When the legendary American disc jockey Alan Freed coined the phrase “rock ‘n’ roll”, Bo Diddley was the first musician he considered to be an exponent of this style. In 1955, playing the musician’s first single called “Bo Diddley” for Chess Records in Chicago, Freed declared: “Here’s a man with an original sound, an original beat that’s gonna rock ‘n’ roll you right out of your seat.”
Decades later Bo Diddley reflected back upon his 1979 US tour with The Clash. Did he like the sound of these new kids on the block? We think he summed it up pretty well when he stated that, “Every generation got his own little bag of tricks…”.
Spiritual dub and a monumental ode to Outsider Art. I Believe In My Mess brings you dub with themselves, the Leonids, The Beastie Boys, Scram C Baby and UpperOutsider Lee Scratch Perry. For true believers.
Released July 18, 2017
Composed and performed by our own outsiders Geert de Groot and Frank van Praag. Except:
1- Commentary/voice sample by Lee Perry
2- Written and performed by The Leonids
3- Words witten and performed by The Beastie Boys & John Cees Smit
4- Written and performed by Hallo Venray
A 30th anniversary Hallo Venray dub. A version of Bob Dylan Lyrics.
Bob Dylan Lyrics is a song from the album Show by Hallo Venray (Excelsior Recordings, 2014).
I Believe In My Mess proudly presents the dubmix of the song Citizens (featuring Sofie Winterson) by the acclaimed Fatima Yamaha. Original song comes from Imaginary Lines (Magnetron Music, 2015). Citizen Dub is about a girl, inspired by the cultural joys and hardships of growing up between two dubs. I Believe In My Mess at the controls.