Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Step On” by The Happy Mondays

Date Posted:25 February 2016 

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day “Step On” by The Happy Mondays

Released in April 1990 on 7” single, Step On is a cover of "He's Gonna Step On You Again" co-written by Christos Demetriou and performed by John Kongos. The Happy Mondays version incorporates a short sample of three guitar notes from the original.

Step On was a single from the Happy Mondays forth LP “Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches” also released on vinyl in 1990. Both the single and LP were produced by Paul Oakenfold on released on factory records.

The Happy Mondays are an English band from Salford in Manchester. The band was formed in 1980, the band's original line-up was Shaun Ryder on lead vocals, his brother Paul Ryder on bass, lead guitarist Mark Day, keyboardist Paul Davis, and drummer Gary Whelan. Mark "Bez" Berry later joined the band onstage during a live performance after befriending Shaun Ryder and served as a dancer/percussionist. Rowetta Satchell joined the band to provide backing vocals in the early 1990s.

You can purchase “Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches” on vinyl from Matau Records Australian music store Click Here.

Here's the original version of Step On performed by John Kongos

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