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Soul Reggae Ltd (Orange Translucent) Vinyl - Beres Hammond (LP)

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Media Format: LP VINYL
SKU: HH0212.1
UPC: 673405021217
Release Date: Dec. 11, 2020
Label: HARMONY HOUSE
Media Format: LP VINYL
Genre: Reggae

There's a reason this album is called Soul Reggae instead of "Reggae Soul." Soul gets top billing because the emphasis is on seductive crooning and beautifully orchestrated '70s R&B, with occasional reggae sprinkled throughout. Gifted vocalist Beres Hammond establishes himself as one of the most soulful Jamaicans this side of Toots Hibbert, yet where Hibbert evokes the gritty style of Otis Redding, Hammond is more reminiscent of the languid yearning of Marvin Gaye and the Isley Brothers. His counterpart on Soul Reggae, guitarist/producer/arranger Willie Lindo, crafts several impressive faux-Philly soul backdrops worthy of the O'Jays (such as the excellent "Don't Wait Too Long") and provides the perfect settings for Hammond's romantic ballads.

*Limited edition LP vinyl is a special (Orange translucent) colored vinyl. 

A1 You Don't Have To Lie
A2 Oh Take Me Girl
A3 My Whole World
A4 Don't Wait Too Long
A5 Somebody Lied
A6 Oh I Miss You
B1 Is This The Right Way?
B2 I'll Never Change
B3 Got To Get Away
B4 Smile
B5 Your Love Won't Shine
B6 One Step Ahead