MCDANIELS,EUGENE - HEADLESS HEROES OF THE APOCALYPSE Vinyl LP
Limited 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing including insert with lyrics. Headless Heroes Of The Apocalypse is an epic album by American soul artist Eugene McDaniels. It is a vinyl classic with an eclectic mix of funk, soul and folk. The jazz band which is backing McDaniel adds the swing to all the incredible arrangements. 'Supermarket Blues' is a song in which he focuses on the racial acts, while 'The Parasite (for Buffy)' is a ten-minute tribute to the Native Americans. The album has been prized and sampled by the hip-hop community dozens of times. It is a dark and political psychedelic soul album with excellent grooves, a masterpiece which is now available again on vinyl. Eugene McDaniels (1935-2011) was an African-American musician who rose to fame during the early 1960s. After his first hit, 'A Hundred Pounds of Clay', reached number 3 in the Billboard Hot 100 chart he released a couple of other hits. He had been living for years out of the spotlights before launching a series of YouTube videos with thoughts about his music in 2010. A year later he passed away.