Are You Listening / Soul Trader
by Secret Society

Release Date

June 1992

Label

Engineer

Andy Boothman
& Eric Nardini

Sleeve Design

Code

SS 01

Formats

Vinyl, 12” single

Style

Acid Jazz

Producer

Andy Boothman

Recorded at

Hex Productions, Beehive Mill, Ancoats, Manchester

Written/Arranged by

Boothman, Campbell, Shelton, Sissay, Spiro

Musicians

Lemn Sissay – vocals
Yvonne Shelton – vocals
Rupert Campbell – bass guitar
Andy Boothman – keyboards, percussion & programming
Andy Spiro – keyboards, tenor saxophone
Eric Nardini – electric guitar
Tony Thompson – drums
Billy Groves – piano (soul trader)
Kevin Davey – trumpet (Are You Listening)

The first single released by Secret Society in 1992 was a double A side ‘Are You Listening/Soul Trader’
Released by the band on 12” white label in the UK
A re-press fulfilled an order from Japan within weeks of the initial pressing and is still being played on Japanese radio to date.

Soul Trader and Are You Listening (relentless mix) went on to be released in the USA on the compilation CD ‘This is Acid Jazz vol iv’

Insert for 12″ white label

Track Listing

A1,

Are You Listening

3:20

A2,

Are You Listening (relentless mix)

4:47

AA1,

Soul Trader

3:40

AA2,

Soul Trader (dub mix)

4:32

A1,

Are You Listening

3:20

A2,

Are You Listening (relentless mix)

4:47

AA1,

Soul Trader

3:40

AA2,

Soul Trader (dub mix)

4:32