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Parliament -Up For The Down Stroke


Up For The Down Stroke

Release date: July 12, 2019
Label: Mercury
Up for the Down Stroke is an album by the American funk band Parliament. It was the band's second album (following 1970's Osmium), and their first to be released on Casablanca Records. The album was released on July 3, 1974. Its title track was Parliament's first chart hit and remains one of the most well-known P-Funk songs. The album also contains a funk reworking of The Parliaments' song '(I Wanna) Testify' under the title 'Testify'. Up for the Down Stroke is notable in that it regenerated George Clinton's professional relationship with bassist 'Bootsy' Collins, who had taken a two-year hiatus from the group. Up for the Down Stroke will release on 12th July, 2019 in 1 LP Black 180 Gram vinyl and a limited edition Translucent Red vinyl.
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