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Underexposed

LP (Item 739999) Capitol, 1989 — Condition: Very Good+

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".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole 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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