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Funk Is My Religion

Nils Landgren Funk Unit

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It's written on the cover: funk is my religion! The trombonist came in from the cold is wearing his heart on his sleeve with this 11th Funk Unit album. The leader of this gleaming groove machine which formed in 1994, Landgren has rekindled a full-strength funk which mixes the Headhunters-era Herbie Hancock sound with the influence of Fred Wesley's and Maceo Parker's J.B.s. As is often the case with him, the whole work is powered from start to finish by brass: trombone (his own) and sax (played by Jonas Wall). And as this is a work of funk, the bass/drums duo (Magnum Coltrane Price and Robert Ikiz) are also in pole position. But above all, Funk Unit has made the most progress in terms of vocals – and on this score, the group is able to hold their own against any Anglo-Saxon funksters. This album is the perfect antidote for lockdown, a balm for both body and mind. © Clotilde Maréchal/Qobuz

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1
Amanda
00:05:26

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

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2
Anyway You Want It
00:04:21

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Lyricist, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

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3
See Ya in Court
00:04:23

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Composer, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

4
Funk Is My Religion
00:04:50

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Vocals - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

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5
Es in Memoriam
00:06:22

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

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6
Doin' It for the People
00:05:01

Andy Pfeiler, Composer, Lyricist, Guitar, Vocals - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Vocals - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone, Backing Vocals - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards, Backing Vocals - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

7
Brand New Funk
00:05:12

Andy Pfeiler, Composer, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Composer, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Composer, Drums - Petter Bergander, Composer, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

8
Play Funk
00:02:34

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar, Backing Vocals - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Vocals - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Backing Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone, Backing Vocals - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards, Backing Vocals - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

9
Kamala
00:04:55

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

10
Nlfu Will Never Stop
00:04:31

Andy Pfeiler, Composer, Lyricist, Guitar, Vocals - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

11
Another Funk
00:04:43

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Vocals - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

12
Havanna
00:04:13

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Composer, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

13
Hold On
00:04:23

Andy Pfeiler, Composer, Lyricist, Guitar, Vocals - Magnum Coltrane Price, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Composer, Lyricist, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

14
That's My Funk
00:05:39

Andy Pfeiler, Guitar, Backing Vocals - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Lyricist, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar, Vocals - Nils Landgren, Trombone, Backing Vocals - Jonas Wall, Saxophone, Backing Vocals - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Drums - Petter Bergander, Keyboards, Backing Vocals - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

15
Scramblin
00:04:06

Andy Pfeiler, Composer, Guitar - Magnum Coltrane Price, Composer, Producer, Mixer, Bass Guitar - Nils Landgren, Composer, Trombone - Jonas Wall, Composer, Saxophone - Nils Landgren Funk Unit, Artist, MainArtist - Gustav Lindelöw, Sound Engineer - Robert Mehmet Ikiz, Composer, Drums - Petter Bergander, Composer, Keyboards - Hoffe Stannow, Mastering Engineer - ACT Music Publishing e.K., MusicPublisher

2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG 2021 ACT Music+Vision GmbH+Co.KG

Album Description

It's written on the cover: funk is my religion! The trombonist came in from the cold is wearing his heart on his sleeve with this 11th Funk Unit album. The leader of this gleaming groove machine which formed in 1994, Landgren has rekindled a full-strength funk which mixes the Headhunters-era Herbie Hancock sound with the influence of Fred Wesley's and Maceo Parker's J.B.s. As is often the case with him, the whole work is powered from start to finish by brass: trombone (his own) and sax (played by Jonas Wall). And as this is a work of funk, the bass/drums duo (Magnum Coltrane Price and Robert Ikiz) are also in pole position. But above all, Funk Unit has made the most progress in terms of vocals – and on this score, the group is able to hold their own against any Anglo-Saxon funksters. This album is the perfect antidote for lockdown, a balm for both body and mind. © Clotilde Maréchal/Qobuz

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