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All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Like Tabu labelmates Cherrelle and the S.O.S. Band, Alexander O'Neal gets a volume in Universal's Icon series, which effectively replaces 2004's Greatest Hits. Much of the content is duplicated here, though "A Broken Heart Can Mend," "Hearsay," "The Lovers," "Saturday Love" present on Cherrelle's Icon, and "You Were Meant to Be My Lady Not My Girl" are not. This allows room for the deep-album-cut ballads "Sunshine" and "The Morning After," as well as more extended mixes; the likes of "Criticize," "Fake," "What's Missing," and "Love Makes No Sense" appear in such form. It's just about impossible to determine the best O'Neal compilation. Either way, you get an excellent ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andy Kellman
Like Tabu labelmates Cherrelle and the S.O.S. Band, Alexander O'Neal gets a volume in Universal's Icon series, which effectively replaces 2004's Greatest Hits. Much of the content is duplicated here, though "A Broken Heart Can Mend," "Hearsay," "The Lovers," "Saturday Love" present on Cherrelle's Icon, and "You Were Meant to Be My Lady Not My Girl" are not. This allows room for the deep-album-cut ballads "Sunshine" and "The Morning After," as well as more extended mixes; the likes of "Criticize," "Fake," "What's Missing," and "Love Makes No Sense" appear in such form. It's just about impossible to determine the best O'Neal compilation. Either way, you get an excellent overview of one of the most powerful '80s/'90s R&B vocalists, as well as some of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis' finest production work.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/4/2011
  • Label: Tabu Records
  • UPC: 602527567853
  • Catalog Number: 001510102
  • Sales rank: 17,862

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Alexander O'Neal Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Alexander O'Neal Composer
Steve Hodge Remixing
Jimmy Jam Composer, Producer, Executive Producer, Additional Production
Jellybean Johnson Producer
Terry Lewis Composer, Producer, Executive Producer, Additional Production
Monte Moir Composer, Producer
Louis Silas Jr. Remixing
Tony Tolbert Composer
Harry Weinger Compilation Supervisor
Lance Alexander Composer, Producer
Vartan Art Direction
Prof. T. Producer
Greg Gorman Cover Photo
Clarence Avant Compilation Supervisor
Garry Johnson Composer
Ryan Null Photo Coordination
Jo Almeida Photo Coordination
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