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Technotronic: Recall [SBK/EMI, 1994]
Jo Bogaert and Patrick De Meyer prove Eurodisco is a producer's music on "2 U X," an instrumental that sets me strutting every time it sneaks up--which it can do because I tune out all the guy singer's exhortations until Ya Kid K (or is that Daisy D.?) picks him up midway through "I Want You by My Side." So if the guy's cuts fade and the girls' take me to techno church, maybe the secret of this spiritual uplift for secular people isn't Bogaert and De Meyer after all. Maybe it's the girls. A-