Ellis, Alton And Hortense / I'm Still In Love With You
Album: I'm Still In Love With You   Collection:Reggae
Artist:Ellis, Alton And Hortense   Added:Oct 2006

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2006-10-08 Pull Date: 2006-12-10 Charts: Reggae/World
Week Ending: Oct 22 Oct 15
Airplays: 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. Jul 08, 2023: Music Casserole
Why Birds Fly
4. May 09, 2007: Whatevers clever
Breakfast In Bed
2. Oct 20, 2018: Hanging in the bone yard
I'm Still In Love With You
5. Apr 14, 2007: radio experiment #9
I'm Still In Love With You
3. Jul 22, 2009: Signal to Noise
Live And Learn
6. Jan 09, 2007: the Scientific Method Applied to Radio
Can't Get Used To Losing You, Breakfast In Bed

Album Review
Sadie O.
Reviewed 2006-10-05
Ellis, Alton and Hortense I’m Still in Love with You
Reviewed by Sadie O., 10/5/06
Late 60’s/early 70’s ska/rock steady by formidable brother and sister vocalist, produced by Coxsone Dodd at Studio One. Fairly minimalist music with a classic early sound. Alton has a sweet, romantic tenor and Hortense has a nice clear alto voice. Although Alton remains a well-known rock steady star, it’s nice to see Hortense getting some recognition. Nice one from the vaults, but not a big revelation.
FCC squeaky clean. Best track is 4 because it’s an extended mix.
1. **midtempo rock steady with big vocal harmonies. Has that great primitive 60’s production, and Ellis’ soaring tenor.
2. *Uptempo piano-heavy rock steady. She’s quite a good singer with a clear alto voice.
3. *Midtempo, borderline ska/rock steady cover of a minor 60’s American pop hit. Heavy on the farfisa, but quite pleasant.
4. **Slightly uptempo bounce with catchy chorus. Freddy MacGregor later had a hit with this tune.
5. *Slightly uptempo ska/rock steady. Brother/sister duet.
6. ***midtempo rock steady, classic guitar and piano sound. Extended dub mix – yay!
7. **rather downtempo rock steady with lots of horns. This C&W tune was a bigger hit for Lorna and for Scotty and Lorna.
8. **Midtempo, restrained music but fun vocals from both Alton and the chorus.
9. *Uptempo, spirited horns and minimal bass, unusual sound. Very Dusty Springfield sort of pop vibe.
10. *Downbeat rock steady with the usual fine harmonies.
11. **somewhat uptempo ska, soulful vocals from Hortense.
12. *somewhat uptempo ska/rock steady with falsetto vocals.
13. *rather downtempo rock steady with overly deep lyrics, but sweet vocals and simple piano line.
14. **really nice, sincere spiritual number. Midtempo rock steady.
15. *midtempo rock steady, another Dusty Springfield pop kinda sound.
16. *midtempo, odd little love song with rather quirky vocals.
17. slow sad song, spoken intro, organ-heavy music. Too weepy!
18. *another odd one – sad spiritual song with rather bouncy music.

Track Listing
1. I'm Still In Love With You   10. I'll Be Waiting
2. Willow Tree   11. Can I Change My Mind
3. Can't Get Used To Losing You   12. Wide World
4. Sitting In The Park   13. Why Birds Fly
5. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do   14. Lord Deliver Us
6. Live And Learn   15. Secretly
7. Breakfast In Bed   16. You Said It Again
8. The Picture Was You   17. Cry Together
9. People Make The Wolrd Go Round   18. When I'm Down