Aubergine's Escape

by The Expansions

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Aubergine's Escape - A gritty and soulful downtempo groove, and a developing story in the life of Ms Aubergine. She needs to get out of town. Fast. This is her soundtrack.

Mess Up Your Mind - Aura was a San Francisco Psych-Funk band that formed in 1974 and played extensively throughout Northern California. By 1976, the band recorded their first and only album at Pacific Recording Studio in San Mateo. Over recent decades the Aura album has grown in stature to become a collectors item. In 1991, the Oakland hip-hop band,“Oaktown’s 357” sampled “Mess Up Your Mind” for their song “Turn It Up”, which raised the Aura album to cult status.
This is our version.

"No one else today makes this brand of cinematic, psychy filthy fusion quite like The Expansions. Can't wait for the LP!" Dom Servini (Wah Wah 45s)

'Cracking mellow funk 45 by The Expansions' DJ Andy Smith


released October 20, 2014

James O'Keefe - Guitar
Dave Koor - Keys and Synths
Matt Summerfield - Bass
Jonny Drop - Drums and Percussion.

Mess Up Your Mind - ℗ Nativity Publishing/Tetrahedron Music

Engineered by Charleston More-tone.
Mixed and Mastered by Dave Koor.
Artwork by Jonny Drop.
Type by Matt Bonner.

Recorded at Invisible Studios, Suffolk.

Big thanks to Charlie for the hard work on the recording, Gwyn for the hardware goodies, and Matt for his type skills. We Would also like to thank WahWah45s, OTC Records, The Jazz Meet, Nik Weston, Juno Records, Love Vinyl, Rye Wax, Yam Records, Michael Johnson, Oliver Sudden, Graham Parker, Rob Delta, Flo Rosset, Flying Merguez and all those who are supporting us along the way.

Massive love to Rufus.

Thanks to you guys too!

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The Expansions London, UK

The Expansions are a Jazz Funk quartet hailing from South London. Influenced by the street sounds of the 70's and Blaxploitation, The Expansions bring a new dimension to a classic sound.

James O'Keefe - Guitar
Dave Koor - Keys and Synths
Jonny Drop - Drums
Matt Summerfield - Bass
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