The Reflex (Duran Duran, 1984)

Reflex-o-scope Ragga-Latin Ska Duran Duran version

This time we are taking to Jamaica one of the biggest hits of Duran Duran, which was the first of the two of theirs charting to no. 1 in the US in May 1984. A strong taste of caribbean impregnates the whole arrangement, and proves one more time that every single pop song can be “skatalized” and become an irresistible call for some serious swinging.

The Reflex (Duran Duran)

Arrangement by Enrico Cioccolini Gotink
performed live by The Invisibles and published on 12-06-2015

Robert Curiel, drums

Bunn Riley, bass

Eugene Bakker, percussions

Freek Volkers, guitar

Alexander Broussard, keyboards

Michiel de Boer, trumpet

Robbert Tuinhof, alto sax

Gunter Weber, tenor sax

Aad Leering, trombone

Doris van Iperen, backing vocals

Arienne Groenewoud, backing vocals

Enrico Cioccolini Gotink, lead vocals

Audio recording, mixing and mastering by Freek Volkers
Video edit by Enrico Cioccolini Gotink