Release date: 1988
Recharge is the Tongue's legendary last, lost album recorded in late 1988, by which time the band had scaled down to a duo of Graham Massey and Howard Walmsley.
At the same time, Massey was also recording the second 808 State album Quadrastate, but although Pacific State went on to conquer the singles chart, the adventurous dance and electronica cut by the Tongues for Recharge found itself out of step with early club culture - this despite having all the DNA of a future about to be unravelled.
Unfortunately Recharge ran out of juice at the test pressing stage when label Cut Deep ceased trading in 1989. Says Massey: "White labels of Recharge circulated for years as the holy grail of fans of early 808, due to the fact that it was recorded in the same sessions as Quadrastate. If it wasn't for Howard leaving his soprano sax in the studio overnight, Pacific State might have been another story..."
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3. Love Out
6. Take the Back Right Off
7. One Angel
9. Love Out (Brainwash Mix)
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