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Be With Records reissues Nohelani Cypriano’s rare groove classic, ‘Nohelani’

Be With Records continues a string of essential vinyl reissues with a much-needed release of Nohelani Cypriano’s Hawaiian rare groove classic Nohelani.

Originally released in 1979, the album is a favourite amongst record collectors, and features a tropical blend of soul, funk and boogie. Stand out track has to be ‘Lihue’ – a gorgeous, short-but-sweet groover with elements of jazz, funk and pop that’s guaranteed to get the hips shaking. One for the softies, but a goody.

With the original selling for over £100 online, we’re sure this will have plenty of people rejoicing.

While some labels seem to be cashing in on the recent vinyl boom by pointlessly reissuing any old crap, Be With have been cementing their reputation for quality. Other recent releases include Letta Mbulu’s 1983 In the Music… The Village Never Ends, featuring the holy grail of South African disco ‘Nomalizo’.

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