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MJ tune..!!!

G-FrEsH

TRIBE Promoter
Hatiras plays this all the time.
the lyrics ""somebodies watching me "" i forgot who remixed it. it MJ tune..
alittle help..

DAvo..
 

AshG

Member
hey dave,

it ain't mj.

its actually Rockwell's "Somebody's Watching Me", released on Motown in 1983.

all remixes of this are boots, so i'm not sure which one you're talking about, though i must say that no remix that i've heard comes close to the goodness of the original.
 

SENSEi

TRIBE Promoter
Originally posted by AshG
hey dave,

it ain't mj.

its actually Rockwell's "Somebody's Watching Me", released on Motown in 1983.

all remixes of this are boots, so i'm not sure which one you're talking about, though i must say that no remix that i've heard comes close to the goodness of the original.
He's right.

Except I believe MJ did the vocal loop for Rockwell.
:D
 

AshG

Member
yeah it does sound an awful lot like mj.

that said, the record doesn't list him in any of the credits.
that and there's quite a bit of talking and nonsense vocal nonsense going on in the original that starts to sound not that much like mj after all.

but... then again they don't list any of the vocalists here on the single i have.

hmm... well now i'm kinda curious about that.

also, i'm thinking i should bust this tune out this weekend!
 

Bernnie Federko

TRIBE Member
This is a good record

Rockwell's tune has an awfully curious history attatched. This record was done as a favour for a Record Executive on Motown, because they (the Exec') were going to use it as a present for their child's birthday.

Bizarre, very very bizarre. Like, who would patron Rockwell and MJ to do this type of tune in particular - it's creepy, IMHO.


(Also, all the boot's don't compare; the original's out there all over the place - check Kopps Vortex, or Ric's!)
 

AshG

Member
Originally posted by G-FrEsH
the one that hatiras plays is on the 905ive website.
http://www.905ive.com/Audio.htm

it comes in at about 22min 25 sec.
but ive been wanting it for awhile but kept on putting aside....

DAvo....
i know the one dave without even listening.

i remember seeing a listing for it on some website maybe 2 years ago, but can't tell you the name.
i do remember that the title is almost exactly "somebody's watching me" or some variation on that theme - but it stayed more or less true to the original name.
or at least the first round of boots were title that anyway...
 

alexd

Administrator
Staff member
its by Rockwell

on the original 12" there is a vocal on one side and an instrumental version on the other
 

TRO

TRIBE Member
email him and ask him...he usually is pretty good at responding...

hatiras@hatiras.com

I thought it was the midway bootleg of it...

but it aint...

Hatiras' new LP on his own Blow media IS SUPURB!!!

(sorry had to put that in there)
 

sentence

TRIBE Promoter
it's on the colorz label. there were actually 2 colorz releases of remixes of this song. 3 mixes on each release but they're all quite similar. i've got an extra copy of each that i might be able to part with dave.. i'll take a look around for them.
 

sentence

TRIBE Promoter
btw, one of them is labelled as Close Encounter - "honest" and the other is "somebody's watching me" by SZ.
 

oddmyth

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by alexd
its by Rockwell

on the original 12" there is a vocal on one side and an instrumental version on the other
i have the original album that "somebody's watching me" is on and it gives credits to MJ for backing vocals.

great track!

peace.
deeno
 
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