Shakatak have enjoyed a level of success and career longevity rarely paralleled in contemporary music but then Shakatak is a particularly unusual group. Because of the nature of their music their fan base is one that is far reaching while always retaining an underground element. This paradox sees the band, who are known primarily for their musicality, enjoying both high cult status and instant recognition as a household name due to their numerous hit recordings.
Shakatak are an English jazz-funk band, founded in 1980. Shakatak scored a number of chart entries, including two Top 10 hits in the UK Singles Chart, "Night Birds" (1982) and "Down on the Street" (1984), plus a further 12 entries in the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles. The group is still active and popular throughout the world, particularly in Japan and the Far East, and generally produce a new album every two years on JVC Records.
Out of This World, released in 1983 on the Polydor label, is the fourth album by English jazz-funk band Shakatak. All tracks written by William "Bill" Sharpe and Roger Odell. Side 1: "Dark Is the Night" – 5:28. Don't Say That Again" – 4:46. On Nights Like Tonight" – 5:13. Side 2: "Out of This World" – 5:53. Let's Get Together" – 3:48. If You Could See Me Now" – 6:56. Bill Sharpe – keyboards. Keith Winter – guitars. George Anderson – bass, backing vocals.
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British jazz-funk combo Shakatak formed in London in 1980. Originally comprising keyboardists Bill Sharpe and Nigel Wright, guitarist Keith Winter, bassist Steve Underwood, and drummer Roger Odell, the group quickly scored an underground hit with its debut single "Steppin'," cracking the British Top 50 the following year with the singles "Livin' in the UK" and "Brazilian Dawn. Nightbirds also introduced singer Jill Saward, who emerged as Shakatak's lead vocalist with the band's fifth album, 1984's Down on the Street, which notched the hit "Watching You"; 1985's Live preceded the release of the group's next studio effort, Day by Day.