Finally reissued and it feels so good! Tony Tone Tone's sought-after third album from 1993 gets it's first (and long over due) repress courtesy of Motown and the Respect The Classics series. Sons Of Soul found the Oakland-based trio paying homage to classic soul groups of the 60's and 70's like The Temptations, Isleys, Sly Stone, and EWF, while pushing forward with live instrumentation, sampling, and even scratching. The result is a true classic of 90's R&B that combines smooth groovers, sultry ballads, and funky uptempo numbers, and is another testament to Raphael Saadiq's genius. Includes an incredible extended version of "Anniversary," "If I Had No Loot," "Leavin'," "Lay Your Head On My Pillow," "Slow Wine," and more. Pressed up on double vinyl with full pic sleeve reproduction and printed inners. Recommended.
- part of the Respect The Classics reissue series
- printed inserts
- music label: Motown 2017
reviewed by Town Biz 09/2017