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All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
This was the Stylistics' sophomore album and it spawned three Billboard R&B Top Ten singles: "I'm Stone in Love With You," "Break Up to Make Up," and "You'll Never Get to Heaven If You Break My Heart." The first two even cracked the Top Ten on the pop charts. Furthermore, there is much here to savor. The vocal quintet's version of the Carole King classic "It's Too Late" never soars or dips -- it just soothes in spite of the fateful lyric. "Children of the Night" imparts a similar mood but with a different lyrical content. The two selections "Peek-A-Boo" and "You're As Right As Rain" are Stylistics originals. First tenor Russell Thompkins Jr, who leads on all the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Craig Lytle
This was the Stylistics' sophomore album and it spawned three Billboard R&B Top Ten singles: "I'm Stone in Love With You," "Break Up to Make Up," and "You'll Never Get to Heaven If You Break My Heart." The first two even cracked the Top Ten on the pop charts. Furthermore, there is much here to savor. The vocal quintet's version of the Carole King classic "It's Too Late" never soars or dips -- it just soothes in spite of the fateful lyric. "Children of the Night" imparts a similar mood but with a different lyrical content. The two selections "Peek-A-Boo" and "You're As Right As Rain" are Stylistics originals. First tenor Russell Thompkins Jr, who leads on all the aforementioned songs, seems to effortlessly reach each note and hold it as long as necessary. Although only the first three hit the charts, all of the songs referenced are radio favorites. As superb as the group was vocally, the production work of Thom Bell is commendable as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/1992
  • Label: Amherst Records
  • UPC: 051617074724
  • Catalog Number: 20747
  • Sales rank: 7,570

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Stylistics Primary Artist, Primary Artist
Thom Bell Conductor
James Dunn Vocals
Airrion Love Vocals
Herb Murrell Vocals
James Smith Vocals
Russell Thompkins Jr. Vocals
Technical Credits
Wilson Pickett Composer
Thom Bell Arranger, Producer
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