The Soultrend Orchestra – 84 King Street


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The Soultrend Orchestra is the brainchild of author and arranger Nerio “Papik” Poggi (who has produced more than 20 albums in the last 10 years and has collaborated with several Italian and international artists including Mario Biondi , Matt Bianco, Sarah Jane Morris, Wendy D Lewis and Tom Gaebel) accompanied for this new project by producer and composer Luigi Di Paola with whom Papik has been working for over twenty years. The first Album related to ‘Soultrend’ was released in 2011 and was titled ‘Groovy Nights’.
Now out of the catalogue, it had a glimpse of all their musical experiences and preferred genres : soul, funky, disco and acid jazz. The Album was mostly appreciated in the UK.

The new album by ‘Soultrend Orchestra’ is entitled ’84 King Street’, the band gets bigger and present a more ambitious project than the previous one. The main inspiration is clearly the disco sound of Nile Rodgers & Chic who have been so popular of lately with a worldwide rebirth of this musical style , the sound of the Album is also dipping into the Italo House tradition, recently re-evaluated in today’s world of dance, by Italian producers like Mauro Malavasi and his most famous projects ‘Change’ and ‘Peter Jaques Band’.
More than 35 musicians and singers have taken part in the recording of the Orchestra’s Album. Among the featuring vocalists, Lucy Campeti (from the Duo Groovy Sistas), who has worked with Gabin, Franco Micalizzi, Gloria Gaynor and Mario Biondi; Ely Bruna, (who has featured in most of Papik’s projects); Frankie Lovecchio, (who has collaborated with Claudio Baglioni, Delegation, Mario Biondi, Mike Francis and Amy Stewart); the soul Band ‘Adika Pongo’, who in 2011 released an album for the historic UK soul label ‘Expansion Records’; Frankie Pearl (from the Duo ‘Groovy Sistas’), a very talented singer. Los Angeles born, who has featured in the recent years in various Rai TV Shows; Anna Fondi (one half of the ‘More Blonde’ duo), highly demanded as a vocalist for international dance projects; Letizia Liberati (‘More Blonde’), Isabella Canana, Dario Daneluz, all three well-known Italian session vocalists, and to complete the list the Soul duo Janine Johnson and Eli Thompson, aka ‘Westcost Soulstars’.

Endless are also the important collaboration of over 20 musicians involved with the Orchestra.
The title “84 King Street” refers to the address of New York legendary “Paradise Garage” disco where Larry Levan (world renowned Disco DJ) was the main resident and where Disco Music had its highest peak in popularity during the second half of 70’s.


Track Listing

No. Track Preview
01. King Of The Dancefloor ft. Groovy Sistas Listen
02. Real Information ft. Ely Brua & Eli Thompson Listen
03. Dancing ft. Groovy Sistas Listen
04. A Dream In Your Heart ft. Dario Daneluz
05. Fire ft. Frankie Lovecchio Listen
06. Shiver ft. Frankie Pearl Listen
07. Waiting For Your Love ft. Anna Fondi Listen
08. We Use To Live Together ft. Adika Pongo Listen
09. Break It ft. Frankie Lovecchio Listen
10. No More Missing You ft. Groovy Sistas Listen
11. Living Together ft. Isabella Canana Listen
12. My Love Is Real ft. Westcoast Soulstars Listen
13. Don't You Ever Lose It ft. Frankie Lovecchio Listen
14. 84 King Street ft. Groovy Sistas Listen
15. The Game ft. Anna Fondi Listen
16. My Final Fantasy ft. Dario Daneluz Listen
17. The Look In Your Eyes ft. Frankie Lovecchio Listen
18. Boogie Oogie Oogie ft. Frankie Pearl Listen
19. The Journey Of Your Life ft. Groovy Sistas Listen
20. Shiver ft. Frankie Pearl (Papik 80's Remix) Listen

Additional information

input date 23rd January 2018

The Soultrend Orchestra




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