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Underexposed

LP (Item 739999) Capitol, 1989 — Condition: Sealed

The title's a great one for this late 80s set – as Paul Laurence was one of the most underexposed soul singers of his generation, even though his work was always pretty darn great! Laurence comes across with plenty of spark and charm right from the start – undeniable star power that's made even better by the fact that Paul produced the whole record himself, and also wrote a good number of the tunes – acting as the sort of one-man powerhouse of soul that should have made it much bigger back in the day! The style's got a great electric 80s classic – maybe more the middle part of the decade than you'd guess from the date, although Paul's also respecting that return to less-cluttered arrangements that were really making headway at the time. Titles include "She's Gone", "Sue Me", "Make My Baby Happy", "Cut The Crap", "I Ain't Wit It", and "She's Not An Ordinary Girl".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
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Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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