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Love Uprising (plus bonus tracks)

CD (Item 620370) Capitol/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1980 — Condition: New Copy
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Always-great work from Tavares – one of those groups who never seemed to miss, and who seemed to weather the disco era a lot better than most of their contemporaries! This 1980 album is key proof of that fact – a tremendous little set, done at a point when Tavares could have rested on their hits – yet they kept on getting better and better – really soaring here with impeccable vocals, and tightening things up into a mode that's not exactly 80s groove, but which sure isn't disco either! Harmonies are great – and titles include "Love Uprising", "Break Down For Love", "Only One I Need To Love", "Don't Wanna Say Goodnight", "She Can Wait Forever", "Do You Believe In Love", and "Life Time Of Love". CD features the bonus track "Love Uprising (7" single version)".  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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