Song ID: UK house hit, late '80s - early '90s
September 12, 2013 11:43 AM   Subscribe

I'm trying to rebuild a mix tape made for me by a London friend around 1989-1990. One track I'm having trouble finding started out with "Are you sitting comfortably? [Good.] Then I'll begin," which is a sample from the BBC's "Listen with Mother" radio series (click on the second old time radio for a clip, starts at the :16sec mark). After that it had a very deep man's voice saying "Welcome," over and over again while the music ramped up behind it. I always thought the man sounded like Worf, from ST: TNG. Any leads?
posted by cocoagirl to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
That definitely sounds familiar to me, though I would have guessed it was later than '89 / '90 purely based on when I started to pay attention to music.
posted by TwoWordReview at 12:00 PM on September 12, 2013 [1 favorite]

My first thought was Bentley Rhythm Ace's Let There Be Flutes but on listening again I see that, while it does start with a sample from kids's TV, with a man's voice coming in after the start, it's not the same sample. It's also late 90s.

Thought I'd link it anyway, in case your memory is as bad as mine and it turns out this is it.
posted by penguin pie at 12:09 PM on September 12, 2013

Best answer: Izit - Stories?
posted by kuanes at 1:15 PM on September 12, 2013 [1 favorite]

Best answer: I clicked the Izit link and from that link this video sounds familiar to what you are describing. Gino Latino "Welcome"
posted by J0 at 2:32 PM on September 12, 2013

Response by poster: Holy moly -- it was two separate songs and you guys nailed them both! Thank you!!
posted by cocoagirl at 4:50 PM on September 12, 2013

Response by poster: Also, not Worf.
posted by cocoagirl at 5:01 PM on September 12, 2013

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