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Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections


Download links and information about Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections by Cee-Lo. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Soul genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 01:13:16 minutes.

Artist: Cee-Lo
Release date: 1990
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Rap, Soul
Tracks: 21
Duration: 01:13:16
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No. Title Length
1. Bad Mutha 4:03
2. Close Encounters (Break) 0:22
3. Big Ole Words (Damn) 4:55
4. Closet Freak (Radio Edit) 3:37
5. Live (Right Now) 4:04
6. El Dorado Sunrise (Super Chicken) 5:31
7. A Thugs Concern (Break) 0:07
8. One for the Road 5:35
9. Let Him Sing If He Wants To (Break) 0:19
10. Spend the Night In Your Mind 5:34
11. Suga Baby (feat. Big Gipp & Backbone) 4:20
12. Gettin' Grown 4:13
13. Bass Head Jazz 3:33
14. Microhard (feat. Jahalla & Kirkland Underwater) 5:23
15. Under Tha Influence (Follow Me) 4:56
16. Medieval Times (Great Pretender) 3:42
17. Country Love (feat. John Popper) 4:55
18. Awful Thing 3:41
19. Maintenance Man (Break) 0:13
20. Young Man (Sierra's Song) 4:03
21. Well-Damn, Lo (Break) 0:10



Breaking away from Goodie Mob for a major-label solo debut, Cee-Lo follows the curious lead of OutKast, who had recently broken through big-time with Stankonia, and unleashes a willfully weird album that eschews rap clichés in favor of full-fledged songs that are more neo-soul than hip-hop. He'd always been more of a crooner than a rapper, of course, but the tattooed big man really lurches forward with his singing voice here on Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections, crossing Al Green's down-home soul singing with Rick James' freakishness. Touchstones only go so far, however, as Cee-Lo is a free spirit if anything — he goes out of his way to be himself and only himself here, to the extent that the album's commercial hopes seem questionable at best. That's not to say that Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections is an unsatisfying album per se. It's just that this is an edgy album, one that goes out of its way to challenge your expectations of what a major-label (neo-soul? Southern rap?) release should sound like. There's nothing prepackaged here, absolutely nothing. The lead single, "Closet Freak," is a good choice, but even that song is pretty far out-there and sounds unlike anything on the charts in 2002 sans OutKast. Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections is ultimately an album for folks who like their music creative, folks who like to hear an artist climb out on a limb and chase his muse, regardless of whether or not the result falls into any clear-cut genre boundaries. It helps, of course, if you like Cee-Lo, because this is undoubtedly his show — there aren't really any guest star producers, rappers, or singers here, just the big man himself center stage. Kudos to the head of Arista, L.A. Reid, for letting Cee-Lo fly his freak flag with such freedom. It's not often you get a major-label release that's this daring and this colorful, surely not often enough. [Arista released a clean edition for those who prefer to forgo the album's profanity.]