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Everything's Coming Up Roses

LP (Item 579431) Muscle Shoals Sound, 1986 — Condition: Very Good
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Everything's coming up for the Rose Brothers here – sounding better on this second set than on their debut, with a style that really shows the group coming into their own! The quartet have an approach that takes an older 70s group style, and finds a way to make it work within a contemporary soul vibe – surprisingly electric, given the Muscle Shoals imprint – but in a style that's still got a nice southern indie feel overall. The best cuts are the mellower and midtempo ones – which seem to dominate here – and the group have moved away from some of their funk and electro modes of before, a good choice. Titles include "Easy Love", "Celebrate", "Personal Touch", "Just Within Reach", "Fast Lane",a nd "I Wanna Be Your Lover".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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