RELEASE
October 26, 1993
LABEL
Columbia
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Soul, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Funk

Album Review

Following the success of Other Voices (1990), Paul Young embarked on this very ambitious project. Using several big-name artists as backup (including Mark Isham, Jeff Porcaro, Billy Preston, Don Was, Kathleen Turner, and Benmont Tench, to name a few), Young put together a very consistent, smooth, well-produced album of soft rock/soul songs. Young also contributes a great many original titles to the mix, and the songs are wonderful. This is a beautifully produced CD, with strong horn and string arrangements with Young's awesome voice over it all. "Now I Know What Made Otis Blue" is worth the price of the CD alone, but the other songs are top-notch as well. It is to Young's credit that he can put together a very cohesive album given the patchwork in which it was recorded.
Aaron Badgley, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Hope in a Hopeless Worldhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/hope-in-a-hopeless-world/id269973413?i=269973425&uo=5
  2. Now I Know What Made Otis Bluehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/now-i-know-what-made-otis-blue/id269973413?i=269973426&uo=5
  3. Bring Me Homehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/bring-me-home/id269973413?i=269973427&uo=5
  4. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunterhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-heart-is-a-lonely-hunter/id269973413?i=269973428&uo=5
  5. Won't Look Backhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/wont-look-back/id269973413?i=269973431&uo=5
  6. Only Game in Townhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/only-game-in-town/id269973413?i=269973432&uo=5
  7. Love Has No Pridehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/love-has-no-pride/id269973413?i=269973433&uo=5
  8. Down in Chinatownhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/down-in-chinatown/id269973413?i=269973435&uo=5
  9. Half a Step Awayhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/half-a-step-away/id269973413?i=269973440&uo=5
  10. Follow Onhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/follow-on/id269973413?i=269973441&uo=5
  11. It Will Be Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/it-will-be-you/id269973413?i=269973446&uo=5
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