Baz Luhrmann, compilations, Earth Kitt, Electro Swing, electroswing, Ella Fitzgerald, Great Gatsby, Japan, Louis Armstrong, sweet tooth, Swingin Gold, Venus in Hollywood - posted on July 2, 2013 by

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Jet-setters that we are (in spirit!), it seems fitting that it’s been a week for international compilation news. This one hails from Japan (via our label there, Rambling Records), and they have included our electro-swing tune ‘Venus in Hollywood’ on a new release titled ‘Swingin’ Gold – Tribute To The Great Gatsby.’ 


It’s just been made available on iTunes Japan (for those of you with access to that – if you want our track alone it’s internationally on iTunes here). For old-school CD lovers we’ve been informed that there will be a full CD release coming in the Autumn.

Regardless of what you thought of Baz Luhrmann‘s film (looked amazing – waaaaay too long?), there’s no doubt that the 1920′s style it depicted still packs an absolute punch. We love to imagine Daisy and Jay doing the charleston to “Venus…”.  And we’re also pretty thrilled with the fact it’s a nice mix of old and new artists and that our favourites Ella, Eartha and Louis are included – you could say that Sweet Tooth are dancing with the stars on this one ;)


Tracklist:
1 St. James Ballroom (Sepalot Remix) – Alice Francis 
2 Venus In Hollywood – Sweet Tooth 
3 Bad Boy Good Man (Aerophon Mix) – Tape Five 
4 Happy Feet – Buscemi 
5 Woody Woody – Dimie Cat 
6 Hit’em With It High (Alternate Version) – Boogaloo Stu 
7 Tangled Up – Caro Emerald 
8 AAA (Triple A) – Dimie Cat 
9 Shoot Him Down! – Alice Francis 
10 Pink Lullaby – Tape Five 
11 Big Spender – The New Burlesque Roadshow 
12 The Big Blow Out – Henry Mancini 
13 Caravan – Ella Fitzgerald 
14 Beale Street Blues – Eartha Kitt 
15 Sugar – Dirty Honkers 
16 Tail Feather (feat. Youthstar & Erica Guaca) – Smokey Joe & The Kid 
17 Puttin’ On The Ritz (Club Des Belugas Remix) – Club des Belugas 
18 Sway – The Jazz Age Swingers 
19 Hidden – Buscemi & The Michel Bisceglia Ensemble 
20 What A Wonderful World [Club Mix] – Louis Armstrong                       

 
‘Shoobidoowah’ indeed.
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