Who does not know the hits with the -Husten- or the opera-like vocals LaLaLa … Lalalalalala … exactly SCOTCH is the experimental duo from Italy. Few people know that behind Vince Lancini as a singer and Fabio Margutti stood on keyboards. Or the song -Penguins invading not included on the regular LP, but was the very first musical work of the successful group. In 1984 they managed to -Disco tape the remarkable 3rd place in the German charts. The follow-up songs -Delirio Mind- and -Take Me Up- conquered Europe very quickly and are still mandatory program every 80s Party. The creation of the band extends to two full albums and eight singles. -Evolution- Is the first album and was provided for the first official CD release with select Extended Versions and remixes, and remastered by the latest technical state.
An expanded edition with one bonus track (the lone 1976 single, ‘Straighten It Out’ released by Atlantic), Songs For Evolution was produced & mostly written by the Philadelphia team of Joseph Jefferson & Charles Simmons, who had penned a number of classic ‘70s hits for the Spinners including ‘Games People Play,’ ‘Mighty Love’ and ‘Love Don’t Love Nobody’) and recorded at famed Sigma Sound studios in Philly with string arrangements by Jack Faith, featuring the Don Renaldo Strings along with guitarist Bobby Eli.
It was just a matter of time before the Cinematic Orchestra received a commission for a film score, but this 2003 release actually dates from 1999. The genesis of Man With a Movie Camera lies in the selection committee of a Portuguese film festival, which asked Cinematic Orchestra to score their re-airing of Dziga Vertov's 1929 film of the same name, a silent Soviet documentary focused on a day in the life of an average worker.