Marvin Gaye - You're The Man (2LP)

Marvin Gaye - You're The Man (2LP)
Price: 31.90€
Format: LP
Label: MOTOWN
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You're The Man is the first-ever planned "lost" Tamla/Motown album from Marvin Gaye. Fifteen of the album's seventeen tracks are on vinyl for the first time and three tracks are newly mixed by SaLaAM ReMi. The album also includes the rare long LP version of Gaye's cancelled Christmas single from '72, as well as an unreleased vault mix of its instrumental B-side, and a new essay by Marvin's biographer, David Ritz. While the tracks have been issued on various collections and deluxe editions, this is the first time they have been placed in their proper context. You're The Man was the album that was proposed to follow-up the monumental What's Going On, and it contains all of Marvin's solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972 (his next two albums in quick succession: Trouble Man and Let's Get It On). The release of You're The Man will coincide with the 60th anniversary of Motown and Marvin Gaye's 80th Birthday (April 2).

• Gatefold 2LP-set
• Shelved follow-up to What's Going On
• 15 of the album's 17 tracks making their first appearance on vinyl
• Includes songwriting-production work from Willie Hutch, Paw Sawyer, Gloria Jones, Freddie Perren, Fonce Mizell & Hal Davis
• 3 tracks newly mixed by SaLaAM ReMi: "My Last Chance," "Symphony," and "I'd Give My Life For You"
• Rare, long LP version of Gaye's cancelled 1972 Christmas single, plus an unreleased vault mix of its instrumental B-side
• New liner notes by Marvin Gaye biographer David Ritz

Side A:
Produced by Marvin Gaye (1), Hal Davis (2), Gloria Jones and Pamela Sawyer (3), Freddie Perren and Fonce Mizell (4)
1. You're The Man
2. The World Is Rated X
3. Piece of Clay
4. Where Are We Going?
Side B:
Produced by Willie Hutch
5. I'm Gonna Give You Respect
6. Try It, You'll Like It
7. You Are That Special One
8. We Can Make It Baby
Side C:
Produced by Marvin Gaye except *Freddie Perren and Fonce Mizell
Mixes for tracks 1-3, by SaLaAM ReMi, and track 5, by Art Stewart, are previously unreleased.
1. My Last Chance
2. Symphony
3. I'd Give My Life For You
4. Woman Of The World
5. Christmas In The City
Side D:
Produced by Marvin Gaye
6. You're The Man
7. I Want To Come Home For Christmas
8. I'm Going Home
9. Checking Out (Double Clutch)

 

 

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