Smooth Talk was Evelyn's 1977 debut RCA album. The album features the huge R&B and Disco hits Shame and I Don't Know If It's Right.
Smooth Talk made #8 R&B and #14 Pop as well as achieving gold certification and spending a year on the album charts. The 12" Disco mixes and 7" radio versions of Shame and I Don't Know If It's Right are included as bonus tracks. BBR introduce the first ever expanded re-master of this album on CD.
Liner notes include detailed interviews with Evelyn and producer T. Life. This long sought-after CD re-master is a must for all Soul, Disco and Funk fans.
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Having been R&B hit makers for years, the group were no strangers to the American Soul Chart but the pairing of the group with Philadelphia's Gamble & Huff took them to an iconic level of appreciation. The top 20 album spawned the now classic UK #1 When Will I See You Again and the top 20 hit Year Of Decision. Also featured was their Philly debut single Dirty Ol' Man which topped the charts in the Netherlands, staving off the threat of Demis Roussos in the process!
Seven bonus tracks are included on this CD featuring the 12" versions of the four singles from the album, plus her ultra rare single from Stay In My Life which was written for the Eurovision Song Contest and two b/sides Young Boy In The City and Take Me Home.
A comprehensive booklet featuring sleeve notes written by Hazell Dean, a biography of her career and a full UK discography featuring many of her sleeves from over the years and rare promotional images.
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