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✨✧ Stephanie MillsFor The First Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99
A really unusual album from the young Stephanie Mills – not only because it captures the singer at a wonderful early point in her career, when she was still open to a rich range of expression – but also because the whole thing was written and produced by the team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David – who almost work with Mills as a 70s update of their classics with Dionne Warwick! Yet the sound here is also different – deeper in that nicely matured way that Burt had brought to his own great albums and special projects of the time – with these sensitive emotional moments that are a real surprise from Mills, especially as she could have just been phoning it in at this point. Backings are definitely Bacharach-like, but nicely subtle too – again like the direction Burt himself was going at the time – and titles include "No One Remembers My Name", "Loneliness Remembers (What Happiness Forgets)", "This Empty Place", "The Way I Fell About You", and "All The Way To Paradise". CD features lots of bonus tracks from the 1982 album Love Has Lifted Me – including "Love Has Lifted Me", "Love Is Everywhere", "Simple Masterpiece", "The Kingdom Within Everyone", and "Hope We Don't Run Out Of Music". CD

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✨✧ Stephanie MillsSweet Sensation ... LP
20th Century, 1980. Very Good ... $1.99
Stephanie Mills in fine formation here – working with the team of James Mtume and Reggie Lucas, who helped the lady reach the heights of her career in the early 80s! The sound here is catchy and contemporary, but hardly ever too commercial – just relaxed and grooving, in a mode that lets Stephanie's vocals flow nicely over the top, but with a bit more of an easygoing feel than in her records of previous years. As usual, Lucas and Mtume bring a nice touch of jazz into the album – a subtle warmth that makes the best moments sparkle, really resonating nicely with Mills' vocals. Titles include the massive hit "Never Knew Love Like This Before" – plus "Sweet Sensation", "Try My Love", "I Just Wanna Say", 'Wish That You Were Mine", "D-a-n-c-i-n'", "Still Mine", and "Mixture Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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Stephanie MillsTantalizingly Hot (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Casablanca/Caroline (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $15.99
A real classic from Stephanie Mills – a record that has the singer finding a whole new groove for the 80s, while still holding onto that magnificent vocal approach that made her great right from the start! Mills gets some key help on production here from both the team of Ashford & Simpson and Mtume & Reggie Lucas – who help bring in some of their own modes to the record, in order to flesh out some of the core production work from Stephanie herself! And while the familiar groovers are always welcome, we love best the mellow cuts here – some midtempo numbers that have a nicely tripping style that really works well for the singer. Titles include "You Can't Run From My Love", "True Love Don't Come Easy", "I Can't Give Back The Love I Feel For You", "Your Love Is Always New", and "Ole Love". CD features two bonus tracks – "Wailin" and "You Can't Run From My Love (12" mix)". CD

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✨✧ Stephanie MillsI've Got The Cure ... LP
Casablanca, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Bubbling 80s soul from Stephanie Mills – a set that has the singer's vocals really working strongly with some catchy rhythms that nicely balance between the clubs and the charts! Stephanie's almost in Deniece Williams territory here – working with a groove that's got plenty of potential to cross over to bigger markets – yet still marked by the really rich, full vocal approach that made her a winner right from the start! The backings definitely have that hook-heavy quality you'd hear in mainstream 80s soul – but Mills' approach more than makes the songs her own – even when things are grooving. Titles include "In My Life", "The Medicine Song", "Edge Of The Razor", "Undercover", and "Rough Trade". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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VariousDisco Giants 6 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
More soul than disco overall – but with more than enough groove to get heavy play on an 80s-styled dancefloor! Once again this great series brings back a host of heavy cuts from back in the days – post-disco numbers from those key early 80s years when soul started to cross over big again – thanks to catchy grooves like these! Titles include "She's Strange" by Cameo, "Square Biz" by Teena Marie, "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off" by Jermaine Stewart, "Precious Little Diamond" by Fox The Fox, "The Medicine Song" by Stephanie Mills, "Trapped" by Colonel Abrams, "Another Man" by Barbara Mason, "Groove Line" by Heatwave, "Could This Be Love" by Ceejay, "Walkin The Line" by Brass Construction, "19" by Paul Hardcastle, "Livin For Your Love" by Melba Moore, "The Real Thing (West 26th Street mix)" by Jellybean, "Lifetime Love (hard club mix)" by Joyce Sims, "Spend The Night" by The Cool Notes, and "Night In New York" by Elbow Bones & The Racketeers. CD

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Christmas ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great little Holiday soul compilation – one that's heavy on gems from vintage years, but which also features a few surprising cuts of more recent vintage as well! The package was put together by the folks at Harmless, and it's got the same care as their excellent soul reissues – a very thoughtful lineup of 20 tracks that includes "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" by Ann Sexton, "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" by The Impressions, "Merry Christmas Baby" by Otis Redding, "My Gift To You" by Alexander O'Neal, "Christmas Time Is Here Again" by The Flirtations, "You & Me This Christmas" by Natasha Watts, "I Love Christmas" by Eugene Wilde, "Let It Snow" by Boyz II Men with Brian McKnight, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" by The Whispers, "This Christmas" by Stephanie Mills, "I Want To Come Home For Christmas" by Marvin Gaye, and "Cold Cold Winter In The Ghetto" by Lonnie Hill. CD
 
 
 



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