10 Songs, 44 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Soul II Soul’s debut is a snapshot of club music in 1989. The Bristol, UK collective gives rise to soaring vocals from Caron Wheeler, who voices the world-weary yet optimistic title track and the sunny soul of “Back to Life.” Meanwhile, master of ceremonies Jazzie B pushes the party forward, rapping on “Feeling Free” and holding court like a Jamaican deejay on “Dance.” Then there are the sinuous acid house beats and flute solos of “African Dance” that simply command you to move—no voices required.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Soul II Soul’s debut is a snapshot of club music in 1989. The Bristol, UK collective gives rise to soaring vocals from Caron Wheeler, who voices the world-weary yet optimistic title track and the sunny soul of “Back to Life.” Meanwhile, master of ceremonies Jazzie B pushes the party forward, rapping on “Feeling Free” and holding court like a Jamaican deejay on “Dance.” Then there are the sinuous acid house beats and flute solos of “African Dance” that simply command you to move—no voices required.

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Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Pruveit ,

However do you want it?

This is absolutely a quintessential album that will impress with its superb beats.
This is the best of the 90's.
Watch "Belly" to see this album in action.

Kdbown ,

How can you not love this?

Solid bass grooves. Smooth piano jazz and vocals. Were you in your prime in the early to mid 90's or just love chill smooth jams. Ok. Buy this. Try to stand still.

Jericurl Whiplash ,

A classic

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