Saturday, April 14, 2007

The Eccentric-Awesome Thing Continues!

George McGregor & The Bronzettes - Temptation Is Hard To Fight

Today's post returns to the Numero Eccentric Soul comp Twinight's Lunar Rotation and yet another powerful ballad. George McGregor & The Bronzettes' "Temptation Is Hard to Fight" is a stately thing with an atmospheric intro (the guitar line cleverly interpolates the chorus of the Knight Brothers' similarly-themed "Temptation 'Bout To Get Me"), nice plaintive vocals from George, and good background work by the hastily-assembled Bronzettes (George's girlfriend and a few other singers). Although, like most Twinight product, this one fell through the cracks when released, it's an awesome record.

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