Sumthin Sumthin - Maxwell - Maxwells Urban Hang Suite (CD, Album)

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  1. Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite is the debut album by American R&B singer was released on April 2, , by Columbia Records.. Maxwell recorded the album between 19in sessions at Electric Lady Studios, RPM, Sorcerer, and Chung King Studios in New York City, and CRC Studios in Chicago. The record's music features a mellow, groove-based sound with elements of funk, jazz, Genre: R&B, neo soul, soul.
  2. Apr 02,  · Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite is significant only in that it recasts the same old same old as something monumental, and nearly pulls it off. Initially, there's a lot to like about Maxwell: On his openers, "Urban Theme" and "Welcome," the early '80s full-band R&B and jazz pop grooves are reminiscent of Maze's brightest days and Steely Dan's coolest /5().
  3. Editors’ Notes Maxwell was only 23 when his debut was released in , and it’s hard to overestimate the courage and maturity it took to create an album like Urban Hang Suite at that time. It was not yet considered cool to look to the ‘70s for R&B inspiration, and Maxwell’s album sounded unlike anything else from its era.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite on Discogs/5(15).
  5. Nov 10,  · referencing Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite, CD, Album, 2 Would love to own this on vinyl but wow expensive from what I can gather. I think it would sound great on vinyl, shame/5().
  6. Maxwell's debut offers up a sophisticated and stylized take on late-'60s and early-'70 soul. Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, Al Green, and the like are subtly referenced over the course of these 11 tracks of wide-screen sensual funk with ballad sincerity, Maxwell coolly sings through highlights like "Welcome," " Til the Cops Come Knockin'," and "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)."10/
  7. Sep 30,  · Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite debuted at No. 38 on the Top R&B / Hip-Hop Albums chart, and I can recall my surprise, at the time, that Tower Records .
  8. Oct 28,  · In honor of the 20th Anniversary of Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite, the artist's game-changing debut album, a special 2LP collection will be released. Pressed on Metallic Gold 12" gram vinyl, this LP package comes with an 8-page booklet that includes rare images from the original album and single photo shoots/5().
  9. In the mid-’90s, as popular R&B headed further toward hip-hop, Maxwell’s impressive debut took its cues, instead, from ‘60s and ‘70s soul; Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite was loose but elegant, subdued but sensual, and ultimately known as a neo-soul classic. The Brooklyn singer’s airy falsetto beckons a lover on super-sensual quiet-storm jam “Welcome.”.

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