C.O.D. was an American electro musician (real name was Raul A. Rodriguez),who had a hit with “In the Bottle” which was released on Emergency Records and written by Gil-Scott Heron in 1983. The track reached #54 in the UK Singles Chart in May 1983.
Rodriguez was a DJ, notable for a residency at the nightclub New York-New York, and a remixer in the New York disco scene. As well as working his own project he produced the Man Parrish hit “Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don’t Stop).”
In 1985, his electro version of Frederick Knights’s “Uphill (Peace of Mind)” was featured in the climactic dance-club scene in Michael Cimino’s Year of the Dragon.
Uphill (Peace Of Mind) (Vocal) 5:45
Uphill (Peace Of Mind) (Dub Mix) 6:07