Marc Moulin was one of Belgium's jazz legends, his Placebo albums being the 'Holy Grail' for the rare groove crowd. Original copies of Ball Of Eyes are in short supply, making this first ever official reissue a much needed one! As sampled by Pete Rock, J Dilla & Madlib.
  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVLP1091Format : 1 LP, 180 gramReleasedate : 2014-04-19
Barcode : 8718469535866Sleeve : 3mmOriginal Release : 1971 

Side A

1. Inner City Blues
2. Planes
3. You Got Me Hummin'
4. Humpty Dumpty

Side B

1. Aria
2. Showbiz Suite
3. Ball Of Eyes
4. Oh La La

Marc Moulin (1942 - 2008) was a Belgian musician and journalist. In the early Seventies he was the leader of the Jazz-Rock group Placebo. Moulin was one of Belgium's jazz legends, making jazz-influenced records for over 30 years. Marc Moulin's three Placebo albums are the 'Holy Grail' for the rare groove crowd, a sector of music fans who love that unique 70s style of cool.

Placebo's debut LP Ball of Eyes is a remarkably focused Soul Jazz record, without the experimentation or Free Jazz moments which were still in vogue during the first half of the '70s. Excellent covers of Marvin Gaye's "Inner City Blues" and Sam & Dave's "You Got Me Hummin'" as well as his own compositions make Ball Of Eyes a perfect example of the genius of Marc Moulin and his incredible band.

  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl