Maxwell - Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite

 (12 Inch LPs + Booklet)





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ACOL 76014
UPC: 889853176014
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150 Gram Vinyl Record

No. of Discs: 2

150 Gram LP


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Maxwell's 2X platinum iconic debut

20th Anniversary Limited Edition

150-gram metalic gold vinyl

Includes 8-page booklet with rare photos

The debut album, now a limited vinyl anniversary edition, from the iconic neo soul artist. "Handsome in his designer clothes and angelic, nappy dreads, Maxwell styles himself a modern-day urban love prophet in the tradition of Marvin Gaye. Here he concocts a conceptual music suite that purports to tell a fully rounded tale of meaningful love set in the tough but misunderstood inner city.

"Initially, there's a lot to like about Maxwell: On his openers, 'Urban Theme' and 'Welcome,' the early '80s full-band R&B and jazz pop grooves are reminiscent of Maze's brightest days and Steely Dan's coolest nights." —

"Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, and the like are subtly referenced over the course of these 11 tracks of wide-screen soul. Mixing sensual funk with ballad sincerity, Maxwell coolly sings through highlights like 'Welcome,' '...Til the Cops Come Knockin',' and 'Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder).' The atmospheric, cool-breeze soundscape comes courtesy of Maxwell and Sade cohort Stuart Mathewman." — AllMusic


Side 1
The Urban Theme
Sumthin' Sumthin'

Side 2
Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)
...Til the Cops Come Knockin'

Side 3
Whenever Wherever Whatever Maxwell
Lonely'S the Only Company (i&ii)

Side 4
Suitelady (The Proposal Jam)
The Suite Theme

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