Probably paradise ‘ most successful line-up with all members of the band contributing to the songs and lyrics. Group developed a huge following amongst black and white christan funk fans in the UK whilst drawing the attention of secular music record executives.
Bands message was religious and uplifting but also found a way to attract kids from the street by the power of their funky sound.
phil saachi (producer), jon astrop (producer), junior edwards (bass), raymond dennis (bass), savid aiveola (guitar), doug williamns (vocal), bobby clarke (drums), paul johnson (bass), phillip edwards (keyboard), devon burke (percussions), karl edwards (trombone), rafe mckenna (engineer), chris norton (strings), michael martin (manager)
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Paradise represented a unique subgenre of UK Black gospel music which was influenced by the 70's Giants such as Commodores and Earth Wind and Fire.Goups such as Kainos, Clarity and InnerVision rejected the traditional approach to gospel music and adopted Funk as their vehicle.