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More than one artist/band carry the name “Breakwater”:

1) Emo band from Victoria, Canada. In addition to a five-song demo they released a self-titled 7” in 1995 and a split with Closure in 1996. One track was present on “I Can’t Live Without It” compilation. After the break-up in 1996 some members went on to play in Republic of Freedom Fighters.

2) Funk and soul American band from Philadelphia, formed in 1971. The band consisted of Gene Robinson, James Gee Jones, Linc ‘Love’ Gilmore, Steve Green, Vince Garnell, Greg Scott, John ‘Dutch’ Braddock, and Kae Williams, Jr.

The band released two albums : Breakwater in 1978, and Splashdown in 1980. The latter features the song Release the Beast, which was sampled in 2004 by Daft Punk for their song “Robot Rock”.

Edited by Sapila on 7 Jun 2007, 15:44

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