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The Sounds of the Contours


Download links and information about The Sounds of the Contours by The Contours. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:21:38 minutes.

Artist: The Contours
Release date: 1999
Genre: Hip Hop/R&B, Soul, Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:21:38
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No. Title Length
1. Face Up to the Fact 4:19
2. Gonna Win You Back 3:17
3. Heaven Sent 4:20
4. First I Look At the Purse 3:35
5. Running in Circles 3:57
6. When It Rains It Pours 4:27
7. Spread the News Around 4:12
8. Rise Above It 4:06
9. The Tracks of My Tears 3:46
10. Under Love's Control 4:22
11. Flashback 4:44
12. This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You) 3:01
13. Blinded By the Light 3:09
14. Ain't Nothing But a Houseparty 3:19
15. One Day Too Late 4:49
16. Magic Lady 5:09
17. Head Over Heels 3:25
18. Storm Warning 5:01
19. Revenge 4:52
20. Ready or Not Here I Come 3:48



The first CD best-of compilation for the Contours actually takes the exact same ten tracks that were available on the Do You Love Me album and adds five more, most of which are of secondary interest. Regardless, it's a decent overview of a minor but good Motown act. "Do You Love Me" will always be their calling card, but "Shake Sherry," "First I Look at the Purse," "It Must Be Love" and "Can You Do It" are well worth hearing for anyone who wants to hear the Motown sound at its rawest and most raucous. Smokey Robinson's "That Day When She Needed Me" and the 1961 doo wop single "Funny" show an unexpectedly mellow side of the group. The 1966-67 sides, "Just a Little Misunderstanding" and "It's So Hard Being a Loser" find them being steered toward a slicker, Temptations-like direction; indeed, future Temp, Dennis Edwards, sings lead on the latter cut.