Thug Records returns with a truly unique and special release. Tevo Howard and Nick Anthony Simoncino working together on one of the deepest records this year. Both showcasing their unique take on house music, they are brought together by the devout and seductive vocals of Mark Rogers. Sending a message of love and hope, and reminding us that house music can have a purpose that cuts deeper than just the dancefloor. The double 12″ package provides a selection of original vocal mixes, instrumentals and club ready dubs, ‘The Bass Played a Sad Refrain’ is essential, emotive and timeless.