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Deep In My Soul

LP (Item 386394) Tamla, 1977 — Condition: Very Good+

A great bridge between Smokey's seminal Quiet Storm album and the mellower sound of his 80s work – done in a way that still preserves the gentle earthy sound of the former, without any of the too-slick sounds of the latter! The arrangements are relatively lean throughout, and Smokey's vocals really dominate the session – in a way that has them crackling with that falsetto warmth he displayed from the very first, and which helped him continue to be one of the biggest Motown artists into the 80s. Most of the tunes are nice and mellow, but never slick or sleepy – and titles include "Vitamin U", "There Will Come A Day", "It's Been A Long Time", "Let's Do The Dance Of Life Together", "If You Want My Love", "You Cannot Laugh Alone", "In My Corner", and "The Humming Song".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has some pen and light wear.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

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