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RE-PRESS: CD ORIGINALLY RELEASED IN 2013

• Deluxe re-issue of the Gwen Guthrie’s Top 20 US R&B album which spawned the dance/soul hit ‘Outside In The Rain’ and a potent reading of the Bacharach-David classic, ‘(They Long To Be) Close To You’.

• Centred around the now-classic dance and soul anthem ‘Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent’, her debut album ‘Good To Go Lover’ followed the song’s huge international success, a #1 US R&B and Top 50 pop hit.

• Featuring four bonus tracks including the non-album B-side, ‘Save Your Love For Me’, a duet with Surface.

• Including notes by renowned US writer Justin Kantor with quotes from ‘Pic’ Conley and musician Onaje Allen Gumbs.
Already established as a songwriter of note (thanks to hits by Ben E King, Roberta Flack and Angela Bofill) and an in-demand New York City session and jingle singer, Oklahoma-born, New Jersey-raised Gwen Guthrie began her own solo recording career in 1981.

Dubbed “The First Lady Of The Paradise Garage” (the popular New York gay club) as a result of her dynamic performances at the venue, dance hits such as 1985’s ‘Padlock’ and work with reggae musicians/producers Sly And Robbie helped establish Gwen as a hit-maker in her own right.

Track Listing:

1 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU
2 OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN
3 GOOD TO GO LOVER
4 YOU TOUCHED MY LIFE
5 AIN’T NOTHIN’ GOIN’ ON BUT THE RENT
6 I STILL WANT YOU
7 STOP HOLDING BACK
8 PASSION EYES
BONUS TRACKS
9 AIN’T NOTHIN’ GOIN’ ON BUT THE RENT (US 12” Club Mix)
10 OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN (US single edit)
11 SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME (US non-album ‘B’ side)
12 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU (US single edit)

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1 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU
2 OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN
3 GOOD TO GO LOVER
4 YOU TOUCHED MY LIFE
5 AIN'T NOTHIN' GOIN' ON BUT THE RENT
6 I STILL WANT YOU
7 STOP HOLDING BACK
8 PASSION EYES
BONUS TRACKS
9 AIN'T NOTHIN' GOIN' ON BUT THE RENT (US 12” Club Mix)
10 OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN (US single edit)
11 SAVE YOUR LOVE FOR ME (US non-album ‘B’ side)
12 (THEY LONG TO BE) CLOSE TO YOU (US single edit)

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