deccawhere they released a trio of singlesthe last of which was recorded with producer Joe Meekagain with little success.
These were the only successes that Sounds Incorporated enjoyed in their home country. It contained many stage favourites, but not their recent chart successes.
The group's third Columbia single, a version of the " William Tell Overture ", was included and turned out to be their greatest success in Australia, where it reached number 2. Sounds Incorporated's continuing popularity ensured a stream of work, including backing duties at the televised NME awards. Unusual musical instruments were a feature. The battery-operated Clavioline keyboard as used by the Tornados is heard on "Keep Movin'", but is also heard prominently on their previous disc before Meek, "Sounds Like Locomotion".
Al Holmes played the lead melody on flute throughout "The Spartans". This was released on EMI's fledgling Studio 2 label, primarily to show off EMI's mids advances and developments in stereo recording techniques. Any singles taken off the LP for foreign markets were in that format's standard mono, however, making these unusual items for UK collectors of the group.
By the band's name had been truncated to "Sounds Inc". Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Titled "How Do You Feel", it was their first single release to feature vocals.
The group began to disintegrate in the late s. The group soldiered on, My Man’s Gone Now - Judy Garland - Swan Songs, First Flights to and mainly playing in Australia for their final years together.
Their Yesterday - Sounds Incorporated - Sounds Incorporated / Studio 2 Stereo became more middle-of-the-road, exemplified in their final LP, which was released in many territories but not the UK, containing more vocals than instrumentals.
Sounds Inc finally broke up in Their recording career is currently covered on various CD sets. Virtually all of their recorded output is available, including rare and unreleased items.
All tracks released as singles make up one compilation The Singles. Both UK released albums are contained on another collection in stereophonic sound, and their third LP is covered in a specialist UK compilation album of rarer tracks.
Many individual cuts spanning the first half of their career, appear on various specialist instrumental compilations.
The first Sounds Incorporated was issued in both mono and stereo. Television recordings still exist featuring the group in action, although little if anything exists from Yesterday - Sounds Incorporated - Sounds Incorporated / Studio 2 Stereo UK archives.
They also appeared in Pop Yesterday - Sounds Incorporated - Sounds Incorporated / Studio 2 Stereo a music review film Superstylin - Groove Armada - Vertigo / Goodbye Country (Hello Nightclub) (CD, Album, Album) in colour, which has been released on video in recent years.
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