During the early 1980s, Kenneth 'Sumy' Sumter attempted to become Surinam's answer to Prince. While not wholly successful, he did record one killer album, 1983's Tryin To Survive. The original Galaxy Inc release of that album became something of a must-have for electrofunk and P-funk collectors, leading to a vinyl reissue on Rush Hour last year. That, too, flew off record shop shelves, so now the Dutch label has made it available on CD for the first time. Deliciously cheap sounding - it was made on a shoestring budget, after all - but brilliantly funky and soulful, Tryin To Survive remains a triumph of eccentric P-funk - all Roger Troutman posturing, slick Prince vocals, starry electronics and thickset synth basslines.