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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Take 6 returned to a largely a cappella approach on their sixth album, So Cool, which had the effect of reminding listeners what was distinctive about them. With a band, they sometimes sounded like just another good R&B vocal group albeit one strictly devoted to religious lyrics; on their own, they could evoke everyone from Manhattan Transfer to Ladysmith Black Mambazo while dazzling with their vocal blend and expressive solos. If they fell down anywhere, it was in their songwriting, which provided a platform for the vocal pyrotechnics and conveyed their Christian beliefs, but did not impress otherwise.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Take 6 returned to a largely a cappella approach on their sixth album, So Cool, which had the effect of reminding listeners what was distinctive about them. With a band, they sometimes sounded like just another good R&B vocal group albeit one strictly devoted to religious lyrics; on their own, they could evoke everyone from Manhattan Transfer to Ladysmith Black Mambazo while dazzling with their vocal blend and expressive solos. If they fell down anywhere, it was in their songwriting, which provided a platform for the vocal pyrotechnics and conveyed their Christian beliefs, but did not impress otherwise.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/27/1998
  • Label: Warner Bros Mod Afw
  • UPC: 093624679523
  • Catalog Number: 46795
  • Sales rank: 129,270

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (A Cappella Is Cool) (0:08)
  2. 2 So Cool (3:52)
  3. 3 Sonshine (3:11)
  4. 4 If You Only Knew (4:12)
  5. 5 Wings of Your Prayer (3:02)
  6. 6 Fly Away (3:27)
  7. 7 You'll Be Waiting for Me (3:31)
  8. 8 Nothin' But Love (3:44)
  9. 9 Evermore (3:26)
  10. 10 Soundcheck # 694 (London) (0:23)
  11. 11 Everybody Ought to Know (4:21)
  12. 12 A'-Ca-Lud* (0:55)
  13. 13 Love and Harmony (3:48)
  14. 14 A Few More Miles (3:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Take 6 Primary Artist
George Duke Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Drums
Mark Baldwin Guitar
Cedric Dent Synthesizer, Bass, Percussion, Drums, Keyboards, fender rhodes, Synthesizer Strings
Ray Fuller Electric Guitar
Barry Green Trombone
Jim Horn Baritone Saxophone
Joey Kibble Vocals, Rhythm
Mark Kibble Vocals
Doug Moffett Tenor Saxophone
Steve Patrick Trumpet
Jackie Street Bass
Biff Watson Acoustic Guitar
Vinnie Ciesielski Trumpet
Roger Ryan Keyboards
Technical Credits
George Duke Producer
Lloyd Barry Horn Arrangements
Mark Capps Engineer
Alvin Chea Arranger, Producer, drum programming
Cedric Dent Arranger, Producer, drum programming
Mark Hammond drum programming
Joey Kibble Producer
Mark Kibble Arranger, Producer, drum programming
Roger Nichols Engineer
Jim Ed Norman Producer
Jet Penix Arranger, Producer, drum programming
Les Pierce Engineer
Randy Poole Engineer
Eric Prestidge Producer, Engineer
Scott Williamson Engineer
Erik Zobler Engineer
Claude McKnight Arranger, Producer
Jeff Pitzer Engineer
Garrett Rittenberry Art Direction
David Thomas Arranger, Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    So Cool

    This Cd brings back tyhe essence of Take 6. Acapella harmonies and strong lead vocals with a gospel twist and a christian message. This is how music was meant to be!

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