Komiko

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Komiko
Origin New York, New York, U.S.
Genres Synthpop
Post-Disco
Garage house
Years active 1982
Labels SAM Records

Komiko was a short-lived studio group, best known for their moderate garage/boogie hit written by Nick Braddy, "Feel Alright". It was released in 1982 for SAM Records. The song reached the number 83 on the Billboard Black Singles and number 32 on Club Play Singles charts.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Komiko, as a one-hit wonder, recorded one song that topped the Billboard Hot Soul Singles and Dance/Club charts.[1][2] The song was co-produced by Darryl Payne, who collaborated with various post-disco/R&B musicians like Sharon Redd, Sinnamon, Kreamcicle,[4] and Gary R. Turnier of Gary's Gang.

According to Allmusic, Carol Williams was once a member of this group.[5]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Song Label Dance Singles R&B Singles
1982 "Feel Alright" SAM No. 32[2] No. 83[2]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

"Feel Alright"
12" single
  1. "Feel Alright" – 5:55[6]
  2. "Feel Alright" (instrumental) –7:30
  • Label: SAM
  • Written-by: Nick Braddy
  • Producer: Gary R. Turnier, Darryl Payne

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/hip-hop singles, 1942-2004 (5th ed.). California, U.S.: Record Research Inc., 2004 (originally) the University of California). p. 673. ISBN 0-89820-160-8. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Komiko on Billboard charts". Allmusic, Billboard. Retrieved 2011-07-25. 
  3. ^ "Billboard (r) Dance Top 80 (tm)". Billboard/Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 94: 50. Apr 10, 1982. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  4. ^ Darryl Payne - Credits on Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-07-25
  5. ^ Carol Williams - The Biography - on Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-07-25
  6. ^ "Komiko discography". Discogs. Retrieved 2011-07-25.