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Horan, Eddie / I'm Gonna Speak Out
Album:I'm Gonna Speak Out Collection:General
Artist:Horan, Eddie Added:10/2013
Label:Hdm Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-10-17 Pull Date:2013-12-19 
Week Ending:8 Dec24 Nov17 Nov10 Nov3 Nov27 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 01, 2013:MHz
Twice As Nice
4.Nov 06, 2013:Sunflower Sutra
Twice As Nice
2.Nov 23, 2013:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
The Ups And Downs Of A Love Affair
5.Nov 06, 2013:Gegenchang
Who's Slipping Who Out The Back Door, I'm Gonna Speak Out
3.Nov 13, 2013:Gegencang
I'm Gonna Speak Out
6.Nov 02, 2013:Around The Bend
Twice As Nice

Album Review
Henry Corrigan-Gibbs
Reviewed 2013-10-15 
This album is all groovin' 70s funk in the style of Sly & the Family Stone (or maybe the "Shaft" theme song). Every track has wah-wah rhythm guitars, thumping bass lines (often slapped), and synth-sounding strings backing up the vocals. The highlight of the album is a devastatingly funky break on track 8 at 3:33. Other than that one break, nothing on the album was particularly surprising—they give you the traditional funk motifs without giving much more.

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*1 (2:34) Upbeat soulful track with conga intro, wah-wah guitars
2 (3:36) Schmaltzy ballad
3 (2:34) Fast groove with cool horn intro
*4 (3:04) Slap bass intro with some soulful singing and nice breaks before each chorus
5 (4:57) Repetitive track
6 (4:19) Medium groove, nothing remarkable
7 (3:46) Ballad. Slightly less schmaltzy than #2, but still melodramatic with violins. Not totally convincing
*8 (5:32) Sparse track with a VERY clean rhythm guitar lick in the background throughout. There is a short mediocre guitar solo in the middle. The EXTREMELY funky break at 3:33 makes the whole album worthwhile
9 (3:27) Cheezy ballad with a weird chorus thing going on. On second listen, realized it was a love story about a woman who chooses between saving baby’s life and her own.
10 (2:34) Upbeat, not particularly exciting

Reviewed by Henry C-G

Track Listing
1.I'm Gonna Speak Out 6.All Thru The Night
2.Losing You 7.There's No One Else
3.The Ups And Downs Of A Love Affair 8.Twice As Nice
4.Who's Slipping Who Out The Back Door 9.You're A Lovely Lady In My Eyes
5.City Life 10.I Like What You're Doing