This Is Lovers Reggae

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All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Lover's rock was reggae's sentimental, sometimes sappy but often hypnotic end. These were frequently soul or R&B covers, done either by male crooners or innocent-sounding female balladeers. The 12 tracks on this first of two volumes culled from Ariwa's catalog includes Sandra Cross' wonderful cover of "So In Love," and Brown Sugar's coy version of Barbara Lewis' "Hello Stranger," and a great remake of Curtis Mayfield's "I'm So Proud" by Kofi. These aren't some of reggae's biggest names, but they acquit themselves well. Another gem is Slim Linton's "Two's Company," a number that nicely balances jealousy and anticipation.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ron Wynn
Lover's rock was reggae's sentimental, sometimes sappy but often hypnotic end. These were frequently soul or R&B covers, done either by male crooners or innocent-sounding female balladeers. The 12 tracks on this first of two volumes culled from Ariwa's catalog includes Sandra Cross' wonderful cover of "So In Love," and Brown Sugar's coy version of Barbara Lewis' "Hello Stranger," and a great remake of Curtis Mayfield's "I'm So Proud" by Kofi. These aren't some of reggae's biggest names, but they acquit themselves well. Another gem is Slim Linton's "Two's Company," a number that nicely balances jealousy and anticipation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/1991
  • Label: Ariwa
  • UPC: 021823106144
  • Catalog Number: 61

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I'm So Proud - Kofi (4:58)
  2. 2 You Are the One (4:55)
  3. 3 Lonely (3:32)
  4. 4 Two's Company (4:43)
  5. 5 So in Love - Sandra Cross (5:23)
  6. 6 Hello Stranger - Brown Sugar (6:41)
  7. 7 We Both Belong - John McLean (4:27)
  8. 8 Thing May Come - John McLean (4:02)
  9. 9 Blood Is Thicker Than Water (4:33)
  10. 10 I've Got to Know (5:00)
  11. 11 Slippin Away - Royal Blood (4:05)
  12. 12 What Is This? - Marie Dawn (3:35)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Intense Track Performer
Sandra Cross Track Performer
Black Steel Bass, Guitar, Keyboards
Victor Cross Keyboards
Preacher Bass
Robotiks Drums
John McLean Track Performer
Derek Nembhard Keyboards
Brown Sugar Track Performer
Slim Linton Track Performer
Leroy Simmons Track Performer
Paulette Tajah Track Performer
Technical Credits
Bill Anderson Composer
Mad Professor Producer
Barbara Lewis Composer
Curtis Mayfield Composer
Victor Cross Producer
Cole Porter Composer
Carmen Alice Composer
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