Live in Paradiso: Le Freak, c'est…
"Le Freak, c'est chic". Words that are enough to fill up a dance floor. By the time Chic appeared in the late '70s, disco was already slipping into the excess that eventually caused its downfall. Chic bucked the trend by stripping disco's sound down to its basic elements. The band’s sound was anchored by the scratchy, James Brown-style rhythm guitar of Nile Rodgers and the indelible bass lines of Bernard Edwards. As producers, they used keyboard and string embellishments economically, which kept the emphasis on rhythm. There can be little argument that Chic was disco's greatest band – their funky grooves, stylish detailing and overall sense of rhythm and simplicity in a time of campy excess made many of their songs memorable as well as danceable. During this show recorded at one of Europe’s top venues, Paradiso Amsterdam, the members of Chic play their all-time classics!
Display Titles: Live in Paradiso: Le Freak, c'est Chic
Artists: Chic,Cherie Mitchell-Agurs,Bill Holloman,Nile Rodgers,Fonzi Thornton,Curt Ramm,Barry Johnson,Silver Logan Sharp,Omar Hakim,Gernardo Velez,Jessica Wagner
Location: Paradiso, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Concert Year: 2007