Monday, March 10, 2008
Guru Josh - Infinity
Guru Josh - Infinity (1990)
Guru Josh was a brief star of the early 1990s British acid house music scene, on the back of the 1989 single Infinity (1990s... Time For The Guru) (UK # 5, Ger #2, Australia #4). A track which, in radio edit form, has gone on to feature on a large number of compilations of 'old skool' house music. Guru Josh was an alias for Paul Walden, who began his career as an entertainer and keyboard player at Sands night club, Jersey, Performing under the name of Syndrone, Later to become.. Animal and His Crazy Organs, Following the release of Infinity, his debut single, he soon fell out of favour with the music press when his album, also titled Infinity, came out. It received mixed reviews. Notwithstanding , the album sold a staggering 900,000 units to such loyal fans.
Guru Josh also had several other singles: Freaky Dreamer, Holographic Dreams, Whose Law (Is It Anyway?) (all from 1990) and Hallelujah (in 1991), although none of them proved to be anywhere near as popular as his first single (and only true commercial success), Infinity, which has been reissued twice.