Bollywood Funk – CD Sleeve

Series nameOutcaste Compilations

Bollywood Funk’ was released on Outcaste Records in September 2000. Compiled by Outcaste Records’ DJ Harv and Suni (aka Sutrasonic), the album features classic Bollywood soundtracks from the 1960s and 1970s which have been reworked to highlight their funk and jazz elements. As Shabs Jobanputra, joint founder of Outcaste Records, comments in the CD sleeve, “the compilation evokes praise for Bollywood’s musical producers such as Laxmikant Pyarelal and R.D. Burman and the amazing vocal talents of artists such as Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle are exposed”. This full colour CD sleeve contains seven images and includes linear notes for each of the fifteen tracks.

Date of Creation / Publication2000
CreatorOutcaste Records; Jobanputra, Shabs
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberOutcaste Records Collection (GB 2661 OC)
Catalogue NumberOC/COM/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located at Outcaste Records
Series notesSince 1995comma Outcaste Records have released numerous compilation albums, portraying the diverse range of musical influences in contemporary British-Asian, dance and chill out music. Global musical diversity is integral to Outcaste Records.
Collection notesA major label in world music, Outcaste Records was formed in 1995 by Shabs Jobanputra and Paul Franklyn. Based in London, the record label endeavours to maintain a creative space for artists of world music and produce music for and by young British Asians that reflect their South Asian and British cultural traditions. Outcaste are also dedicated to making this music increasingly accessible and appreciated to mainstream audiences.