11 Songs, 38 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Mark Ronson reaches new collaborative heights on the wonderfully funky Uptown Special. In addition to writing lyrics alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon, the multi-instrumentalist DJ/producer enlists musical genius of all stripes, from Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker to Mystikal to Jeff Bhasker. While Stevie Wonder lends his touch to the astral melodies of the album’s opening and closing cuts, Bruno Mars pays brilliant homage to Prince on the propulsive “Uptown Funk.” Get ready to move.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Apple Digital Master

EDITORS’ NOTES

Mark Ronson reaches new collaborative heights on the wonderfully funky Uptown Special. In addition to writing lyrics alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon, the multi-instrumentalist DJ/producer enlists musical genius of all stripes, from Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker to Mystikal to Jeff Bhasker. While Stevie Wonder lends his touch to the astral melodies of the album’s opening and closing cuts, Bruno Mars pays brilliant homage to Prince on the propulsive “Uptown Funk.” Get ready to move.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
845 Ratings

845 Ratings

Born to Share Your Gift... ,

Hell Yes

Thank God... You knew what I needed before I did. If this doesn't make you move, well sadly...it must mean you're dead.

Xtina in Va ,

Funky

This music borrows all that is right from true performers like James Brown. Reminds me of artists like Prince, Morris Day & The Time.e music is fun and feels good. Watching the performances on SNL made me preorder- I want in on all this album promises to deliver - Funk!!!!

Dan from Austin, TX ,

Funktastic (And Pre-Order Feedback)

Really digging what I've heard so fast. It's nice to hear some decent funk music in our generation of "meh" pop music, opinion of course.

Side Note: I purchased the UPTOWN FUNK single after hearing the song for the first time. After that, the $1.29 (or whatever each individual track) for Uptown Funk was subtracted from the overall total of the album pre-order. So since I purchased the single and then placed the pre-order, I now have the track plus the full album on pre-order and it didn't cost any extra. The point being--iTunes clearly labels what's available for pre-order and what's available for singles. In most cases, the singles are still a part of the whole album so you should not have to pay for the same track twice, provided you do the purchasing from the same Apple ID. Don't rate the album poorly because iTunes may not have labeled these options clearly...it's not the album's fault plus you're giving the artist poor feedback for something not within their control. File a report to Apple/iTunes instead.

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