James Brown Reality


Catalog: MOCCD-14120
Format: 1 CD
Original release: 1974
Genre: Soul
Barcode: 0600753942758

SKU: 2C2750 Category:


Released as his thirty-nineth studio album, ‘Reality’ is generally seen as the end of the classic J.B.’s era for James Brown. However, although it is a slight change from his previous sound and style, this is actually a very consistent album. ‘The Godfather Of Soul’ has graduated to the ‘Minister Of New Super Heavy Funk’. It’s the title song that sets the tone for the album with Mr. Brown still very much in his blacksploitation mode of heavy orchestrated rhythms and the use of flute and string orchestrations. Of the ballads “I’m Broken Hearted” again revives the blacksploitation style orchestral/cinematic production while “Who Can I Turn To” brings out his renowned soul pleader vocal approach. You better “turn on your funk motor” and get to the ‘Reality’.

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1. Reality
2. Funky President (People It’s Bad)
3. Further On Up The Roads
4. Check Your Body
5. Don’t Fence Me In
6. All For One
7. I’m Broken Hearted
8. The Twist
9. Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)

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