The Motown Record

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All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Human Nature's 2012 release The Motown Record features the popular Australian all-male vocal ensemble performing a variety of hits associated with iconic Detroit label. They did this previously on the 2005 album Reach Out: The Motown Record, which caught the ear of Motown legend Smokey Robinson, who eventually presented the group in its own Las Vegas show. A subsequent 2012 U.S. tour and PBS special prompted the band to rework its 2005 album and add new recordings. These are well-produced and reverent versions of the original '60s songs with more of a focus on Human Nature's four-part harmony vocal style. Included here are such songs as "Get Ready" featuring Smokey ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Matt Collar
Human Nature's 2012 release The Motown Record features the popular Australian all-male vocal ensemble performing a variety of hits associated with iconic Detroit label. They did this previously on the 2005 album Reach Out: The Motown Record, which caught the ear of Motown legend Smokey Robinson, who eventually presented the group in its own Las Vegas show. A subsequent 2012 U.S. tour and PBS special prompted the band to rework its 2005 album and add new recordings. These are well-produced and reverent versions of the original '60s songs with more of a focus on Human Nature's four-part harmony vocal style. Included here are such songs as "Get Ready" featuring Smokey Robinson, an a cappella take on "Ooo Baby Baby," the Supremes "Stop! In the Name of Love," and many more.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/6/2012
  • Label: Hip-O Records
  • UPC: 602527860886
  • Catalog Number: 001625002
  • Sales rank: 37,239

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Human Nature Primary Artist
Andrew Tierney Group Member
Toby Allen Group Member
Benjamin Northey Conductor
Phil Burton Group Member
Mike Tierney Group Member
Technical Credits
Marvin Gaye Composer
Barrett Strong Composer
Henry Cosby Composer
Hal Davis Composer
Lamont Dozier Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Eddie Holland Composer
Brian Holland Composer
Ivy Jo Hunter Composer
Willie Hutch Composer
Valerie Simpson Composer
William "Mickey" Stevenson Composer
Harry Weinger Compilation Supervisor
Norman Whitfield Composer
Stevie Wonder Composer
William Robinson Composer
Sylvia Moy Composer
Human Nature Liner Notes, Vocal Arrangements, Compilation Supervisor
Tom Coyne Mastering
Ronald White Composer
Harvey Mason Jr. Producer
Herb Agner Compilation Supervisor
Bob West Composer
Paul L. Wiltshire Arranger, Producer
Benjamin Northey Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Warren Moore Composer
Nickolas Ashford Composer
Sujata Murthy Publicity
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