The Isley Brothers Harvest For The World
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- Released: February 1, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
Q - 11/01, p.1394 out of 5 stars - "...Provided the group's signature tune...showing a new maturity in the songwriting of the younger 3 members..."
Mojo (Publisher) - 10/01, p.140"...HARVEST is basically more of the same [ol'] half-funk/half-smooch, but no less great....a fine album..."
Uncut (magazine) - p.894 stars out of 5 -- "Ronald Isley is in fine voice throughout, his sweet tenor at its most persuasive on the reserved balladry of 'Let Me Down Easy'."
- 1.Harvest For The World (Prelude)
- 2.Harvest For The World
- 3.People Of Today
- 4.Who Loves You Better
- 5.(At Your Best) You Are Love
- 6.Let Me Down Easy
- 7.So You Wanna Stay Down
- 8.You Can Still Feel The Need
- 9.Summer Breeze (Recorded Live At Bearsville Studios, Bearsville, New York)
The Isley Brothers: Ronald Isley, O'Kelly Isley, Rudolph Isley (vocals);
Ernie Isley (6- & 12-string acoustic guitars, electric guitar, drums); Chris Jasper (piano, electric piano, Clavinet, ARP synthesizer); Marvin Isley (bass, cowbell, percussion).
Additional personnel: Malcolm Cecil (programming).
Recorded at The Record Plant, Los Angeles, California. Originally released on T-Neck (38809).
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
The Isley Brothers came with love, funk and the too seldom mentioned socially consicous songs; this album is titled after one of those social gems. However, "Who Loves You Better," with its disco flair, was the album's first release. Ronald Isley's aggressive delivery blends nicely with Ernie Isley's tantalizing guitar solos. It was a top three single on the Billboard R&B charts. The title track is a tour de force. Preceded by a mellow intro in which Ronald Isley's earnest plea rings with urgency, the timeless lyric and festive rhythm make "Harvest for the World" a welcomed anthem for all the people of the world. It cracked the Billboard R&B top ten at number nine. Ronald Isley changes his tone on some of these compositions by adding a roughness to his still smooth tenor, like on the relentless jams "People of Today" and "You Wanna Stay Down." Then there are those priceless ballads like "Let Me Know" and "Let Me Down Easy"; Ronald Isley sweetly caresses the lyric with compassion and agility. Neither of these two selections were releases but remain staples on R&B radio. ~ Craig Lytle
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- Sales Rank: 8,700
- UPC: 886972374222
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