K-Tel put out a 70s hits package called Super Bad and wisely decided to include Cymande‘s moody and mysterious 1972 hit, “The Message“:
“The Message” Cymande 1972
“Formed 1971 in London, England, disbanded 1974. Cymande played what they themselves called NyahRock: a mixture of funk, soul, reggae and African rhythms.”
Wikipedia claims group members to be from Guyana, Jamaica & St. Vincent. Pronounced Sah-MAHN-day.