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Presented by Steppin' Into Tomorrow
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18:30 zaal open 19:00 start programma 21:15 einde programma
The English group The Real Thing made history by having the first number one hit in Great Britain as a black band from the UK. This shows what the musical climate was like in the UK in the 1970s and is also clearly reflected in this film. They were an important voice in the soul, funk and jazz scene and inspired the slightly later brit funk sound of the early 80s, a sound that today has fans all over the world - especially Japan and even American all-rounder Tyler The Creator. The Real Thing are the most successful black band of the 70s and best known for songs like "Can You Feel The Force?", "You To Me Are Everything" and "Children Of The Ghetto", the latter title was also sampled by the likes of Madlib for Freddie Gibbs and has been covered by Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind & Fire), Courtney Pine and Mary J. Blige. The film was released at the end of 2020, but due to the lockdowns that started just after, it has stayed under the radar a bit. That's why we decided to give this film another one-off screening!