An excellent record of smooth soulful instrumental grooves -- done by Cecil Holmes with a bit of vocalizing, and a deep subdued funk sound that's a bit like Barry White -- but a fair bit funkier! Cecil could be a hokier arranger on other albums -- but for this record, he's really on the money, coming up with complicated soul grooves that rank with some of the best 70s soundtrack or Love Unlimited grooves of the time! Of course, part of this is thanks to some strong writing, arrangements and production by Tony Camillo, who also conducted the group. (Hey, waitaminute! What did Cecil do on the record?) The set's got some nice original material like "Stay With Me", "Loving You Hurts So Bad", and "Soulful Love" -- plus some great covers, like "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby" and "Pillow Talk".
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