the Mount Olympus of Disco there are numerous gods. But there is only one Zeus,
and his name is Boris Midney”.
Jones ‘Saturday Night Forever: The Story Of Disco’.
Bend is ample confirmation of an exciting talent and should prove to be one of
Disco’s most durable records”.
Aletti ‘Record World Magazine’. July 22nd 1978
writer, arranger, engineer & multi instrumentalist Boris Midney was born in
Russia but defected to the US via Tokyo. He had his first US success as part of
the Russian Jazz Quartet. Both his parents were musicians and he was trained
from an early age at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. His background in
Russia gave him a unique style, like no other disco artist. And unlike a lot of
dance music his richly textured soundscape’s can be enjoyed equally at home or
on the dance floor.
Recharge is proud to present the first of five special Boris Midney packages.
First out of the block is a double CD package featuring two of Mr Midney’s most
acclaimed albums. ‘Beautiful Bend’ was originally released on TK’s Record’s
Marlin off shoot in 1978 and was an immediate hit in clubs and a Billboard disco
chart topper. Disc one feature’s the original segued album as well as the Marlin
12” edits – for the first time on CD.
was originally released on the Warner Bros. subsidury label RFC and again set
the dance floors and disco charts on fire. Disc two features the original segued
album plus The RFC 12” promo only version of ‘Catch The Rhythm’ and their edit
of ‘You Got It Too Uptight/Love Spell’ for the first time on
features a Brand new interview with Boris