When I Hit You — You'll Feel It is een bloemlezing met 16 nummers van het buitengewone werk van muzikant, dichter en auteur Leslie Winer.
Het overspant Winer's drie decennia lange muzikale carrière: van haar baanbrekende solowerk in de vroege jaren '90 tot haar nieuwste geïnspireerde projecten.
One of the ‘90s greatest, most influential, if sorely
unsung artists - regularly hailed the progenitor of trip hop - is
subject to another career spanning anthology giving some measure of her
iconoclast ouevre, covering classics from her groundbreaking debut as ©
and via collabs with Jon Hassell, Jay Glass Dubs, Jah Wobble, Diamond
According to John Peel, Winer is “the definition of a hidden
gem” and who are we to argue? As evidenced by the 16 tracks on board,
Winer effortlessly combined roles as poet, musician and vocalist in her
releases, which were really only one facet of her enigma, which was also
established by years hanging with Burroughs and Basquiat, and as a
prominent model and muse to Valentino, Dior, Yohji Yamamoto and JP
Gaultier, the latter of whom declared her “the first androgynous