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Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue

Tracklist

1Electric Avenue
Arranged By – Eddy Grant
6:18
2Walking On Sunshine (American Version)6:12

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
ICE T 57, ICET 57Eddy Grant Electric Avenue ‎(12")ICE, ICEICE T 57, ICET 57UK1983
PRT A 3205Eddy Grant Electric Avenue ‎(7")PortraitPRT A 3205Portugal1983
AZ 1.960Eddy Grant Electric Avenue / Walking On Sunshine ‎(7", Single, TP)Not On LabelAZ 1.960France1983
AZ/1 960, noneEddy Grant Electric Avenue ‎(7", Single)Disc' AZ International, ICEAZ/1 960, noneBelgiumUnknown
ICE 57Eddy Grant Electric Avenue ‎(7", Single, Pus)ICEICE 57UK1983

Credits

  • Producer, Written-ByEddy Grant

Notes

(P) 1983
C 1983
Ed. Greenheart Music Ltd - Intersong Music Ltd
Made in West Germany

B track on label as Walkin' On Sunshine

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (A Run-out): A-7772 A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (B Run-out): A-7772 B-1
  • Other (Rights Society): SACEM
  • Other (Distribution Code): DIS 017

Info

Electric Avenue is a song written, recorded and produced by Eddy Grant, who released it from his 1982 album Killer on the Rampage. In the United States, with the help of the MTV video he shot for it, it was one of the biggest hits of 1983. The song's title refers to Electric Avenue in the south London district of Brixton which was the first market street to be lit by electricity. According to Grant, he first became aware of the street's existence during a stint acting at the Black Theatre of Brixton. Текст песни: Down in the street there is violence And a lots of work to be done No place to hang out our washing And I cant blame all on the sun, oh no CHORUS. Electric Avenue is an RIAA platinum-certified single by Eddy Grant, from his 1982 album Killer on the Rampage. In the US, it was one of 1983's the video for Electric Avenue from Eddy Grant's Killer on the Rampage for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Electric Avenue is named after a road in Brixton, South London. This track, first released in 1983, marked the birth of electro-reggae, a scene which was both futuristic and grittily urban in its zen outlook. Electro-reggae is also quite dub. Famous proponents of Electro-reggae include Liam Neeson and Jeremy Hands Vine. View wiki. This track, first released in 1983, marked the birth of electro-reggae, a scene which read more. Songs in album Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue 2001. Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue Ringbang Remix By Peter Black. Electric Avenue is a shopping area in the Brixton section of London, named because is was the first street in the area to get electric lights. Brixton was the setting for riots between police and protesters in 1981, which Grant refers to in the opening line, Down in the street there is violence. This is one of the highest-charting reggae-influenced pop songs ever. Grant, a native of Guyana, had many pop and ska groups in England and Barbados. His first band, The Equals, had three Top 10 hits in England in the 1960s. They were the first multiracial band to find success in the UK. Eddy Grant performs in the music video Electric Avenue from the album Killer on the Rampage recorded for Parlophone and EMI Records. The music video begins with Eddy Grant running on a beach. He sits on a couch and watches a television set as he sings the song. Clips of motorcyclists going through a city play throughout. The music video begins with Eddy Grant running on a. See full summary . Director: Steve Barron. Star: Eddy Grant. Added to Watchlist. Jorgss17. Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue. electric avenue. Posted 24 days ago24 days ago. paper boii at 0:13: Fuuuuckkk YESSS. Posted 1 month ago1 month ago. This is Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue by k1x- on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love VideoMusic RetroVideosEddy Grant - Electric Avenue 1983

Video

Eddy Grant - Electric Avenue

Performer: Eddy Grant

Title: Electric Avenue

Country: France

Release date: 1983

Label: Disc' AZ International

Style: Electro, Reggae-Pop

Catalog: AZ/0 164, AZ/0-164

Genre: Electronic / Reggae / Funk and Soul

Size MP3: 1879 mb

Size FLAC: 2288 mb

Rating: 4.5 / 5

Votes: 007

Record source: Vinyl, 12", Maxi-Single, 45 RPM

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