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Only Human (with bonus tracks)

CD (Item 616168) Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1990 — Condition: New Copy
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A stone classic from Jeffrey Osborne – and a real standout in mainstream soul at the start of the 90s! Osborne's legendary vocals have never sounded better – as there's a warmth in the production that returns him to the grace and power he had when first going solo – a style that was sometimes a bit lost in clunkier 80s arrangements, but really comes through strongly here, in that early 90s return to more classic-styled soul references. Some of the rhythms have a nice Soul II Soul bounce – and titles include "Sending You A Love Song", "If My Brother's In Trouble", "Only Human", "The Morning After I Made Love To You", "Baby Wait A Minute", and "Nitetime". CD features 5 bonus tracks -=- three mixes of "If My Brother's In Trouble" – plus a 7" mix of "Only Human", and the b-side "Never".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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