Chocolate Milk - Action Speaks Louder Than Words [Colored Vinyl] [Limited Edition] [180 Gram] | RECORD STORE DAY
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Limited edition of 500 numbered copies on red coloured 180-gram audiophile vinyl. Action Speaks Louder Than Words is the 1975 debut album by Chocolate Milk, a funk and soul band from New Orleans. The band emerged in the mid-1970s and quickly gained recognition for their unique sound that blended the rich musical traditions of their hometown with the influences of contemporary funk and soul. The band was discovered by producer Allen Toussaint, a legendary figure in New Orleans music, whose influence is evident in the polished arrangements and the band's tight, cohesive sound. The album's themes of social awareness and personal reflection, combined with it's infectious grooves and skilled musicianship, have ensured it's lasting appeal. Also due to the single and title track "Action Speaks Louder Than Words", which charted well and was later sampled by numerous artists, including Public Enemy, Eric B. & Rakim, Aaliyah, Neneh Cherry and Toni Braxton feat. The Notorious BIG & Puff Daddy, cementing it's place in music history.