Editors’ Notes Phil Collins hired three of the surviving Funk Brothers to recreate the sound of old Motown in a studio in Switzerland. Collins has always loved Motown — he had a hit in 1981 with the Supremes’ “You Can’t Hurry Love” — and the 18 tracks on the basic album and 26 on the iTunes Deluxe Version are all done in complete homage to the sound that bedazzled Collins’ youth. The Deluxe Version includes many of Collins’ best efforts. “You Really Got a Hold On Me”, “Dancing In the Streets”, “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” and “Standing In the Shadows of Love” are all indestructible, timeless tunes. Collins doesn’t just mine Motown’s biggest hits, but works through “Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue),” “In My Lonely Room” and “Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer” with the same passion. He’ll never be Levi Stubbs or Smokey Robinson, but he also doesn’t sound much like the guy whose hits include “Against All Odds”, “Misunderstanding” and “That’s All”. Fans will surely be intrigued.

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Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue)
1
2:32
 
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
2
3:03
 
Uptight (Everything's Alright)
3
3:03
 
Some of Your Lovin'
4
3:20
 
Ain't Too Proud to Beg (Bonus Track)
5
2:41
 
In My Lonely Room
6
2:25
 
Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me for a Little While)
7
2:59
 
Blame It On the Sun
8
3:27
 
Papa Was a Rolling Stone
9
6:44
 
Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer
10
2:58
 
Standing In the Shadows of Love (Bonus Track)
11
2:41
 
You've Been Cheatin'
12
2:34
 
Don't Look Back
13
3:06
 
You Really Got a Hold On Me (Bonus Track)
14
3:06
 
Do I Love You
15
2:50
 
Jimmy Mack
16
2:56
 
Something About You
17
2:47
 
Love Is Here and Now You're Gone
18
2:40
 
Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever
19
2:48
 
Ain't That Peculiar (Bonus Track)
20
3:04
 
Going to a Go-Go
21
2:47
 
Nowhere to Run (Bonus Track)
22
3:06
 
Talkin' About My Baby
23
2:47
 
Dancing In the Street (Bonus Track)
24
2:44
 
Going Back
25
4:36
 
You Keep Me Hangin' On (Bonus Track)
26
2:58
 
(Love Is Like A) Heatwave
27
2:50
 

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