Leftfield

Leftfield

 

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Leftfield are a British electronic music group formed in 1989. It began as the duo of Neil Barnes and Paul Daley (formerly of the Rivals, A Man Called Adam and the Brand New Heavies). In January 2010 Barnes resurrected Leftfield without Daley and, after touring for a few years, finished writing new material for a third album entitled Alternative Light Source. Daley declined to be involved and is focusing upon his solo career.

The duo were very influential in the evolution of electronic music in the 1990s, with Mixmag describing them as "the single most influential production team working in British dance music".[1] As with many of their contemporaries, such as the Chemical Brothers, Leftfield were notable for their use of guest vocalists in their works. Among those involved were Toni Halliday on "Original", Johnny Rotten on "Open Up", Djum Djum on "Afro-Left", and Earl 16 and Cheshire Cat on "Release the Pressure". The term progressive house was coined to define their style, a fusion of house with dub and reggae.[2]

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Leftism
 
Leftism is the first studio album by English electronica duo Leftfield, released in 1995 on Columbia Records.
Release the Pressure
 
"Release the Pressure" is the third single by the English electronic duo Leftfield and the first to involve Paul Daley with writing duties after he joined the group.
Rhythm and Stealth
 
Rhythm and Stealth is the second album by Leftfield released on 20 September 1999.
Song of Life
 
"Song of Life" is the fourth single released by English electronic group Leftfield and the first on a CD single release.

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