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Winners (with bonus tracks)

CD (Item 552533) A&M/Big Break (UK), 1981 — Condition: New Copy
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Smooth jazzy soul from the Brothers – still sounding wonderful at this point, producing themselves for the record, and using the best parts of all those lessons they learned from Quincy Jones! The bass is a bit down in the mix for this album – a good move, considering that 1981 was kind of drowning in bass-heavy soul – and the Brothers are wonderfully concentrating on their strong talent for a jazzy harmony vocal! The set's polished without ever sounding too slick – a balance that the Brothers seemed to do better than most – and titles include "The Real Thing", "Dancin Free", "In The Way", "Caught Up", "Daydreamer Dream", and "Hot Mama". This Big Break UK remastered edition includes 5 bonus tracks: "Welcome To The Club", "I'm Giving You All Of My Love"m "The Great Awakening", "Funk It (Funkadelala)" and "Echoes Of An Era (Single B-Side)",  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


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